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Waiting to Get Pregnant? Know the Risks

Today, more first-time moms are in their 30s and 40s, compared with the average age decades ago. But with later pregnancies come extra risks. Once you reach your mid-30s, the odds of premature birth, low birth weight, miscarriage, and birth defects rise. Older moms are also more likely to have pregnancy complications such as diabetes… Read More »

Mom whose search for bone marrow donor went viral while pregnant gets transplant

Susie Rabaca reportedly received the transplant over the weekend. (Fox 11) The California mother whose viral search for a bone marrow donor saw over 40,000 people register with “Be the Match” has finally received her transplant, just over a month after she gave birth to twins. Susie Rabaca, who welcomed babies Rainey and Ryan in… Read More »

'Proud' Chinese geneticist says another baby-gene editing volunteer pregnant

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Chinese scientist at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited babies said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed that another volunteer is pregnant as part of the research. He Jiankui, an associate professor at Southern University of… Read More »