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Why Aren't Women Speaking Up About Postpartum Depression?Feature
Why Aren't Women Speaking Up About Postpartum Depression?

Here are some potential hurdles women may face when seeking care for PPD and some tips for how to overcome them.

19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility
19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.

Low Progesterone Symptoms
Low Progesterone Symptoms

Progesterone is a hormone that regulates many functions in a woman's body. Learn to recognize low progesterone and what you can do about it.

3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy
3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy

When you're 3 weeks pregnant, your baby is officially beginning to grow inside.

Common Physical Changes During Pregnancy
Common Physical Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy affects every part of your body—from your hair to your toenails. Here's what to expect and what to do about it.

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation Calculator

An easy way to track your most fertile days.

Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms
Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Learn 7 ways to improve your breastfeeding success, and 4 common breastfeeding challenges, including a low milk supply and sore nipples.

36 Weeks Pregnant: Feeling Pelvic Pressure
36 Weeks Pregnant: Feeling Pelvic Pressure

When you're 36 weeks pregnant, you're almost at full term, and your baby weighs about 6 pounds and measures roughly 18.5 inches long.

4 Weeks Pregnant: Suspecting Successful Conception
4 Weeks Pregnant: Suspecting Successful Conception

When you're 4 weeks pregnant, your fertilized egg has made its way to your uterus, things are really starting to get interesting.

Fertility-Boosting Foods
Fertility-Boosting Foods

Trying to get pregnant? Learn how smart eating can help fertility and pregnancy, Get food ideas and more.

Tips for Your First Trimester
Tips for Your First Trimester

Good prenatal care is integral for a healthy mom and baby. Get everything you need to know

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't
Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't

But have you thought about your sex life? Yes, sex. Believe it or not, there can be Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't!

Paving the Way for Puberty: A Guide for Parents of Teenage Girls
Paving the Way for Puberty: A Guide for Parents of Teenage Girls

Here's a guide to what's going on behind the makeup, eye rolls, and tears so you know how to help your teen through the process as best you can.

Health Conditions Black Women Need to Be Especially Aware Of
Health Conditions Black Women Need to Be Especially Aware Of

Certain health conditions affect black women more than women of other ethnicities. Being better informed can help reduce risk for some of these conditions.

5 Self-Care Tips for New Moms That Barely Cost a Thing
5 Self-Care Tips for New Moms That Barely Cost a Thing

But they will make you feel like a million bucks!

Could Pot Harm Men's Sperm?
Could Pot Harm Men's Sperm?

New research shows that marijuana causes genetic changes in sperm, though it's not clear what effect those changes have, or if they're passed on to a man's children.

Your Daughter's First Period: How You Can Help
Your Daughter's First Period: How You Can Help

It's an important time in every girls' life. How you can help her through it.

Positive Thinking Did Not Heal My Postpartum Anxiety and Depression. Treatment Did.
Positive Thinking Did Not Heal My Postpartum Anxiety and Depression. Treatment Did.

Hope and positivity did not treat my PMAD. Instead, treatment restored my hope and positivity.

Can Men Get Postpartum Depression, Too?
Can Men Get Postpartum Depression, Too?

Many women experience postpartum depression after giving birth. Now there's evidence that bringing a baby into the family can also cause men to experience postpartum depression. 


Docs Should Screen for Depression During, After Pregnancy
Docs Should Screen for Depression During, After Pregnancy

Undiagnosed and untreated depression among pregnant women and new mothers can put a baby's health at risk.

Why I Chose to Freeze My Eggs
Why I Chose to Freeze My Eggs

A woman's choice to freeze her eggs is very personal and reasons and results vary. Here is one woman's story about her experience freezing her eggs for a future pregnancy.

How to Protect Yourself From Rotavirus
How to Protect Yourself From Rotavirus

How not to get this horrible stomach bug when your kids have it.

Postpartum Opioid Rx May Lead to Persistent Use
Postpartum Opioid Rx May Lead to Persistent Use

New mothers who take opioid painkillers after either vaginal birth or cesarean section may be at increased risk of becoming persistent users.

Self-Care Isn't Selfish—Or Why I Love Pilates
Self-Care Isn't Selfish—Or Why I Love Pilates

Working moms need to take time for self-care. Whether jogging, reading or just sleeping, be sure to make time for your own mental health and physical health.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

Signs You're Ready for Another Baby
Signs You're Ready for Another Baby

You have one child and think you want another—but how do you know when you're ready to have another baby?

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women.

With Zika at the Doorstep, U.S. Health Officials Prepare for Battle
With Zika at the Doorstep, U.S. Health Officials Prepare for Battle

With mosquito season arriving in the Gulf Coast states, U.S. public health officials have begun deploying a three-pronged battle plan to combat Zika virus, which has caused thousands of birth defects in Latin America in the last year.

Improvements in Infertility Treatments Lead to a Decline of Risky Multiple Births
Improvements in Infertility Treatments Lead to a Decline of Risky Multiple Births

Since 1998, births of three or more babies at once have fallen by more than 40 percent in the United States, new government statistics reveal.

Health Facts: Endometriosis
Health Facts: Endometriosis

Details about endometriosis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth
Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth

Pregnant women who've had a cesarean delivery in the past should not plan a home birth because they face a higher risk for complications, researchers warn.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.