Marijuana Use in Pregnant Moms

A small study of mothers and their newborns found one quarter of those who tested positive for marijuana use also had evidence of other illegal drugs: 11.6% were positive for opioids, 10.6% for amphetamines and 6.5% for cocaine. Data was collected from 2006 to 2010 in an urban teaching hospital with 5000 births per year. About 10%…

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Warning: Baby Slings Are Potentially Deadly

Parents of infants younger than 4 months need to take extra care to control the head and neck movements of their babies, especially when carrying them in baby slings. The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CSPC) has issued a warning urging parents to make sure they can see their infants face at all times to prevent…

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