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Pregnant Mother testing for diabetes
Pregnancy Concerns


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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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Pregnancy and Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic Nerve Pain During Pregnancy: Causes and Treatment The sciatic nerve runs under your uterus to your legs. Sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy is thought

HIV-and-AIDS | American Pregnancy Association
Women's Health


HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), a condition that breaks down a person’s immune system leading to a

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects nearly 73,000 new individuals each year. Approximately 1,250,000 people in the United States are carriers of Hepatitis B. What

chlamydia during pregnancy | American Pregnancy Association
Women's Health


Chlamydia is a bacterial infection. There are 2,800,000 new cases each year with some individuals accounting for multiple cases. Approximately 1.9 million Americans are currently infected with

pap smear during pregnancy | American Pregnancy Association
Women's Health

Pap Smears During Pregnancy

Why are Pap Smears Done During Pregnancy? A Pap Smear, usually done during your first prenatal visit is a test used to look for changes

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Women's Health


Endometriosis occurs when the endometrial lining of the uterus attaches itself to other organs outside of the uterus. During menstruation, the endometrial lining is shed from the