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15.10.2018 - How a breastfeeding mechanism may affect breast cancer

A molecular mechanism that is involved in the breast's adaptation to breastfeeding may sustain pre-cancerous breast cells, finds a new study. read more

11.10.2018 - What to know about subchorionic bleeding

Subchorionic bleeding, or a subchorionic hemorrhage, occurs when blood collects between the uterus and the gestational membranes during pregnancy. It usually resolves without medical treatment but may increase a person's risk for some pregnancy complications. Learn more about the causes and symptoms in this article. read more

09.10.2018 - First period after having a baby: What to expect

Many women wonder what to expect from their first postpartum period, as well as when to expect it. In this article, learn about the first period after having a baby, including how to tell the difference between lochia and a period, and when to resume birth control. read more

09.10.2018 - How soon can you get pregnant after giving birth?

While it is unlikely, a woman can get pregnant before the first postpartum period. In this article, learn more about how soon a woman can get pregnant after having a baby, how long doctors recommend waiting, and about the possible risks of pregnancies that are too close together. read more

02.10.2018 - What are the risks of having too much amniotic fluid?

Having too much amniotic fluid during pregnancy can result in an early or difficult delivery. It can also increase the risk to the baby. A doctor may resolve the issue by removing some of the excess fluid, or they may recommend medications that have the same effect. Learn more here. read more

02.10.2018 - Which is the best IUD for me?

The best IUD for each person depends on many factors. People can choose between hormonal IUDs, which include Mirena and Kyleena, and nonhormonal IUDs, such as ParaGard. In this article, we take a look at the benefits and risks of different types of IUD. read more

02.10.2018 - How to speed up recovery from a cesarean delivery

Women may take longer to recover from a cesarean delivery, or C-section, compared with a vaginal birth. In this article, we look at what to expect in the days, weeks, and months after cesarean delivery, and we provide tips to help people recover faster. read more