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Barriers to Breastfeeding and How to Get Help

Despite the fact that breastfeeding is natural and that human milk is designed specifically for human babies, there are a lot of reasons why breastfeeding is difficult for today’s women.

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How Different STDs Can Affect Pregnancy

Being pregnant doesn’t protect you from getting a sexually transmitted infection. Here’s what you should know.

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Which Shots Do You Need When You’re Pregnant?

Certain vaccines will protect you and your baby during your pregnancy and afterward. Learn which ones to get and when.

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Genital Herpes in Pregnancy: What You Should Know

With the proper precautions, you can have a healthy pregnancy with herpes.

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What Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking?

Curious about whether you should donate or store your cord blood? Here’s what you need to know to make a decision.

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Postpartum Anxiety: I Became an Angry Mommy Monster

When Ginger found herself angry, stressed, and paranoid after the birth of her second daughter, she knew: Something wasn’t right.

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How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy: Month by Month

Find out how much your baby has developed at each stage throughout pregnancy.

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Why You Should See Your Doctor Before Trying to Get Pregnant

The preconceptional health care visit gives you an opportunity to prepare for the healthiest pregnancy possible. Here’s what to expect.

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Morning Sickness: The Basics and How to Cope

Nausea and vomiting may be a common part of pregnancy, but what exactly causes this symptom and how can it be treated?

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When Is a Cesarean Section Necessary?

About one-third of pregnant women in the U.S. give birth via c-section. For what reasons is it needed?