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Women with Heart Disease More Likely to Have Baby Girls, Study Finds

Pregnant women with heart disease are more likely to give birth to girls than boys, according to a new study from Iran.

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Women with Big Firstborn Babies May Have Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Women whose firstborn infants have a high birth weight may have more than double the chances of having breast cancer decades later in life, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that women with Read More >>>

A Sweet Way to Calm Infants During Vaccination

Babies born to women who received the H1N1 (swine) flu vaccine while pregnant are not at increased risk for birth defects or other adverse outcomes, according to a new study from Denmark.

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Nearly 1 in 4 Women Are Obese Before Pregnancy

Nearly 1 in 4 women now are obese when they become pregnant, according to a new study that includes information from most of the United States.

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The Best Ways to Lose Weight After Pregnancy

If a friend has a baby, watch out: You could be next.

Women are more likely to have children in the two years after their high school friends have their first child, a new study finds.  

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