Medical experts urge caution over use of acetaminophen during pregnancy
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(Christine Birak, Marcy Cuttler, Lauren Pelley/ CBC News) — People who are pregnant should be cautious about taking acetaminophen as it may alter fetal development, according to a coalition of international public health experts.

In a consensus statement published on Thursday in the scientific journal   …

What you should know about endometriosis during pregnancy
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(Fernando Mariz/ Healthline) — Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue similar to what normally lines the uterus, called the endometrium, grows outside of the uterine cavity. It can adhere to the outside of the uterus, the ovaries, and the fallopian tubes.

When any of these organs are damaged, blocked, or irritated  …

‘There are women out there not getting help’ for perinatal depression
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(Susan Schwarz/ Healthing) — Dr. Vi Nguyen understands more than most about perinatal depression and anxiety.

As a reproductive psychiatrist at the McGill University Health Centre, she specializes in diagnosing and supporting women with depression and anxiety related to pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum   …

Health Canada seeks feedback on modernizing fertility act
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(CBC News) — Health Canada is inviting people to comment on its proposed changes to reimbursing egg donors, and surrogates as well as other updates of its assisted reproduction regulation.

Health Canada said July 12 that it wants to strengthen the 2004 Assisted Human Reproduction Act by writing regulations to:

Reduce the risks to  …