Tag: Pregnancy

Woman on international travel while pregnant. July 24, 2019

Tips for international travel while pregnant

Know when it's safe, and not, to travel outside the U.S. during pregnancy.

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Pregnancy Prevention Women's Health

Pregnant woman talks with a healthcare provider. March 22, 2019

5 things to consider to prevent an unnecessary C-section

Cesarean deliveries are common, but not always medically necessary. A certified nurse-midwife offers advice for how to avoid an unneeded C-section.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

Warning Signs of Postpartum Depression March 21, 2019

Postpartum depression: spot the warning signs

It can be tricky to tell the difference between normal stress of having a newborn, 'baby blues' and postpartum depression.

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Mental Health Pregnancy

August 27, 2018

Gestational diabetes: What to know when blood sugar is too high during pregnancy

This common condition affects many women during pregnancy, even if they weren't diabetic before.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

Pregnant woman stands in profile in front of a curtained window July 6, 2018

Opioid addiction and pregnancy

A primer on opioid addiction and how it's treated in pregnancy.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

vaginal birth after cesarean section June 14, 2018

What to know about vaginal birth after cesarean section

A vaginal birth after c-section may be more likely than some women think.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

c-section alternatives April 23, 2018

5 unique aspects of a family-centered C-Section

Relatively new approach to C-section creates a warmer, friendlier environment than 'typical' surgery.

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Breakthroughs Pregnancy

prenatal genetic testing March 19, 2018

The different types of prenatal genetic testing

These tests check for genetic problems before a baby is born.

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Infants & Toddlers Pregnancy

pregnancy induced hypertension February 28, 2018

Hypertension and pregnancy: What are the dangers?

It's important to see a doctor as soon you might be pregnant to begin assessing the risks of hypertension.

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Heart & Vascular Pregnancy Women's Health