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2010-10-15 16:43:52

Scientific data continue to indicate that higher intake of alcohol during pregnancy adversely affects the fetus, and could lead to very severe developmental or other problems in the child.

2010-08-30 08:32:01

Mothers who are exposed to certain antiviral drugs during the first trimester of pregnancy do not face an increased risk of birth defects, according to a new study.

2010-03-25 08:00:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart continues to support the March of Dimes to raise funds to ensure that every baby gets a healthy start in life.

2010-03-03 11:27:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's champion for babies today received the 2010 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award. Dr. Jennifer L.

2010-02-16 14:40:03

Repairing birth defects in the womb. Inserting a tiny laser into the mother's uterus to seal off an abnormal blood flow and save fetal twins. Advancing the science that may allow doctors to deliver cells or DNA to treat sickle cell anemia and other genetic diseases before birth.

2010-02-11 17:41:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two families who know all too well the trauma of having a baby born prematurely visited the White House today to share their inspiring stories with President Obama.

2010-01-26 12:00:00

New Method Bypasses Need to Obtain Stem Cells From Embryos WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The scientist who reprogrammed adult cells into embryonic-like stem cells has been chosen to receive the 2010 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.

2009-12-29 14:20:00

After prenatal diagnosis with complex birth defects, hundreds of babies and mothers received world-class, unique services at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

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2009-11-29 07:40:00

More than 90% of pregnant women take prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter) drugs, or use social drugs (such as tobacco and alcohol) or illicit drugs at some time during pregnancy.


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