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What Do Pregnant Women Need to Know About COVID-19? Q+A With Dr. Rashmi KudesiaFeature
What Do Pregnant Women Need to Know About COVID-19? Q+A With Dr. Rashmi Kudesia

An Ob-Gyn answers your questions about the risks of coronavirus for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and parents of young children.

19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility
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.

Low Progesterone Symptoms
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.

3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy
3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy

When you're 3 weeks pregnant, your baby is officially beginning to grow inside.

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.

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation Calculator

An easy way to track your most fertile days.

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.

36 Weeks Pregnant: Feeling Pelvic Pressure
36 Weeks Pregnant: Feeling Pelvic Pressure

When you're 36 weeks pregnant, you're almost at full term, and your baby weighs about 6 pounds and measures roughly 18.5 inches long.

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.

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

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.

Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't
Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't

But have you thought about your sex life? Yes, sex. Believe it or not, there can be Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't!

Pregnant in a Time of Coronavirus–the Changing Risks and What You Need to Know
Pregnant in a Time of Coronavirus–the Changing Risks and What You Need to Know

While knowledge about the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is rapidly evolving and there are still many unknowns, medical groups and studies are starting to provide advice and answers to questions many expecting families are asking.

A Midwife's Take on How Birth Is 'Managed' in the U.S.
A Midwife's Take on How Birth Is 'Managed' in the U.S.

Each labor and delivery is different, so there's no one "right" way to do it. But this midwife thinks it may be time to take a new look at birth practices and interventions in the U.S.

I Have Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Which You've Probably Never Heard Of
I Have Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Which You've Probably Never Heard Of

After having multiple miscarriages Emily was diagnosed with antiphospholipid syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that causes an increased risk of blood clots. Read her story.

The Impact of Early Pregnancy Loss
The Impact of Early Pregnancy Loss

A new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that women who had an early miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy are more likely to experience post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

I Survived Postpartum Depression, Now I Support Other Struggling Moms
I Survived Postpartum Depression, Now I Support Other Struggling Moms

Sadly, in November 2013, my beloved father-in-law passed away from cancer. Two days later, I discovered I was pregnant.

Coronavirus Came to My Hometown, and I Wanted to Know How to Stay Safe
Coronavirus Came to My Hometown, and I Wanted to Know How to Stay Safe

When COVID-19 was diagnosed in writer Jaimie Seaton’s small New England town, she asked experts how she and other mothers can protect themselves.

A Mother's Guide to Her Daughter's Menstrual Health
A Mother's Guide to Her Daughter's Menstrual Health

When my daughters got their periods, I had to learn how to support them physically and emotionally.

Caring for Grandkids Might Help Stave Off Loneliness
Caring for Grandkids Might Help Stave Off Loneliness

Caring for a grandchild might be the best way to fight the isolation of old age, new research suggests.

How My Struggle to Breastfeed Led to Postpartum Anxiety
How My Struggle to Breastfeed Led to Postpartum Anxiety

I'd always been a good student and so of course, I wanted to get breastfeeding right. But it was challenging and affected my mental health greatly.

The Surprising Mental-Health Consequences of General Anesthesia During Birth
The Surprising Mental-Health Consequences of General Anesthesia During Birth

A new study finds a strong link between general anesthesia and postpartum depression.

Call For FDA To Withdraw Preterm Birth Drug Divides Doctors and Insurers
Call For FDA To Withdraw Preterm Birth Drug Divides Doctors and Insurers

Doctors fear that the only drug approved to prevent preterm birth, the nation’s leading cause of infant mortality and disability, will no longer be available to expectant mothers.

Infant Feeding Choices: What Parents Are Saying
Infant Feeding Choices: What Parents Are Saying

If you’ve ever felt judged by any of your parenting choices, you’re not alone. Read what 1,202 mothers and caregivers had to say during a recent survey.

Living with Postpartum Depression Made Me Realize Many Moms Suffer in Silence
Living with Postpartum Depression Made Me Realize Many Moms Suffer in Silence

Read on woman’s story about her struggles with postpartum depression. 


Health Facts: Endometriosis
Health Facts: Endometriosis

Details about endometriosis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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.

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.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

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?

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women.

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.

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.