Women’s Health

10 signs that you might be pregnant

If you’re trying to get pregnant, or if you think you might be pregnant, it’s important to listen to your body and understand the early symptoms of pregnancy. These are a few things you may be experiencing if you are in the early stages of pregnancy…

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If you’re having trouble getting pregnant

Approximately 1 in 6 couples have difficulty conceiving – so if you’re concerned, you’re not alone. We recommend bringing up desires for fertility at your annual examination simply to discuss preventative measures such as vitamins and prenatal rubella and/or cystic fibrosis testing that may be helpful when trying to conceive…

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Genetic Carrier Screenings Explained

As you prepare to become pregnant or plan for life with a baby, genetic carrier screenings can play an important role in educating yourself about what genes you could potentially pass on to your child, and how they could affect his or her life. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology answers the following frequently asked questions…

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Why You Need a Checkup Before Trying to Get Pregnant

You know your physician will play an important role in advising you as you carry your baby, but an OB/GYN can also help you make the right choices before you get pregnant (preconception) to set you up for a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. Read on for the top four reasons you should schedule a preconception checkup before you start trying to have a baby…

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