Pregnancy & Fertility

Get all the information you need when you're pregnant or trying to conceive, from related chronic conditions to nutrition tips.

Anemia During Pregnancy: Causes and Treatments

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

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5 Myths About Endometriosis

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

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.

Surprising Links Among Fast Food, Fruit, and Fertility

Women who eat fast food four or more times per week, and/or eat fewer than three servings of fruit per day are at increased risk for infertility and take longer to conceive than women with healthier diets.

By Diane Domina

What to Do When You Find Out You're Pregnant While on Medication

Have you found out you’re pregnant unexpectedly while on medication for your chronic condition? Step one: Don’t panic. These tips can help.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

Is It Safe to Take Antidepressants During Pregnancy?

Between 14 and 23 percent of women will experience some symptoms of depression during pregnancy. Is it safe to take antidepressants to treat it?

By Claire Gillespie

Getting Pregnant After Cancer Treatment

For men and women who have undergone cancer treatment, there are still options to start a family.

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.

Pregnancy Options When Your Baby Won’t Survive

Remember: There is help for you and your family during this impossibly difficult time.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

What to Expect After Taking the Morning After Pill

Taking emergency birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy? Here’s how it works and what side effects you may experience.

By Eileen Bailey

Can I Get Pregnant If…? Common Questions, Answered

Learn whether you can get pregnant on your period, from preejaculate, or using the pull-out method, along with how long sperm lives and more.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Meet the Experts

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.