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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.


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Pregnant? Test Your Weight Gain Knowledge With This Quiz

Tags: diet, healthy diet, pregnancy, weight gain

If you have a new family addition on the way, you probably have a long list of questions, including how to manage your weight during pregnancy. Find out how much you already know — and get answers and additional resources to help you prepare.


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As First-time Mom, You Need Answers, Support

Tags: childbirth, pregnancy

Childbirth classes help moms-to-be and their partners prepare for labor and delivery – and beyond. Get more information and tips on what you’ll need at the hospital and once you get home.


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Multiple Sclerosis Can Be Compatible With Pregnancy

Tags: MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

Multiple sclerosis is manageable during pregnancy and doesn't appear to affect fertility or the pregnancy term. It's a time to take a break from MS medications, and make other preparations for your bundle of joy.


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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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New Mom Doesn’t Let MS Run Her Life (Video)

Tags: MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

While all women go through new physical changes during pregnancy, it was the absence of MS-related symptoms that characterized a young woman’s pregnancy.


When you think of nurse midwives, do you think of babies delivered at home? Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

4 Reasons to Consider a Nurse Midwife (Infographic)

Tags: infographic, midwife, nurse, pregnancy

Discover the reality behind myths about where nurse midwives deliver and more. Learn what it takes to become a nurse midwife and the surprising number of services these healthcare providers deliver.


Help Your Child Develop Healthy Sleep Habits For Life (Infographic) from HealthHub on Cleveland Clinic

Help Your Child Develop Healthy Sleep Habits For Life (Infographic)

Tags: growing pains of parenting, infographic, pediatric sleep disorders, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, sleep hygeine

Sleep deprivation is a national epidemic that is affecting our children, too. Learn about your child’s sleep needs and what steps you can take to get them on the road to healthy sleeping habits. Find out exactly how much sleep your child needs and how to make it happen!


Jessica

Remarkable Story of a Girl and a Disfiguring Tumor (Video)

Tags: fibrous dysplasia, genetic disorder, genetics, video

An aggressive case of dysplasia disfigured her face, but couldn’t destroy her spirit. Find out how she braved 11 surgeries – and finally won.