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Pregnancy and Childbirth (INACTIVE)

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  • Connecting WIC participants with farm-fresh produce

    Connecting WIC participants with farm-fresh produce
    At the Prime Time Nutrition store in El Monte, a store that stocks the foods provided monthly to recipients of a federal mother-and-child nutrition program, shoppers can pick up formula and cereal, cheese and bread and other basic groceries. This summer,...
  • Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades

    Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades
    In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart. Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
  • Reese Witherspoon pregnant, may be too sensible to name baby Tiger

     
    Reese Witherspoon pregnant: Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth are expecting their first child together. Chance for a crazy baby name? Sigh. Probably not....
  • Jenna Talackova out of Miss Universe Canada for being transgender

     
    Jenna Talackova has been disqualified from Miss Universe Canada for being transgender. Jenna Talackova, when asked if she considers herself a woman or a transgender, said "I regard myself as a woman -- with a history."...
  • Late Night: Jon Stewart talks to Planned Parenthood president

     
    Cecile Richards: Jon Stewart talks to Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards about birth control, abortion, and the revived culture wars....
  • Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says

    Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...
  • Epilepsy, psychiatric drug taken in pregnancy may cause developmental delays

    Epilepsy, psychiatric drug taken in pregnancy may cause developmental delays
    Pregnant women who take valproate sodium, a widely used psychiatric and epilepsy medication (sold under the commercial names Depakote, Depakene and Depacon) run a higher risk than women who take other anti-seizure drugs that the child exposed in utero...
  • Military suicides linked to low Omega-3 levels

    Military suicides linked to low Omega-3 levels
    In a finding suggesting powerful psychiatric benefits for a component of fish oil, a study published Wednesday has linked military suicides to low levels of docosahexaenoic acid and found that service personnel with higher levels of DHA in their blood...
  • 'The Biggest Loser's' Alison Sweeney talks about shedding the baby weight and staying in shape

    'The Biggest Loser's' Alison Sweeney talks about shedding the baby weight and staying in shape
    Each week on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," host Alison Sweeney puts contestants through grueling physical challenges, issues beguiling calorie-rich temptations and then weighs them on a scale to determine whether their punishing gym sessions are paying off....
  • A working mother's guide to writing a novel

    A working mother's guide to writing a novel
    A dozen years ago, my editor at the Los Angeles Times asked if I wanted to interview novelist Mary Gordon, who was in Los Angeles on a book tour. Enormously pregnant, I said yes, partly because I love Mary Gordon and partly because her hotel was two...
  • Mom sentenced to prison in meth breast-milk death of infant

     
    A Humboldt County mother whose 6-week-old baby son died after ingesting methamphetamine-tainted breast milk has been sentenced to six years in prison. Maggie Jean Wortman denied that her drug use caused her son’s death, suggesting instead that...