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New Research: Using Your Cell Phone This Many Times Each Day Can Seriously Harm Fertility

It's called a "cell phone" for a reason: A new Swiss study highlights how a ubiquitous habit might be playing into the growing infertility trend.

Erin Andrews’ Journey to Motherhood After Cervical Cancer: ‘It Was a Beautiful Process’

The 45-year-old sideline reporter and new mom opens up about the relatable pain of fertility struggles: "You never want to think...


This Is the #1 Best Pregnancy Diet for Your Baby’s Health, Says New Study

A nutrition expert confirms how two particular foods may benefit a child years after birth. Here's a belly full of...


A Generous Mom Just Broke a World Record for the Most Breast Milk Ever Donated

After testing dozens of breast pumps over the past nine years to donate nearly 400,000 ounces to babies in need,...


What Is ‘Vaginal Seeding’? Medical Doctors Explain

Vaginal seeding is an emerging practice that research says is showing promise in one particular area of health, according to...

These Are the 6 Best Foods for People Trying to Get Pregnant, Say Experts

"Dietary changes should always be the first place any couple should start," says one hormone health expert. Here are the...


How Much Does IVF Cost in 2023? Fertility Doctors Share the Pointers to Consider

One in five women of childbearing age will have trouble getting pregnant "naturally." Aware of today's economic woes, two fertility...

Chrissy Teigen on Birth After Pregnancy Loss: “You Breathe a Sigh of Relief”

About a private parenting choice, Chrissy Teigen told us: “I believe in science and ... the advancements of the medical...


Pregnant and Itching? An OB-GYN Who Experienced This Says It Could Mean a Certain Liver Condition

As if being pregnant isn't taking enough of a toll on your body—if you're itchy while you're expecting,...


What Is Lightning Crotch?

That sudden shooting pain through your pelvis or vagina during pregnancy has a name: lightning crotch. Learn why it...


10 Women Share What It’s Like Being Pregnant During the Coronavirus Crisis

We asked pregnant women to share their hopes and fears related to Covid-19, and what it feels like to...

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9 New Ways We Can Now Prevent and Treat Birth Defects

One in 33 babies is born with a birth defect. Today, innovative, pioneering technologies and procedures can help save babies'...


8 Ways to Prevent Birth Defects Before and During Pregnancy

All people want to give their babies the best beginning they can, and here are some ways to help prevent...


40 Women You Didn’t Know Had a Miscarriage

These women share their heartbreaking stories of loss so others know they aren't alone.


5 Gentle Ways to Heal Emotionally After a Miscarriage

While the physical healing can be over in hours or days, the emotional wounds may run deeper. Use these psychologist-approved...


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9 Things to Never Say to a Friend Who’s Had a Miscarriage

It's easy to blurt out the wrong things, even when you mean well. These are the phrases and topics to...

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5 Gentle Ways to Heal Emotionally After a Miscarriage

While the physical healing can be over in hours or days, the emotional wounds may run deeper. Use these psychologist-approved...


11 Silent Signs of Preeclampsia Every Woman Should Know

Learning to recognize the subtle warning signs of this serious pregnancy complication could save your baby’s life—and your own.


9 Symptoms of Ovulation You Might Be Missing

Whether you're trying to get pregnant or not, watching for these signs of ovulation is a great way to get...


This Woman Performed Her Own Cesarean Section—and Survived

With no one around but her other children, Ines Ramirez Perez did the seemingly impossible to save the life of...


10 Very Early Pregnancy Symptoms You Might Miss

If you're looking for the earliest warning signs that you're expecting, these are the signs that will tell you the...


9 Pregnancy Myths Doctors Want You to Ignore (and 3 That Are Actually True)

Every pregnant woman has endured listening to someone tell her that the shape of her belly is indicative of her...


7 C-Section Myths Pregnant Women Should Know

Even though rates of Caesarean section are on the rise in America, there's still a lot of misinformation circulating about...


9 Beauty Surprises That Happen During Pregnancy

A woman's pregnancy is a wonderfully exciting time, full of changes to both one's life and body. These are the...


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14 Truths No One Tells You About Giving Birth

Don't believe everything you've heard about giving birth. Labor and delivery nurses share insider tips, stories, and advice about what...

7 Postpartum Depression Myths That Can Be Dangerous to Believe

There’s a lot of misinformation about postpartum depression (PPD) and what it means for new moms. Here’s what you need...


15 Everyday Things That May Be Harming Your Fertility

Want to make a baby? Read this first.


10 Silent Signs You Could Have Postpartum Depression

More than just "baby blues," postpartum depression is a serious condition that affects one in nine women, according to the...


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10 Things About Postpartum Depression Your Ob-Gyn Wishes You Knew

Postpartum depression can affect a new mom with symptoms like insomnia, irritability, and difficulty bonding.


10 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Getting Pregnant

Sometimes the reason you can't get pregnant isn't so obvious. Here are some reasons you may have a hard...


Hundreds of American Women Die in Childbirth Every Year—But Why?

The story of one neonatal nurse offers some clues to what’s wrong with our maternity-care system.