News tagged with pregnant women

Flame retardants in blood drop after state ban

A class of flame retardants that has been linked to learning difficulties in children has rapidly declined in pregnant women's blood since the chemicals were banned in California a decade ago, according to a study led by ...

dateSep 25, 2013 in Environment
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Hong Kong moves to restrict mainland babies

Hong Kong says it will restrict the number of mainland Chinese women allowed to give birth in the city's hospitals which are struggling to cope with the tens of thousands who arrive each year.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Other
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Pregnant women at risk of Vitamin D deficiency

( -- Pregnant women with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to develop gestational diabetes, and, their babies are more prone to bone weakness, according to a study and editorial published in the latest issue ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Health
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