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  • poses
  • Evidence suggests women are more comfortable with non-traditional treatments, including herbal medicine, relaxation techniques and mind-body work, including mindfulness yoga, which combines meditative focus with physical poses, the researcher notes. (psychcentral.com)
  • unborn baby
  • Food safety should be important to everyone, but as a pregnant women it is especially important for you to learn how to protect yourself and your unborn baby from foodborne illness. (fda.gov)
  • mood
  • While antidepressants have proven to effectively treat these mood disorders, many pregnant women are reluctant to take these drugs out of concern for their infant's safety, said Muzik. (psychcentral.com)
  • There was also a greater improvement in mood and decreased anxiety among women in the massage group immediately after the massage on both the first and last days of the study, as well as decreased leg and back pain. (massagemag.com)
  • Overall the findings suggest that massage therapy is effective for reducing pregnant women's stress hormones, stressful mood states, leg and back pain and for lessening obstetric and post-natal complications, hence improving neonatal outcomes," state the study's authors. (massagemag.com)
  • make
  • Like other types of diabetes, the gestational form occurs among pregnant women whose bodies can't make or use enough insulin, a hormone that gives glucose - or blood sugar - access to the body's cells to be used as fuel. (reuters.com)
  • Even before becoming pregnant, make sure you are up to date on all your vaccines. (cdc.gov)
  • We do this kind of research primarily to give women the information they need to make informed decisions about their maternity care," Professor Miller said. (eurekalert.org)
  • Question: What's the most common misconception that pregnant women make about over-the-counter drugs? (latimes.com)
  • A: There's a big push today to make sure you're taking enough folic acid to minimize spinal defects, but it's very important that pregnant women don't achieve that level by taking extra multivitamins, because then they could get too much Vitamin A, and that can cause birth defects of the brain, heart and face. (latimes.com)
  • children
  • Safety, as in when it comes to children, we should be especially vigilant in making sure that extensive clinical trials have proven a particular vaccine is unequivocally safe before it's given to a child - including a child in the womb of a pregnant woman. (mercola.com)
  • Most women were vaccinated as children with the MMR vaccine, but you should confirm this with your doctor. (cdc.gov)
  • Some samples had more mercury than the king mackerel-one of the FDA's top four high-in-mercury fish-which the agency advises pregnant women and children to avoid. (motherjones.com)
  • Pregnant and breast-feeding women, those who want to become pregnant and young children were advised to eat no more than 12 ounces weekly of seafood, based on theoretical calculations of the potential for contamination. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • In recent years, we have seen numerous instances where states have detained and incarcerated a drug-dependent pregnant woman or have used the threat of jail time or removal of her children to force a pregnant woman into medical care against her will. (aclu.org)
  • safe
  • A team at the Consumer Reports National Research Center analyzed data from the Food and Drug Administration's chart on mercury levels in seafood and determined that consuming 6 ounces of albacore tuna in a week-the level recommended as safe by the FDA for pregnant women-would put a 125-pound woman over the Environmental Protection Agency's "safe" mercury threshold by more than two ounces. (motherjones.com)
  • No level of alcohol has been proven safe while you're pregnant, so give it up altogether. (usatoday.com)
  • Towers, who practices at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, wrote the 1999 book "I'm Pregnant & I Have a Cold, Are Over-the-Counter Drugs Safe to Use? (latimes.com)
  • Is DayQuil safe for pregnant women? (reference.com)
  • Pregnant women who experience nasal stuffiness do have safe alternatives. (reference.com)
  • clinical
  • Pregnant women are classified as a population with special clinical needs in the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act Cdc-pdf External of 2013. (cdc.gov)
  • The vaccine was released with very little clinical testing done on it, and absolutely none on pregnant women. (mercola.com)
  • This review summarizes current evidence, proposes clinical recommendations in pregnant women after bariatric surgery, and highlights areas of lack of evidence and the resulting urgent need for more clinical investigations. (hindawi.com)
  • Ever since the thalidomide catastrophe , pregnant women have been virtually excluded from clinical research. (metafilter.com)
  • infants
  • CDC's Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) prepares for and responds to the needs of reproductive-aged women and infants before, during, and after public health emergencies. (cdc.gov)
  • Birth
  • Get the flu shot if you are pregnant during flu season-it's the best way to protect yourself and your baby for several months after birth from flu-related complications. (cdc.gov)
  • Professor Miller said many women were not aware that their choice of maternity care provider, birth facility, the way their baby is monitored in labor and positioning during labor and birth would all affect their labor and birth experience. (eurekalert.org)
  • We partnered with the Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages to survey almost 6000 women who gave birth over a four-month period in Queensland. (eurekalert.org)
  • Women reported features of their experience alongside the four aspects of normal birth: onset of labor, use of anaesthetics, mode of birth, and use of episiotomy. (eurekalert.org)
  • Only 28.7 per cent of the women experienced a 'normal' birth. (eurekalert.org)
