Lady Doc: Managing Patients' Surprise Weight Gain

May 26 3:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- 'But I haven't done anything different!'...
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EndoBreak: Societies Blast Budget Cut Plan; U.S. Now World's Fattest Nation

May 26 11:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world...
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'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS in Newborns

May 26 10:15am WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
The innovative take-home gift helped curb the dangerous practice of bed-sharing, study found...
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A Fight for a Twin VBA2C Birth in the Hospital!

May 26 10:00am Birth Without Fear
I had my first son at age 18 and he was delivered by an old school OB who told me I wasn’t trying hard enough to push him out. He didn’t exactly offer a forceps or vacuum extraction because he told me these interventions were not designed to do 100\% of the work. After a […]...
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How to Get Pregnant Naturally

May 26 8:27am Trying for a baby? : Conceive Plus® Blog & Product Reviews
If you are looking to get pregnant naturally, there are lots of steps you can take to increase your fertility and improve your chances of conceiving quickly. This article serves as an overview of the key building blocks of natural conception. Another good starting point is your doctor; your doctor is familiar with your personal […] The post How to Get Pregnant Naturally appeared first on Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility. How to Get Pregnant Naturally was first posted on May 26, 2017 at 7:27 am.©2017 "Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at marketing@sasmar.com...
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What has two wheels and makes playing with my kids more fun?

May 26 8:10am Baby Making Machine
My kids love playing outside. For us the issue has never been prying devices out of their hands and forcing them outdoors. The thing for me is, my kids like me to play outside with them. And I don’t always want to. For one, when my kids are playing together it’s a break for me.... read the rest. The post What has two wheels and makes playing with my kids more fun? appeared first on Cherish365.
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Symptoms of Ectopic Pregnancy

May 25 8:10pm Health & Parenting
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilised egg embeds itself outside of the womb, most commonly in the fallopian tube. The condition is rare, affecting only 1 out of every 100 pregnancies. An ectopic pregnancy will not develop into a baby. You may have an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy if you: have previously suffered from a pelvic inflammatory disease, ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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UTI, Chronic HTN Ups Stroke Risk in Women with Preeclampsia (CME/CE)

May 25 4:15pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Majority of strokes occur in postpartum period...
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What IVF Feels Like, According to Women Who Have Done It

May 25 12:01pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
And here's the thing: They hold absolutely NOTHING back. The post What IVF Feels Like, According to Women Who Have Done It appeared first on Momtastic.
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OncoBreak: Soapy Drug Plug; Get Moving; Cancer Team Burnout

May 25 12:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues...
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Is 7 Months Postpartum Too Soon for Victoria Azarenka to Return to Tennis?

May 25 10:00am Birth Without Fear
Belarusian tennis star and former world number one Victoria Azarenka has announced she will return to the tennis court at this year’s Wimbledon on July 3rd, only seven months after giving birth to her baby boy Leo. Her last tournament was the French Open in May 2016, where she was in her first trimester of pregnancy, […]...
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Victoria Azarenka Returns to Tennis at 7 Months Postpartum

May 25 10:00am Birth Without Fear
Belarusian tennis star and former world number one Victoria Azarenka has announced she will return to the tennis court at this year’s Wimbledon on July 3rd, only seven months after giving birth to her baby boy Leo. Her last tournament was the French Open in May 2016, where she was in her first trimester of pregnancy, […]...
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Five Pregnancy Workouts You Can Start Today

May 24 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Taking regular exercise can help to reduce many of the aches and pains associated with pregnancy. Exercise can also help you to maintain a healthy weight gain, get a good night’s sleep, and reduce stress. Think of labour as a marathon – staying active by exercising regularly during pregnancy will help you to stay fit in preparation for the marathon. ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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FDA Panel Backs Novel Anti-HER2 Drug for Breast Cancer

May 24 4:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Dissenters cite toxicity, modest benefit...
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Hypnobirthing Through Horrible Back Labor: A VBAC Story

May 24 10:00am Birth Without Fear
I have been laboring for an entire day. Lying in the bathtub completely relaxed listening to peaceful music and meditating. I hear the door open quietly. I open one eye and take a peek. My oldest son Cash is sneaking in. I close my eye and get back to THE work of relaxation. Feeling a […]...
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Morning Break: Chocolate and Heart Health; Gottlieb's Opioid Initiative; A Box for Baby?

