On Pregnancy, Doctor Doesn’t Always Know Best

Craigslist Creates Strange Market For Women Seeking Positive Pregnancy Tests (PHOTOS)

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The simple rule of just doing want the doctor says will lead to quite different behavior depending on who that doctor is. In pregnancy, in particular, this disagreement can be extensive. Consider just a few examples: Bed Rest. A 2003 bulletin on the prevention of preterm birth from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) states: Bed restshould not be routinely recommended. However, in a 2009 survey, 71% of obstetricians said they would recommend bed rest for women at risk of preterm labor. In fact, more than a quarter of doctors surveyed disagreed with the ACOG view that bed rest has few benefits. Another 43% agreed that there are limited benefits, but said they would prescribe it anyway.
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Also once the cronut dessert craze hit the nation, people all over Craigslist were selling the item for as much as $30. Loading Slideshow Tampons If buying tampons with cat food and mouthwash at the drugstore is a drag, several new start-ups are trying to make the arrival of Aunt Flo more of celebration. Hello Flo is the latest start-up to offer a monthly tampon and pad subscription for the ladies and even offers the equivalent of congestion pricing from $14 to $18 per month. It joins other startups like Juniper and Le Parcel that also send menstruation care packages. Dive Bar T-shirts For the connoisseurs of beer in a can and dart boards, this start-up Dive Bars Shirt Club promises to send a tee-shirt a month from the nation’s dirtiest destination dive bars for $22 per month. Pit stains not included. (h/t AdAge) Condoms Don’t confuse this condom subscription with Netflix says CEO of Dollar Rubber Club.
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