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Why Black Women face a high risk of pregnancy complications?
Here is an article from Harvard School of Public Health. In this article, Black women are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white women according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more information, click on the link courtesy of Harvard School.
Fertility and Pregnancy Complications in Black Women by Dr. Meletis
These were my issues before I was able to have my son in 2011. Here is an article from the website, Fairhaven Health written by Dr. Meletis. It discusses the increased risks of miscarriages, preterm birth, and death during pregnancy for black women older than 30. Why is this happening? What can be done about it? For answers to these questions and more, click the link below courtesy of Fairhaven Health.
8 Foods to Avoid While You're Pregnant
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Remember to speak to your doctor if you have any concerns and to keep your prenatal appointments.
Here is an article from the website, Black Doctor about foods to avoid during your pregnancy. For more information, click the link below courtesy of the black doctor website.
Being natural during pregnancy and beyond
Hello Mamas, do you have questions about your pregnancy, labor/ delivery, caring for your newborn or just being a mama overall?
When I got pregnant in my late 30s, I didn't know how to deal with my fibroid issues naturally. Thankfully, I was able to find a site (not this one), which helped me to create a healthier lifestyle and decrease possible health risks.
For answers to the above questions and more, click the link below courtesy of the natural mama website:
FDA panel recommends revoking the approval of controversial drug for preterm births
In this article from nbc news, the Food Drug Administration (FDA) explains why the injectable drug, Makena should be withdrawn after it was approved in 2011; the approval was based on small study.
Makena was supposed to reduce the rate of premature birth in women with a history of the problem. However in 2019, a 1,700 patient international study showed that the drug didn't help premature births or resulted in healthier infants.
For more information, click the link below courtesy of the nbc news website:
Black Women have the highest risk of pregnancy -related heart problems in the US: Journal of the American Heart Association Report
Here is an article from Newsroom Heart. In this article, Clinicians who are treating pregnant women should be aware of the heart risks associated with pregnancy and to ensure that they closely monitor the women who are at increased risk. For more information, click on the link courtesy of Harvard School.
The Devasting Impact on Pregnant Women & Their Unborn Babies
Hello ladies, are you pregnant, planning to become pregnant or know someone who is? Please take a moment to watch the full interview of James Thorp MD & Michelle Gershman RN about the dangers of the covid jab during pregnancy. To view the interview, click on the link below courtesy of Curtis Cost.
Covid Jab Effects on Women's Reproductive System - A Must Watch Video!!!!
Are you pregnant, or planning a pregnancy? Here is a video from Children's Health Defense (CHD) about the dangers of the covid jab, which they are recommending that pregnant women take. Maureen interviews Dr. J Thorp about what happens if you think that it's necessary for you and your baby's health and how to heal yourself because it's possible.
For more information, click on the link below courtesy Children's Health Defense:
Hundreds of Tylenol Lawsuits...acetaminophen during pregnancy can cause autism
Hundreds of "Tylenol Lawsuits" have been filed against retailers and manufacturers alleging they sold products containing acetaminophen to pregnant women, knowing that the medications could harm the developing fetus.
For more information click on the link below courtesy of Children's Health Defense:
" All Natural" Simply Orange Juice has high toxic PFAS levels lawsuit alleges
Here is an article from The Guardian. In this article, the US alleges that Coca Cola and Simply Orange told customers that the juice was healthy when it was not. The juice has toxic PFAS (Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances) also known as forever chemicals at high levels. For more information, click on the link courtesy of The Guardian.