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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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8 Common Questions About Newborn Screening Tests

Screening helps your baby by identifying health conditions early.

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Toxic Chemicals: Steps to Stay Safer Before and During Pregnancy

If you know about common sources of toxic chemicals, you can try to reduce your contact or avoid them altogether.

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3 Conditions to Watch for After Childbirth

An ob-gyn talks postpartum preeclampsia, hemorrhage, and endometritis.

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Bonding With Your Newborn: What to Know If You Don’t Feel Connected Right Away

An ob-gyn shares why bonding with a new baby can be a gradual process.

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Exercises After Pregnancy: 5 Exercises You Can Do at Home

Learn safe postpartum exercises that you can easily do at home. Repeat all exercises four to six times.

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Exercises During Pregnancy: 8 Exercises and Stretches You Can Do at Home

Learn safe exercises that you can easily do at home while pregnant. Repeat all exercises four to six times.

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Reproductive Life Planning: A Tool to Shape Your Future

Whether or not you want to have a baby someday, your ob-gyn can help with your plans.

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What Happens at an Ob-Gyn Checkup and Why? One Doctor Explains.

Routine visits are a chance to discuss more than just your sexual health.

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Are You Current on Your Vaccines? These Are the Ones You Should Have as an Adult.

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

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¿Por qué debo vacunarme contra la COVID-19 mientras estoy embarazada?

ACOG recomienda que todas las mujeres embarazadas se vacunen contra la COVID-19.

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