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Pregnant Women should avoid Accutane

DrugWatch is currently working to spread awareness about Accutane, an acne medication that has been prescribed to more than 13 million people since its introduction.

Accutane and the generic versions of the drug have been linked to serious birth defects if taken even in just one dose during pregnancy. Studies show that Accutane can cause miscarriage and premature birth, as well as increase the risk of cleft palate, heart defects, mental retardation, and other severe and potentially life-threatening birth defects. Below is a link to their Accutane Lawsuit page, with more information.

www.drugwatch.com/accutane/lawsuit.php

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Interesting facts about Child Birth …

Here are some interesting Birth Facts I came across.

  • A baby is born every three seconds.
  • The record for babies born to one woman is 69.
  • The lowest birth rate in the world, I birth per 100 people occurs in Sweden.
  • The highest birth rate in the world, 5.3 births per 100 people, occurs in Malawi, Africa.
  • 85% of babies are born within two weeks of their due date.
  • The heaviest baby ever born weighed 29 pounds at delivery in 1939.
  • The oldest woman to give birth was 63 years old at the time of her successful delivery in 1997.
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Testimonials from some of my clients.

A description of what a Doula can do for you, the doula services I offer to help you through pregnancy and the birth of your child, and how I believe they can lead to a better birth experience.

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Thank you for visiting my site. When I come across interesting news and sites, I will share them with you here. Please feel free to leave a comment!

~ Barb ~

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