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The advice health experts are giving pregnant women regarding the COVID-19 vaccine – WREX-TV

ROCKFORD (WREX) The COVID-19 pandemic was been filled with many unknowns. For many pregnant women, a big question is if the vaccine is safe for them and their child. "They're thinking about it," says OSF St

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Mother and Baby Homes: State paid for 2,400 pregnant women to be repatriated from England – Irish Examiner

The Irish government paid for the repatriation of 2,434 pregnant women over a 23-year period, many against their will, after English Catholic charities complained about unwed Irish mothers in Britain.

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Crosswalk lights going up at Halifax intersection where woman pregnant with twins was struck – TheChronicleHerald.ca

HALIFAX, N.S. Halifax is planning to install crosswalk lights at the Spryfield intersection where a van struck a woman pregnant with twins last month and threw her 10 metres into a ditch

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Eng’s Heritage food poisoning: Pregnant woman says she vomited and had diarrhoea over 100 times – AsiaOne

It was just a simple bowl of wonton noodles, but it was enough to land one pregnant woman in hospital with food poisoning. Speaking to Shin Min Daily News, the woman, who is seven months pregnant, said she was warded for five days

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Pregnancy Calendar – What to Expect Day by Day During Your …

SOURCES: March of Dimes: Are You Financially Ready?

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Pregnant Women Should Be Offered COVID-19 Vaccine, Experts Agree – Medscape

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 vaccines should not be withheld from people who are pregnant or lactating and want to be vaccinated, despite a lack of safety data in these populations, according to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Pregnant women who opt not to receive the vaccine should be supported in that decision as well, a practice advisory from ACOG recommends.

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Pregnancies with unhealthy fathers more likely to end in loss: study – CTV News

TORONTO -- A new study suggests that pregnancies involving unhealthy fathers are more likely to end in loss, and researchers say couples hoping to become parents should pay more attention to paternal health in the lead-up to pregnancy. The study, published Thursday in the scientific journal Human Reproduction, studied nearly 1 million U.S

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Why Do Pregnant Women Need More Vitamin D? What Are The Right Sources, Expert Reveals – NDTV Food

Vitamin D is one of many vitamins our bodies need to stay healthy.

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Is it Safe During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding or for Babies? – What To Expect When You’re Expecting

On December 11, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.

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Experts say pandemic has led to decline in both planned, unplanned pregnancies – The Denver Channel

Experts say the coronavirus pandemic has led to a decline in both planned and unplanned pregnancies. Experts added that people are meeting less because of COVID restrictions, job loss, and the uncertainty of the future has caused people to hit pause on having kids.

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Pregnant Jessica Szohr Says She’s ‘Nervous to Breastfeed’ After Revealing the Sex of Her Baby on the Way – Yahoo Entertainment

Jessica Szohr/INSTAGRAM Jessica Szohr Like many moms-to-be, Jessica Szohr is feeling a little nervous. The Gossip Girl alum, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Brad Richardson, opened up about her nursing plans on her Instagram Stories on Thursday, asking fans in a poll: "Should I be nervous to breastfeed?" "I'm taking a little breastfeeding class and I'm supposed to watch this video, and I'm just nervous," she says in a video. "I'm nervous to breastfeed.

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Kareena Kapoor flaunts pregnancy glow in printed top and pants on day out – India Today

Kareena Kapoor Khan photographed in Mumbai. (Photo: Yogen Shah) Kareena Kapoor Khan was spotted in Mumbai's Bandra area with her mother Babita and sister Karisma Kapoor on December 17. The 40-year-old actress, who is expecting her second child with husband, actor Saif Ali Khan, was dressed for comfort in her attire

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Singapore study sheds light on pregnant women infected with COVID-19 – swissinfo.ch

This content was published on December 18, 2020 - 07:03December 18, 2020 - 07:03 By Chen Lin and John Geddie SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Pregnant women with COVID-19 do not get more sick than the wider population, according to a Singapore study published on Friday, which also found that babies born to infected mothers have antibodies against the novel coronavirus. The small study of 16 women also found no evidence of virus transmission between mother and baby, offering insights into an area of COVID-19 infection still not well understood globally.

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Black Women at Higher Heart Risk During Pregnancy – WebMD

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Although heart problems are rare complications of pregnancy, Black women face a heightened risk -- even if they have comfortable incomes and health insurance, a new study finds.

