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Freeze Eggs Early to Boost Pregnancy Chances Later 2 of 7
Leading fertility specialists are saying that childless women who freeze their eggs in their early 30s are more than six times as likely as older women to be able to successfully use them, with one specifically stating that "all women in their late 20s and early 30s who are not planning on having children until later should now consider freezing their eggs."
Pregnancy Complications Signal Diabetes Risk 3 of 7
Fish Oil During Pregnancy Prevents Very Early Preterm Birth 4 of 7
Three discoveries have been made about fish oil this week: 1) It does not prevent post-natal depression 2) It does not aid the neuro-development of babies and 3) It does prevent "very early preterm birth."
Babies Born Even Slightly Early May Lag Behind 5 of 7
A new study suggests children's development may suffer if they are born even just a little early. A term of 37 to 41 weeks is considered ''normal,'' but the new research finds birth at 39 to 41 weeks provides more developmental advantages compared to birth at 37 to 38 weeks.
Better Support Needed for Dads After Difficult Labor 6 of 7
Oxford University researchers have found that severe and life-threatening complications in pregnancy have a big impact on fathers, not just mothers. Pregnancy complications can have long-term effects on mental and physical health, as well as on family relationships.
Sounds and Song Soothe NICU Babies 7 of 7
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