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Special Tests for Monitoring Fetal Health

FAQ098

Why may special tests be needed during pregnancy? Special testing during pregnancy most often is done when the fetus is at increased risk of problems that could result in pregnancy complications or ...

November 2013

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Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Pregnancy

FAQ093

What are hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections? Hepatitis B and hepatitis C are serious infections that affect the liver. Both diseases are contagious and caused by viruses. Both can lead to seriou...

November 2013

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Emergency Contraception

FAQ114

What is emergency contraception? Emergency contraception is the use of certain methods to prevent pregnancy after a woman has had sex without birth control, if her current method fails, or if she is...

October 2013

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New Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening

PFS004 New Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Women’s Health Care Physicians patient education Fact Sheet PFS004: New Guidelines fo...

September 2013

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Ultrasound Exams

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What is ultrasound? Ultrasound is energy in the form of sound waves. The most common type of ultrasound exam is called two-dimensional (2D) ultrasound. In this type of ultrasound, a transducer sends...

September 2013

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Your Changing Body

FAQ041

What is puberty? Puberty is the time when your body changes and becomes more like an adult. When does puberty start? It is normal for changes to start as early as 8 years old or as late as 13 ye...

September 2013

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Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis

FAQ071

What are gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis? Gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). These three STDs can cause serious, long-term problems if they are not treat...

September 2013

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How to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases

FAQ009

What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that are spread by sexual contact. Sexually transmitted diseases can cause severe damage to your bo...

September 2013

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Nutrition During Pregnancy

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How can I plan healthy meals during pregnancy? Planning healthy meals during pregnancy is not hard. The United States Department of Agriculture has made it easier by creating www.choosemyplate.gov. ...

September 2013

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The Rh Factor: How It Can Affect Your Pregnancy

FAQ027

What is the Rh factor? Just as there are different major blood groups, such as type A and type B, there also is an Rh factor. The Rh factor is a protein that can be present on the surface of red blo...

September 2013

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