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How to Fight Migraines During Pregnancy

A new study found that migraine may increase health risks for you and your baby. But getting a handle on these vicious headaches can help.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a reception to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on March 5, 2019 in London, England.

Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.

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An Extra Routine Ultrasound Scan Could Prevent This Common Birth Complication

Most moms-to-be only get two ultrasounds during pregnancy — but new research could change that, benefiting moms and babies alike.

Pregnant woman doesn't want her partner to smoke near her.

When Dad Smokes During Pregnancy, Heart Defects Are a Bigger Risk

Secondhand smoke from fathers-to-be raises a baby’s risk of congenital heart defects by up to 124 percent, even more than when mom smokes during pregnancy.

Baby sitting in high chair being fed.

Food Allergy Prevention Tips for Parents

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics give parents the latest information on how to prevent and manage food allergies.

Newborn 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.

Father and son hugging on the couch.

Helping Your Hypothyroid Child

Whether your child or teen has congenital or acquired hypothyroidism, these are the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of.

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Pregnancy Complications and Your Thyroid

What you need to know if you’re planning on becoming, or are pregnant.

Mother and newborn infant at the hospital.

Thyroid Problems After Pregnancy

How to know whether it’s just typical postpartum fatigue and hair loss, or if it’s a larger thyroid problem.

Baby breast feeding.

Breastfeeding With a Disability: What You Need to Know

About 12 percent of American women who are of reproductive age have a disability. If you want to breastfeed your baby and you have a disability, these tips and strategies can help.