FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood
1 year ago
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FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood

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.
Women rally in Wilmington for maternity safety
2 years ago
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Women rally in Wilmington for maternity safety

Some Wilmington moms are taking part in a national rally spanning 170 cities about maternity care for women.
NC House bill frees midwives of supervision
2 years ago
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NC House bill frees midwives of supervision

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

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.
Local mom warns of birth injuries
3 years ago
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Local mom warns of birth injuries

A 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.
Health Watch: Pregnancy Progress
3 years ago
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Health Watch: Pregnancy Progress

Text4Baby offers helpful tips to moms on the go
4 years ago
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Text4Baby offers helpful tips to moms on the go

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.