Pregnancy Health

What you eat, how often you exercise, and how much you sleep are pillars to enjoying a healthy pregnancy. Here you'll find tips and expert advice to guide you to a healthy pregnancy.

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Your Questions About Pregnancy After Abortion, Answered by an OB-GYN

Does having an abortion curse future plans for a family? Will it affect chances of a healthy pregnancy? Here's everything you need to know about getting pregnant post-abortion.

Yes, Pregnancy Can Be Life-Threatening—Here's What to Know About Medically Necessary Abortions

Senator Ted Cruz is receiving backlash for stating "pregnancy is not a life-threatening illness"—because some abortions are medically necessary. On top of that? The number of pregnant women who die each year in the U.S. proves pregnancy can be dangerous.

The CDC Is Launching a Maternal Health Campaign to Empower Pregnant Women and New Moms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just launched Hear Hera campaign to bring attention to the maternal mortality crisis and hear the concerns of pregnant and postpartum women.

Can You Take Elderberry While You’re Pregnant?

Elderberry has long been used as an immune booster in order to combat colds and even the flu, but research on the use of this herbal remedy during pregnancy has not quite caught up. Here’s what you need to know.

Pregnant People Can Have a False Positive HIV Test & Here's Why

Regular testing for HIV is part of pregnancy these days, which bumps up the chance you might get a false-positive result. Experts explain why that can happen.

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What Methadone Use During Pregnancy Means for Newborns

As the opioid crisis rages on, people addicted to methamphetamines are leaning on Methadone during pregnancy to avoid dangerous withdrawal symptoms. Here’s what that means for newborns.

I Was Shamed for Being 'Overweight' and Pregnant

Doctors constantly told me to lose weight and start exercising, especially when I was trying to get pregnant. But they didn't know how hard I tried and how much their words hurt.