AAP: Treatment, Not Punishment, Best for Opioid Abuse in Pregnancy (CME/CE)

Feb 20 11:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Also, two studies examined risk of opioids to young children...
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Embracing the Unexpected: Akashs Birth Story

Feb 20 10:00am Birth Without Fear
Life has a funny way of taking what we plan and completely turning it on its head. Akash’s birth was no exception to this rule. Throughout 2016, William and I had taken several leaps of faith. However, even in the midst of moving hectically four times, navigating an unexpected job change for William, and rolling […]...
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Study links outdoor air pollution with millions of preterm births

Feb 20 9:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Scientists have published a major study which links outdoor air pollution with 2.7 million preterm births per year.
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100 Things to Do On a Disney Cruise

Feb 20 8:30am Baby Making Machine
I’ve had several people ask me which I like more: a Disney Cruise Vacation or a Walt Disney World Vacation. I’ve already broken down my family’s favorites and why. We adore both. Your first thought about a cruise may be that there isn’t as much to do. But trust me, it’s not like you’re just... read the rest. The post 100 Things to Do On a Disney Cruise appeared first on Baby Making Machine.
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Morning Break: 'Roe' Dies; Vaping Risk? Scientists vs Trump

Feb 20 7:45am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Survival rate may be improving for extremely preterm infants

Feb 20 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Very early preterm infants are more likely to survive than in previous years, and the survivors are less likely to have neurological problems, according to an analysis of records from a National...
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Born Before Arrival: What Should You Do?

Feb 19 7:10pm Health & Parenting
A small number of babies each year (less than one percent) are “born before arrival.” For planned hospital births, this means the baby is born before arrival at the hospital. For home births, it means the baby arrives before the midwife. It is very unlikely that this will happen to you, but there’s no harm in being prepared just in ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk (CME/CE)

Feb 19 11:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- But lung cancer risk remains high after 5 years of cessation...
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A boy or a girl? Baby's sex may influence mother's immunity

Feb 19 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
New research shows an association between the sex of the fetus and different immune responses in pregnant women. Pregnancy with girls may affect immunity.
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Staying Hydrated During Pregnancy

Feb 18 7:10pm Health & Parenting
Adults are advised to drink six 8-ounce glasses of water each day, and during pregnancy this rises to eight 8-ounce glasses. This works out at around 2.5 litres of water every day. It may sound like a lot, but you should try to make sure you drink this much water each day throughout the pregnancy. Does it have to be ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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D.C. Week: Dems, GOP Squabble over CMS Nominee

Feb 18 11:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Also: healthcare projected as almost 20\% of the economy in 2025...
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Skin Changes During Pregnancy

Feb 17 7:10pm Health & Parenting
Pregnancy seems to affect almost every part of your body, and the skin is no exception. Skin changes during pregnancy vary between women, so you may not experience all of the potential changes. You have probably heard of the ‘pregnancy glow’ that some women get, but you may not be familiar with all the changes on this list: Stretch marks ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Morning Break: Trump Not Crazy; Superbug in Space; Peds and Guns

Feb 17 8:49am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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How to Conceive a Boy

Feb 17 8:36am Pregnancy – Momtastic
These expert tips have worked for some moms. Will they help you have a boy? The post How to Conceive a Boy appeared first on Momtastic.
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Antibiotic Prophylaxis Cuts STI Rates (CME/CE)

Feb 17 8:35am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Marked reduction in syphilis and chlamydia in high-risk men...
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Pregnancy & Changing Friendships

Feb 16 7:10pm Health & Parenting
Most people encounter changing friendship groups throughout their lives. You make and lose friends as you move schools, jobs and homes. You may also be noticing, however, that your friendships are changing now that you are pregnant. If you are the first to fall pregnant in your peer group, you may be feeling left out. As they continue going out ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Depression Can Strike Expectant and New Dads, Too

Feb 16 3:15pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows...
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Oral PrEP Trumps Abnormal Vaginal Biota (CME/CE)

Feb 16 2:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Flora composition makes no difference in effectiveness...
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A Behind the Scenes Look at Our Walt Disney World Resort Shoot + Win a Trip for Your Family!

