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  • A happy pregnant woman holding her pregnant belly

    Changes in Your Body During Pregnancy: Third Trimester

    The third semester of your pregnancy starts at 28 weeks and signals the last phase before giving birth.

  • Zika

    Zika is a virus caused by a bite from the Aedes mosquito. It is contagious and increases the risk of…

  • What to Do When Your Pregnancy Is Unexpected

    If your pregnancy is unexpected, you may be feeling scared or confused about what to do. It is important to…

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    An ectopic pregnancy happens when the fertilized egg grows outside the uterus. This type of pregnancy can be dangerous for…

  • A group of men and women in exercise class doing the same arm stretch


    Stretching is one of the best ways to keep your muscles healthy. Stretching regularly will maintain muscle strength and increase…

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

    A small percentage of pregnant women in the U.S. have high blood pressure during their pregnancy. Some cases are mild;…

  • Pregnant woman balancing bowl of salad on belly

    Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect…

  • Doctor measures the blood pressure of a pregnant woman


    Preeclampsia is a rare condition that women can get when pregnant. It occurs when a woman has high blood pressure…

  • Group B Strep Infection

    Group B strep is a common kind of bacteria that can sicken newborns who are exposed to it during…

  • Multiple Sclerosis and Pregnancy

    If you have multiple sclerosis (MS) and are planning to get pregnant, talk to your doctor beforehand.