Eating chocolate during pregnancy may benefit fetal growth, development – Medical News Today
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Eating chocolate during pregnancy may benefit fetal growth, development
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Good news for all you expectant mothers out there: eating 30 g of chocolate every day during pregnancy may benefit fetal growth and development. This is the conclusion of a new study recently presented at the 2016 Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for ...

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Is light drinking while pregnant okay? Here’s what the evidence says. – Vox
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Is light drinking while pregnant okay? Here's what the evidence says.
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The backlash was swift. Critics called the advice puritanical, paternalistic, and overly cautious. "It's the kind of swath-yourself-in-bubble-wrap thinking that has turned modern pregnancy into a nine-month slog of joyless paranoia," Ruth Graham wrote ...
CDC Defends Advice to Women on Drinking and PregnancyNew York Times
The CDC did a bad job of telling women the risks of alcohol …
Zika virus spread via transfusion confirmed; Europe sees first pregnancy case – Firstpost
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Zika virus spread via transfusion confirmed; Europe sees first pregnancy case
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Geneva: The World Health Organization on Thursday advised countries against accepting blood donations from people who have travelled to regions affected by the Zika virus, as Spain announced Europe's first known case of the disease in a pregnant ...
Zika virus pregnancy case confirmed in Spain - first in EuropeBBC News
Spain confirms Europe's first Zika virus case in pregnant …
Why Zika is a huge Catch-22 for pregnant women – Vox
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Why Zika is a huge Catch-22 for pregnant women
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This is a terrifying prospect for pregnant women. But the scariest thing about Zika, especially for women in Latin America, might be the impossible web of Catch-22s it causes — due to both the nature of the virus itself and the restrictions that ...
North Texas health officials to pregnant women: Don't panic about ZikaDallas Morning News (blog)
Experts say it …
What are the risks of drinking during pregnancy? – CNN
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What are the risks of drinking during pregnancy?
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Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is "associated with a range of complications and poor reproductive outcomes and can cause fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs), which are characterized by lifelong physical, behavioral, and intellectual ...
Why Women Should Stop Drinking If Planning to Get PregnantPOPSUGAR
Pregnant Women Put Babies at Risk With Alcoho...WebMD
More than 3 million US women at risk …
A Country Without Babies – The Atlantic
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A Country Without Babies
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Facing what the World Health Organization has now called an international emergency, El Salvador has asked women to avoid getting pregnant until 2018, while countries such as Brazil and Colombia have suggested waiting several months, or indefinitely.
Everything Parents Need to Know About the Zika VirusPOPSUGAR
More Than 2100 Pregnant Colombian Women Infected With Zika VirusScientific American
Pregnant Canadian woman, who …
Zika virus: Joy of pregnancy gives way to fear in Brazil – Hindustan Times
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Zika virus: Joy of pregnancy gives way to fear in Brazil
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For scores of women in the epicenter of the Zika outbreak in Brazil, the joy of pregnancy has given way to fear. In the sprawling coastal city of Recife, panic has struck maternity wards since Zika - a mosquito-borne virus first detected in the ...
Zika virus has infected 2100 pregnant Colombians, health officials sayCBC.ca

Zika: Colombia cases in pregnant women double in a week – BBC News
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Zika: Colombia cases in pregnant women double in a week
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The number of pregnant women in Colombia infected with the Zika virus has doubled in a week, officials said. Almost 2,000 pregnant women now have the virus, Colombia's National Health Institute said, out of the more than 20,000 people infected across ...
Zika virus: the options facing pregnant women across Latin AmericaThe Guardian
Zika Virus and the Hypocrisy of …