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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

7 Ways Your Skin May Change During Pregnancy

Pregnant? Here’s what you need to know about common skin changes and whether they may require treatment.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

5 Myths About Endometriosis

Misinformation has surrounded endometriosis for years. Here are five facts you should know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Getting Pregnant After Ovarian Cancer?

After an unexpected ovarian cancer diagnosis led to the loss of both her ovaries, Noel wondered if she could ever have children. Find out what happened.

By Katherine Malmo

Anemia During Pregnancy: Causes and Treatments

Anemia can lead to symptoms that are hard to distinguish from those of pregnancy itself.

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.

Why Is My Period Late If I'm Not Pregnant?

Negative pregnancy test? Here are the other reasons why your period might be delayed or irregular.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Ovarian Cysts: Types, Symptoms, and Treatments

Ovarian cysts are actually pretty common. How do you know if you have one, or if it needs treatment?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

What to Expect During Each Stage of Labor

Labor is divided into three stages. Here’s what happens during each one and for how long.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Ectopic Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside of the normal parts of the uterus. Learn about diagnosis and treatment options.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.