Feb 16 10:19am Baby Making Machine
I’ve always wanted to be a reporter and I’ve always loved the Disney Parks. Combine the two and some awesome kind of dream job would be to be a Disney Parks reporter. Like if Walt Disney World® Resort had a news team, I’d be the lead reporter giving the scoop on all of the fun... read the rest. The post A Behind the Scenes Look at Our Walt Disney World Resort® Shoot + Win a Trip for Your Family! appeared first on Baby Making Machine.
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A Video Birth Story Joan and Lauren

Feb 16 10:00am Birth Without Fear
Below is a video montage taken from a beautiful home birth inside a birthing tub. Get ready for all the feels in the next 5:04. After that take a look at some beautiful stills below! Submitted by Jennifer Winfrey. Recommended ReadingQuick Home Water BirthA Long Time Waiting…So Worth It!Pushing Past Pubis Symphysis for a Natural Hospital […]...
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Baby Names from the 1980s That Nobody Names Their Kid Anymore

Feb 16 7:06am Pregnancy – Momtastic
But, I say that some of these names might be ready for a comeback. The post Baby Names from the 1980s That Nobody Names Their Kid Anymore appeared first on Momtastic.
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Secondary Infertility, Sadness & Jealousy

Feb 16 12:12am Pregnancy – Alpha Mom
A mom experiencing secondary infertility asks how to deal with the conflicting feelings of jealousy and sadness she experiences when her mom friends get pregnant and she doesn't.
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Travel Tips for Pregnancy

Feb 15 7:10pm Health & Parenting
Pregnancy is the last time (at least for quite a while) you will have a chance to travel by yourself or just with your partner. Planning a trip mid-pregnancy can be a great way to celebrate the occasion of your impending parenthood. But it can also lead to questions about safe travel for the mom-to-be. If you do not have ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Large Study IDs Fetal Risks from Gestational Diabetes (CME/CE)

Feb 15 5:01pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- With 800,000 deliveries examined, perinatal death shown to rise...
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U.S. Cancer Deaths Down Overall, Up in Some Regions: Clin Onc News Report

Feb 15 5:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Also, weighing the pros and cons of immunotherapy...
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Celebrating 9 Years with Snoop

Feb 15 4:13pm Baby Making Machine
Nine years ago exactly, our dog Snoop joined our family. My husband went from being totally against getting a dog to being sort of open to it. We had just bought our first condo, so our pet policy was our own. I told my husband I’d “just go look” at some dogs at the pound.... read the rest. The post Celebrating 9 Years with Snoop appeared first on Baby Making Machine.
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Study: Preemie Survival Keeps Improving (CME/CE)

Feb 15 4:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- But data through 2011 still show most die when born before 24 weeks...
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Tamara Ecclestone, breastfeeding, and how it feels to see representations of love that youre unable to give

Feb 15 2:40pm Fearless Formula Feeder
Last week I was interested to see a picture of celebrity Tamara Ecclestone pop up on my newsfeed.   Tamara was shocked. Shocked and saddened that her valiant attempt to normalise breastfeeding through a stunning photoshoot had not been received … Continue reading →The post Tamara Ecclestone, breastfeeding, and how it feels to see representations of love that you’re unable to give appeared first on Fearless Formula Feeder.
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Treatment of HIV-Infected Neonates Suppresses Virus (CME/CE)

Feb 15 1:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Some babies appear free of infection...
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LEEP Rather Than Freeze to Prevent Cervical Cancer (CME/CE)

Feb 15 12:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- HIV patients do better long-term with electric excision...
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Exercise May Boost Quality of Life Post-Menopause (CME/CE)

Feb 15 9:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Participants maintained improvements up to a year...
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What to Do If You Catch a Cold When Pregnant

Feb 15 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Learn about how colds are treated during pregnancy and how they may be prevented. What are the similarities between cold and pregnancy symptoms?...
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The Dos and Donts of Pregnancy Nutrition

Feb 14 7:10pm Health & Parenting
Pregnancy is a special time for women, and should not be taken for granted. Proper nutrition is crucial for the health of you and your child. In fact, studies show that what you eat and drink, how physically active you are, and how much you weigh all have an effect on the baby’s present and future growth. Therefore, food must ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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T2D's Tie to Pancreatic Ca: Oncotherapy Network & Cancer Network

Feb 14 5:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Also, intentional weight loss may lower endometrial cancer risk...
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More Data on Cholesterol Lowering, Breast Cancer (CME/CE)

Feb 14 4:53pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Improved outcomes with cholesterol-targeting medication...
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2-Drug Combination Holds HIV in Check (CME/CE)

Feb 14 1:15pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Well-treated patients switched to dolutegravir plus rilpivirine maintain suppression...
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Strong and Beautiful and Nothing to Regret

Feb 14 10:00am Birth Without Fear
When I first found out I was pregnant, I knew immediately that I wanted a natural, drug free birthing experience. Months leading up to the birth, I was reading birthing books and articles, Mike (my husband) and I practiced labor positions and relaxation techniques and I felt like I could totally tackled this labor like […]...
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Taking Part in OB/GYN Trials May be Good for Women

Feb 14 9:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis finds improvement in health outcomes...
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Better health for women involved in clinical trials

Feb 14 9:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Women who participate in obstetric and gynaecology clinical trials experience improved health outcomes compared to those who are not involved in trials, according to research by Queen Mary...
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5 Fun Challenges to Take on with Your Kids

