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Obesity and Infertility Treatments: What You Need to Know

Ready to start a family? Read this report to learn about the various fertility treatment options for obese moms-to-be, plus how they might affect you physically and emotionally.

By Claire Gillespie
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9 Common Questions About Preterm Labor and Birth

Learn how planning and regular prenatal care can help lower the risk of preterm labor.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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Sex During Pregnancy: What to Expect

Is it safe to have sex while pregnant? What changes may occur? Get the answers here.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a reception to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on March 5, 2019 in London, England.

Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.

By Erin L. Boyle
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Pregnancy Complications and Your Thyroid

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

By Mary Shomon
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Breastfeeding With a Disability: What You Need to Know

About 12 percent of American women who are of reproductive age have a disability. If you want to breastfeed your baby and you have a disability, these tips and strategies can help.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
Susie Lemmer and her baby

From IBD to IVF: How Crohn’s Affected 1 Woman’s Fertility

Susie was told pregnancy could kill her—but she persevered and had a healthy baby. Here’s what she learned.

By Mandy Patterson
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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
Woman breastfeeding a newborn baby.

No One Told Me Breastfeeding Would Be Hard With Thyroid Disease

We all know that breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby, but did you know that having thyroid disease could complicate your chances of breastfeeding? Find out how to increase your milk supply, and when it's okay to start weaning into formula.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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How to Beat Pregnancy Food Cravings

If you're struggling with excess weight gain during pregnancy, try these expert tips to help you beat food cravings.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.