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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

How Air Pollution Impacts Pregnancy

For years now, researchers have studied how air pollution impacts pregnancy, the potential adverse effects of air pollution on pregnant women as well as their

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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. What are the different kinds of birth control pills? The minipill contains

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Planning and Preparing

How a Doula Makes Birth Easier

How a Doula Makes Your Birth Easier Doulas increase your chances of having a normal, vaginal birth. Statistics show that when possible, it is safest

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Labor and Birth

C-Section Complications

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks of C-Section complications. It is important to know and understand your risks before having a cesarean procedure.

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Labor and Birth

Breech Births

In the last weeks of pregnancy, a baby usually moves so his or her head is positioned to come out of the vagina first during

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Genetic Disorders & Birth Defects

Birth Defects Prevention Campaign

Approximately 150,000 children are born every year in the United States affected by one or more birth defects. Although the cause of over 60% of birth defects