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Pregnancy tips from a family physician (and mom of 3)

Pregnancy tips from a family physician (and mom of 3) I delivered babies for over 23 years and continue to see women of childbearing-age daily.  What advice would I like to give you? Take a prenatal vitamin throughout childbearing years … Continue reading

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Pregnant mothers are encouraged to eat peanut butter

Yes.  It was found that consumption of peanuts and tree nuts during pregnancy may prevent their children from developing nut allergies. The study supports the thought that early allergen exposure increases the tolerance and lowers the risk of childhood food … Continue reading

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When pregnant, stay away from medicines

There are some medicines that are thought to be safe during pregnancy. . . but we keep learning more from research daily. Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen (Tylenol) was associated with a significantly increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity-like behavioral problems in children. This … Continue reading

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