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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.

Exercising in Heat or Taking Hot Baths May Be Safe During Pregnancy
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Exercising in Heat or Taking Hot Baths May Be Safe During Pregnancy

If you're pregnant and want to exercise in warm weather or take hot baths or short saunas, it's safe within limits, according to new research.

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.

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.

Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances
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Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances

Women who are ready to have a baby often have questions about how to improve their chances of getting pregnant. Nurse Barb Dehn offers some answers.

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.

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.

1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes
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1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes

Though the dangers of smoking during pregnancy to both mother and baby are well-known, just over 7 percent of women still light up while pregnant, a new government report shows.

Vitamin D May Lower Miscarriage Risk
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Vitamin D May Lower Miscarriage Risk

Women who've had a miscarriage are more likely to get pregnant and have a baby if they have adequate levels of vitamin D

Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?
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Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?

The planned revival of an old policy may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood.

New Moms Face Workplace Challenges—Even U.S. Senator Duckworth
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New Moms Face Workplace Challenges—Even U.S. Senator Duckworth

Many women with newborns face challenging workplace rules or physical problems – from limited leave policies or lack of lactation rooms – and the U.S. Congress has its own set of challenges for new moms who are Members of Congress or Congressional staff.

Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances
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Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances

Women who are ready to have a baby often have questions about how to improve their chances of getting pregnant. Nurse Barb Dehn offers some answers.

Most First-Time Moms Say Labor Pains Were Manageable
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Most First-Time Moms Say Labor Pains Were Manageable

Many first-time mothers have mistaken ideas about managing the pain of childbirth, a new survey reveals.

For the Babies of the Opioid Crisis, the Best Care May Be Mom’s Recovery
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For the Babies of the Opioid Crisis, the Best Care May Be Mom’s Recovery

Children exposed to opioids during pregnancy have certain early and late challenges, and helping their Moms may be the best medicine for them and helping with the consequences of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Raised Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage
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Raised Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage

Young women with elevated blood pressure before pregnancy appear to have a greater risk of miscarriage, even if they haven't been diagnosed with full-blown high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Birth Defects Affect 7 Percent of Zika-Exposed Babies
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Birth Defects Affect 7 Percent of Zika-Exposed Babies

A new study of pregnant women in the Caribbean further confirms that Zika virus causes birth defects, particularly if infection occurs early in pregnancy.

Can Marijuana Help Ease Morning Sickness and Is It Safe?
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Can Marijuana Help Ease Morning Sickness and Is It Safe?

Nearly 70 percent of Colorado marijuana dispensaries recommended pot products to manage early pregnancy-related morning sickness, new research reveals.

Support Options for Pregnant Women Struggling With Addiction
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Support Options for Pregnant Women Struggling With Addiction

Pregnant women struggling with drug or alcohol addiction are especially vulnerable, but there are support options available.

Tele-Monitoring Can Reduce Medical Appointments For Low-Risk Pregnancies
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Tele-Monitoring Can Reduce Medical Appointments For Low-Risk Pregnancies

Tele-medicine for low-risk pregnancies can reduce women’s travel burden and save them time.

Exercising in Heat or Taking Hot Baths May Be Safe During Pregnancy
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Exercising in Heat or Taking Hot Baths May Be Safe During Pregnancy

If you're pregnant and want to exercise in warm weather or take hot baths or short saunas, it's safe within limits, according to new research.

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.