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Pregnancy due date calculator

Calculate your pregnancy due date based on the date your last menstrual bleeding started. The calculator will use this information to determine when you got pregnant and when you can expect your new baby to enter the world.
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Pain-free microneedle influenza vaccine is effective, long-lasting

Scientists have developed an influenza vaccine delivered via microneedle patch that provided 100 percent protection against a lethal influenza virus […]
Avocado and coconut ice cream

Avocado and coconut ice cream

This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich, sweet, super creamy vegan dessert that is adaptable and easy.
Kale chips

Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with such a tasty and simply crafted snack.
Calling the baby

Scientists silence extra chromosome in Down syndrome cells

Scientists at UMass Medical School are the first to establish that a naturally occurring X chromosome “off switch” can be […]
Autism

Use of anti-epileptic drug during pregnancy associated with increased risk of a…

Maternal use of valproate (a drug used for the treatment of epilepsy and other neuropsychological disorders) during pregnancy was associated […]
Calling the baby

Protecting the health care rights of pregnant women

The AMA has released its Position Statement on Maternal Decision-Making. The Position Statement highlights the AMA’s policy on maternal decision-making, […]
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Stressful life events linked to increased risk of stillbirth

Pregnant women who experienced financial, emotional or other personal stress in the year before their delivery had an increased chance […]
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Heat linked to premature birth

Researchers are warning pregnant women to keep cool based on studies linking heat stress with premature birth. College of Health […]
Getting slim

Can prolonged breastfeeding increase risk of child obesity?

In research that included nearly 14,000 healthy infants in Belarus, an intervention that succeeded in improving the duration and exclusivity […]