The Brehon House has been helping pregnant women for the last 45 years, but Deputy Director Halle Bush says their facility has seen an increase of pregnant mothers seeking housing.
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The author has four kids. Her youngest was born in 2022 and since has been sick non-stop. The pediatrician assured her this winter was unprecedented.
Autism rates tripled among children in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area from 2000 to 2016, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Pediatrics.
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For mothers struggling with postpartum depression or psychosis, there are many resources in Massachusetts that can help.
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Deaths from pregnancy complications have become more prevalent in Mississippi, and racial disparities in the health of those who give birth have widened in recent years, according to a report released Thursday by the state's Department of Health. Black, non-Hispanic women had a rate four times higher than white, non-Hispanic women.
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Surrogacy has seen a dramatic growth in popularity recently, but the laws vary worldwide.
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Prosecutors have said DNA evidence also links Jennifer Matter to a baby girl found dead by the Mississippi River in 1999.
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The passenger was assisted by cabin crew on board the flight and the plane landed on time, despite the emergency, an airline spokesperson said.
- The Telegraph
The sugary drinks tax may have prevented more than 5,000 young girls from becoming obese, new research suggests.
- The Providence Journal
Pregnant women and new moms who use drugs are a unique population facing increased stigma and barriers, experts say, but recovery is possible.
- The Oklahoman
Nearly 300,000 veterans call Oklahoma home. More than 72,000 of them will be served by a new Department of Veterans Affairs center coming to Norman.
The actor and boyfriend Darius Jackson are expecting their first child together.
“I just want to make sure I’m not too blunt for my baby boy,” Keke Palmer revealed.
- Washington Post
In the Food and Drug Administration's first steps toward expanding its oversight over commercial baby food, the agency on Tuesday proposed new guidance for manufacturers on acceptable lead levels. The FDA proposal covers processed baby and toddler foods in jars, pouches, tubs and boxes. The draft guidance would limit lead to a maximum of 10 parts per billion (ppb) for commercially produced fruits, vegetables, mixtures (both grain- and meat-based), yogurts, puddings and single-ingredient meats. T
- The New York Times
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued new guidelines for treating the more than 14 million children and adolescents with obesity in the United States. The recommendations came as a surprise to many parents, and to some experts, as they encourage vigorous behavioral interventions even for very young children, as well as drug treatment or surgery for adolescents. The guidelines spring from a scientific understanding of obesity that has been evolving for decades. Obesity is a risk fact