Pregnancy

Study: Yellowstone Wolves Don’t Harm Elk Pregnancy
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new study says wolves don’t startle female elk that winter east of Yellowstone National Park sufficiently to make them lose weight or harm their birthing rates. Previous researchers theorized that Yellowstone-area wolves frighten female elk into running frequent…
Debate Over Who Needs A Thyroid Check In Pregnancy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Check-ups during pregnancy tend to focus around the waist. But there’s growing debate about which mothers-to-be should have a gland in their neck tested, too. Numerous studies since 1999 have found that an underactive thyroid can raise a woman’s risk of miscarr…
Study Links Prenatal Antidepressants Intake With Autism
A study released by the Archives of General Psychiatry says children whose mothers took antidepressants during pregnancy are twice as likely to be autistic. The study suggests that the class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be risky early on in a pregna…