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How I Talk With My Patients About Abortion Care and Access

An ob-gyn who offers abortion care shares the top questions she hears from patients.

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What Happens After a Miscarriage? An Ob-Gyn Discusses the Options.

Dr. Rebecca Cohen talks care and recovery after early pregnancy loss.

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When Making Health Care Decisions, Your Voice Matters

Sharing your values and preferences helps doctors provide the best care, an ob-gyn explains.

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What I Wish All Teens Knew About Long-Acting Birth Control

One ob-gyn shares how she talks with teens about IUDs and implants.

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Thinking About Having a Baby in Your Late 30s or 40s? Here’s What I Tell My Patients.

An ob-gyn talks age, fertility, and having healthy pregnancies later in life.

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What’s the Concern About High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy? An Ob-Gyn Explains.

Your blood pressure can affect your pregnancy and long-term health.

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The Top 6 Pregnancy Questions I Hear From First-Time Moms

An ob-gyn discusses birth classes, pain relief techniques, and trusting your health care team.

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Thinking About Childbirth Without Pain Medication? Here’s How You Can Prepare.

An ob-gyn discusses birth classes, pain relief techniques, and trusting your health care team.

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Are the COVID-19 Vaccines Safe During Pregnancy? The Science Says Yes.

Vaccines are essential throughout our life span—not just during childhood.

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Is it safe to douche during pregnancy?

Do not douche, whether you’re pregnant or not.

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