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01.09.09 Hits of the week
- Rub a statue, have a baby: Two African sculptures known for their fertility "powers" are back on tour in the U.S., currently on display at a Virginia museum. Scroll through our list of well-known pregnancy myths and good luck charms.
- Is it OK to take antidepressants during pregnancy? Check out one doctor's take over at CNN; then head over to our Ask the Experts section to see another view on the issue. Plus, read it directly from a mom who experienced it.
- Strollers have been banned from upcoming Inauguration Day ceremonies for safety reasons, officials said. That's too bad because strollers are the handiest pieces of baby gear when parents are on the go.
- An apple a day for mom keeps the asthma away in baby, a new study says. The respiratory condition has been making headlines lately. Last month, Crib Notes reported on antacids and asthma; and autumn babies facing a higher asthma risk.
- A new report found that a certain prenatal test raises a baby's chance of being born with a birthmark. Have no fear: Some babies are just born with such features, and most are not permanent.
Maria Vega is Fit Pregnancy magazine's copy editor.