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    1. Repeat C-Sections May Not Harm Baby's Health

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There appears to be little increased risk to a child's health if a woman has a planned cesarean delivery after a prior C-section, a new study out of Scotland finds. Still, C-section does come with risks, experts noted, a

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    2. Lack of Stem Cells: Key to Repeat Miscarriages?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A lack of stem cells in the lining of the uterus may cause recurrent miscarriages, a new study suggests. "We have discovered that the lining of the womb in the recurrent miscarriage patients we studied is already defectiv

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    3. Uterus Transplant Recipient: Operation ‘a Gift’

      (Editor's note: The Cleveland Clinic said on March 9 that Lindsey "experienced a sudden complication that led to the removal of her transplanted uterus." The clinical trial is ongoing.) March 7, 2016 -- A 26-year-old woman who received a donor uterus in the first U.S. uterine transplant says she con

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    4. Inducing Labor May Not Boost C-Section Risk

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to longstanding concerns, pregnant older women who have their labor induced near their due date may not face an increased risk of needing a cesarean section, a new clinical trial suggests. British researchers foun

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    5. Urinary Incontinence Risk Up After Vaginal Birth

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who give birth vaginally are slightly more likely to develop urinary incontinence afterward compared to women who have cesarean sections, according to Finnish researchers. However, experts in the United States stress

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    6. 'Preemie' Babies May Face Long-Term Anesthesia Risks

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children born prematurely may be at risk for complications from anesthesia and sedation at least into young adulthood, a new study suggests. "Perhaps we should look at these children differently and provide different car

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    7. Heart Irregularities and Pregnancy Complication

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heart abnormalities between pregnancies may help spot which women with a history of pregnancy-related high blood pressure (preeclampsia) might have an increased risk for the condition in future pregnancies, researchers rep

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    8. Preemie Birth Risk May Rise for Depressed Parents

      By Don Rauf HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's known that an expectant mother's mental and emotional health can affect her baby. New research, however, finds that depression in either the father or the mother may be linked to an increased likelihood of preterm birth. S

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    9. Pregnancy After 40 May Boost This Risk Later

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who become pregnant at age 40 or older may face a greater risk of a "bleeding" stroke later in life, new research suggests. "Women who have a pregnancy after the age of 40 appear to have a higher chance, 15 or 2

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    10. Lots of Fish in Pregnancy and Kids' Obesity Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Babies whose mothers eat high amounts of fish during pregnancy appear to be at raised risk for obesity in childhood, and pollutants in the fish may drive the effect, a new study finds. A research team led by Dr. Leda Chatz

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