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Pregnancy & Childbirth
It’s Not Just You: Postpartum Sweating and Body Odor Are Normal
Learn what’s making you sweatier and stinkier than you were pre-baby — and what you can do about it — from a certified nurse midwife.
There Are More Types of Twins Than You Might Think
Fraternal twins come from two eggs and two sperm. Identical twins come from the same egg and sperm. What about some of those other kinds of twins you might see on TV, like twins who have different fathers? An Ob/Gyn helps explain it all.
10 Postpartum Symptoms Not To Ignore
Recovering from childbirth comes with its fair share of aches, pains and worries. Learn from an Ob/Gyn what symptoms warrant a call to your healthcare provider.
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Everything You Need To Know About Creating a Birth Plan
Birth plans communicate to your healthcare providers your preferences for birthing positions, pain management and who’s present during labor and delivery — and you have more say in your options than you might initially think. Here’s how a birth plan can help.
Seasonal Allergy Medicine You Can Take When You’re Pregnant
As with other medications, some allergy relief options should be avoided during pregnancy. An Ob/Gyn helps sort out your best bets.
Can Endometriosis Affect Fertility?
Endometriosis can make it harder to conceive, but that doesn’t mean pregnancy is off the table. Learn how endometriosis affects fertility — and how people with the disease can manage their diagnosis.
Acupuncture for Fertility: Can It Help You Get Pregnant?
If you’re trying to get pregnant, you may be doing everything in your power to make it happen, including considering a natural, complementary practice thousands of years old: acupuncture. An Ob/Gyn and acupuncturist weigh in on acupuncture for fertility.
Foods for Fertility: Fact or Fiction?
Contrary to what you may have heard, eating specific foods will not significantly impact fertility. Find out what you should actually do to increase your chances for getting pregnant.
What To Know About Giving IVF Shots at Home
Nervous about needles? We spoke to a fertility specialist about how to give yourself subcutaneous IVF shots, what they do and how to successfully self-inject.