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January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and Women’s Excellence is encouraging all women who are considering conceiving a pregnancy in the near future to schedule an annual visit.
Heart disease is the leading cause of women’s pregnancy-related deaths in California — but nearly one-third could be prevented.
Most parents who experienced intimate partner violence had children that grew to face violence in their own adult relationships.
Morning sickness, shiny hair, and bizarre and intense cravings for pickles and ice cream — what expectations do pregnant women impose on their bodies, and how are those expectations influenced by cultural perspectives on pregnancy?
Women with unintended pregnancy are four times more likely to suffer from postpartum depression at twelve months postpartum.
Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester, and Kings College, London, have found that mothers who stroke their baby's body in the first few weeks after birth may change the effects that stress during pregnancy can have on an infant's early-life development.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.