• Antibiotics Are Not Beneficial To Pregnant Women

    Antibiotics Are Not Beneficial To Pregnant Women0

    An article was published in error that stated that antibiotics are safe for pregnant women. Vitalchild.com does not support this study or the belief that antibiotics are safe for pregnant women. Due to this error, we will be publishing an article shortly that shows how antibiotics are NOT healthy for pregnant women.

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  • Study Links Smoking During Pregnancy to Psychotic Behavior

    Study Links Smoking During Pregnancy to Psychotic Behavior0

    Mothers who smoke during pregnancy put their children at greater risk of developing psychotic symptoms in their teenage years. New research published in the October issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry shows a link between maternal tobacco use and psychotic symptoms. Researchers from Cardiff, Bristol, Nottingham and Warwick Universities studied 6,356 12-year-olds from the

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  • Miscarriage is linked to too much work and improper nutrition

    Miscarriage is linked to too much work and improper nutrition0

    Successful pregnancies are less likely to occur when pregnant women have periods of intense work and low food intake, U.S. researchers said. Virginia J. Vitzthum, a senior scientist at Indiana University’s Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, said her research challenges the past belief that nearly all early pregnancy losses are caused

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  • Major Study Shows Radiotherapy’s harmful Impact On Pregnancy

    Major Study Shows Radiotherapy’s harmful Impact On Pregnancy0

    Cancer survivors who underwent radiotherapy have a dramatically increased risk of delivering a premature or underweight baby according to a large British study of more than 10,000 women. Researchers at Bringham University cautioned that doctors should offer closer monitoring in women that fall into this category. More specifically, women who have had radio therapy to

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  • The Real Difference between Vaginal and Cesarean births.

    The Real Difference between Vaginal and Cesarean births.0

    When a study compares one practice with another and reports “no difference” in outcomes, is that the end of the story? Not necessarily. “No significant difference” can mean any of these: • there really is no difference • the study was too small to find the difference that really is there (it lacked “statistical power”)

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Vaginal Infection In Pregnant Women

    Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Vaginal Infection In Pregnant Women0

    Pregnant women with low levels of vitamin D may be more likely to suffer from bacterial vaginosis (BV) – a common vaginal infection that increases a woman’s risk for preterm delivery, according to a University of Pittsburgh study. Available online and published in the June issue of the Journal of Nutrition, the study may explain

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