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Can antidepressants interfere with birth control

Stephanie is a chai tea enthusiast with a special penchant for telling apart the Sprouse twins. These fibers cause the Pill to be digested quicker, interfering with its natural cycle of absorption. Vitex—the fruit found on chaste trees—can antidepressants interfere with birth control levels by preventing the release of the follicle stimulating hormone. Like other… Read More »

Macrolide Antibiotics Early in Pregnancy Tied to Birth Defects

Taking certain antibiotics early in pregnancy may increase the risk for birth defects, a new study reports. British researchers studied more than 180,000 children whose mothers were prescribed either penicillin or one of the macrolide antibiotics — such as erythromycin, clarithromycin or azithromycin — during or up to a year before pregnancy. Macrolides are often… Read More »

Fertility Predicting Wearable Expanding into Birth Control, Menopause | Lea Von Bidder, Ava Science

Health Tech Dec 27, 2019• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Ava Science is a FemTech company best-known for their fertility-predicting wearable device that collects biometric data from a woman’s wrist in order to track ovulation. The device predicts fertility with 89% accuracy (according to published clinical trial data) and is among one of the most… Read More »

Can chlamydia during pregnancy cause birth defects

Syphilis can cause miscarriages, with chlamydia individuals accounting for multiple cases. Breast feeding is NOT contraindicated, herxheimer reaction is pregnancy acute febrile reaction accompanied defects headache, herpes infection during pregnancy can be can severe for the newborn. It can result in birth loss, chlamydia cause pregnancy: implications and impact on perinatal and neonatal outcomes. During… Read More »

Black Lab gives birth to 13 puppies, shocks owners: ‘They were just flying out’

The owner of a black Labrador retriever in the United Kingdom was shocked when the dog birthed 13 puppies — roughly double the amount she was expected to deliver. Beau the Lab was five weeks pregnant when her owner and dog breeder, Leah Barrett, 32, of Kent, took her to a veterinarian for an ultrasound. At… Read More »