Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Weekly Health Quiz: Milk, Bees and Pregnancy

1 Honey bee queens are raised exclusively on which of the following substances, responsible for the queen’s longevity and remarkable fertility? Royal jelly The larva selected to become queen is fed royal jelly exclusively, while the rest of the larva receive royal jelly along with pollen and honey. This exclusive royal jelly diet activates certain… Read More »

Carrie Underwood Accidentally Dropped $600 on Makeup Thanks to Pregnancy Insomnia

Getty ImagesKevin Mazur Even if you haven’t given birth to a baby before, you’ve likely heard about the sleep deprivation that comes along with being pregnant. Whether it’s life’s way of preparing you for minimal sleep you’ll be getting once the baby comes or something else, a full eight hours, especially in the third trimester,… Read More »

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »