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  • Vaccinating mothers during pregnancy protects their babies from COVID

    If a pregnant woman catches COVID, it's very rare for the virus to be passed through the placenta to the fetus. But it's long been known that a mother's antibodies can cross the placental barrier to the baby and can also be transferred via breast milk after the baby is born. This is why it's common in many countries for pregnant women to be vaccinated against flu and whooping cough.

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  • Endometriosis: It's not just painful periods

    Chronic pelvic pain—typically during menstruation—is the most common indication of endometriosis, an incurable inflammatory condition that can cause infertility, an expert says.

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  • 10 Vaginal Problems You Should Always Tell Your Gynecologist About

    Your gynecologist should be your go-to for all things related to your sexual and reproductive health. They’re who you come to when you have vaginal problems, weird breast symptoms, or questions about your well-being in general, because if they can’t help you with a specific issue, they can probably point you to another doctor who can.

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  • Study recognizes best way to communicate the importance of vaccinations during pregnancy

    Vaccine hesitancy is considered one of the top 10 threats to public health by the World Health Organization. Pregnant women and newborn infants are at an increased risk for severe disease from influenza (flu) and whooping cough, therefore improving maternal vaccination is a high priority for keeping moms and babies safe.

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  • Study: One in six women with endometriosis have lost jobs due to the condition

    Researchers from Southern Cross University's National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine and Western Sydney University 's NICM Health Research Institute have conducted a national survey of 389 women with a confirmed diagnosis of endometriosis, finding that with 1 in 3 (31 percent) women with endometriosis reporting being passed over for promotion due to having to manage their endometriosis symptoms, and 1 in 6 (15 percent) women reporting being fired due to having to manage their endometriosis symptoms.

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