Major analysis is being considered by UK government to inform future dietary guidelines for expectant mothers by Alex Matthews-King, Health Correspondent, February 28, 2018 Fish oil supplements and probiotic yoghurts during pregnancy may decrease children's risk of developing allergies, a major evidence review has found. The study on how childhood allergies are … [Read more...] about Fish oil and probiotic supplements for pregnant mothers may decrease children’s risk of getting allergies, study says
Article by Liz Wann, Regular Contributor, Published in desiringGod, December 6, 2017 Before getting pregnant with my third child I worried about my body image. Will I be able to lose the baby weight a third time? Will there be more sagging? More stretching and scars? My postpartum body just doesn't measure up to images on social media or the magazine aisle at … [Read more...] about Body Image and Baby Jesus: Seeing Deeper Love in Scars and Sagging
Published in Contemporary OB/GYN, December 14, 2017 Results of a prospective cohort study by Danish investigators suggest that current or recent use of hormonal contraceptives may be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. The researchers caution, however, that the risk is low and must be weighed against the important benefits of taking the drugs, including their … [Read more...] about Hormonal contraception and breast cancer: Is there a link?
By Sumathi Reddy, The Wall Street Journal, Updated Aug. 21, 2017 11:12 a.m. ET The rate of reports of severe allergic reactions to foods like peanuts has increased by nearly five times over the past decade, according to a new analysis of private insurance claims. The analysis looked at private insurance claims with a diagnosis of an anaphylactic food reaction from 2007 to … [Read more...] about A Striking Rise in Serious Allergy Cases
Conservatives cheer and liberals jeer New York psychoanalyst Erica Komisar's book on the science of early childhood development. By James Taranto; Oct. 27, 2017 6:40 p.m. ET; New York; Link to original article: The Politicization of Motherhood Motherhood used to be as American as apple pie. Nowadays it can be as antagonistic as American politics. Ask Erica Komisar. Ms. … [Read more...] about The Politicization of Motherhood