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Biotin and lab tests: Beauty supplement poses risks for pregnant women

After the pregnancy "glow" subsides, many women take biotin (vitamin B7) to restore radiant hair, skin, and nails. But taking too much poses serious health risks. Learn more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Choosing an Ob/Gyn: Questions to ask the provider and hospital

Choosing an Ob/Gyn and delivery hospital are big decisions in pregnancy. Ask your potential doctors these questions to make the best choice.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Genital herpes and pregnancy: Understanding the risks

Genital herpes is one of the most common conditions in the U.S. Find out what women need to know about safe pregnancy and delivery with herpes.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Standing against racial bias in obstetric care

Fixing racial disparity in maternity care is long overdue. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses how Ob/Gyns can help eliminate racial bias.

Cancer; Your Pregnancy Matters

Can uterine fibroids harm my pregnancy?

Large or multiple uterine fibroids can pose risks to mom and baby during pregnancy. Find out why in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Women's Health; Your Pregnancy Matters

What women and men need to know about reproductive coercion

Reproductive coercion is a type of intimate partner violence in which an abuser exerts power and control over a victim’s reproductive health and decisions. Dr. Shivani Patel discusses the ways reproductive coercion can manifest and how your health care provider can help.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Baby it’s cold outside! Tips to manage pregnancy during winter

Pregnancy can be uncomfortable during any season. But not everything about being pregnant in the winter is bad. Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer offers tips for dealing with pregnancy in the cold.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Self-serve birth control? The future of OTC contraceptives

All women deserve safe, effective birth control should they want it. But how women get contraception has been a topic of debate in recent years. Shivani Patel, M.D., talks about how we can improve access to contraception while keeping women safe and healthy.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Kidney disease and pregnancy: It’s challenging, but possible

Some patients with kidney disease worry that they can never have a baby. However, managing pregnancy and kidney issues is possible with specialized care. In this week’s #YourPregnancyMatters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses risks and challenges patients should consider. Read more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

6 in-home toxins to avoid during pregnancy

Common household products contain chemicals that can be harmful to babies when exposed during pregnancy. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses how expectant moms can decrease in-home toxin exposure to their babies.