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Caring for a Newborn When You Have RA

Caring for a newborn when you have rheumatoid arthritis can seen downright daunting. These moms with RA speak candidly — and tell you it is possible.

By Cathy Kramer

What You Need to Know About RA and Pregnancy

Can you take your medication while pregnant? Will you pass RA to your baby? Will your condition get worse during pregnancy? Read on to learn the answers.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Restless Legs Syndrome, Pregnancy, and Sleep

If you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, you are more likely to experience RLS.

By Martin Reed

Pregnancy and Diabetes: What to Know

If you're a woman with type 1 diabetes, believe it or not, your body will likely begin producing insulin again during pregnancy.

By Ginger Vieira

Too Much Weight in Early Pregnancy Linked to Early Childhood

Before starting a family, it’s important to talk with your doctor about what a healthy pregnancy weight means for you.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Food Safety in Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Food safety is always important, but it’s even more crucial when you’re pregnant.

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.

A Royal Thyroid Problem? Severe Morning Sickness and the Thyroid

In some cases, severe morning sickness while pregnant can be the result of thyroid dysfunction.

By Mary Shomon

How Different STDs Can Affect Pregnancy

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

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How Much Coffee Is Safe to Drink?

Drinking coffee can lead to complications if you have one of these conditions. Learn the ideal amount of coffee you should drink for your health.

By Ask HealthCentral