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Pregnancy

FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood

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The Food and Drug Administration is reminding pregnant women to stay away from certain fish that can be high in mercury. But the agency won't require package labeling on mercury content, which is what consumer groups had sought. Full story...
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Women rally in Wilmington for maternity safety

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videoSome Wilmington moms are taking part in a national rally spanning 170 cities about maternity care for women. Full story...
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NC House bill frees midwives of supervision

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Certified midwives could practice without the supervision of a physician in North Carolina under a bill making its way through the House. Full story...
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1 NC city, 2 in SC among tops for unmarried moms

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A new US Census report finds that a North Carolina city is No. 2 in the country for its percentage of recent unmarried mothers, and two South Carolina cities are in the Top 10. Full story...
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Local mom warns of birth injuries

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videoA local mom is making it her mission to educate expectant parents and doctors about the dangers of birth injuries. After a painful, physically damaging birth experience when having her first child, the experience is one she doesn't want other women to face. Full story...
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Health Watch: Pregnancy Progress

New scientific developments are giving doctors and parents some amazing new insight into the genetic makeup of unborn children. Not only is the testing expensive, it's also very controversial. Lisa Sylvester reports geneticists were able to map the genome sequence of a fetus with about 99-percent accuracy.

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Text4Baby offers helpful tips to moms on the go

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video Move over, Dr. Spock. Moms today now have a new way to get important information about their pregnancy and their babies. Smart Start of New Hanover County has joined a national campaign called Text4Baby. Full story...
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