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Flu vaccine in pregnancy – safe and necessary

Pregnant women need to have access to safe and timely vaccinations, however, this is not always the case. Concerns about the impact on the unborn infant and lack of evidence…
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Knowledge is power when it comes to safe motherhood

Petra De Sutter is a gynaecologist, and professor in reproductive medicine at Ghent University (Belgium) and also a politician. She is member of the Belgian Senate and the Parliamentary Assembly…
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Pregnancy after breast cancer treatment is safe

Many women are able to become pregnant after breast cancer, but the residual effects of the disease and its intensive medical treatments  has put a question mark over the risk…
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Are opioids safe during pregnancy? Research continues

Opioids are commonly used drugs for conditions such as chronic pain but little accurate information is available regarding the impact of their use during pregnancy.    There is limited knowledge…
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Pregnancy and information – navigation help needed

Pregnancy can be a stressful time, full of unknowns, particularly for the first-time mother. Digging through the information available to find the most accurate and appropriate advice for your own…
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Real-life – the right care at the right time

Taboos persist around medicine and medical care for women during pregnancy, while evidence-based information is limited or often incomplete. The sad reality is that every day, women across the world…
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