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recession equals less babies
2014-09-30 03:00:56

While it is largely understood that birth rates plummet when unemployment rates soar, the long-term effects have never been clear.

Despite Worsening Economic Conditions, Infant Health Has Improved Among US Poor
2014-05-23 03:51:50

Despite worsening economic conditions for those at the bottom, infant health has steadily improved among the most disadvantaged Americans

2013-10-08 13:18:39

Pregnant women living in areas with contaminated drinking water may be more likely to have babies that are premature or with low birth weights (considered less than 5.5 pounds).

Study Focuses On Environmental Stresses On Pregnancy
2012-06-29 08:53:15

Pregnancy can be stressful enough. There’s the need to worry about eating the right thing, completing the correct natal exercises, among a heap of tasks. Add an environmental issue on top of that and pregnant females have more to worry about.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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