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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.

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.

5 Best Exercises During Pregnancy
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5 Best Exercises During Pregnancy

It may be tempting to spend most of your downtime relaxing on the couch and avoiding physically activity, but staying active offers so many benefits for mom and baby. Try these exercises if you've been cleared by your doctor!

Not Enough Women Are Doing This to Prevent Birth Defects
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Not Enough Women Are Doing This to Prevent Birth Defects

Only a third of women are taking a multivitamin containing folic acid—a nutrient known to prevent serious birth defects—before they know they're pregnant, a new survey has found.

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.

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.

New Zika Study Raises Questions About Extended Condom Use
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New Zika Study Raises Questions About Extended Condom Use

Zika virus might not remain in the semen of some infected men as long as previously thought, a small study suggests. But men who've been exposed to Zika virus should still follow guidelines and use condoms for 6 months.

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.

Sex During and After Pregnancy
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Sex During and After Pregnancy

It's normal to have hesitations about sex during or after pregnancy.

Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk
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Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk

Taking a multivitamin during pregnancy may reduce a child's risk of developing autism, a new study suggests.

Not Enough Women Are Doing This to Prevent Birth Defects
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Not Enough Women Are Doing This to Prevent Birth Defects

Only a third of women are taking a multivitamin containing folic acid—a nutrient known to prevent serious birth defects—before they know they're pregnant, a new survey has found.

When Exactly Did I Get Pregnant?
pregnancy

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.

Preterm Birth Risk Spikes in Pregnant Mothers With Sleep Disorders
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Preterm Birth Risk Spikes in Pregnant Mothers With Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders during pregnancy may increase the risk of preterm birth.

Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids
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Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids

The number of U.S. newborns hospitalized for opiate withdrawal has spiked sharply in recent years.

Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure
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Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure

Black American women are twice as likely as women in other racial/ethnic groups to develop a form of pregnancy-related heart failure, a new study finds.

New Zika Study Raises Questions About Extended Condom Use
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New Zika Study Raises Questions About Extended Condom Use

Zika virus might not remain in the semen of some infected men as long as previously thought, a small study suggests. But men who've been exposed to Zika virus should still follow guidelines and use condoms for 6 months.

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.

Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects
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Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects

Women who are overweight or obese when they become pregnant face an elevated risk of having a baby with a major birth defect.

Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk
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Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk

Taking a multivitamin during pregnancy may reduce a child's risk of developing autism, a new study suggests.

'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Outbreaks
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'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Outbreaks

The number of Zika infections has dropped dramatically in Florida this summer, and scientists say herd immunity may be the reason why.

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone?
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Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone?

Animal research may have yielded a potential treatment for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in children.

Sex During and After Pregnancy
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Sex During and After Pregnancy

It's normal to have hesitations about sex during or after pregnancy.

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.