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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.

As More U.S. Women Delay Childbirth, Multiple Births May Rise
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As More U.S. Women Delay Childbirth, Multiple Births May Rise

More American women than ever are having twins, triplets, quadruplets and even quintuplets, and it's not just because some are using fertility treatments.

Skin Tags: An External Indicator of Your Internal Health
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Skin Tags: An External Indicator of Your Internal Health

Skin tags are mostly a cosmetic annoyance, but could they also indicate to you that something else is going on in your body?

If High Court Reverses Roe V. Wade, 22 States Poised To Ban Abortion
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If High Court Reverses Roe V. Wade, 22 States Poised To Ban Abortion

If Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade and legality of abortion is decided by states, many will make it illegal or much harder for women to access providers.

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

Pediatricians Put It Bluntly: Motherhood and Marijuana Don't Mix
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Pediatricians Put It Bluntly: Motherhood and Marijuana Don't Mix

Women who are pregnant of breastfeeding their infants should avoid marijuana since THC (one of the active compounds in marijuana) can easily cross the placenta and accumulate in the brain and fat of the fetus, and this can harm the fetus or their baby.

E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk
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E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk

Using any form of nicotine during pregnancy or while nursing may raise a baby's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new animal research suggests.

The Truth About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
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The Truth About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is considered the most common cause of female infertility. But, with proper diagnosis and treatment, many women with PCOS are able to achieve a healthy pregnancy.


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.

Biorhythms And Birth Control: FDA Stirs Debate By Approving 'Natural' App
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Biorhythms And Birth Control: FDA Stirs Debate By Approving 'Natural' App

FDA's approves two new methods for birth control – a phone app to help women understand when they are likely to conceive, and a long-term vaginal ring.

Why Some Americans Seek Abortion Pills Online
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Why Some Americans Seek Abortion Pills Online

Restrictive abortion laws may drive some Americans to look for abortion medications online, a new study reports.

Big Weight Gain in 1st Pregnancy Could Boost Preeclampsia Risk
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Big Weight Gain in 1st Pregnancy Could Boost Preeclampsia Risk

Higher weight gain during pregnancy increases the risk of preeclampsia in women giving birth for the first time.

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.

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.