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Pregnancy is a life-changing experience, and it’s important that you have the best information from the start. Get the facts you can trust, advice from experts, and stories from women like you.

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If You’re Pregnant, You Should Be Screened for Hepatitis B and C. Here’s Why.

An ob-gyn explains what hepatitis is and why screening recommendations have changed.

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I’m an Ob-Gyn and I Had 2 Cesarean Births. I’m Not a Failure.

Dr. Lauren Messinger shares why cesareans can be necessary, lifesaving, and joyous.

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Monkeypox

The most obvious symptom of monkeypox is a blister-like rash. Anyone can get monkeypox from close contact with another person who has the disease.

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Mi lista de verificación para atención posparto

Use esta lista de verificación para mantener un registro de los temas sobre los que le gustaría hablar con su ginecólogo obstetra (ginecoobstetra).

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My Postpartum Care Checklist

Use this checklist to keep track of the things you want to talk about with your ob-gyn at your postpartum check-ups.

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Sample Birth Plan

A birth plan is a written outline of what you would like to happen during labor and delivery. A birth plan is a great starting point, but you should be prepared for changes.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Answers From Ob-Gyns

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. The vaccines help protect you from serious illness.

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¿Embarazada? Tres razones principales por las que usted necesita la vacuna contra el COVID-19

Obtenga la vacuna contra el COVID-19 para protegerse a sí misma y su embarazo.

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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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