General Health

A healthy pregnancy begins before you get pregnant. Being healthy also increases your chances of conceiving.Learn about how your health and lifestyle choices impact your fertility, and discover ways to improve your overall pre-pregnancy health.

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5 Ways to Naturally Increase Progesterone for a Healthier Pregnancy
Having high levels of progesterone is key for a healthy pregnancy. Here are some natural ways to make sure you have the right hormonal balance.
Trump Administration Documents Suggest Changes to Contraceptive Options
A leaked memo suggests the Trump administration is shifting women's health programs more toward fertility awareness and abstinence. Find out what that means for you.
Kim Kardashian West Wants to Go for Baby #3, But Should She?
Despite having two high-risk pregnancies in her past, Kim Kardashian West may try for a third child.
New Study Finds Some Good News About the Zika Virus and Immunity
Researchers find that the future looks brighter than we might have thought for people who have been infected with the Zika virus.
Keys to a Healthy Pregnancy: Diet, Exercise, and—a Good Relationship?
A new study says a good relationship with their partner lowers a pregnant woman's risk of illness, as well as her baby's risk of illness in the first year.

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New Zika Advice Tells Dads to Delay Fatherhood
The CDC has issued updated Zika prevention guidelines for couples of child-bearing age.
8 Things To Do Now if You're Thinking About Getting Pregnant
If you're thinking about getting pregnant, here are 8 things you can do now to start to prepare for pregnancy.
Mom's Weight Before and During Pregnancy Linked to Infant Death Risk

A new study looks at the link between a woman's pre-pregnancy weight, and the amount she gains during pregnancy, and infant death risk.