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COVID NYC Update: Should pregnant women get the coronavirus vaccine? – WABC-TV

COVID NYC Update: Should pregnant women get the coronavirus vaccine?   WABC-TV Covid: NHS hospital trusts told to rethink pregnant women partner ban   The Guardian Should pregnant women get vaccinated against COVID-19?   MLive.com Inclusion of pregnant women in COVID-19 treatment trials: a review and global call to action   The Lancet Can Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Psychic Toll of a Pandemic Pregnancy – The New York Times

Kate Glaser had chalked up her exhaustion to being 39 weeks pregnant and having twin toddlers in the house. She also wondered whether her flulike symptoms were a sign that she was about to go into labor. But when she woke up one morning with a 100.4-degree fever, she called her doctor and got a rapid Covid-19 test.

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No Benefit of Cannabis on Depression in Pregnant Women With OUD – Medscape

Cannabis is ineffective at alleviating depression in pregnant women undergoing opioid agonist therapy (OAT), new research shows. A study of more than 120 pregnant women undergoing treatment of opioid used disorder (OUD) showed that those who used cannabis to alleviate their depressive systems while undergoing OAT continued to have high depression scores at the end of opioid treatment. In addition, depression scores improved for those who abstained from cannabis use after their first positive screen

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Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women May Opt to Receive the Vaccine – The New York Times

In its emergency authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Friday night, the Food and Drug Administration took an unexpected step, leaving open the possibility that pregnant and breastfeeding women may opt for immunization against the coronavirus. The agency authorized the vaccine for anyone 16 and older, and asked Pfizer to file regular reports on the safety of the vaccine, including its use in pregnant women.

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How does a pregnant woman get to hospital when there’s no road? By stretcher … – The Guardian

Narendra Kumar is going to become a father in early January. His wife, Kavita, became pregnant two months after they got married in February and since then he has been worrying about getting her to hospital when the time comes. Its a steep three-kilometre walk along a narrow, unpaved mountain path through oak and rhododendron forests from their village of Gwalakot to the main road where they could pick up a car or ambulance to ferry them to hospital in Nainital.

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Kareena Kapoor on working through her pregnancy: Have always been very proud of being a working mo… – Hindustan Times

Actor Kareena Kapoor, who is pregnant with her second child, continues to work.

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COVID baby boom? No, 2020 triggered a baby bust – and that will have lasting impacts – USA TODAY

Pandemics like COVID-19 can be generation-defining events, but experts say it's too early to create a label for those coming after Gen Z.

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Pregnant in the pandemic? It helps to have good Wi-Fi. – MIT Technology Review

As covid-19 has taken over the US, medical providers have looked for any possible way to keep people home and out of hospitals without compromising care. Were only now coming to grips with the unintended consequences of changes meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus and relieve strain on the medical system

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Pregnant woman rushed to hospital after authorities stop smuggling boat – fox5sandiego.com

DANA POINT, Calif. Authorities say they arrested 20 people from a smuggling boat they spotted just north of San Diego County Tuesday night, including a pregnant woman who was taken to the hospital with labor pains. The panga was first spotted around 11:30 p.m.

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The secret ways that Laura Whitmore kept her pregnancy from Celebrity Juice viewers – The Sun

LAURA Whitmore has revealed that she's having a Love Island baby with voiceover star boyfriend Iain Stirling. But, as she admitted today, it hasn't been easy to keep the news quiet - even saying she let people believe she was hungover while battling morning sickness. 6 The star has been on quite a run of keeping things quiet - with The Sun revealing yesterday that she had married last month

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Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Pregnant Woman In Washington Co. – Yahoo News

The Week Police in Houston arrested a former Houston Police captain on Tuesday, charging him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly running an appliance repair truck off the road and holding its driver at gunpoint in a failed bid to find fake ballots. The former cop, Mark Aguirre, had been hired by the Liberty Center for God and Country, a conservative group led by Republican megadonor Steven Hotze, to find evidence of the widespread voter fraud conservatives baselessly believed was being carried out in Harris County, The Texas Tribune reports."We are lucky no one was killed," Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement. "His alleged investigation was backward from the start first alleging a crime had occurred and then trying to prove it happened." The assault charges carry up to 20 years in jailAguirre told authorities he had been tailing the air conditioner repair technician for four days, aided by two other people, before forcing him off the road Oct.

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