7 Possible Reasons You Missed a Period (Aside From Pregnancy)

Don’t panic just yet: there are a number of reasons why you could miss a period.

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How Much Weight Should You Really Gain During Pregnancy?

Every woman, and every pregnancy is different, but many moms-to-be really are gaining too much, experts say.

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Lawsuit Claims Birth Control Packaging Mistake Led to 113 Unplanned Pregnancies

A pharmaceutical company has been hit with a class action lawsuit after distributing mis-labeled birth control pills back in 2011.

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Here’s an Exercise You Can Do Even in Late Pregnancy

Gentle yoga, even late into pregnancy, appears to be safe for moms-to-be, according to a small new study.

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Exposure to This Chemical in Pregnancy May Boost Obesity Risk in Kids

Exposure in the womb to high levels of a widely used industrial chemical appears to increase a child’s risk of obesity, a new study suggests.

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Eating During Labor is Actually Fine for Most Women, Study Finds

Labor and delivery is often a grueling ordeal for many women, and current guidelines rule out eating.

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Drew Barrymore on Postpartum Depression: ‘I Really Got Under the Cloud’

Barrymore is one of the many celebrities who have spoken out recently about their struggles with postpartum depression.

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No, You Should Not Drink While Pregnant (Not Even a Little), Pediatricians Say

While some studies have hinted that a little alcohol might be harmless during pregnancy, a leading U.S. pediatricians’ group has issued a new warning that no amount of drinking is safe while pregnant.

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7 Moms Look Back on Their Infertility Struggles

We asked several women who got pregnant after infertility what they took away from the experience, and what they wish others knew. Here’s what they had to say.

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High Blood Sugar During Pregnancy Linked to Infant Heart Defects, Study Finds

High blood sugar levels during pregnancy may increase a baby’s risk of a heart defect, even among women without diabetes, a new study suggests.

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