Maternal Diabetes- What Are the Risks?

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Most babies are born healthy. Approximately 3% to 4% however, are born with a type of birth defect. This percent is considered the background rate for birth defects in the general population. There are many...

What are the Common Causes of Recurrent Miscarriage?

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Miscarriage. It is a difficult subject, that is rarely discussed among friends and family, even though it occurs with surprising frequency. According to the March of Dimes, as many as 50% of all pregnancies end...

Parenting After Miscarriage

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When I was growing up, I could never leave the house without my mom telling me to “be careful.” I think she thought of it as a counter-jinx, like if she didn’t say it something awful would...

How Do You Plan For a Healthy Pregnancy?

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The flyer came by my desk one morning: “Planning to Start a Family in 2015 or Beyond?” I am not actively planning for a baby yet but I am sure that I want to be...