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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.