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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.

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The truth about “natural” ways to induce labor

There are lots of “natural” remedies that supposedly induce labor. Here’s what those methods are really all about.

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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.

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8 third trimester pains and how to deal with them

The third trimester is exciting, but it can be uncomfortable. Tips to relieve 8 third-trimester symptoms and how to know if you should be concerned.

"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.

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