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Postpartum Planning Is a Must If You Have MS

Tags: MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

Moms with multiple sclerosis should plan to have extra help when they first bring baby home. Risk is real for relapse, mood changes, more fatigue than moms without MS.

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Boy or Girl — Can You Choose Your Baby’s Gender?

Tags: fertility, in vitro fertilization, pregnancy, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), sperm

The methods offered to help you control the gender of your baby are old wives’ tales at best, but it doesn’t hurt to learn what harmful practices you should avoid.

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Sperm Banks Increase Your Fertility Options

Tags: infertility, infertility treatments, pregnancy, sperm banking

A military couple learns the husband is being deployed. He banks sperm so the woman can continue trying to get pregnant while he’s overseas. Find out how banking sperm can increase fertility options.

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Male Infertility: Helping You Sort Fact From Fiction

Tags: drugs, electronics, fertility, infertility, male infertility, marijuana, pregnancy, smartphones, smoking, sperm, spern health, steroids, tobacco

There are many common misunderstandings about the causes of male infertility. Here’s your chance to learn what’s real and what’s myth.

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Assess Your Options When Facing Pregnancy Loss

Tags: infertility, infertility treatments, miscarriage, pregnancy

A miscarriage can be devastating, but it’s not necessarily the last word. Despite setbacks, some couples have a baby after trying multiple medical treatments. Learn more about your options.

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Vaginal Delivery Best Option for Moms-to-be With MS

Tags: c-section, childbirth, MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

As with most pregnancies, a vaginal birth is best for women with multiple sclerosis, but there are times a C-section is in order. Fortunately, those with MS don’t have to forego anesthesia.

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MS Relapse During Pregnancy: Can It Happen to You?

Tags: MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

MS relapses, though relatively rare, can occur during pregnancy. Check with your doctor for what to watch for and best treatment options.

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Pregnancy and MS: The Worry of Passing It to Your Child

Tags: MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

Multiple sclerosis sufferers may worry about passing the disease on to their children. While there is evidence that MS is hereditary, the chance of your kids getting it is small.

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How To Know If It’s Taking Too Long To Get Pregnant

Tags: infertility, pregnancy

Many couples worry if they don’t conceive after a couple months of trying, but that’s too soon to be concerned. Find out how long you should wait before consulting with fertility experts.

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What You Can Expect While Expecting With MS

Tags: MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

Research shows in general that multiple sclerosis patients are likely to see fewer symptoms while pregnant, but having children makes little difference in the course of the disease long-term.