pregnancy safety

Caffeine Consumption During Pregnancy Could Put Baby at Risk for Low Birth Weight

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The latest research suggests that drinking caffeinated drinks during pregnancy will raise your risk of giving birth to baby with a lower birth weight. Though caffeine has been linked to having adverse effects on pregnant women, a limit has been set on what pregnant would should consume, if they can't do... read more

Holiday Gift of the Day: Women’s Snow Boots

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Happy Cyber Monday! Today, we're going to suggest you gift yourself with these comfortable, cute Northside Women's Greta Waterproof Snow Boots. If you're pregnant, you're probably a little freaked out about slipping and falling in the ice and slush this winter, so you're going to need some flat boots with good tread to help you stay... read more

Study Suggests Light Drinking During Pregnancy is Okay but Don’t Pop the Cork Just Yet

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On the short list of things you have to give up when you get pregnant is your evening glass of wine right? Well some Danish researchers say maybe not. For their newly released study, published in medical journal BJOG, the researchers surveyed the drinking habits of over 1,500 women and then analyzed their children's... read more

Whoa! Some Nail Polish Says It’s Non-Toxic But Really Isn’t

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You've probably been told to avoid nail polish with the chemicals dibutyl phthalate (DBP), toluene, and formaldehyde while you're pregnant, to avoid exposing baby to the chemicals. Should be as simple as checking the bottle before you get a mani, right? Well, not exactly. The California Environmental Protection Agency's Department of Toxic Substances Control... read more

Kourtney Kardashian Colored Her Hair While Pregnant — Is That Safe?

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So who here got highlights while pregnant? Kourtney Kardashian is catching some flak about it. Kourtney, who’s now pregnant with baby number two, recently blogged about the decision to highlight her hair while pregnant and even went so far as to explain that she made special efforts to make sure she was doing it safely.... read more