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  • Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

    Pumping and storing breast milk allows you to continue to feed your baby breast milk through a bottle.

  • Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is a medical term for when a woman does not have menstrual periods.

  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is an important nutrient. It helps your body build strong bones and teeth. Getting enough vitamin D is…

  • Birth Control: How to Use Your Diaphragm

    A diaphragm is reusable dome-shaped cup that fits over the opening of a woman’s cervix and works as a form…

  • Preventive Services for Healthy Living

    A preventive service might be a test, an immunization or vaccine, or advice from your doctor. These services can detect…

  • Lupus and Pregnancy

    If you have lupus and are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, plan ahead for adequate medical care before, during…

  • Tubal Sterilization (Tubal Ligation)

    Tubal sterilization (tubal ligation) is a surgical method of birth control for women.

  • Uterine Fibroids

    Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus. These growths can be very tiny or…

  • Progestin-Only Birth Control Pills

    A progestin-only birth control pill is often called the “mini-pill.” It may not have as many side effects as regular…

  • Importance of Sexual Health

    Sexual health impacts your physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. Getting educated and respecting yourself and others is key.

  • Hirsutism

    Hirsutism causes women to have excess hair on their face or body. It can have different causes, including genetics and…

  • Girls and Puberty

    Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is…

  • Viral Infections During Pregnancy

    If you are pregnant, it’s important to take precautions against viral infections to protect you and your baby.

  • 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…