Pregnancy & Childbirth

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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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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!


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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.


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Avoid Grocery or Pharmacy Clinics for Your Kids’ Care

Tags: inflammatory bowel disease, medications, pharmacy

Clinics at groceries and pharmacies may be convenient, but they're the wrong place for kids' care, say pediatricians. Here's why retail-based clinics can't substitute for consistent pediatric care.


Woman Having Eggs Implanted As Part Of IVF Treatment

Freezing Eggs Can Preserve Your Dream of Motherhood

Tags: fertility, infertility, IVF, pregnancy, pregnant

One of the newest advances in fertility treatment — retrieving and freezing eggs — can give a woman better odds for starting a family later in life since life doesn’t always cooperate with a woman’s plans for motherhood.


How long is breast milk safe in the fridge, freezer – and more. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

How to Store Your Breast Milk Safely (Infographic)

Tags: Be Well e-News, breast milk, breastfeeding, infographic, milk, pregnancy, pregnant

Don’t let your hard-earned nourishment go to waste. Learn how to properly store breast milk to maximize its nutritional benefits and antibodies.


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Recall Alert: How To Keep Your Kids Safe

Tags: Be Well e-News, child safety, growing pains of parenting, product recalls

Parents are always trying to keep their kids safe and protected. Use these tips to handle child product recalls, check safety of used kids gear, and track recalls with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.


The Color of Baby Poop and What It Means (Infographic) HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

The Color of Baby Poop and What It Means (Infographic)

Tags: Be Well e-News, growing pains of parenting, infants, new mom, poop

What colors and textures you find in your baby’s diaper can reveal more than you might realize about his or her health. Find out the scoop on normal poop – and when to contact your pediatrician promptly.