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What Do You Know About Endometriosis?Feature
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

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

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.

4 Weeks Pregnant: Suspecting Successful Conception
4 Weeks Pregnant: Suspecting Successful Conception

When you're 4 weeks pregnant, your fertilized egg has made its way to your uterus, things are really starting to get interesting.

Fertility-Boosting Foods
Fertility-Boosting Foods

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try
For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try

For beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers have a novel suggestion—acupuncture.

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids?
Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids?

Women who take certain heartburn medications during pregnancy may have a child at increased risk of developing asthma, new research suggests.

Tips for Coping With Sleep Loss During Pregnancy
Tips for Coping With Sleep Loss During Pregnancy

It's safe to assume many new parents aren't sleeping as much as they'd like, but many pregnant women also suffer from insomnia, according to the National Sleep Foundation.

Signs You're Ovulating
Signs You're Ovulating

If you're trying to get pregnant, it may help you get pregnant faster if you know the signs that you're ovulating.

Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School
Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School

Parents don't always agree on when to keep their sick children home from school, a new poll reveals.

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?
Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Children with serious behavioral disorders might fare better at school if they get some exercise during the day, a new study suggests.

Can Parents' Weight Hinder Toddlers' Development?
Can Parents' Weight Hinder Toddlers' Development?

Children who have obese parents may show signs of developmental delays, such as poor social skills, by the time they're 3 years old, a new study suggests.

What Causes Dyslexia?
What Causes Dyslexia?

People with the reading disability dyslexia may have brain differences that are surprisingly wide-ranging, a new study suggests.

Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth
Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth

Problems with brain wiring in premature babies appear to arise months before they are born, a small study suggests.

New Guidelines Urge Early Intro to Peanut in High-Risk Infants
New Guidelines Urge Early Intro to Peanut in High-Risk Infants

Babies at increased risk for peanut allergy should have peanut-containing foods added to their diets as early as 4 months of age, new U.S. guidelines suggest.

Why Major Zika Outbreak Is Unlikely in U.S.
Why Major Zika Outbreak Is Unlikely in U.S.

The United States' comfortable standard of living makes a large-scale outbreak of Zika virus unlikely, a new scientific paper suggests.

Pregnancy May Spur 'Mothering' Changes in a Woman's Brain
Pregnancy May Spur 'Mothering' Changes in a Woman's Brain

New moms often remark that they've got "baby brain," a new way of thinking that seems to accompany pregnancy and childbirth. New research suggests they're right.

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?

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.