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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.

The Benefits of Hiring a Doula During Pregnancy

Learn about how doulas can improve birth outcomes, how to find the right doula for you, and more.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

What to Expect During Each Stage of Labor

Labor is divided into three stages. Here’s what happens during each one and for how long.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

13 Ways Stress Makes Thyroid Disease Worse

Stress can heighten the effects that your thyroid disease already causes, like lack of sleep and infertility.

By Mary Shomon

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

Barriers to Breastfeeding and How to Get Help

Despite the fact that breastfeeding is natural and that human milk is designed specifically for human babies, there are a lot of reasons why breastfeeding is difficult for today’s women.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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.

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.

By Sophie Ramsey

ADNP Syndrome: From Powerless to Empowered

A family learns their son has a rare neurodevelopmental disorder ― and they fight back.

By Vera Gibbons

Genital Herpes in Pregnancy: What You Should Know

With the proper precautions, you can have a healthy pregnancy with herpes.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.