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When Is a Cesarean Section Necessary?

About one-third of pregnant women in the U.S. give birth via c-section. For what reasons is it needed?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Hepatitis C and Pregnancy

Most women become pregnant between ages 20 and 40, and the incidence of hepatitis C is rising in that same age group. Women with risk factors for hepatitis C, such as injected drug use or exposure to contaminated needles, should be screened for hepat...

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Asthma & Pregnancy: What to Know

If you are a woman with asthma and you are thinking of getting pregnant or if you have just learned that you are expecting a baby, try not to worry.

By Kathi MacNaughton