  • Our analysis found that those who had received GP shared care, standard public care, public midwifery continuity care or private midwifery care were all more likely to have a 'normal' birth than women in private obstetric care. (eurekalert.org)
  • Professor Miller said research from Australia and several other countries indicated the majority of women report the desire for minimal medical intervention during birth. (eurekalert.org)
  • Analysis of 23 studies published from around the world found that only 13.8 per cent of women expressed a preference for caesarean birth over vaginal birth. (eurekalert.org)
  • As if pregnant women who dare to pick up a glass of wine aren't policed enough, the CDC is telling all fertile women who aren't on birth control not to drink alcohol. (thedailybeast.com)
  • proven
  • Thus in conclusion researcher say since acupuncture has proven to have a beneficial effect on the pregnant women in the study it could be also used in addition to standard treatment for pelvic girdle pain. (medindia.net)
  • take
  • The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recommend that all pregnant and breastfeeding mothers take an iodine supplement of 150 micrograms per day. (daa.asn.au)
  • A pregnant woman shouldn't take a decongestant unless she's spoken to her doctor first. (latimes.com)
  • A pregnant friend in her first trimester is facing this dilemma: whether to take daily 4 doses of 250mg each (every 6 hours) of erythromycin for a period of 14 days a total of 56 pills or just to take 2 500mg arithromycin (Zithromax) pills in one dosage. (google.com)
  • The study also found that when employers were more accommodating in the work schedules, women happened to take fewer sick leaves than those women working under rigid schedules. (medindia.net)
  • Can a pregnant woman take Theraflu? (reference.com)
  • yoga
  • Some of the best exercises for pregnant women include brisk walking, low-impact aerobics, yoga, 15 stretching 16 and even weight training. (mercola.com)
  • We hear about pregnant women trying yoga to reduce stress but there's no data on how effective this method is," said lead author Maria Muzik, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of psychiatry. (psychcentral.com)
  • Research on the impact of mindfulness yoga on pregnant women is limited but encouraging," she said. (psychcentral.com)
  • especially
  • Implementing the new recommendations is already leading to significant changes in the way blood banks handle donations, especially those from women. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • I would never suggest that anyone run a race, much less a marathon, while pregnant, and especially so close to term. (hubpages.com)
  • Miller
  • Research led by QUT Associate Professor Yvette Miller, from the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, asked almost 6000 women about their birthing experiences in Queensland, Australia. (eurekalert.org)
  • Ms. Miller discovered she was pregnant just days after she had registered to run in the Chicago race. (hubpages.com)
  • study
  • One study looked at such use in eleven women, with no apparent effects on the fetus (the eleven women had ten normal and healthy births, and the 11th women had an elective abortion). (google.com)
  • Eighty-four depressed pregnant women in their second trimester participated in the study. (massagemag.com)
  • Results of the study showed that women in the massage group had significantly increased levels of serotonin and dopamine, and significantly decreased levels of cortisol and norepinephrine at the end of the study. (massagemag.com)
  • Women in the other groups showed no significant changes in any of these levels from the first to last days of the study. (massagemag.com)
  • active
  • A pill to unclog a stuffy nose, for instance, may contain three such ingredients, only one of which you need, while its other active ingredients may not be appropriate for certain pregnant women. (latimes.com)
  • diabetes
  • LaCoursiere said women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop 2 diabetes later on. (reuters.com)
  • medical
  • Lots of lists can be found all over the internet and in medical books, but most importantly, consult your doctor before using anything on your body while you are pregnant. (infobarrel.com)
  • Access to medical care, the shackling of pregnant prisoners, and overincarceration of pregnant women are all issues of major concern. (aclu.org)
  • A pregnant woman suffering from drug addiction or other substance abuse and health conditions needs medical care, not incarceration. (aclu.org)
  • Such punitive approaches to treating pregnant women are not only unlawful, but they also deter women from seeking needed medical care and social services. (aclu.org)
  • Should we start doing medical research on pregnant women? (metafilter.com)
  • researcher
  • What's interesting is we now have a sneak peek into what pregnant women around the world are Googling, thanks to researcher Seth Stephens-Davidowitz-who has a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard-and his recent piece in the New York Times . (parents.com)
  • weeks
  • Women should schedule their first doctor visit sometime during weeks 6-8 or after their menstrual period is two to four weeks late. (drugwatch.com)
  • And in 2009, she also ran in the Indianapolis Marathon while 18 weeks pregnant with her first child, Caleb. (hubpages.com)
  • Women in the massage group received two 20-minute massages per week for 16 weeks, provided by their significant others. (massagemag.com)
  • mercury
  • Food-safety experts at Consumer Reports crunched the numbers on mercury levels in seafood-and they have a new recommendation for pregnant women: Don't eat tuna at all. (motherjones.com)
  • Gender
  • More research is needed, according to Muzik, who notes that funding for follow-up work on this subject was recently provided by a grant from the Institute for Research on Women and Gender. (psychcentral.com)
  • treat
  • The use of azithromycin to treat Chlamydia was explicitly studied in 42 women, who used the drug during their 2nd or 3rd trimesters. (google.com)