Pre-Pregnancy Health

Before conceiving, you can increase your chances of having a smooth pregnancy and a healthy baby. Eat a good pre-conception diet, be sure to exercise, and follow some important pre-pregnancy dos and don'ts.Also be sure to check out our section on general health.

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A Male Birth Control Pill Could Begin Human Trials Soon
A new non-hormonal birth control pill for those with male reproductive organs was 99% effective against unwanted pregnancy in mice. Could it possibly be approved for humans in the future?
Mariah Carey's Pregnancy 'Test' on 'Ellen' Is Exactly Why No One Should Ask If Someone Is Pregnant
Mariah Carey recently reflected on an uncomfortable 'Ellen' interview, during which she was pressured to take a drink of alcohol to clear up pregnancy rumors. So many of us have been pressured like this by friends and otherwise—and it needs to be canceled.
Is High Cholesterol During Pregnancy Normal?
Increased cholesterol during pregnancy is essential, but if it's compounded with high levels before conception, it could lead to hypertension and risks.
5 Ways to Naturally Increase Progesterone for a Healthier Pregnancy
Having high levels of progesterone is key for a healthy pregnancy. Here are some natural ways to make sure you have the right hormonal balance.
How Long Does It Take to Get Pregnant? Well, That Depends
No two people are the same, but we can tell you how factors such as age, birth control, weight, substance abuse, medication, and stress may prolong your ability to conceive. With some help from an OBGYN, we may be able to pinpoint a TTC timeline for you.
The Best Prenatal Vitamin Options for Moms
From prenatal chocolates and yummy gummies to multivitamins customized for each trimester, you've never had more prenatal vitamin options. We're here to help you find the best one.
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More Pre-Pregnancy Health

How Medications Can Affect Your Fertility
Your fertility may drop if you're taking certain medicines. Here's what you need to know to when you're trying to conceive
HPV and Pregnancy: What You Need To Know

HPV is a sexually transmitted disease that can cause cervical cancer if left untreated. But can it also impact your fertility or pregnancy? Read this and find out.