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Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Many medications for depression and other mood disorders can be safetly used during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Birth Control and Pharmacies

Women can receive their birth control right from the pharmacy, without ever going to the doctor. Learn about how the program works.

Tummy Time

Tummy time is an important part of an infant’s development. Since babies sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), babies need time on their tummies to develop strong muscles to roll over and crawl. Benefits for Baby Tummy time helps babies develop neck and shoulder muscles that help...

Morning Sickness

Nausea or “morning sickness” is a common problem during pregnancy. About 50 to 90 percent of women may have nausea during a normal, healthy pregnancy. One factor that may cause nausea is the rising levels of hormones. Usually morning sickness ends by the fourth month or around 12 to 16 weeks gestation. Watch now Nausea and vomiting...


Hypertension - or high blood pressure - can cause problems during pregnancy.

Elective Labor Induction

Want to be induced? Learn why it may not be best for baby.

Genetic Testing and Early Pregnancy

All women should be offered the option to undergo genetic testing and early pregnancy screenings for fetal Down syndrome, fetal defects, cystic fibrosis, and HIV screening.


Ultrasounds are often a parent's first look at baby.

Cramping During Pregnancy

Cramping can be a normal part of pregnancy. When is it a concern or just "normal?"

Alcohol and Drug Use During Pregnancy

Learn how alcohol, drugs or tobacco can affect your baby's health.