Safety & Risk Factors - Pregnancy

Safety & Risk Factors

Lithium, Mercury, and Varicella – oh my! There are so many new, unknown risk factors for a pregnant woman to understand. Below, you will find articles to help you learn more about any precautions to take to ensure you a happy and healthy pregnancy.
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What Does Frostbite Look Like? What Should You Do?

Many people of all ages are treated yearly for frostnip and frostbite, but children are at higher risk for these cold-weather injuries! ...
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Heat Illness

Have you ever experienced any symptoms of a heat-related illness? When the temperature and humidity levels start to climb up and up, as summer ...
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Holistic Remedies for Common Pregnancy Ailments

Herbal remedies to treat pregnancy ailments can be just as potent and potentially dangerous as over-the-counter and prescription medications. ...
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Risks and Reasons for Premature Birth

Any baby born before 37 weeks in the womb is considered premature. In the United States, 12 to 13% of babies were born prematurely in 2008. This ...
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Tips for Driving Safely During Pregnancy

Now that your belly is expanding, you may be wondering what changes you should make, if any, in order to drive safely and protect your little ...
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Now that you are pregnant, you may be worried about being exposed to toxins as you navigate through your day. Things that once seemed ...
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