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  1. Risks of Multiple Pregnancy
  2. High-Risk Pregnancy
  3. Pregnancy and Malaria: Reducing Your Risk
  4. Pregnancy and the Increased Risk of Developing Blood Clots
  5. Ectopic Pregnancy Discusses ectopic pregnancy (tubal pregnancy), a condition where a fertilized egg grows outside of the uterus. Covers tests and treatments. Discusses complications, including fallopian tube damage. Covers risk factors like smoking, PID, or tubal ligation.
  6. Bed Rest in Pregnancy
  7. Pregnancy-Related Problems Discusses symptoms that may show a serious problem during pregnancy. Covers vaginal bleeding, fever, or swelling. Describes emergency symptoms like shock, seizures, or leaks from your vagina. Offers tool to check symptoms and info on when to call doctor.
  8. Toxoplasmosis During Pregnancy Discusses risksto the fetus of a woman who gets toxoplasmosis during pregnancy. Covers common symptoms like swollen glands. Discusses treatment with antibiotics. Covers how to avoid toxoplasmosis, including avoiding raw meat and contact with cat feces.
  9. Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Pregnancy
  10. Asthma During Pregnancy Covers questions about asthma during pregnancy and labor. Looks at treatment with medicines including inhaled albuterol, budesonide, salmeterol, and formoterol. Includes treatment of allergies. Covers safety of steroids for pregnant mother and baby.
  11. Gestational Diabetes: Reducing Risk Learn how keeping the healthy habits you used to manage gestational diabetes can protect your child in the future.
  12. Multiple Pregnancy: Should I Consider a Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction? Guides through decision to have a multifetal pregnancy reduction. Discusses comparisons between twins after fetal reduction versus triplets (no fetal reduction). Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  13. Heart Valve Disease and Pregnancy
  14. Pregnancy: Should I Have Amniocentesis? Guides you through the decision to have an amniocentesis test. Explains what amniocentesis is and how it is done. Discusses birth defects. Looks at the risks and benefits of amniocentesis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  15. Pregnancy: Should I Have an Epidural During Childbirth? Guides you through decision to have an epidural during childbirth. Lists benefits and risks. Lists other ways to control labor pain. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  16. Big Baby: What's Happening at the End of Pregnancy? Find out the important things that happen to your baby near the end of pregnancy.
  17. Pregnancy: Should I Have CVS (Chorionic Villus Sampling)? Guides you through the decision to have chorionic villus sampling. Explains what CVS is and how it is done. Discusses birth defects. Looks at the risks and benefits of CVS. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  18. Pregnancy: Should I Have Screening Tests for Birth Defects? Guides you through decision to have triple or quadruple test to look for Down syndrome and birth defects. Discusses what the tests look for. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  19. Pregnancy: Should I Have an Early Fetal Ultrasound? Guides you through the decision to have an early fetal ultrasound. Explains when ultrasound is usually done during pregnancy and why. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  20. Pregnancy: Should I Bank My Baby's Umbilical Cord Blood? Guides through decision to have your baby's umbilical cord blood banked. Discusses reasons for umbilical cord blood banking and describes what it means. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  21. Pregnancy: Should I Try Vaginal Birth After a Past C-Section (VBAC)? Guides through decision to have a vaginal birth (VBAC) after a past cesarean section (C-section). Includes things to think about when making your decision. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  22. Big Baby: What If My Baby's Shoulder Gets Stuck? Learn how care providers help release a baby's shoulder if it gets stuck in the pelvis during delivery.
  23. Big Baby: Vaginal Tears Learn how vaginal tears can happen with any size baby. Tears can be treated, and they heal quickly.
  24. Induction Abortion Describes different methods used to induce labor and delivery for pregnancy termination. Lists what to expect after procedure and during recovery. Covers why it is done and how well it works. Also lists risks involved. Offers points to consider about the procedure.
  25. Fertility Problems: Should I Have a Tubal Procedure or In Vitro Fertilization? Guides you through the decision to have a procedure to fix a tubal problem or to have in vitro fertilization. Looks at chances of pregnancy and risks after each procedure. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  26. Genital Herpes Discusses genital herpes, a sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 or HSV-2). Covers symptoms and treatment, including care during pregnancy. Covers what increases your risk and offers prevention tips.
  27. Breastfeeding: Should I Breastfeed My Baby? Guides through decision to breastfeed. Discusses common concerns and issues related to breastfeeding. Links to personal stories. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  28. Cell-Free Fetal DNA Test
  29. Big Baby: Problems When Labor Is Induced Learn about some of the negative effects of induced labor, including effects on your baby and to your body.
  30. Myomectomy Discusses surgical removal of fibroids from uterus. Covers hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and laparotomy. Looks at what to expect after surgery and how well it works. Explains possible risks. Discusses hysterectomy, infertility, and miscarriage.
  31. Bed Rest for Preterm Labor
  32. Miscarriage: Should I Have Treatment to Complete a Miscarriage? Guides you through decision to use medicine, surgery, or no treatment to complete a miscarriage. Discusses benefits and risks of each. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  33. Depression: Should I Take Antidepressants While I'm Pregnant? Guides through decision to take antidepressants while pregnant. Covers SSRIs (Zoloft and Prozac) and tricyclic antidepressants. Lists reasons for and against medicines. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  34. Fertility Problems: Should I Be Tested? Guides you through the decision to have infertility testing. Talks about causes of infertility. Lists risks and benefits of infertility testing. Explains how you might use test results. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  35. Interactive Tools
  36. Infertility: Should I Have Treatment? Guides you through the decision to have infertility treatment. Explains what infertility is and what may cause it. Discusses various types of infertility treatments. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  37. Home Blood Glucose Test Discusses test to measure blood sugar (glucose) levels in those who have diabetes. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at what might affect the test. Covers risks.
  38. Diabetes: Should I Get Pregnant? Guides you through decision to become pregnant when you have diabetes. Discusses getting diabetes under control. Looks at decreasing risksto mother and baby if you have uncontrolled diabetes. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

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