Other Health & Safety Issues

No doubt you have lots of questions about what's OK and what's not during your pregnancy. Find out exactly what's off limits and how to safely manage health and safety issues while you're expecting.

14 Reasons to Call the Doctor During Pregnancy

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.

Fibroids During Pregnancy

Here's how this common condition can affect your pregnancy.

Top 14 Pregnancy Fears (and Why You Shouldn't Worry)

Relax! Here, doctors share the truth about your biggest pregnancy worries -- and why they're not as scary as you think.

Safe Tips to Treat Headaches During Pregnancy

Head off pregnancy headaches with these safe solutions.

Fever and Chills During Pregnancy

Learn why you may be experiencing these symptoms and what you can do about them.

Toxic Tap Water & Pregnancy

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.

Ectopic Pregnancy

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.

Managing Heart Disease During Pregnancy

With a little planning and the right information, most women with heart conditions can have a safe and healthy pregnancy.

6 Hidden Home Hazards During 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.

What Vaccines Do You Need Before and During Pregnancy?

Make sure to protect yourself and your baby by getting the right vaccines before, during, and after your pregnancy.

Signs of Trouble

There are a few things you should be watchful for at this stage of your pregnancy, including spotting, abdominal cramping and severe nausea.

All About Placenta Previa

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.

Hang in There, Girl! Preggers Ali Fedotowsky Is On Bed Rest

Experiencing contractions caused by uterine irritability, former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky has been put on modified bed rest at 32-weeks pregnant.

Placental Abruption

Find out if you're at risk for placental abruption and what symptoms to look out for.

CDC Confirms First U.S. Case of Zika Virus Transmitted Through Sex

The first sexually transmitted case of the virus has been reported in Texas.

Blood Clots and DVT

Find out what to watch out for concerning blood clots and DVT during your pregnancy.

Q&A: Fever and Pregnancy

Find out what to do if you develop a fever during your second trimester.

High-Risk Pregnancies

Find out what it means to have "high-risk" pregnancy.

Q&A: Amniotic Fluid Concerns

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

Placenta previa occurs when the placenta grows over the cervix. Learn more about this condition and how it's treated.

Singleton Breech Babies and Version

Find out why you may need a version--the manual turning of your baby into position--if an ultrasound shows she is breech.

Getting This Vaccine May Cut Stillbirth Risk in Half

Protecting yourself from this seasonal illness helps pregnant women reduce their chance of stillbirth signficantly, according to a new study.

Corpus Luteum Cysts

This condition sounds much scarier than it actually is. Here's what you need to know.

Common Prenatal Tests 101

Learn about four of the common medical procedures undergone by pregnant women.

Multiple Sclerosis

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 Had an ECV Procedure--What Is That?

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.