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What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Symptoms and Treatment
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Symptoms and Treatment

Is heavy menstrual bleeding interfering with your life? Learn about treatments that can help

3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy
3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy

When you're 3 weeks pregnant, your baby is officially beginning to grow inside, even if she is only a bundle of cells at this point.

Lifestyle and Dietary Changes for Endometriosis
Lifestyle and Dietary Changes for Endometriosis

While there are a variety of medical treatments for endometriosis, don't discount lifestyle changes. Simple changes may make a big difference in the severity of your symptoms

Common Physical Changes During Pregnancy
Common Physical Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy affects every part of your body—from your hair to your toenails. Here's what to expect and what to do about it.

Fertility-Boosting Foods
Fertility-Boosting Foods

Trying to get pregnant? Learn how smart eating can help fertility and pregnancy, Get food ideas and more.

Tips for Your First Trimester
Tips for Your First Trimester

Good prenatal care is integral for a healthy mom and baby. Get everything you need to know

Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms
Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Learn 7 ways to improve your breastfeeding success, and 4 common breastfeeding challenges, including a low milk supply and sore nipples.

Genital Itchiness: What You Need to Know About Lichen Sclerosus
Genital Itchiness: What You Need to Know About Lichen Sclerosus

Have you been itching "down below" lately? Does it get worse at night? You could have a condition called "lichen sclerosus," or LS

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

38 Weeks Pregnant: Get Familiar With Labor Warning Signs
38 Weeks Pregnant: Get Familiar With Labor Warning Signs

When you're 38 weeks pregnant, your baby is nearing 7 pounds and has organs mature enough to support her in the outside world.

The Risk of Gaining Too Little Pregnancy Weight
The Risk of Gaining Too Little Pregnancy Weight

Gaining too little weight during pregnancy may increase the odds that a child will develop schizophrenia later in life, Swedish researchers suggest.

Brain Screening May Predict Autism in Infancy
Brain Screening May Predict Autism in Infancy

In what they call a first, researchers say they can predict whether some infants under the age of 1 will actually develop autism in their second year.

Moms Release More Feel-Good Chemicals When Watching Their Babies
Moms Release More Feel-Good Chemicals When Watching Their Babies

The feel-good brain chemical dopamine appears to play a role in the development of a healthy bond between a mother and baby, a new study suggests.

Can Pregnancy Harm Your Heart?
Can Pregnancy Harm Your Heart?

Pregnancy might affect a woman's risk of future heart problems, two new studies suggest.

Bipartisan Support for Vaccine Safety
Bipartisan Support for Vaccine Safety

A group of six high-ranking U.S. Senators and House members from both sides of the aisle issued a statement Tuesday supporting the safety and effectiveness of FDA-approved vaccines.

More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving
More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving

Babies born very early—between 22 and 24 weeks of pregnancy—are more likely to survive now than a decade or so ago, new research shows.

Does Daylight Savings Time Affect IVF Success?
Does Daylight Savings Time Affect IVF Success?

Surprising details anyone trying IVF should now.

5 Energy-Boosting Snacks for the Busy Mom
5 Energy-Boosting Snacks for the Busy Mom

Busy moms spend a lot of time preparing and providing healthy snacks for their kids, but it's time to think about how you're fueling yourself! Here are top 5 energy-boosting snacks from an RD mom.

The Benefit of Being an Older Mom
The Benefit of Being an Older Mom

Children born to older moms today have better thinking skills than those with younger mothers, a new study suggests.

Moms: Is THIS Why You Don't Have Flat Abs?
Moms: Is THIS Why You Don't Have Flat Abs?

If you've lost your baby weight and still have a protruding belly pooch, you could have diastasis recti.

Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens
Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens

Harsh parenting that includes frequent yelling, hitting and threats may bring out the worst in teens' behavior instead of getting them to toe the line, a new study suggests.

Screen Time Guidelines for Children
Screen Time Guidelines for Children

Some pediatric health experts may have loosened the reins a bit on "screen time" for the youngest of children, but that doesn't mean parents should rely on electronic devices as babysitters, one pediatrician says.

Improvements in Infertility Treatments Lead to a Decline of Risky Multiple Births
Improvements in Infertility Treatments Lead to a Decline of Risky Multiple Births

Since 1998, births of three or more babies at once have fallen by more than 40 percent in the United States, new government statistics reveal.

With Zika at the Doorstep, U.S. Health Officials Prepare for Battle
With Zika at the Doorstep, U.S. Health Officials Prepare for Battle

With mosquito season arriving in the Gulf Coast states, U.S. public health officials have begun deploying a three-pronged battle plan to combat Zika virus, which has caused thousands of birth defects in Latin America in the last year.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.

Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth
Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth

Pregnant women who've had a cesarean delivery in the past should not plan a home birth because they face a higher risk for complications, researchers warn.

Signs You're Ready for Another Baby
Signs You're Ready for Another Baby

You have one child and think you want another—but how do you know when you're ready to have another baby?