Pregnancy & Fertility

Get all the information you need when you're pregnant or trying to conceive, from related chronic conditions to nutrition tips.

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What to Expect After Taking the Morning After Pill

Taking emergency birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy? Here’s how it works and what side effects you may experience.

By Eileen Bailey

Cancer Patients Can Preserve Fertility

Thomeeka Speaks of Rhode Island received insurance coverage for egg retrieval fertility preservation services during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment.

By Katherine Malmo

Climate Change May Be Affecting Boy Birth Rates

Temperature fluctuations caused by climate change may be affecting the male-to-female birth ratio, say researchers.

By Diane Domina

These 4 Factors Can Predict Your Postpartum Depression

What if it was possible to predict whether your symptoms of depression would worsen during the first year after giving birth?

By Lara DeSanto

How Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Fertility

When your thyroid is not healthy or fully functional, it can affect your ability to get pregnant. Here’s when to see a specialist.

By Mary Shomon

Pregnancy Complications and Your Thyroid

What you need to know if you’re planning on becoming, or are pregnant.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Disorders and Miscarriage

Here's what you should know about the risk of miscarriage with thyroid disease, and 9 ways to help you have a healthy baby.

By Mary Shomon

ADPKD and Pregnancy: What Are the Risks?

Is it safe to have kids when you have this form of kidney disease? Here’s what you should know.

By Stephanie Stephens

8 Ways Ulcerative Colitis May Affect Pregnancy

Planning a pregnancy with ulcerative colitis? Here are some things you should know to better prepare.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

What to Eat When You're Pregnant

What should you be including in your diet during pregnancy to get the most nutritional benefits for you and the baby? Get ideas here.

By Allison Bush

Meet the Experts

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.