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Throughout your pregnancy, you’re likely to experience shortness of breath. This is natural and generally poses no health risk to you or your baby,...

Week by Week Pregnancy Symptoms

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Prenatal Nutrition During Pregnancy (Infographic)

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Expectant Mothers: Knowing When to Get an Ultrasound

One of the first questions to pop into an expectant mother’s mind is, “when do I get to see my baby?!” While not every...

Risks of Dehydration in Pregnancy

Proper hydration ensures your body has sufficient fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you’re pregnant, your body is working overtime supplying nutrients...

What are Common Fertility Treatments?

A common problem in the U.S., infertility is generally defined as the inability to conceive after a year or longer of unprotected sex. Because...

5 Facts About Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a condition in which a child is affected by exposure to alcohol during the mother’s pregnancy. Alcohol enters the...

Understanding Miscarriages

It’s not your fault. Those are the words medical professionals want a woman who has suffered a miscarriage to remember — and believe — instead...

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Truth About Pregnancy After 35

Don’t worry. Having a baby after age 35 won’t make you the “old mom” at preschool anymore. The average age of a first pregnancy has...

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Shortness of Breath During Pregnancy

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