What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

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What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a the most common hormonal imbalance for teens and women of childbearing age. Almost 1 in 10 women has PCOS, but more than half don't know they have it. Women with PCOS may not ovulate, have high levels of androgens, and may have many small cysts on the ova... Read More

What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

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What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?
The journey to pregnancy begins with a fertilized egg. Normally, the egg attaches itself to the lining of the uterus. During an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg implants itself outside of the uterus. This is most commonly in one of the fallopian tubes, but occasionally implants in the cervix... Read More

Can I Still Drink Coffee While Pregnant?

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Can I Still Drink Coffee While Pregnant?
The main thing that is keeping you from your cup of coffee is caffeine. Caffeine is a natural stimulant. Caffeine is present in beverages like coffee, tea, soda and energy drinks and it is often used as a performance enhancer by many individuals who wish to lose weight and have more energy. An ar... Read More

How is a pregnancy calculated?

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How is a pregnancy calculated?
A lot of women find out they are pregnant at different stages, but typically always during the first trimester. Whether it be an at home test or a visit to the doctor, at some point in your pregnancy you will be given a due date, and be told how far along you are, measured in weeks. There are var... Read More

Planning Your Baby's Birth

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Planning Your Baby's Birth
When pregnant women plan on giving birth to their babies, they generally come up with a birthing plan. The birth plan can help you to take control of your birthing experience and in many cases, it can help to calm your anxiety. A birthing plan is a set of instructions for the mother's prefere... Read More