A miscarriage in the first few weeks of pregnancy may start like a period, with spotting or bleeding accompanied by mild cramps or back pain. The pain and…

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But while certain workouts aren’t advised during pregnancy, exercise overall is highly encouraged. “In fact, we strongly recommend that moms-to-be aim to get at least 30 minutes of…

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For healthy pregnant women, occasional air travel is almost always safe. Most airlines allow pregnant women to fly domestically until about 36 weeks of pregnancy. Your ob-gyn or…

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When you’re pregnant, your body goes through sudden, dramatic hormonal fluctuations. This includes a rapid increase in estrogen, which is largely responsible for belly hair during pregnancy. You…

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Taking prenatal vitamins and eating healthy foods can help give you all the nutrients you and your baby need during pregnancy. Make sure your prenatal vitamin has folic…

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Postpartum thyroiditis is an uncommon condition in which a previously normal-functioning thyroid gland — a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck just below your Adam’s…

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For hemorrhoid relief, it’s hard to beat Preparation H, an over-the-counter hemorrhoid cream. This version contains the numbing medication lidocaine, which can help ease the itching and burning….

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Decongestant medications reduce stuffiness and sinus pressure by constricting the blood vessels in your nose, which reduces swelling. Pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine are available over the counter as Sudafed…

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There’s no way to know for certain if you’re pregnant before missing your period other than taking a home pregnancy test. Some women do experience symptoms such as…

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No doubt, you may be ready to hit the bottle (of hair dye, that is) after about a month — with all of those pregnancy hormones racing through…

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