Other Health & Safety Issues
Pregnancy can be a time of lots of questions, especially when it comes to your and your baby's health. Knowing what's safe and what's not -- and when symptoms necessitate a call to your doctor is important. Here's a primer on when you should pick up the phone.
Here's how this common condition can affect your pregnancy.
Relax! Here, doctors share the truth about your biggest pregnancy worries -- and why they're not as scary as you think.
Head off pregnancy headaches with these safe solutions.
Learn why you may be experiencing these symptoms and what you can do about them.
These three moms suffered multiple miscarriages while living in the town of Chesapeake, Virginia. Now, along with 211 other women, they're taking part in a historic class-action lawsuit, alleging that the town's tainted tap water put their unborn children at risk.
A common cause of bleeding in the first trimester, ectopic pregnancies occur in one out of every 100 cases. Here's what you need to know.
With a little planning and the right information, most women with heart conditions can have a safe and healthy pregnancy.
Before you got pregnant, you probably never thought twice about polishing your nails or changing kitty litter. While most products are generally not harmful, here are a few you should be wary of.
Make sure to protect yourself and your baby by getting the right vaccines before, during, and after your pregnancy.
There are a few things you should be watchful for at this stage of your pregnancy, including spotting, abdominal cramping and severe nausea.
The placenta doesn't always place itself in the uterus perfectly--and that can lead to a potentially dangerous complication. Find out more about placenta previa.
Experiencing contractions caused by uterine irritability, former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky has been put on modified bed rest at 32-weeks pregnant.
Find out if you're at risk for placental abruption and what symptoms to look out for.
The first sexually transmitted case of the virus has been reported in Texas.
Find out what to watch out for concerning blood clots and DVT during your pregnancy.
Find out what to do if you develop a fever during your second trimester.
Find out what it means to have "high-risk" pregnancy.
Why is amniotic fluid so important for your baby? What happens if your levels are too high or too low? Find out here.
Placenta previa occurs when the placenta grows over the cervix. Learn more about this condition and how it's treated.
Find out why you may need a version--the manual turning of your baby into position--if an ultrasound shows she is breech.
Protecting yourself from this seasonal illness helps pregnant women reduce their chance of stillbirth signficantly, according to a new study.
This condition sounds much scarier than it actually is. Here's what you need to know.
Learn about four of the common medical procedures undergone by pregnant women.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is more common in women of child-bearing age, and it is sometimes diagnosed during pregnancy. Find out what you need to know about this disease.
Kim Kardashian West just had an external cephalic version procedure to turn her breech baby and allow her to deliver vaginally rather than by C-section.