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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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Can I use a sauna or hot tub early in pregnancy?

Your core body temperature rises when you use saunas and hot tubs.

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How much weight should I gain during pregnancy?

The key to healthy weight gain is to slowly increase your calories.

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Patient Story

How I Found Virtual Postpartum Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Erica discusses how she found connection and community from home after giving birth.

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Patient Story

How I Handled My Prenatal Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sheila talks about prenatal care for her second pregnancy.

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Patient Story

My Experience Having a Baby During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moriel shares what it was like to give birth and care for two young children during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Patient Story

How the Pandemic Changed My Outlook on Pregnancy and Motherhood

Christina describes her experience as a first-time mom during the pandemic.

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My Vaccine Choice: How I Decided to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine During Pregnancy

Dr. Chelsea K. Chandler discusses her choice to get vaccinated while she was pregnant.

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My Vaccine Choice: I’m a Breastfeeding Ob-Gyn. Here’s Why I Got a COVID-19 Vaccine.

Dr. Veronica Maria Pimentel shares why she chose to be vaccinated as a nursing mom.

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My Vaccine Choice: A Pregnant Ob-Gyn Shares Why She Got a COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Vanessa Hux discusses how she thought about her decision to be vaccinated during pregnancy.

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My Vaccine Choice: 4 Questions I Asked Myself About the COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Jacqueline Parchem shares how she decided to be vaccinated during pregnancy.

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