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How Is Bacterial Vaginosis Treated?Feature
How Is Bacterial Vaginosis Treated?

Explore all of your bacterial vaginosis treatment options and learn how to get rid of BV.

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

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation Calculator

An easy way to track your most fertile days.

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

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.

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.

Fertility-Boosting Foods
Fertility-Boosting Foods

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

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.

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

19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility
19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.

Low Progesterone Symptoms
Low Progesterone Symptoms

Progesterone is a hormone that regulates many functions in a woman's body. Learn to recognize low progesterone and what you can do about it.

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.

With IVF, Are Fresh or Frozen Embryos Better?
With IVF, Are Fresh or Frozen Embryos Better?

The chances of having a baby after in vitro fertilization (IVF) are similar for most women whether frozen or fresh embryos are used, a new study finds.

Why Is Surgery Riskier for Black Children?
Why Is Surgery Riskier for Black Children?

Black children are more than twice as likely as white kids to die from surgery complications in the United States, a new study suggests.

Don't Let Baby Weight Linger Between Pregnancies
Don't Let Baby Weight Linger Between Pregnancies

Gaining too much baby weight is an issue for many pregnant women. What's more, if you don't lose those pounds, they could pose a problem during your next pregnancy.

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?
Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?

If you are having trouble getting pregnant, find out some common and often treatable reasons why you may be having difficulty conceiving.


Having Too Little of This Nutrient Could Harm a Woman's Fertility
Having Too Little of This Nutrient Could Harm a Woman's Fertility

Nearly half of U.S. women have at least a mild deficiency in the nutrient iodine, and new research suggests it could impair their fertility.

Positive Teen Parenting Tips
Positive Teen Parenting Tips

The younger teen years are some of the most emotional, physical and difficult years for adolescents.

Low Thyroid Levels May Affect a Woman's Fertility
Low Thyroid Levels May Affect a Woman's Fertility

Having even a slightly underactive thyroid may interfere with a woman's ability to get pregnant, a new Harvard Medical School study has found.

Tech at Bedtime May Mean Heavier Kids
Tech at Bedtime May Mean Heavier Kids

Kids and their smartphones aren't easily parted, but if you want your children to get a good night's sleep and to stay at a healthy weight, limiting bedtime screen time appears key, new research suggests.

Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal
Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal

Though Serena Williams commands the tennis court with ease when she plays, life-threatening complications following the birth of her daughter sidelined her for six weeks.

More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy
More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy

Prepregnancy weights continue to rise in the United States, with less than half of women at a healthy size before conception, U.S. health officials report.

Tougher State Laws Curb Vaccine Refusers
Tougher State Laws Curb Vaccine Refusers

A Washington state law aimed at discouraging nonmedical childhood vaccine exemptions seems to have worked, a new study finds.

If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too
If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too

As the baby boomer population ages, the number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease will double by 2060, researchers report.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

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.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women.

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.

Health Facts: Endometriosis
Health Facts: Endometriosis

Details about endometriosis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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?

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

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