New studies show no long term effects of antidepressant use during pregnancy
The use of antidepressants during pregnancy has no long term neurodevelopmental or behavioural effects on the child, however they may be associated with an increased risk of postpartum haemorrhage, suggests the findings from three studies published in ...
Medical Xpress - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:07

Antidepressant use during pregnancy does not affect child - Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:10

More Evidence That Antidepressants Are A Much-Needed Therapy, Not A Threat
Huffington Post - Fri, 18 Sep 2015 09:56

How Marijuana Use Affects Pregnancy
"Smaller babies have higher rates of NICU admission, supportive care, feeding and jaundice issues, [and] prolonged hospitalization," she said. "In addition, we are only beginning to understand 'prenatal programming' where stressors during pregnancy ...
ATTN - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13:03

Catholic Hospitals Refuse Health Care to Pregnant Women. So the ACLU Is Suing.
The formal complaint is based on the health system's “repeated and systematic failure to provide women suffering pregnancy complications with appropriate emergency abortions as required by federal law,” according to an ACLU press release.
Slate Magazine (blog) - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:02

Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy
If you didn't exercise before pregnancy, speak to your doctor about going for regular walks, or at least taking frequent stretch breaks from prolonged sitting. Get back to exercising after baby is born, as soon as your doctor approves. Drink plenty of ...
U.S. News & World Report - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 04:15

Male infertility
Although men have been advised not to wear loose undergarments, sitting for a prolonged period, avoiding sauna and limiting the use of laptops and mobile phones, the actual scientific evidence in such practices to enhance sperm production may not be ...
The Star Online - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:40

Nigeria: “Providing a safe childbirth to Nigerian mothers”
Pregnant mothers arrive here with serious complications such as cardiac failure secondary to severe anaemia and convulsions from severe eclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy). We try to reduce the associated morbidity (sickness or disease) and ...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 07:26

Studies examine effects of prenatal antidepressant exposure on maternal, child ...
Overall, 381 women reported using SSRIs during pregnancy and of these, 159 reported prolonged use. When adjusting for anxiety and depression symptoms before and during pregnancy, prolonged prenatal exposure to SSRIs was associated with a delay in ...
Healio - Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:03

Why I Chose to Have a Medical Abortion at Planned Parenthood
The first pill stops your body from producing progesterone, which causes your uterine lining to shed, thus disrupting the pregnancy. The second pill causes your uterus to empty. After taking the first pill, there were no ... Being a very nervous (OK ...
Yahoo News - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:30

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