Nervous about needles? We spoke to a fertility specialist about how to give yourself subcutaneous IVF shots, what they do and how to successfully self-inject.
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Can Birth Control Cause Infertility?
A women’s health specialist explains why — despite prevailing myth — hormonal birth control won’t make you infertile.
Will Perineal Massage Keep You From Tearing During Childbirth?
The research isn’t definitive, but some people think perineal massage during pregnancy may reduce your chances for a severe vaginal tear during delivery. Follow these steps to do it safely.
How To Wean Your Baby From Breastfeeding: Do’s and Don’ts
Weaning from breastfeeding looks different for every parent. Our expert offers practical tips for easing the transition for your little one and making the process as guilt-free as possible for you.
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Your First Prenatal Appointment: What To Expect
Getting started with prenatal care is important for a healthy pregnancy, beginning with your first prenatal appointment. Find out what you can expect at this visit.
What To Know About Travel During Pregnancy
Traveling for business or pleasure? Regardless, before you book any upcoming trips, here are the factors you need to consider if you’re planning to travel while pregnant.
How to Exercise Safely if You’re Pregnant
The right exercise program during your pregnancy is going to depend on your health status and your pregnancy risks.
Prenatal Massage Benefits and Safety
You can get a massage while pregnant, with some modifications and cautions. An expert explains what prenatal massage is — and how it differs from a massage you’ll get at other times.
What To Expect While Healing After Giving Birth
Nervous about what to expect after you’re done expecting? After giving birth, a lot of things are still changing in your body. Give yourself patience, and learn what to expect.
What Not To Eat When You’re Pregnant
During pregnancy, be cautious of foods that are high risk for foodborne illness, mercury and other concerns. They can cause serious complications. An Ob/Gyn breaks it down.