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Hemorrhoids and Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hemorrhoids and varicose veins might seem to be two different, unrelated problems, but they are actually quite similar. And, many women, especially those in the third trimester of pregnancy, have them.

Mastitis

Detailed information on breastfeeding and mastitis

Multiple Sclerosis and Pregnancy

Multiple sclerosis is a central nervous system disorder. Pregnancy does not appear to speed up MS or worsen its effects.

Postpartum Thyroiditis

Postpartum thyroiditis happens when a woman’s thyroid becomes inflamed after having a baby. It may first cause your thyroid to be overactive. But over time it leads to an underactive thyroid. This affects a small percentage of pregnant ...

Zika Virus

Zika is a virus passed on through the bite of a mosquito. It may also be spread through sexual contact and blood transfusions.

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens during pregnancy. The symptoms of gestational diabetes usually go away after delivery. But sometimes they do not, or you may develop type 2 diabetes later.

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is a test that can help answer questions about your baby’s health. But not every woman needs to have this test. Watch and see how an amniocentesis is done and find out if it’s the right test for you.

Breastfeeding Problems

Breastfeeding is the best way to help your baby get a healthy start. But sometime it’s not easy. Learn about some of the common problems women have with breastfeeding and how you can overcome them.

Common Changes During Pregnancy

Certain changes and discomforts occur during pregnancy - and are perfectly normal. Some of these changes include backache, frequent urination, and constipation. This video describes typical changes, how to safely relieve your discomfort,...

Eating Well During Pregnancy

A healthy baby begins with you.Choosing the right foods can help give you and your growing baby the nutrition you need and help you recover faster. Here are some tips to help you have a healthy pregnancy.

Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy helps keep your body strong and your baby healthy. But there are some exercises that you shouldn’t do. Learn about the changes your body goes through during pregnancy. Find out what you can do to stay fit and ...

Labor and Delivery

Labor differs from woman to woman and from pregnancy to pregnancy, but common signs and symptoms can let you know when it is starting. Contractions that increase in strength and frequency are a sure sign you are in true labor. This video...

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging is a test that uses sound waves to make detailed pictures of your organs. There are three different kinds of ultrasound imaging: abdominal, pelvic, and Doppler ultrasound. Each of these imaging tests can help your ...

Diabetes in Pregnancy

Two types of diabetes can occur during pregnancy—pre-existing diabetes, which will continue after pregnancy, and gestational diabetes, which will go away after the baby is born. Diabetes is a condition in which your body ...

Infertility

Infertility is a problem of the reproductive system. It impairs the body's ability to reproduce. It could be caused by a problem with the man’s system, the woman’s system, or both.

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