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Flu Shot More Important Than Ever, Warns CDC

The flu strain this year can be fatal, and if you’re pregnant, you’re at greater risk. The good news? You can get your flu shot anytime during pregnancy.
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It's Official: Zika Can Be Transmitted By Sex

Here’s what to do if you’re pregnant and your partner is traveling to one of the Zika no-go zones.

Zika Virus in Pregnancy: OBGYNs Answer All Your Questions

We asked the experts everything we’ve been wondering about the Zika virus in pregnancy. Here’s what they say about traveling, avoiding the illness and how it can affect your baby.

Depression Screening Recommended for All Pregnant Women

Has your doctor asked you about depression? If she hasn’t, here’s why getting screened might be a good idea.

Is the Secret to a Healthy Pregnancy in Mom’s Egg?

Turns out mom’s in control—even before Baby is born.

Woman Denied Care for Her Miscarriage at 18 Weeks Fights Back

Tamesha Means sued the religious organizations behind a Catholic hospital in Michigan after they refused to treat her when her water broke at 18 weeks pregnant. Now docs are on her side. (Warning: graphic details.)

Listeria Outbreak Reported from Bagged Salad

Here's what you need to know about the scary news, especially if you're pregnant and bought salad by these brands.

American Women Are Having Children Later

The average age of first-time moms is steadily rising.

What You Need to Know About Prescription Painkillers in Pregnancy

As many as 22% percent of pregnant women fill a prescription for an opioid every year. Health officials say this is way too much.

'Baby Brain' Might Actually Make You Smarter

Remember this the next time you pour coffee in your cereal.

Government Gives Pregnant Women More Insurance Options

New York is the first to give women the right to access the state’s insurance marketplace at any point during their pregnancy—not just during the enrollment window.

12 Reasons 2015 Was a Totally Awesome Year to Be Pregnant

From ultrasounds on your phone to drinking coffee during pregnancy and, of course, Chrissy Teigen, making a baby keeps getting better and better. Bring it on, 2016!

If You Want Smarter Babies, There Could be a Golden Age to Have Them

If you’re pregnant in your 30s, this is very good news.
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