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Cannabis Use More Common Among Pregnant Women with Depression, Anxiety and Trauma

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  Several qualitative studies have suggested that pregnant women report using cannabis to manage a range of psychological symptoms, including anxiety and depression.  However, we do not know whether cannabis use is more common among… Read More »

Pregnant Black and Hispanic women five times more likely to be exposed to coronavirus

Black and Hispanic pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as white and Asian women to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to a new study led by Scott Hensley, PhD, an associate professor of Microbiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and Karen Marie Puopolo,… Read More »

When pregnant with flu

What CDC Does. Foods to eat and avoid with the flu Medically reviewed by Natalie Butler, R. Our support line offers practical and emotional support with feeding your baby and general enquiries for parents, members and volunteers: The NHS strongly advises pregnant women at any stage of their pregnancy to have the vaccine. Expectant mums… Read More »