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Why You Should See Your Doctor Before Trying to Get Pregnant

The preconceptional health care visit gives you an opportunity to prepare for the healthiest pregnancy possible. Here’s what to expect.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Morning Sickness: The Basics and How to Cope

Nausea and vomiting may be a common part of pregnancy, but what exactly causes this symptom and how can it be treated?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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.

Prenatal Care: The Basics

If you’re newly pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you’re likely curious: What exactly is involved in prenatal care?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Infant AR: Night-Time Acid Issues

These expert tips can help parents who are caring for a new infant with reflux, especially at night.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Products You Can Buy Today to Improve Your Sleep Tonight

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when looking for a new mattress or bedding. Here are some tips to help you choose.

By Martin Reed

The Best Way to Calculate Your Due Date

There are many ways to calculate your pregnancy due date, but what works the best?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Breastfeeding and Thyroid Disease

Thyroid disease can pose challenges for nursing mothers. Learn how to safely and successfully feed your baby.

By Mary Shomon

Can Hot Weather Spark Gestational Diabetes?

Hot weather may increase your risk for a form of hyperglycemia that happens during pregnancy, according to this study.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Foods Labeled 'Good For Babies and Toddlers' Often Fall Short on Nutrition

_A new review by the Rudd Center for Food Policy found that many baby and toddler foods marketed to parents as “healthy” or “good for your kids” fall short of accepted guidelines for child nutrition. _ As a parent you try to do well by your children. ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.