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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.

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

What Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking?

Curious about whether you should donate or store your cord blood? Here’s what you need to know to make a decision.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Does Your Newborn Have Thyroid Issues?

Believe it or not, it is possible for your newborn to have hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. Learn how to spot symptoms.

By Mary Shomon

Postpartum Anxiety: I Became an Angry Mommy Monster

When Ginger found herself angry, stressed, and paranoid after the birth of her second daughter, she knew: Something wasn’t right.

By Ginger Vieira

How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy: Month by Month

Find out how much your baby has developed at each stage throughout pregnancy.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.