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19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility Feature
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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.

19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility
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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.

What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?
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What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?

Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.

When Exactly Did I Get Pregnant?
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When Exactly Did I Get Pregnant?

If you want to find out exactly when you got pregnant, talk with your health care provider. You may not be able to pinpoint the day, but you can usually narrow it down to a week.

ADHD Drug Use Soars Among Young Women
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ADHD Drug Use Soars Among Young Women

Though drugs to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are typically taken by children and young teens, scores of women of childbearing age are now using the medications, a new government report shows.

Low Progesterone Symptoms
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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.

More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy
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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.

Trying to Conceive: 10 Questions to Ask
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Trying to Conceive: 10 Questions to Ask

Trying to Get Pregnant? Get the answers you need by talking with your health care provider about getting pregnant. Start with these questions.

Signs You're Ovulating
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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.

Early Pregnancy Symptoms Before You Miss Your Period
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Early Pregnancy Symptoms Before You Miss Your Period

Before you even miss your period, you may have some signs of pregnancy like fatigue, breast tenderness, nausea, mood swings and food aversions. A pregnancy test will confirm.

Don't Name Your Baby That (and Other Things You Shouldn't Say)
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Don't Name Your Baby That (and Other Things You Shouldn't Say)

When someone tells you the baby names they're considering, don't react with horror or advice. Just keep smiling.

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?
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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.


Can Diet Boost IVF Success?
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Can Diet Boost IVF Success?

A small study suggests the so-called Mediterranean diet boost success of infertility treatment involving in vitro fertilization.

Affordable Care Act Helped More Young Women Get Prenatal Care, Says Study
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Affordable Care Act Helped More Young Women Get Prenatal Care, Says Study

One of the main features of Obamacare—providing insurance for adults under age 26 through their parents' health plan—allowed many pregnant young women to obtain prenatal care, new research shows.

ADHD Drug Use Soars Among Young Women
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ADHD Drug Use Soars Among Young Women

Though drugs to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are typically taken by children and young teens, scores of women of childbearing age are now using the medications, a new government report shows.

Don't Let Baby Weight Linger Between Pregnancies
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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.

Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk
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Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk

Smog might raise a woman's risk of miscarriage early in her pregnancy, a new study suggests.

Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May Mean Similar Trouble After Delivery
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Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May Mean Similar Trouble After Delivery

Many women who develop severe pre-eclampsia during pregnancy have undetected high blood pressure in the year after they give birth, a Dutch study contends.

Don't Name Your Baby That (and Other Things You Shouldn't Say)
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Don't Name Your Baby That (and Other Things You Shouldn't Say)

When someone tells you the baby names they're considering, don't react with horror or advice. Just keep smiling.

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?
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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.


Doctors Urged to Discuss Cord Blood Donations Early in Pregnancy
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Doctors Urged to Discuss Cord Blood Donations Early in Pregnancy

A leading group of U.S. pediatricians is encouraging parents to donate to public cord blood banks after the birth of their children.

Can Diet Boost IVF Success?
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Can Diet Boost IVF Success?

A small study suggests the so-called Mediterranean diet boost success of infertility treatment involving in vitro fertilization.

More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy
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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.

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

Are You Thinking About Becoming Pregnant?
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Are You Thinking About Becoming Pregnant?

If you're starting to consider becoming pregnant, you may want to ask yourself some questions about yourself and your partner and think about life as a mom.

New Eye Problems Discovered in Babies Struck by Zika
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New Eye Problems Discovered in Babies Struck by Zika

Three new eye problems—retinal lesions, bleeding in the retina and abnormal blood vessel development in the retina—in babies born with a Zika-related birth defect have been identified by researchers.