News tagged with pregnant mothers

UK court to rule on landmark 'pregnancy crime' case

A British court is to rule on whether a woman committed a "crime of violence" against her child by drinking heavily during pregnancy, in a case that has raised concerns about criminalising mothers.

Nov 27, 2014
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Birth defects linked to coal and pesticides

(Medical Xpress) -- According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pregnant mothers who are exposed to pesticides and smoke are as much as four times more likely to give birth ...

Jul 20, 2011
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Something in the (expecting mother's) water

Pregnant women living in areas with contaminated drinking water may be more likely to have babies that are premature or with low birth weights (considered less than 5.5 pounds), according to a study based at Princeton University's ...

Oct 08, 2013
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