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That Study Making Its Way Around the Web Doesn't Say That Prenatal Vitamins Cause Autism 

Last week, researchers at Johns Hopkins released a study that analyzed the relationship between levels of folate and vitamin B12 in a mother’s system and their children’s risk of autism. The study found that women with heightened levels of both folate and vitamin B12 were 17.6 times more likely to have children…

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After a 70-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth, Doctors Question Ethics of IVF Treatments on Older Women

Last month, Daljinder Kaur, a woman in her 70s, gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Kaur underwent two years of IVF treatments and, according to the Washington Post, she did so against the initial objections of doctors and her 79-year-old husband, Mohinder Singh Gill. After undergoing IVF at the National Fertility and…

Pregnant Women's Right to a Damn Drink Is Now Legally Protected in New York City

There’s a certain doom that sets in around the eight-month mark of pregnancy; an acknowledgment that soon the baby will be here, you’ll have no time for yourself, and the next few months will inevitably be spent in a sleepless, unshowered haze. It’s around that time that many expecting mothers decide that they need to…