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Pregnancy & Fertility

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

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Treatment

Cancer Patients Can Preserve Fertility

Thomeeka Speaks of Rhode Island received insurance coverage for egg retrieval fertility preservation services during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment.

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Baby

Climate Change May Be Affecting Boy Birth Rates

Temperature fluctuations caused by climate change may be affecting the male-to-female birth ratio, say researchers.

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Diagnosis

These 4 Factors Can Predict Your Postpartum Depression

What if it was possible to predict whether your symptoms of depression would worsen during the first year after giving birth?

Complications

How Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Fertility

When your thyroid is not healthy or fully functional, it can affect your ability to get pregnant. Here’s when to see a specialist.

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Complications

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.

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Lifestyle

What to Eat When You're Pregnant

What should you be including in your diet during pregnancy to get the most nutritional benefits for you and the baby? Get ideas here.

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Complications

Pregnant Cancer Survivors at Risk of Heart Failure

Cancer survivors who were treated with "cardiotoxic" cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy to the thorax, are more likely to develop clinical congestive heart failure during and after pregnancy.

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Prevention

Are Beta Blockers Safe to Use in Early Pregnancy?

Beta blockers, the class of drugs that helps control heart rhythm, treat angina, and reduce high blood pressure, are safe to use in the first trimester of pregnancy and are not associated with a significant risk of birth defects.

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Risk Factors

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.

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Risk Factors

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.