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  • Air Pollution

    Outdoor air pollution is a mix of gases and toxic particles in the air we breathe. Regular exposure to it…

  • Pregnancy with Multiples

    Pregnancy with multiples is more common than ever, but it is considered a high-risk pregnancy for you and the…

  • 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…

  • Postpartum Health

    Your body goes through a lot of changes after you give birth. Some of these can be life-threatening. It’s important…

  • Postpartum Depression Action Plan

    Postpartum depression is a mental health condition that affects women after giving birth.

  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction

    Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is a term that describes an unborn baby who isn’t growing at the normal rate inside…

  • Health Benefits of a Good Sex Life

    Sex between two consenting adults can boost your emotional and physical wellbeing. In fact, sexual activity can result in long-lasting…

  • Epilepsy and Pregnancy

    Women who have epilepsy are at higher risk for complications during pregnancy, making medical care before, during, and after their…

  • Galactorrhea

    Galactorrhea occurs when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge. It’s not related to milk production in…

  • Diethylstilbestrol

    Diethylstilbestrol, or DES, is a synthetic form of estrogen given to millions of pregnant women from 1938-1971 to prevent complications…

  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist.

  • OTC Medicines and Pregnancy

    Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are those you can buy without a prescription. Many OTC medicines haven’t been well studied for safety…

  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is a medical condition in which the lining of the uterus grows on the outside of the uterus.

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most serious type of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), which occur when a mother…

  • Pap Smear (Pap Test)

    A Pap smear is a medical exam used to determine if a woman has cervical cancer. It’s performed by a…

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders

    When your pelvic floor weakens, it can cause problems. You may have bladder- or bowel-control problems (incontinence).

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a type of skin condition. It often affects your genital or anal areas, but you can get…

  • LGBTQ Mental Health Issues

    LGBTQ teens and young adults are at a greater risk for poor mental health than other youth. As a parent,…

  • Homosexuality: Facts for Teens

    Sexual orientation refers to the gender of people you are sexually attracted to. Homosexuality is being attracted to people of…

  • Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect…