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Pregnancy

So you’ve had gestational diabetes…now what?

Ellen Dinerman, MD

While most women breathe a sigh of relief after their baby’s delivery, those with gestational diabetes are often even more relieved. Finally, after...

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Pregnant? 4 things to ask your insurance

Kyoko Peña-Robles, MD, MPH

As your due date approaches, there are many details to consider. You may be weighing your options regarding pain medication in labor, wondering whether to...

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Drinking and pregnancy: Your top questions answered

Kyoko Peña-Robles, MD, MPH

“What if I drank a little before I realized I was pregnant?” This is a fairly common question providers hear from newly pregnant women. If...

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Should I hire a birth doula?

Ellen O'Malley Kato, FNP

Women who use doulas report fewer cesarean sections, reduced need for pain relief, and greater satisfaction when they reflect back on their birth experience....

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Trouble Getting Pregnant? It Might Be Your Thyroid

Michelle Konstantinovsky

It’s a little gland in your neck shaped like a butterfly, but the thyroid is powerful. It regulates everything from body temperature to metabolism, but...

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8 Ways to Pamper Yourself After Giving Birth

Bernadette Donovan, ANP

The first few weeks of motherhood are a roller coaster—beautiful one moment and frustrating the next. You may feel emotionally fried from lack of...

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7 Tips for a Natural Birth

Bernadette Donovan, ANP

While most women in the US use some form of pain relief during labor like an epidural, a growing number are choosing to skip pain medication if they’re...

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Does Hypnobirthing Work?

Stephanie Long, MD

Classes like HypnoBirthing and HypnoBabies promise an alternative to relieving labor pain, teaching women to use hypnotic techniques to make the experience...

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