Woman taking a vaccination shot during pregnancy

Vaccination During Pregnancy

Vaccinations are an important part of normal healthcare, and help prevent a number of diseases, such as the flu, hepatitis, and chicken pox. When you are pregnant, these vaccines protect…

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Image of the placenta encapsulation process

Placenta Encapsulation

The placenta is the organ that surrounds the fetus in the womb and allows for the exchange of nutrients, blood, and waste with the mother. It is expelled from the…

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Pregnant woman using an electric cigarette

Electronic Cigarettes and Pregnancy

As more research, education and awareness about the health risks and dangers of smoking become available, more and more people are seeking safe and effective ways to stop smoking. Some…

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TUMS during pregnancy

TUMS During Pregnancy

Heartburn is a common discomfort experienced during pregnancy. However, many women experience heartburn for the first time after getting pregnant. Generally, it is harmless but it can be uncomfortable. This…

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Deli meats during pregnancy

Deli Meats

Deli meats refers to cooked meats that have been sliced and prepared for sandwich and other light dining options.  These could easily be called sandwich meat, lunch meat, cold cuts,…

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Kippered

Kippered

What is kippered? Kippered usually refers to a style of food preparation involving herring, salmon or some other fish. In most cases people are referring to a herring, which is…

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Pregnant woman treating her hair

Hair Treatment During Pregnancy

Questions related to hair treatments during pregnancy are common. Most treatments involve chemicals and dyes which leave women wondering if they are safe. Different types of hair treatments include: Coloring-…

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