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Pregnancy Complications

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is diabetes diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy. Like other types of diabetes, gestational diabetes affects how your cells use sugar (glucose).

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Pregnancy Concerns

Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease in which your body cannot properly control the amount of sugar in your blood because it does not have enough

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Getting Pregnant

Getting Pregnant Checklist

Your preconception health and preparation are essential to baby making. Here are our Getting Pregnancy Checklist with our top recommendations from our book Planning Your

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome | American Pregnancy Association
Women's Health

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that is common among women of reproductive age. PCOS affects a woman’s menstrual cycle, fertility, insulin production,

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills also called oral contraceptives use synthetic hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two types: combined and progestin-only. Combined pills contain synthetic forms

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Labor and Birth

Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD)

Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD) is a condition where the baby’s head or body is too large to fit through the mother’s pelvis. This can happen when

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Genetic Disorders & Birth Defects

Spina Bifida Test

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that develops during the first month of pregnancy when the spinal column does not develop or close completely.

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Cord Blood

Cord Blood Banking

Your baby’s umbilical cord is made of tissue that protects and insulates the veins responsible for carrying blood to and from mom and baby during

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