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Jaundice: another risk of pitocin

Jaundice is the yellowish tint caused by elevated levels of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is produced when the body breaks down old blood cells, and is processed by the liver for elimination through the bowel.  A small amount of … Continue reading

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Relevant reading for new parents – ultrasound

Ultrasound is a common screening test used to look for the possibility of a problem. No high-quality, long-term data exist to indicate the absolute safety or danger of prenatal ultrasound.  We simply don’t know what impact, if any, ultrasound use … Continue reading

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