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Healthy Pregnancy: 5 Rare Congenital Defects

The last thing any parent wants to think about is anything but a perfectly healthy baby, but genetic problems and syndromes exist and can happen to your child, sometimes without any apparent cause.

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The Zika Virus And Pregnancy

If you are planning on becoming pregnant in the next 6 months or are already pregnant, see our checklist how to protect yourself from the Zika virus.

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Book Giveaway: Healthy Pregnancy at Any Age

Join us for this holiday giveaway and win our pregnancy book for yourself to use or to give as a holiday gift.

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How Surrogacy Changed My Life

Just as different stories bring intended parents to the decision that surrogacy is their path to having children, surrogates enter the journey with their own backgrounds, experiences, and personal connections to pregnancy and fertility.

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The Surrogacy Alternative

For couples or single parents who can’t have children naturally, surrogacy is one option that is becoming increasingly more common.

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Superfoods for Super Moms!

How do you make smart nutritional choices while budgeting both time and money? Superfoods might be your answer-they are convenient, can be found everywhere, and are easy to prepare.

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Affect of Screen Time on Kids’ Brains

Also: Possible link between Tylenol intake during pregnancy and autism risk.

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San Francisco Is the First American City with Full Maternity Leave

Also: Longer labor might have its health benefits.

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Depression During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Being pregnant for 9 months, and subsequently caring for a newborn, definitely takes its toll on a woman’s body and her mental health.

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Great Expectations: Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

Our healthy pregnancy checklist can help you eat right and stay active and well-rested (and sane!) while you’re expecting.

Hormonal Imbalance During Pregnancy Linked to Autism

Also: ADHD rose 43 percent during the past decade in the United States.

Pregnancy After 40: Understanding the Risks

Understanding the risks that come with pregnancy after 40 is essential not only for the mom-to-be but her baby as well.

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Tuna Consumption and Healthy Pregnancy

Also: High levels of vitamin D linked to cardiovascular deaths.

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Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals Linked to Lower IQ

Also: Probiotics and our health.

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Caesarean Section May Increase Baby’s Risk of Autism

Also: Chemical found in broccoli sprouts may reduce symptoms of autism .