May 24 9:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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10 (Annoying) Questions Im Asked When People Learn My Children Attend School from Home

May 24 8:07am Baby Making Machine
Sponsored by Connections Academy. All opinions are my own. When you tell someone you’re homeschooling or virtual schooling (where the student attends school from home and instruction and curriculum are delivered via an online platform) there’s a good chance you’ll get hit up with a barrage of follow-up questions. These can vary depending on who... read the rest. The post 10 (Annoying) Questions I’m Asked When People Learn My Children Attend School from Home appeared first on Cherish365.
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Five Fun Baby Shower Games

May 23 8:10pm Health & Parenting
If you’re charged with organising a friend’s baby shower, you’re probably feeling the pressure. Fear not, we’re here to help. We’ve come up with a list of fun baby shower games that will please even the most bloated, exhausted and achy mum-to-be! Decorate the bump – All you need for this game is some organic toxin-free face paints, and the ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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FDA Breaks New Ground with Expanded Keytruda Indication

May 23 5:16pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Pembrolizumab for genetic defect, not tumor type...
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5 Reasons Why I Absolutely Do Not Want A Push Present

May 23 2:47pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
#3. Having a baby is already exorbitantly expensive. The post 5 Reasons Why I Absolutely Do Not Want A Push Present appeared first on Momtastic.
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Born En Caul, Majestic Spirit, & Family Before Everything

May 23 10:00am Birth Without Fear
In case you missed last week on our Instagram… “There is a majestic spirit that every mother has within & with that spirit comes the power to accomplish the impossible. Here’s to all of the mothers that make magic happen on a daily basis.” Photographer: @KELBPICS \_ Model: @ashleymolinaa Wearing @terrytoccidesigns Styled by @theartistknownasvoodoo Hair by […]...
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She made the squad: Now Im hoping I made the right decision

May 23 8:08am Baby Making Machine
Breastfeed for more than a year… Share photos of my kids online… Homeschool… These are just a few of the things I didn’t ever think I would do, but totally did. Now I’ve added “cheer mom” to the list. A couple weeks ago my daughter tried out for an all-star cheerleading squad after six months... read the rest. The post She made the squad: Now I’m hoping I made the right decision appeared first on Cherish365.
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Considering Cord Blood Banking

May 22 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Throughout pregnancy, blood travels between the baby and placenta through the pulsating umbilical cord. Immediately after the birth, this pulsating occurs for between two and five minutes; and, by the end of the process, your baby should have more blood in his body than he did when he was born. Cord blood banking Cord blood banking is the process of collecting ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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NICU, Transfusions, & the Prepared Doctor: A Triplet Birth Story

May 22 10:00am Birth Without Fear
I knew pretty early into my triplet pregnancy that a C-section would likely be my birth story. And honestly, I was perfectly fine with that. After struggling for so long to have a child of my own, I didn’t care too much whether I delivered vaginally, naturally, cesarean–I just wanted my babies to be healthy. […]...
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Longer Survival Seen with Breast Cancer Mets (CME/CE)

May 22 9:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Five-year survival has doubled since mid-1990s...
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How to Avoid Heartburn During Pregnancy

May 21 8:10pm Health & Parenting
One in five women experience heartburn during the first trimester, and this number rises to two in five by the end of the second trimester. By the end of the pregnancy, over three in five women will have experienced at least some heartburn and indigestion. So, chances are, you’re going to experience it – the bloating, the nausea, the wind, ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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I Feel Like No One Cares About My Second Pregnancy (& Its Bumming Me Out)

