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Bleeding During Pregnancy

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Does bleeding during pregnancy always mean that there is a problem Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy has many causes Some are serious whereas others are not Bleeding can occur early or later in pregnancy Bleeding in early pregnancy is common In many cases it does not signal a major problem Bleedin...

July 2016

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Important Information About Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy

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What are opioids Opioids are a type of medicine that relieves pain Prescribed opioids include oxycodone hydromorphone hydrocodone codeine methadone propoxyphene and buprenorphine These medications sometimes are called narcotics Doctors may prescribe opioids for people who have had surgery dental w...

June 2016

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Endometrial Cancer

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What is endometrial cancer Endometrial cancer is cancer of the endometrium which is the lining of the uterus It is the most common type of cancer that affects the female reproductive organs The most common type of endometrial cancer type 1 grows slowly It most often is found only inside the uterus...

June 2016

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Extremely Preterm Birth

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When is a baby considered preterm or extremely preterm A normal pregnancy with one baby lasts about 40 weeks Babies born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy are called preterm or premature Babies born before 28 completed weeks of pregnancy are considered extremely preterm The earlier a baby is ...

June 2016

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Media and Body Image

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How can the media make me feel bad about my body Images of what the media believes are ideal women are everywhereon TV in movies online in magazines in ads and in video games You may begin to believe that these images show what is normal But the weights and body types of women you see in the media...

June 2016

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

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How common is heavy menstrual bleeding Heavy menstrual bleeding is very common About one third of women seek treatment for it Heavy menstrual bleeding is not normal It can disrupt your life and may be a sign of a more serious health problem If you are worried that your menstrual bleeding is too he...

June 2016

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Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC): IUD and Implant

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What are longacting reversible contraception LARC methods Longacting reversible contraception LARC methods include the intrauterine device IUD and the birth control implant Both methods are highly effective in preventing pregnancy last for several years and are easy to use Both are reversibleif yo...

May 2016

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A Partner's Guide to Pregnancy

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Why is it important to be supportive during your partners pregnancy Women who have an involved and supportive partner during pregnancy are more likely to give up harmful behaviors such as smoking and lead healthier lives Babies may be born healthier as well with lower rates of preterm birth and gr...

May 2016

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Exercise During Pregnancy

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Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy If you are healthy and your pregnancy is normal it is safe to continue or start most types of exercise but you may need to make a few changes Physical activity does not increase your risk of miscarriage low birth weight or early delivery However it is import...

May 2016

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Barrier Methods of Birth Control: Spermicide, Condom, Sponge, Diaphragm, and Cervical Cap

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What are barrier methods of birth control Barrier methods of birth control act as barriers to keep the mans sperm from reaching the womans egg Some barrier methods also protect against sexually transmitted infections STIs A few barrier methods spermicide condom and sponge can be bought in most dru...

May 2016

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