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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.

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Water immersion during labor

Consider these pros and cons if you are thinking about using water immersion during labor.

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Lifting and work restrictions during pregnancy: Talk it over with your doctor

How much should work and activities such as lifting or standing really be limited during pregnancy?

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Normal Pregnancy Symptoms: Here’s What to Expect

Many pregnancy symptoms are completely normal. Know what to expect as your body changes during the next 9 months.