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Parents of children born to commercial surrogates risk not being the legal parents

Australians who pay an overseas surrogate mother risk not being deemed the legal parents of the child under Australian law, even if ...

Thanks to Dana and her ilk, babyboomers can enjoy longer and healthier lives in their own homes

Thanks to aged care workers like Dana Triffett, the babyboomer generation can look forward to longer, happier and healthier lives in their ...

Mindfulness techniques can help protect pregnant women against depression

Pregnant women with histories of major depression are about 40 percent less likely to relapse into depression if they practice mindfulness techniques—such as meditation, breathing exercises and yoga—along with cognitive therapy, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. ... Full story

Taking Antibiotics During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Child Becoming Obese

Delivery by Caesarean Section Also Leads to Obesity Risk ... Full story

Moms’ pre-pregnancy weight impacts risk of dying decades later

American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract 20038 ... Full story

Preterm Birth on the Rise : The importance of research for best care of preterm babies and their families

In Canada approximately 1 in 12 babies is born prematurely. The total economic burden of prematurity in Canada is estimated to be a total of $587.1 million. ... Full story

U-M-led study adds to understanding of how phthalate exposure impacts pregnancy

ANN ARBOR—In recent years, scientists have linked chemicals known as phthalates with complications of pregnancy and fetal development. ... Full story

NIH study links ultraviolet filters to pregnancy delays

Researchers identify two chemicals that appear to reduce fertility in men ... Full story

Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death

More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers ... Full story

Amazing deliveries: When expecting moms experience life-threatening emergencies

By Marlene Goldman - Happy endings came to three families, despite life-threatening and extremely frightening emergencies during pregnancy. ... Full story

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