Pregnancy Past 40 on Al Jazeera “The Stream”

Deciding if, and when, to have a child is a very personal decision. Now, thanks to advances in reproductive medicine, that decision doesn’t always have to be restricted to the “ideal” child bearing years – either by parameters set up by science, or society.

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One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish: How much and which fish are safe to eat in pregnancy?

With so many types of seafood and fish oil supplements available to us, it is hard to understand how they each measure up and which are safe in pregnancy. You may have heard that some fish and shellfish contain too much metal called methylmercury and can be harmful in pregnancy. However, it is also important to have enough fish in your diet to provide healthy omega-3 fatty acids to optimize our baby’s brain development.

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A Baby With Bells And Whistles

…I am an obstetrician who became pregnant after a long journey with infertility, and four months earlier had given birth to a much anticipated, and desired baby with UNANTICIPATED birth defects; VACTERL sequence…

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