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    New research suggests pregnant women living near hydraulic fracturing areas are more likely to give birth to babies who suffer from low birth weights as compared to those babies born to women who live at least 10 miles away. The researchers, all economists, looked at ten years' worth of birth...
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    It's a known fact that chemicals that women absorb from the environment can cross the placenta to the fetus. A new study reveals that exposure to agricultural pesticides may put babies at substantial risk for birth abnormalities. Expecting mothers do everything possible to protect their babies...
  3. Pregnancy & Birth
    Canadian researchers find that women who used marijuana while pregnant were nearly three times more likely to have a baby with a low birth weight. Premature births and low birth weights are serious conditions around the world, and associated with higher infant mortality risk. The researchers...
  4. Pregnancy & Birth
    New research from The Ohio State University suggests that financial stressors of a pregnant woman could result in lower birth weight in her baby. The researchers looked at pregnancy-specific financial stressors a woman faced, like meeting her baby's needs once he/she is born and the correlation...
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    Researchers have established a link between extreme birth weights (both low and high) with various types of liver disease. Birth weights of children vary based on several maternal and in utero factors, as well as good old genetics. Clinicians have often looked at extreme newborn birth weights...
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    A new study that looked at the birth weights of babies born in areas downwind of coal-fired power plants shows lower birth weights for those babies. Study author Muzhe Yang of Lehigh University said that new information about babies born with low-birth weights in areas downwind of coal-fired...
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    As if surviving cancer at a young age doesn't give enough struggle as it is, new research says that there may be increased risk for pregnancy complications in young cancer survivors. New research from the University of North Carolina has concluded that there may be an increased risk for...
  8. NICU & Preemie Parenting
    Hello, my preemie boy and girl who were born at 26.4 weeks turned 2 1/2 last month. Please go here to read their AMAZING survival story: http://www.amazon.com/94-DAYS-NICU-ANGELA-MUTAVI-ebook/dp/B00NLQ6MG6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1411248221&sr=8-1&keywords=angela+mutavi. :laugh::crying:
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