Pregnancy covers the life stage period from conception to birth. Learn about the changes that take place during this time, what to do to stay healthy, and how to help prevent complications during pregnancy.

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What is an ectopic pregnancy?

When a fertilized egg develops outside the uterus, it's called an ectopic pregnancy The word ectopic means out of place. This is not an uncommon occurrence: One in every 100 to 150 pregnancies is ectopic.

Your Postpartum Sex Life: What to Expect After Baby Arrives

Do you know what to expect after your newborn baby arrives? Learn more about postpartum sex life in this article.

Postpartum Pleasure and Pain: What to Expect in the First Weeks of Baby's Life

Having a newborn comes with many responsibilities. Take a look at the important aspects of caring for a newborn in this article.

Breastfeeding Basics: What You Need to Know to Get Started

With a slew of recent research to support the benefits to child, mother and society overall, experts seem to agree: breast milk is best. What do you need to know before you start breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding: What Dad Can Do

A new dad might think that his role in breastfeeding is a minor one, but the father's attitude is a primary influence on the mother's decision to breastfeed or not. Learn how to support mom's breastfeeding venture.

Male Infertility

Male infertility means the male is unable to impregnate the female because of male factors. Learn what the causes of male infertility are and discover if you can resolve your male infertility issues with your doctor.

Is the breast best for multiples?

If you think breastfeeding is out of the question just because you're having multiples, think again. There are countless reasons that breastfeeding may prove to be the best option, even with twins or triplets.

The Basics of Infertility

Infertility is far more common than most people think. Learn more about infertility with the information in this article.

Infertility Diagnosis

A specialist is able to diagnose infertility and offer help to couples who are trying to conceive. When should you see a specialist and what can they do to help?

Infertility Facts to Know

What do you need to know about infertility? Get some basic facts about infertility, and remember that you're not alone.

Infertility Prevention

There are many factors that contribute to your ability to ovulate, conceive and carry a pregnancy to term, and many times infertility can be a male problem. Learn about what you can do to help prevent infertility.

How Human Reproduction Works

When it comes to human reproduction, animal metaphors are popular, with all those birds, bees and even storks. Here, we turn to biology to learn how human reproduction works.

How Prenatal Testing Works

During a pregnancy, different kinds of prenatal testing are an important part of the process. Learn how all the different tests protect both mother and child.

What Happens When Pregnant Women Smoke?

Smoking is dangerous for pregnant women for many reasons — learn why.

What happens when pregnant women smoke?

Smoking is dangerous for pregnant women for many reasons -- learn why.

How Pregnancy Works

During pregnancy, an egg transforms from a tiny mass of cells into a living, breathing baby. Learn how the fetus develops during each trimester of the pregnancy and find out how the baby finally makes its way into the world.