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Can your electronic devices cause an increase in miscarriage risk?

January 17, 2018

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–Exposure to Magnetic Field Non-Ionizing Radiation and the Risk of Miscarriage Why we care In women exposed to a certain level of radiation, the miscarriage rate was 10.4%. In women exposed to any higher level, the risk was a startling 24.2%. For reference, the average miscarriage rate is ~12.5%. Quick tangent: You often see publications […]

Shoulder and neck pain in moms- from infants to toddlers

June 14, 2017

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Ah, the miracle of birth. Initially it’s all like, “Oh my god. My baby is amazing.” It’s not long until you realize, And then two to three weeks in you’ve learned you had it all wrong. We know the staples: sleep deprivation trouble getting nursing started poop on the walls We’re told much of this […]

Is an obese mom as bad as a drunk one?

June 7, 2017

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Our starting point: –Association Between Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Craniofacial Shape of Children at 12 Months These researchers recruited pregnant women in the first trimester. At 12 months they used 3-d imaging to see differences amongst their kid’s facial shape based on alcohol consumption during pregnancy. One symptom of fetal alcohol syndrome is changes in […]

Exercise intensity while pregnant (why you’re so tired)

December 7, 2011

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So you’ve decided it’s good for you to exercise while pregnant, you know it’s alright to run, bike, and you know it’s alright for you to lift weights. How hard can you do these activities? Can you exercise too intensely while pregnant? – Beginner versus regular exerciser Your pre-pregnancy exercise levels are going to help […]