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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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The Higher Risk Of A Low Risk Pregnancy

Even a normal pregnancy is associated with risks to a woman’s health. Now, new research says one complication in particular may last twice as long as once thought–after delivery. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at the issue of postpartum blood clots.

02/16/2014

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Waist Or Weight … Which Should You Measure?

Most medical offices have a “BMI” chart right next to the scale that you step on before you see the doctor. But that BMI chart may be more than a little misleading. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s not only the BMI that needs a fresh look, but also the concept of bodies shaped like an apple or a pear.

08/26/2013

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Colorado’s 1st Test Tube Baby Now 30

When Ellen Casey gave birth 30 years ago, it was cause for celebration. Not only for Ellen, who had suffered through multiple surgeries and a miscarriage during the three years she struggled to conceive with her husband, but for Colorado and the world.

08/10/2013

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Flu, Fever, And Autism

Does having the flu during pregnancy cause autism? A new study suggests maybe so. Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the actual risk, and what you can do to lower it.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour Continues

Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.

10/10/2012

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The Longer, The Better

Looking to have the smartest child possible? One answer may be letting your child camp out in the womb for as long as possible — even after reaching “full-term.” Dr. Dave Hnida reports on how a few extra days can mean a few extra points of IQ.

07/02/2012

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Top Childbirth Classes In Denver

Childbirth can be one of the most exciting and terrifying times in a woman’s life. All new mothers struggle to learn about what to expect and how to best prepare for birth. Add to that the number of different methods and philosophies on child birth, and the whole process becomes more than a little overwhelming. Childbirth classes, especially Denver’s best, provide professional advice and support in a setting new moms can trust.

05/25/2012

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Some Pregnant Women Need To Get Tested For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Pregnancy and exhaustion seem to go together, but being overly fatigued can signal a bigger problem for a mother and her baby.

02/21/2012

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A Little Ibuprofen Can Equal Big Problems

Some medications and pregnancy simply don’t mix. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports on a new study in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association that raises new red flags about some common over-the-counter drugs.

09/06/2011

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