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Dads-to-be can find more relevant resources

There isn't a wealth of useful and relevant information available online for expectant fathers. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, we check out a new playbook, plus more free fatherhood resources.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Kidney disease and pregnancy: It’s challenging, but possible

Some patients with kidney disease worry that they can never have a baby. However, managing pregnancy and kidney issues is possible with specialized care. In this week’s #YourPregnancyMatters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses risks and challenges patients should consider. Read more.

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6 in-home toxins to avoid during pregnancy

Common household products contain chemicals that can be harmful to babies when exposed during pregnancy. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses how expectant moms can decrease in-home toxin exposure to their babies.

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‘Can’t get pregnant’ vs. ‘shouldn’t get pregnant’: Know the difference

Women with chronic health conditions may sometimes be told that they can’t get pregnant. Their doctor may actually mean she shouldn’t get pregnant— at least not until her medical condition is optimized.

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The truth about ectopic pregnancy care

Though ectopic pregnancies can virtually never be viable, some people call treatment immoral. This attitude has the potential to harm women and lead to serious complications or death for pregnant women. Learn about the condition and proper treatment options in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

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4 tips to reduce air pollution risks during pregnancy

It’s impossible to avoid every harmful substance in the air you breathe, but Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses how expectant moms can decrease pollution exposure to their unborn babies.

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Can bumping my pregnant belly hurt the baby?

During pregnancy, bumping the belly during daily activities is inevitable. The baby is well protected in the womb, but there are guidelines women should follow to protect the baby. Find out what’s safe, what’s not, and when to call the doctor in this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

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Top symptoms patients might not expect during pregnancy

No one can fully prepare for pregnancy, but it's important to know a few key symptoms that are and aren't normal. In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer discusses what patients might not expect when they're expecting.

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Pregnancy without ultrasound? Pros and cons

An ultrasound is a chance to check for potential pregnancy issues. But patients are opting out, citing a range of personal reasons. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses the potential benefits and risks of prenatal ultrasounds. Learn more.

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4 myths about vaping and pregnancy – busted

After an increase in vaping-related illnesses and several deaths, many pregnant women still believe vaping is safer than smoking. Patients deserve the truth. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., busts four myths about ecigs and pregnancy. Learn more.