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Teen Births Rose in 2006

Teen birth rates, C-sections, and births to single moms are all on the rise, according to the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)-Health Tools

Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I have a VBAC trial of labor after a previous cesarean? ...

Teen Pregnancy - How to Properly Deal With It

Having teen pregnancy when you are not prepared beforehand may not be pleasant. But when it happens, you will have to deal with it. This article gives you some ideas what to do when it happens.

Omega 3's Found to Alleviate Depression During Pregnancy

While most women love being pregnant, there are "down times" for even the most enthusiastic mom-to-be. Due partly to the potential thrill and fear that can go with being a parent and in part to the hormonal roller coaster than pregnancy sends your body through, pregnancy can be a period of

Making Clomiphene (Clomid) Work For You

As an Ob/Gyn I am usually dismayed how many women take clomiphene citrate (Clomid) and don't know what it does and how take it. So let me be very clear: The most important thing to know about clomiphene citrate (Clomid) is that it is a medication to induce ovulation. Nothing else.


A list of authors contributing to the topic of miscarriage.

The Hard Facts on Condoms

Learn more from WebMD about male and female condoms and their role in birth control and preventing sexually transmitted diseases.

Great Baby Shower Games

Whether you are a mother, friend, or expecting oneself, throwing a baby shower should be a fun and stress free experience. Many women (including myself) often worry about making it perfect, ensuring that everyone gets along impeccably, and that there is never a dull moment. This self-imposed stress

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Morning Sickness

Commonly, many women experience both nausea and vomiting during their pregnancy. These symptoms are typically most acute for pregnant women during the morning hours. This, however, does not mean that morning sickness is limited to the morning for all expectant women; there are women who tend to feel

Pregnancy Calendar In Nine Months

A pregnancy calendar will guide a pregnant women regarding the progress of their pregnancy, the growth and development of their baby and what symptoms to expect as they go through this phase. Pregnanc

Even Mild Concussions Cause Memory Loss in High School Athletes

For teenage athletes, even mild concussions can cause memory problems lasting up to a week. The first study of its kind evaluates the effects of and recovery from mild head injuries in high school sports. The short-term effects are more serious than most people realize, scientists say.

Managing Hypertension During Pregnancy

Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Since this is an issue that could have serious consequences for any woman and her unborn baby, all women need to be aware of what causes the c