Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Dental Fillings Linked to Pregnancy Risk

Mercury is a toxic heavy metal, one that can cause harmful effects to your nervous, digestive, respiratory and immune systems. It’s known to damage both the kidneys and the lungs in humans, and the World Health Organization (WHO) notes that health effects from mercury exposure include tremors, impaired vision and hearing, emotional instability, paralysis, insomnia… Read More »

Carrie Underwood Accidentally Dropped $600 on Makeup Thanks to Pregnancy Insomnia

Getty ImagesKevin Mazur Even if you haven’t given birth to a baby before, you’ve likely heard about the sleep deprivation that comes along with being pregnant. Whether it’s life’s way of preparing you for minimal sleep you’ll be getting once the baby comes or something else, a full eight hours, especially in the third trimester,… Read More »

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »