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Before making a drastic change to your diet while pregnant, consult a doctor first.

You can take probiotics when pregnant. Science-backed benefits are few

Probiotic supplements and foods with probiotics are safe to take throughout pregnancy. Here's the few ways it may help lead to a healthier pregnancy.
The most important thing to look for in a doula is compatibility.

What is a doula and how to know if one is right for your pregnancy

Doulas are not medically trained to deliver babies, but researchers have found that the support doulas provide can improve birthing outcomes.
During pregnancy, you should not sleep at elevations above 9,800 feet above sea level.

Is it safe to travel to high altitudes when pregnant? Yes, to a point

Obstetricians say it's safe to travel up to 8,000 feet above sea level while pregnant but beyond that, you should speak with your physician.
Most parents recover from postpartum depression within 6 months.

Postpartum depression usually lasts 6 months, but it can be longer

Postpartum depression can affect both parents in the first few months after a baby is born. Here's what you need to know.
Millimeter-wave, full-body scanners are the most common in airports in the US.

Airport body scanners are safe during pregnancy, here’s how they work

The radiation you receive from airport body scanners is less than what you get on the flight. It's safe for everyone to use, including pregnant women.
Losing 5% of total body weight has helped some women start to ovulate, again.

Can I get pregnant with PCOS? Yes, but there are risks

Getting pregnant with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is possible but there's a greater risk of pregnancy complications like gestational diabetes.

A mom had both her legs amputated after developing the same pregnancy complication as Kim Kardashian

The woman's child was stillborn, and she stayed in the intensive care unit for more than a year. Rates of her condition have tripled since the 80s.

A baby boy is the first person born using ‘in vitro maturation’ because his mother couldn’t get hormone injections

The French woman's success with IVM (in vitro maturation) could lead to more ways for cancer patients to preserve their fertility, a new study says.
So long as you're seeing your doctor regularly, "popping" sooner shouldn't be a cause for concern.

A pregnant fitness influencer’s side-by-side photos show how much sooner women ‘pop’ after their first child

Emily Skye shared photos of her first and second pregnancies, both at 19 weeks. An OB-GYN said showing sooner the second time around is normal.
Iodine is especially important for the cognitive development of young children.

What does iodine do for the body and why it is crucial for new mothers

Iodine fosters the creation of thyroid hormones, which regulate metabolism. It is particularly important for pregnant women and young children.