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Talking about death and pregnancy in Texas: a tough discussion

Texas has the highest maternal death rate in the United States. Dr. Shivani Patel addresses how doctors and women can reduce the risk.

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Can I breastfeed during pregnancy?

Tips for successfully breastfeeding during pregnancy and what women should discuss with their doctors in the first trimester.

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Can the weather impact your pregnancy?

There are many theories that weather can affect aspects of pregnancy. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer looks at the evidence behind these claims, and provides recommendations for handling extreme weather when pregnant.

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Why belly button pain during pregnancy is still a mystery

Doctors aren’t sure what causes belly button pain during pregnancy, but it’s a fairly common symptom. Dr. Horsager tries to shed light on the phenomenon.

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What pregnant women need to know about Zika in 2017

With summer comes increased risk exposure to mosquitos. Here’s what women who are pregnant or wish to become pregnant need to know to stay safe this year.

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The five-second rule

Germ exposure isn’t all bad. In fact, studies in mice suggest some exposure might actually help build the immune system and guard against asthma and other allergic diseases.

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Should I have a transvaginal ultrasound to measure cervical length and help prevent preterm delivery?

Cervical length can help identify women at risk of preterm delivery, but the screening test to determine cervical length might not be worth the time, expense, or discomfort. Here’s why.

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An honest discussion about opioid use and pregnancy

Using opioid pain medications during and after pregnancy can have significant affects on you and your baby.

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Worried about having a big baby? Four things to know about birth weight

Having a big baby can complicate things – but it’s difficult to accurately predict weight before birth.

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Using marijuana while pregnant: What are the risks?

Studies show more women are using marijuana while pregnant, without knowing the possible risks to their baby.