Health Officials Call for More Fish in Diets of Children and Pregnant Women

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/10/updated-advice-on-eating-fish-during-pregnancy/ Federal officials on Tuesday announced that they would recommendfor the first time that women who are pregnant or breast-feeding and young children eat a minimum of two servings of low-mercury seafood every week for their health. The recommendations represent a significant shift for the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, whose previous seafood …

What 9 Months Of Pregnancy Actually Does To A Woman’s Body

What 9 Months Of Pregnancy Actually Does To A Woman's Body Last summer, photographer and body love evangelist Jade Beall told HuffPost Parents that society faced "an epidemic of women who feel unworthy of being called beautiful," and shared her dream to cure this confidence crisis. The Arizona artist was using Kickstarter to fund a book project; she …

Nation’s Ob-Gyns Take Aim at Preventing Cesareans

http://www.acog.org/About_ACOG/News_Room/News_Releases/2014/Nations_Ob-Gyns_Take_Aim_at_Preventing_Cesareans New Guideline Recommends Allowing Women to Labor Longer to Help Avoid Cesarean February 19, 2014 Washington, DC -- Allowing most women with low-risk pregnancies to spend more time in the first stage of labor may avoid unnecessary cesareans, according to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). In a jointly-issued …