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Drugs to Take (And Not to Take) When Pregnant With MS

Multiple sclerosis requires you to learn large amounts of information. During pregnancy, one concern is your MS medication.

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Advice For Postpartum Pain Relief

Wondering about pain relief after childbirth? Learn the treatment options available and how the opioid epidemic is affecting treatment guidelines.

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Taking RA Medications During Pregnancy

Can rheumatoid arthritis medications harm a growing fetus when you're pregnant? Find out which RA medications are safe.

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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.

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Is Acetaminophen Unsafe While Pregnant?

This recent study found that long-term use of the pain reliever acetaminophen during pregnancy can lead to neurodevelopmental problems.

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First Trimester Exposure to Anti-Thyroid Drugs Associated with Birth Defects

A study finds that the combination of two anti-thyroid medications during the first trimester can harm your baby before they’re even born.

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Which Shots Do You Need When You’re Pregnant?

Certain vaccines will protect you and your baby during your pregnancy and afterward. Learn which ones to get and when.

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Essential Vaccines for Moms-to-Be

Making sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations before you become pregnant, and get two essential vaccines while you’re expecting.

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10 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy With Diabetes

Planning a pregnancy when you have type 2 diabetes can feel overwhelming. Here are 10 things you can do to prepare yourself for the best outcome.

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Anxiety and Medications During Pregnancy

You have anxiety and you just found out you are pregnant, or maybe you are thinking of becoming pregnant. What do you do? Do you continue taking anxiety medications? What are the risks of possible birth defects?