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Exercises for Pregnant Women 

Your doctor should approve exercises for pregnant women. But for most women who are expecting, exercise can be an important part of a healthy pregnancy.

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How to Get Your Pre-baby Body Back 

Having a baby can take a toll on your body, but establishing or resuming a fitness routine can make it faster and easier to start feeling like yourself again.


Braxton-Hicks Contractions 

Don't let false labor warnings called Braxton-Hicks contractions fool you. Here's how to tell the difference between Braxton-Hicks and the real thing.


What Is Preeclampsia? 

Screening expectant moms for potentially dangerous preeclampsia is important. This type of high blood pressure can develop during pregnancy or after childbirth.


Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms 

If you are pregnant, knowing ectopic pregnancy symptoms can be lifesaving. It’s crucial to report any signs of ectopic pregnancy to your doctor ASAP.


The Benefits of Breastfeeding 

Breastfeeding benefits help your baby get a healthy start in life. The advantages of breastfeeding extend to moms, too, boosting physical and emotional health.


Stress During Pregnancy 

Moderate stress during pregnancy won’t hurt your baby, but big events could have a lasting effect. It’s important to seek help. Here's what you should know.


What Is Gestational Diabetes?  

Gestational diabetes occurs only during pregnancy. Learn what gestational is diabetes and why it’s crucial to treat the condition to help protect mom and baby.


What Is Placenta Previa? 

Placenta previa, a rare complication of pregnancy in which the placenta hangs low in the uterus and covers all or part of the cervix, can cause serious bleeding.