Pregnancy

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Baltimore Sees Increase In Maternal Mortality; Officials Work To Reverse Trend

With some of the best hospitals in the world right in our backyard, the number of mothers dying after childbirth has doubled over the past two decades.

11/20/2013

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Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of Miscarriage

New research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.

10/21/2013

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Alarming Trend: Moms-To-Be Selling Positive Pregnancy Tests

The way some women are choosing to make extra cash is raising eyebrows, and it could open them up to civil or criminal liabilities.

09/18/2013

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Panda At National Zoo Shows Signs Of Pregnancy Or Pseudopregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says it’s on 24-hours-a-day panda watch as a female giant panda shows behavioral changes consistent with a pregnancy or pseudopregnancy.

08/16/2013

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Ocean City Police: Pregnant Woman Assaulted Officers Before Arrest, Emergency C-Section

Arrests in Ocean City are sparking controversy after police took down a pregnant woman on the beach Sunday. She was part of a large group that says it was being harassed. But police have a very different version of what happened.

07/24/2013

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Appeals Court Revives Md. Pregnancy Center Case

A divided federal appeals court gave new life Wednesday to a Baltimore City ordinance that a judge had ruled violated the free-speech rights of anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers.

07/03/2013

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New Study Focuses On Light Drinking During Pregnancy

New research suggests that light drinking during pregnancy may not be harmful.

04/19/2013

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Caffeine Linked To Low-Birth-Weight Babies

Drinking caffeine raises the risk of a baby being born small by up to 62 percent, study says.

02/20/2013

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Appeals Court Rehearing Md. Pregnancy Center Cases

A federal appeals court in Virginia is set to reconsider the constitutionality of two ordinances requiring Maryland anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers to post certain disclaimers.

12/06/2012

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Debate Over Antidepressants In Pregnancy Ongoing

The debate over the safety of antidepressants during pregnancy has been going on for a long time.

11/05/2012

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Woman Starts Grief Support Network

Bentley Charles Nalley was born the perfect baby — 10 fingers and 10 toes, weighing 6 pounds and greatly loved by his parents.

10/23/2012

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Police Found Note Referencing D.C. Sniper In Apt. Of Slain Pregnant NYC Woman

The mystery surrounding the killing of a pregnant woman deepened Monday, as investigators looked into a strange note left at the scene and discovered that her fiance was still married to another woman.

10/22/2012

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