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Mother’s Day Science: Reactions Highlights Amazing Facts About Pregnancy (VIDEO)

May 8, 2014
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American Chemical Society (ACS)

Pregnant women go through a lot to bring a baby into this world: 2 a.m. food cravings, hypersensitivity to certain smells and morning sickness, not to mention labor and delivery. In honor of Mother’s Day, the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) newest Reactions video highlights the chemistry behind a pregnant woman’s altered sense of taste and smell, how mom’s diet influences baby’s favorite foods and other pregnancy phenomena.

And because moms always deserve more, we’ve created a bonus video on what scientists believe causes dreaded morning sickness in pregnant women.

Subscribe to the series at http://youtube.com/ACSReactions and follow us on Twitter @ACSReactions.

The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 161,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.


Source: American Chemical Society (ACS)



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