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    BreastFeeding Linked to Reduced Risk of Preemie Eye Problem
    (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding a premature infant may help reduce the risk of a serious eye problem known as retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), new research suggests. The researchers said that when babies were exclusively fed breast milk, the risk of any-stage ROP appeared to drop by about 75 Read Article »
    First Uterus Transplant Planned in US
    (HealthDay News) -- Crossing new frontiers in infertility treatment and organ transplantation, Cleveland Clinic doctors hope to transplant a uterus from a deceased donor into a woman without one. The innovative procedure -- tentatively scheduled for the next few months -- would enable a woman wit Read Article »
    Sharp Increase in US Babies Born With Syphilis CDC
    (HealthDay News) -- As syphilis cases increase among U.S. women, doctors are seeing more babies born with the serious infection, health officials report. Congenital syphilis cases, which are transmitted from an infected mother to her unborn child, increased 38 percent between 2012 and 2014, accor Read Article »
    Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids
    (HealthDay News) -- Exposure in the womb to high levels of a widely used industrial chemical appears to increase a child's risk of obesity, a new study suggests. The research included information on just over 200 Cincinnati mothers and their children. The findings showed that youngsters whose mo Read Article »
    Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy Small Study Suggests
    (HealthDay News) -- Yoga, even late into pregnancy, appears to be safe for expectant moms, according to a small new study. The research found that yoga poses don't seem to place undue stress on mom or baby. Using real-time measurements, researchers showed that various yoga postures had no ill eff Read Article »
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