May 21 2:22pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
It is my belief that every life is precious and should be celebrated and cherished. I just wish our loved ones felt the same way. The post I Feel Like No One Cares About My Second Pregnancy (& It’s Bumming Me Out) appeared first on Momtastic.
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Five Foods to Relieve Constipation During Pregnancy

May 20 8:10pm Health & Parenting
You are more susceptible to constipation during pregnancy. Your digestion slows down to make sure you absorb as many nutrients from food as possible, so that you have enough to nourish yourself and your baby. This slow digestive system could cause constipation. As your uterus grows, the increased pressure on your digestive system could also cause constipation. Symptoms of constipation ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Your Odds of Conceiving at Every Point in Your Cycle

May 20 10:00am Trying for a baby? : Conceive Plus® Blog & Product Reviews
When you’re trying to conceive, it’s important to know when you are most likely to get pregnant. Keep in mind is that you can only get pregnant in the 5 days before and 1 day after ovulation. That is why it’s essential to be familiar with your cycle. Below, we break down the different stages of […] The post Your Odds of Conceiving at Every Point in Your Cycle appeared first on Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility. Your Odds of Conceiving at Every Point in Your Cycle was first posted on May 20, 2017 at 9:00 am.©2017 "Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at marketing@sasmar.com...
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How to Bond With Twins

May 19 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Most parents worry about whether they will bond with their baby, but this is especially true for parents expecting twins or more. It’s understandable to be a little freaked out by the news that you are expecting two or more babies, and bonding may be just one of your worries at the moment. Here are some tips to help prepare ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Oral GnRH Antagonist Relieves Endometriosis Pain (CME/CE)

May 19 5:07pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Elagolix phase III trial shows efficacy, hypoestrogenic side effects...
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'A Very Dangerous Interpretation': What We Heard This Week

May 19 5:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources...
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EndoBreak: Costly Gastric Band Re-Ops; Say 'No' to Pre-Owned Test Strips

May 19 12:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world...
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Shop Differently at The Baby Cubby in Lindon, UT!

May 19 10:00am Birth Without Fear
(Editor’s note: this is a sponsored post.) The Baby Cubby is for every parent out there who has ever felt overwhelmed or discouraged about becoming a parent. Our Baby Cubby team is made up of parents who have been there. We know what it’s like and we are passionate about encouraging, inspiring, and reminding parents […]...
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Wise Buy? Proton Beam Therapy

May 19 9:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- It helps only a few, and at a wildly extravagant cost...
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What is Placental Abruption?

May 18 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Placental abruption is a condition in which the placenta separates from the lining of the uterus before birth. Placental abruption occurs in around one per cent of pregnancies. Placental abruption can occur at any time after week 20, although it is most common during the final trimester. Causes of placental abruption The exact cause of placental abruption has not yet ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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iMedicalApps: An App for Contraception Prescribing

May 18 5:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Lots of positives for new point-of-care app...
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When to Splurge on Maternity Clothes

May 17 8:10pm Health & Parenting
If you’re preoccupied with baby budgeting, you may not be in the mood for a mammoth shopping expedition. Whether you’re saving for that top of the range pram, or trying to minimise your spending, you may be trying to pick up maternity clothes at bargain prices. There are some items, though, that you should splurge on, if you can afford ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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411 on Hernia Repair Without Mesh: General Surgery News Report

May 17 6:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Also, chance patient feedback...
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ASCO: HPV Vax Averts Oral Infections in Young Adults

May 17 5:28pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- But low uptake did limit impact...
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Prozac in Pregnancy May Up Risk of Infant Heart Defects

May 17 3:45pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis finds significant association with first trimester use of drug...
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FDA: Stop Using Magellan Lead Test with Venous Blood

May 17 12:07pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Tests on blood from finger or heel sticks still considered accurate...
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The best apps for fertility

May 17 11:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Whether you want to get pregnant or prevent pregnancy, there are many fertility apps on the market to fit your needs. MNT reveal ten of the best apps.
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Self-Sourced Abortion Deemed Safe in Irish Study (CME/CE)

