Why the FDA Is Warning Pregnant Women Not to Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Here's what you need to know about the new warning against nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after 20 weeks of pregnancy

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Pregnancy During a Pandemic: the Stress of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women and New Mothers Is Showing

The pandemic has dramatically changed the pregnancy experience and the U.S. may have 500,000 fewer births as a result.

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Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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Vaccines During and After Pregnancy

A pregnant woman should get vaccinated against whooping cough and flu during each pregnancy to protect herself and her baby, with immunity for the first few months of life.

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Vaccines Before Pregnancy

Before you become pregnant, learn how to protect yourself and your child from serious diseases. Talk to your healthcare professional to make sure you're up to date on all your vaccines.

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Vaccines for Family and Caregivers

A baby's family members and caregivers should be up to date on their vaccinations to help form a circle of disease protection around the baby.

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Get the Whooping Cough Vaccine During Each Pregnancy

Only you can give your baby protection against whooping cough before your little one is even born.

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Vaccines & Pregnancy: Top 7 Things You Need to Know

Did you know a baby gets disease immunity (protection) from mom during pregnancy?

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The Importance of the Tdap Vaccine During Every Pregnancy

Remember that many crucial steps in protecting your baby's health need to take place during your pregnancy, like taking your prenatal vitamins, eating healthy and making sure you get necessary vaccines.

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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.

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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.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

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.

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Antidepressants Might Raise Odds for Serious Pregnancy Complication

Treating depression during pregnancy can be vital to the health of both mother and child, but new research suggests that taking antidepressants may make a woman more vulnerable to gestational diabetes.

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Is CBD Safe During Pregnancy?

Little research is out there on CBD use during pregnancy. We take a closer look.

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Infertility Leaves a Mark on Body and Soul

Infertility and, ultimately, pregnancy take a toll on body and soul. Katie O'Connor, founder of Shine, a website to inspire fertility empowerment, shares her story.

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