Feb 13 9:50pm Baby Making Machine
I’m sharing this story in partnership with Align. See below for additional disclosure. I have a thing for challenges. Challenges are like a fun competition where everyone wins. In December we did an acts of kindness “challenge” where every day we did a random act of kindness for someone. We have a photo a day... read the rest. The post 5 Fun Challenges to Take on with Your Kids appeared first on Baby Making Machine.
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Trapped Gas During Pregnancy

Feb 13 7:10pm Health & Parenting
Trapped gas is uncomfortable at the best of times, but this is especially true during pregnancy when space is already at a premium. Your digestive system slows down during pregnancy to allow your body to absorb as much nutrients as possible from your food, the downside to this is the gas. Trapped gas during pregnancy is a common complaint, and ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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What Is A Chemical Pregnancy?

Feb 13 11:21am Pregnancy – Momtastic
We consulted doctors for the DL. The post What Is A Chemical Pregnancy? appeared first on Momtastic.
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Dr. Virginia Apgar: Changing perceptions in medicine

Feb 13 11:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
In the first of a series on female role models in medicine, we look at the life and legacy of Dr. Virginia Apgar - the creator of the Apgar score.
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Daylight savings time impacts miscarriage rates among select IVF patients, study finds

Feb 13 9:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Daylight savings time (DST) contributes to higher miscarriage rates among women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) who had had a prior pregnancy loss according to new research out of Boston...
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Morning Break: Advice for Dr. Price; Anti-Vaxxers Have a Moment; $89K Price Tag for New MD Drug

Feb 13 7:45am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Aspirin increases pregnancy rate in women with inflammation

Feb 13 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
A new study examines the effect of a low dose of daily aspirin in women who are trying to conceive and have chronic, low-grade inflammation.
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Exposure to nicotine before and after birth causes hearing difficulties in children

Feb 13 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
A new mouse study investigates the neurological impact of perinatal exposure to nicotine. The findings suggests nicotine impacts the offspring's hearing.
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Five Exercises to Turn a Breech Baby

Feb 12 7:10pm Health & Parenting
If your baby’s head is located at the top of your uterus, your baby is in the breech position. Most babies will get into a head down position before the birth, allowing them to be born head first, thus more easily. Babies continue to change position in the womb until they run out of room. Most babies who are in ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Pregnancy Vitamins and Minerals

Feb 11 7:10pm Health & Parenting
Pregnancy is a complex time in a woman’s life. Since the baby is counting on the mother for the nutrients needed to grow, the expecting mother needs to eat well and make healthy choices in order to feel good, have energy, and support a healthy pregnancy. Supplements, however, can also be beneficial. A woman with child should only take supplements ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Pregnancy Exercises to Prepare for Labour

Feb 10 7:10pm Health & Parenting
First-time mothers may be thrilled and nervous at the same when their expected date of delivery is fast approaching. Most of them are anxious about what might happen during. And, it would help to know what changes your body will undergo during this time and what you can do to prepare for it. All types of pregnancy exercises are good ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Morning Break: Hype vs Reality for Cancer Drugs; Cold or Flu? Snacking in Labor

Feb 10 8:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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How Babies Become Bilingual at Seven Months

Feb 9 7:10pm Health & Parenting
It is remarkable that bilingual babies can learn two languages at the same time other babies learn one. On average, bilingual and monolingual babies start talking around age 1 and can say 50 words at 18 months. But, the question is how? DURATION and PITCH According to a research from the university of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes, from ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Miscarriages

Feb 9 5:18pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found...
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Potential Risk Factors ID'd for C-Section Infection

Feb 9 3:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Longer membrane rupture, surgery, black race increase risk...
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Truths About Pregnancy Only Your Very Honest BFF Will Tell You

Feb 9 3:00pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
Because there's too much vague bullsh*t out there that doesn't prepare you for what's about to go down. The post Truths About Pregnancy Only Your Very Honest BFF Will Tell You appeared first on Momtastic.
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OncoBreak: Cervical Cancer Deaths; Mammography Scares; Kid Cancers and Sex

Feb 9 11:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues...
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FIND YOUR VILLAGE IN

Feb 9 8:00am Birth Without Fear
Recommended ReadingFilling Up Your Life {Enjoying the Journey}The Blood, Sweat, and Tears Needed for Birth Without Fear: Mr. BWF’s TakeThe Backwards Views of the World and Women {Facebook}An Open Letter to Birth Without FearWhen is Being a Mother Going to Be Enough?...
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Scientists find clue to why Zika, but not its close relatives, causes birth defects

Feb 9 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
The most frightening aspect of Zika virus has been its ability to produce severe fetal birth defects during pregnancy, especially microcephaly - a small head.
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