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2011-01-17 20:59:47

High birth weight in First Nations (North American Indian) babies are linked to a higher risk of postneonatal death (infant deaths that occur from 4 weeks to 1 year of age).

2011-01-04 15:25:02

When pregnant women need medications, there is often concern about possible effects on the fetus.

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2010-12-09 06:05:00

Scientists have found a new way to learn all there is to know about a fetus’s genetic make-up by taking a sample of the pregnant mother’s blood.

2010-12-01 15:48:54

A major new study shows that a pregnant mother's diet not only sensitizes the fetus to those smells and flavors, but physically changes the brain directly impacting what the infant eats and drinks in the future.

2010-11-30 06:00:00

First-of-its-kind, one-day consultation provides specialized, supplemental care for women who are pregnant with more than one baby HOUSTON, Nov.

2010-11-17 13:30:32

The nine-month pregnancy in humans is influenced by the structure of the placenta.

2010-10-26 22:18:11

When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

2010-10-26 07:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

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.

2010-10-04 16:53:50

An increasing number of obese adolescents, particularly females, are undergoing gastric bypass surgery.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.