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No butts about it: Pregnant women still smoke

Though smoking has become less common, many women still smoke during pregnancy. These women don’t deserve to be stigmatized – they need support and honesty to keep themselves and their babies healthy. Learn more.

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Preeclampsia: Spot high blood pressure symptoms during or after pregnancy

Preeclampsia, or pregnancy-related high blood pressure, can strike any woman during or after pregnancy – even those who are the picture of health can be at risk for blood clots and stroke. Discover how to spot symptoms and why it’s vital to get help fast.

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Speak up, be heard: Crucial advice for women after childbirth

As Serena Williams learned in Feb. 2018, life-threatening health complications related to pregnancy can arise in the days after delivery. Discover why it’s vital for women to advocate for themselves and what doctors must do to improve patient care.

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Crowdsourcing: Can it help get women through pregnancy?

Too often, research focuses on a condition rather than an experience. But PregSource is changing that mindset. Learn how this research study is helping to shape the future of pregnancy care by going straight to the experts – pregnant women – for data.

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New research: Should more pregnant women be induced at 39 weeks?

Data released at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's 38th annual meeting in Dallas has sparked a flurry of discussion among pregnant patients and obstetricians: Is routine induction of labor at 39 weeks actually a good thing? Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer weighs in.

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Why telemedicine may have a role in pregnancy care in Texas

Pregnant women in rural Texas often have limited access to specialty care. Find out how telemedicine programs can revolutionize pregnancy care, and share your own ideas for bringing telemedicine to the maternal-fetal medicine program.

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Which over-the-counter cold medications are safe during pregnancy?

During cold season, we get a lot of questions about what over-the-counter medications are safe to take during pregnancy. Dr. Horsager discusses which drugs are safe and which to skip.

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Should pregnant moms be concerned about gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis (stomach flu) is quite common during pregnancy and can cause serious illness or preterm labor in severe cases. Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer shares tips to manage the symptoms and avoid the disease, as well as when to go to the doctor.

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Latonya’s story, part one: Experiencing pregnancy from a wheelchair

Latonya Menefee is paralyzed, and she’s expecting her first child. Read her story, and learn how we tailor prenatal care to her unique needs.

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Dr. Horsager’s top five pregnancy stories of 2017

Happy New Year! Enjoy Dr. Horsager’s recap of her favorite 2017 Your Pregnancy Matters blog stories in this end-of-year review.