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How early can home pregnancy tests show positive results?

Many home pregnancy tests are advanced enough to detect pregnancy several days before a missed period. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses what women need to know before choosing a home pregnancy test.

Your Pregnancy Matters

4 factors that can decrease breast milk supply – and how to replenish it

The amount of breast milk a woman produces after childbirth depends on a variety of factors. For example, stress and dehydration can decrease the milk supply. In this week’s blog, Shivani Patel, M.D., discusses four common lactation-reducing factors and how to fix them. Learn more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What happens if I get pregnant with an IUD?

Many women rely on intrauterine devices (IUDs) to prevent pregnancy. While the devices are highly effective, pregnancy can happen while using them. When it does, it’s important to seek the care of an Ob/Gyn for pregnancy evaluation and treatment that may reduce complications.

"Maternal complications resulting from severe hypertension during or after pregnancy are largely preventable. However, severe hypertension, particularly in the postpartum period, often goes unrecognized and untreated because women are not receiving the tools, education, or empowerment they need to monitor and maintain their health after going home with their baby."

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Landmark cystic fibrosis clinical trial gives patients hope for healthy pregnancies

TRIKAFTA may give patients with cystic fibrosis hope for healthy pregnancies. Learn about the landmark clinical trial to analyze its safety from pregnancy through two years after delivery.