27/08

Evidence Mounting against Zofran as a Morning Sickness Treatment

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More evidence continues to mount against Zofran, a popular anti-nausea drug produced by drug behemoth GlaxoSmithKline. Zofran is frequently prescribed to women suffering from morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum during pregnancy. A recent study by Dr. Gideon Koren, the director of the Motherisk Program, highlighted the risk of taking Zofran and pointed out a number […]

27/08

Curvy Women Have Smarter Kids

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Too skinny just don’t work. Curvy women have smarter kids. Researchers have known about this ideal for a while. A lot of media sources have cited a recent study, saying that women with big butts have smarter kids. That’s just a headline, an “attention-grabber.” Simply, they aren’t going too deep into the research. The aim […]

27/08

Gender Selection: Are you alkaline or acidic?

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Wondering how to pick the sex of your child? Have you ever heard about the importance of raising/lowering the pH of your body? Most importantly, does it work? Read on! Conception basics: To start, the father determines the sex of the child. Males provide sperm – some 40 million to 1.2 billion per ejaculation! Each […]

27/08

Avoid Sugar While Dealing with Morning Sickness

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We get it. Most everyone says anything is better than nothing while dealing with morning sickness. However, sugar is doing more harm than good. The pitfalls of sugar are countless – from possible birth defects to developing diabetes. This article, however, will examine the dangers of sugar while dealing with morning sickness. First, lets get […]

27/08

Are Midwives Safer than Doctors?

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The editorial board of the New York Times (NYT) recently released an astounding article titled “Are Midwives Safer than Doctors?” Astounding to the average reader, but certainly not to the midwife, doula, and millions of people around the world who have entrusted their health and the health of their children to the care of midwives. […]

27/08

7 Reasons Why You Need A Doula!

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Doulas are awesome. Plain and simple. These incredible women provide invaluable service to mothers around the world. A more natural birth experience is on the rise and for good reason. Check out these seven reasons why you need a doula! Women with doulas are less likely to have C-Sections Who wants a C-section? C-sections are […]

27/08

What Is Hyperemesis Gravidarum Like for the Mother?

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This incredible post comes from Diana Johnston, a survivor of multiple HG pregnancies and an amazing author who runs her own blog, Trust and Obey. This is an excellent article to send and share with family and friends to help them understand Hyperemesis Gravidarum. ——- There are many definitions of hyperemesis gravidarum, the extreme form […]

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