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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

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

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.

How Can Celiac Disease Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

One in 100 people have celiac disease, but many of them remain undiagnosed. Here are ways in which celiac can affect your reproductive health.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Postpartum Depression Linked to Mom’s Recovery Pain After Childbirth

How well a new mother's pain is managed during her recovery from childbirth appears to directly influence her risk of postpartum depression.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

How to Plan for a Baby When You've Had Postpartum Depression Before

If you’ve had postpartum depression (PPD) in the past, future pregnancies can be daunting. Here’s how to prepare for the postpartum period.

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.

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.

Pregnancy After Weight-Loss Surgery

Learn about the risks and benefits of getting pregnant after bariatric surgery, including precautions you may need to take.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.