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  • Close Up Of Pregnant Woman Drinking Red Wine

    Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs During Pregnancy

    Even minor usage of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs during your pregnancy can cause serious risks for the health of your… long-term conditions or even death. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) supports education on the risks of substance use and abuse during pregnancy. The…

  • Newborn baby girl crying and laying on bed in hospital

    Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

    Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) occurs when a baby is exposed to drugs in the womb. After birth, the baby goes… painkillers. This includes: heroin methadone oxycodone codeine morphine buprenorphine Babies also can get NAS from other addictive substances, such as: cocaine amphetamines marijuana nicotine alcohol…

  • Woman drinking water with fruit sitting in front of her

    Take Care of Yourself Before Pregnancy

    Whether you’re planning to become pregnant or not, preconception care during your childbearing years is essential. Here are some things… herbal supplements. Certain medications can cause serious birth defects, so be sure to mention everything you’re taking. Stop smoking, vaping, using marijuana, and drinking alcohol. All…

  • A group of teenagers laugh and give thumbs up in a park. A healthy lifestyle for teens includes more than just physical health. It involves mental and social well-being, too.

    Teenagers: How to Stay Healthy

    Developing healthy habits when you’re a teenager will help you as you grow into an adult. Learn tips for staying… includes being bullied online or on your phone. Behavioral health: Taking care of your safety through your behaviors Avoid substance use or abuse. This includes…

  • A woman examines her breast. Galactorrhea is when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge unrelated to milk production in breastfeeding.

    Galactorrhea

    Galactorrhea is when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge unrelated to milk production in breastfeeding… not a symptom. If you have blood in the breast discharge, you should contact your doctor. Other related symptoms may include: An absence of menstrual periods…

  • Taking Care of You and Your Baby While You're Pregnant

    Prenatal care means taking care of yourself and your baby before he or she is born, including living a healthy… It’s important to take care of your baby, even before he or she is born. You can do this by living a healthy lifestyle and…