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Weekend Delivery Doesn't Hurt Babies With Birth Defects: Study by HealthFinder Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink Moms should give birth when their body is ready, researchers say. WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15 (Health ... Read on »
Birth Defects in Babies More Common In Overweight and Obese Moms by Linda Posted Thu 12 Feb 2009 12:00am With the alarming rate of obesity and overweight in the U.S., new studies have shown that there is a greater chance of birth defects and complications during pregnancy and delivery when women are overweight and/or obese. So, if you are considering becoming pregnant, it is important to be at a healthy weight first. If you are overweight or obes ... Read on »
Can a Parent's Job Raise Odds for Birth Defects in Baby? by Medline Plus Posted Wed 18 Jul 2012 6:00am The potential risks are slight, however, researchers stress Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects , Occupational Health Read on »
200 Chemicals Found In Newborns. Could Toxins Be A Cause Of Increased Birth Defects, Especially In Pre-Term Babies? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm This post addresses three growing concerns; infant birth defects, premature births and chemicals found in newborns. We'll start with the latest report that shows premature babies born in the United States are more than twice as likely to have a major birth defect than full-term infants. The researchers tracked nearly 7 million babies born ... Read on »
Baby Bites: Registry Seeks to Link Celiac Disease to Birth Defects by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Jul 2008 1:14pm Diarrhea, bloating and gas are the first things that come to mind when I hear the words celiac disease. Icky right?!?! But have you ever stopped to think about the non-gastrointestinal complications? I’m talking about things that you might not associate with celiac disease…complications that might not even be linked yet. According to the Uni ... Read on »
NEW STUDY SHOWS BIRTH DEFECTS DOWN IN IVF BABIES by Triumph Posted Thu 04 Oct 2012 12:00am According to a new review of defect rates in Western Australia, it is found that birth defects are down in babies conceived via invitro-fertilization (IVF). This is certainly good news for persons considering this option to have children because IVF pregnancies are generally known to have a higher risk ... Read on »
NEW STUDY SHOWS BIRTH DEFECTS DOWN IN IVF BABIES by Triumph Posted Thu 04 Oct 2012 12:15pm According to a new review of defect rates in Western Australia, it is found that birth defects are down in babies conceived via invitro-fertilization (IVF). This is certainly good news for persons considering this option to have children because IVF pregnancies are generally known to have a higher risk f ... Read on »
Study Finds Birth Defects Down Among IVF Babies by Medline Plus Posted Fri 28 Sep 2012 5:36pm Though assisted-reproduction techniques (ART) are known to come with a higher risk for birth defects, a new review of defect rates in Western Australia shows major birth defects becoming less common over the course of a decade among babies born through ART. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects , Infertility Read on »
Babies Born to Moms Over 35 May Have Lower Risk for Certain Birth Defects by Medline Plus Posted Mon 03 Feb 2014 9:00am Study finding is specific to physical anomalies that are unrelated to chromosomes, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects , Pregnancy Read on »
Leading Cause of Infant Death - Congenital Birth Defects by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm The leading cause of infant death in the U.S. results from congenital birth defects. Three to five percent of all U.S. babies are born with birth defects according to CDC figures in 2004. Another way of looking at it is one in every thirty three babies has a birth defect. Birth defects can affect any part of the body such as heart defects or neur ... Read on »