News tagged with pregnant

Expecting? Don't neglect your teeth

Even though most people are aware that good oral health is essential for the overall health of both mother and child, misunderstandings about the safety of dental care during pregnancy may cause pregnant women to avoid seeing ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Health
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The Great American Smokeout

You already know smoking is bad, and that it contributes to heart disease, strokes, lung and other cancers and can lead to poor healing, chronic lung disease, wrinkled skin, erectile dysfunction, and it worsens asthma.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Health
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Teens of epileptic moms display poor school performance

A large population-based study revealed that multiple antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) used by pregnant women to control seizures may cause poor school performance in their teenagers. The research team from Karolinska University ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Health
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Pregnant women urged to get flu vaccine

The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), a nonprofit organization based at the University of California, San Diego, with affiliates across North America, urges pregnant women to receive the influenza ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in Health
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