May 17 10:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Telemedicine-based outcomes compare favorably with in-clinic protocols...
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I Sank Deeper & Deeper: A Story of Postpartum Depression

May 17 10:00am Birth Without Fear
(Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Ali Adams.) I’ve written this over and over again. Each time highlighting, deleting, and starting over. How do you write last year I hated my daughter and my life in a way that sounds eloquent? The truth is you don’t. Postpartum depression isn’t eloquent. It’s not neat and tidy, […]...
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My journalism career just ended, but this is whats breaking my heart

May 17 9:55am Baby Making Machine
I’ve debated hitting publish on this post for weeks. Shedding light on the corporate workings of a news organization isn’t exactly the best way to solidify your next gig. But it came to a point where I felt like not saying anything is doing more harm and pretty hypocritical. What is this platform of mine... read the rest. The post My journalism career just ended, but this is what’s breaking my heart appeared first on Cherish365.
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Morning Break: The Stubbornly Uninsured; Babies from Skin Cells; Presidential Potheads

May 17 9:15am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Pregnancy Photography: Capturing Memories

May 16 8:10pm Health & Parenting
At the moment, you are eating, breathing and (not) sleeping pregnancy, but one day it will be a distant memory. As those nine months edge slowly by, you may struggle to remember what life was like before pregnancy. I mean, what do your knees actually look like anyway? Once it’s over, however, you’ll think back and find it hard to ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Subtle, Broad Effects for Women's Sexual Desire Drug (CME/CE)

May 16 5:15pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Restorative changes in arousal, lubrication, and orgasm...
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USPSTF: No HRT for Preventing Chronic Disease (CME/CE)

May 16 4:15pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Draft guidance reaffirms 2012 recommendations for postmenopausal women...
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11 Pregnancy Hacks for Keeping Cool in the Summer

May 16 1:15pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
The weather is warming up, but you don't have to suffer. These stay-cool tricks helped me survive my pregnancy during a hot, humid summer. The post 11 Pregnancy Hacks for Keeping Cool in the Summer appeared first on Momtastic.
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Corticosteroid treatment increases survival of preterm infants within hours

May 16 9:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
The effects of corticosteroid treatments on pregnant women facing preterm delivery to prevent infant death and morbidity have been thought to develop gradually over days.
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A Photographers First Natural Water Birth

May 16 8:00am Birth Without Fear
It was a cold, December afternoon when the miracle of yet another beautiful soul coming to the world had happened. The birth of Raphael was a debut both for Betânia and Fred as parents and for me as a photographer. I am completely honoured to have been a part of such an incredibly emotional, miraculous […]...
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Feeling Self-Conscious About Pregnancy Weight Gain

May 15 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Some women really do glow and exude self-confidence, from the moment they pee on the stick to the final push of labour. These women look amazing in maternity wear – even yoga pants – and seem to have been designed with pregnancy in mind. These women appear to be doing pregnancy ‘right’, and as they jog past you, momentarily blinding ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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As Temperature Rises Does the Risk of Gestational Diabetes Spike? (CME/CE)

May 15 9:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Climate change could mean more cases in the future...
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Morning Break: Breast Implant Cancer; Cholera in Yemen; Teeth Tell

May 15 9:15am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Can outdoor temperatures influence gestational diabetes?

May 15 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
A new, large-scale study from Canada suggests that the risk of developing gestational diabetes increases as outdoor temperature rises.
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Hepatitis C increasing among pregnant women

May 15 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Hepatitis C infections among pregnant women nearly doubled from 2009-2014, likely a consequence of the country's increasing opioid epidemic that is disproportionately affecting rural areas of states...
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Folic Acid During Pregnancy

May 14 8:10pm Health & Parenting
It is important that you take folic acid during pregnancy, especially during the first three months. Folic acid is a synthetic form of the B vitamin folate. It is very important for healthy fetal development. You should start taking folic acid supplements as soon as you discover you are pregnant, if you are not already taking them. What does folic ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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