Women's Health

Women's Health

Health and safety

Here are 5 great ways to have a healthy and safe pregnancy

  • Keep all your prenatal appointments and testing
  • Consider genetic testing
  • Eat healthy
  • Watch your weight gain
  • Exercise

Prenatal appointments and testing

Keep all your prenatal appointments and testing to make sure your pregnancy is going well. Make an appointment as soon as you think you may be pregnant. During your appointment, …
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Prenatal screening and diagnostic tests

There are two kinds of prenatal tests: Screening tests can tell if your baby might be at risk of a genetic problem or birth defect, but can’t tell for sure …
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Healthy eating

Pickles and ice cream? Bacon donuts? It’s normal to have crazy cravings when you’re pregnant. It’s okay to indulge a little, but just don’t let your cravings replace your need …
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Weight gain in pregnancy

Although you might think you’re eating for 2, that’s not really the case. You really only need about 300 additional calories a day when you’re pregnant. That’s what you’ll get …
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Think of exercise as good training for childbirth. It improves your circulation, helps you sleep better, boosts your confidence and strengthens your body for the rigors of labor. Exercise will …
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