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Pregnancy

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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Does Tramadol keep you from getting pregnant?

Prescription pain medication can make daily life a lot more tolerable for people suffering from chronic conditions. But could they also rob you of your ability to conceive?

Progesterone Cream and Fertility

It's no secret that hormones play a major role in both the female and male reproductive systems. But why is progesterone called the hormone of pregnancy?

Do fertility cleanses really work?

When a couple is trying to conceive, the last thing they may expect is a lengthy process. If infertility has become a roadblock, could a fertility cleanse be just what the doctor ordered?

Can ingesting too much dairy affect your fertility?

Milk, the slogan says, does a body good. But when it comes to your fertility, can there be too much of a good thing?

How can yoga increase fertility?

It's no secret that practicing yoga helps improve your balance, flexibility and strength. But it may also increase your chance of conceiving.

Adenomyosis and Fertility

Adenomyosis is a structural gynecological disorder -- it affects the endometrial cells in the lining of the uterus and the muscular layer of the uterine wall. Does it contribute to difficulty conceiving?

Does Metformin make you more fertile?

Metformin was developed in the 1950s as a treatment for diabetes, but doctors have now found a new use for the drug. Can it make you more fertile?

Can weight loss increase fertility?

Nearly 34 percent of American adults are obese -- a risk factor for infertility in both women and men. But can dropping a few pounds really help boost your fertility?

Brachytherapy and Fertility

Men with prostate cancer face worries of their own well being -- and that of any children they hope to have later in life. Those considering brachytherapy treatment should weigh the benefits ... and risks.

DHEA and Fertility

If that ticking you hear seems to be getting louder, it may not be in your head. By the time most women hit age 40, only about 3 percent of their ovarian eggs remain. Can DHEA help fertility?

5 Unbelievable Deliveries

Every birth is momentous to those involved, but some birth stories stand out for being medical (or social media) miracles. Which five made our list?

5 Ways to Detox Naturally Before Pregnancy

Important advice for being as healthy as possible before pregnancy. Learn more about these 5 ways to detox naturally before pregnancy.

5 Ways Stress Can Affect a Pregnancy

We all know that it's bad news to be stressed out a lot, but what about when you're expecting? Should pregnant women be especially wary of this amped-up state? We'll ponder 5 ways that stress affects a pregnancy in this article.

Pregnancy Resources

Pregnancy is never easy. But being aware of all the resources available can be a big help. See our list of top pregnancy resources to learn more.

10 Must-have Tests During Pregnancy

To make sure your little bundle of joy arrives healthy, it's a good plan to have regular monitoring tests during your pregnancy. See what's in store for the next nine months.

5 Bad Habits to Break Before Pregnancy

Bad habits are hard to break. But, if you're thinking about having a baby, here are five things you'll want to quit before pregnancy.

How does radiation exposure affect unborn babies?

Not all types of radiation are created equal. Some types of exposure is considered safe, while others are not. How does radiation exposure affect unborn babies?

What role does hCG play in pregnancy and fertility?

The hormone hCG is produced when a woman is pregnant. Find out what role it plays in pregnancy and fertility in this article.

How to Use Herbs for Fertility

If you'd like to naturally boost your chances of getting pregnant, then you should learn how to use herbs for fertility. Learn about how to use herbs for fertility in this article.

Guide to Being 39 Weeks Pregnant

Thirty-nine weeks down, only one or two more to go! Here's what's going on with you and baby during these final days of pregnancy.

Guide to Being 40 Weeks Pregnant

You're having a baby any day now! We'll take you through the final preparation for the long-awaited event.

Guide to Being 41 Weeks Pregnant

At 41 weeks pregnant, it's very possible your due date has come and gone. Read on for why your little bundle of joy could just not be ready to make an appearance.

Guide to Being 42 Weeks Pregnant

So, your due date came and went, and you're still lugging around that passenger. How can someone so little be so stubborn?

Guide to Being 42+ Weeks Pregnant

Well, it's official: You're overdue, post-term, post-date or just plain sick of this miracle happening inside you. So what's taking that (not so) little one so long?

Guide to Being 37 Weeks Pregnant

That baby is technically ready to go, and it could happen any minute now. So what are you experiencing at 37 weeks, and what's happening in that enormous belly of yours?

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