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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

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.

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.

Obesity and Pregnancy: How to Beat Food Cravings

Struggling with excess weight gain during pregnancy? These expert tips can help you stay on track.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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.

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.

Can I Still Get Pregnant If My Periods Are Irregular?

A reader with unpredictable periods writes in to find out whether she can still get pregnant. Here’s what our expert replied.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

6 Tips to Boost Male Fertility

Are you and your partner trying to conceive? Learn about lifestyle changes you can make to increase your sperm health and more.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How to Reduce Your Risk of a Cesarean Birth

Learn about why c-sections are performed and things you can do to make them less likely.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

What You Should Know About Fertility-Tracking Apps

It seems like there is an app for everything these days, and that includes ones that help you pinpoint when you are fertile to increase your chances of getting pregnant.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.