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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6 Safe Beauty Treatments During Pregnancy (and 5 to avoid!)

  You can trust a medical professional, but if your gut tells you to avoid something, it’s better to be safe than sorry! When ...
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Bed Rest During Pregnancy

Everyone needs a lazy day once in a while to hang out in bed and do nothing. But when you're medically required to stay in bed for days, weeks, ...
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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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