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Frequently asked

Is it true that I’m not supposed to eat feta or other soft cheeses for my entire pregnancy? I love Greek salads!
Would it be terrible for my husband and me to have sex while the baby is asleep in her crib in our room?
I’d like to get pregnant soon. Should I be taking folic acid now?
Is it true some types of tea can reduce your body’s ability to absorb folic acid?
I’m in my seventh month and get severe leg cramps that wake me up at night. What can I do to alleviate or even prevent them?
How much folic acid should I be taking?
Can I keep running? I was a distance runner in high school and college. I'm now 28 and still train pretty hard. How long and how hard can I run now that I'm pregnant?
What is Group B strep?
Can I do ab exercises while I'm pregnant, and if so, what's the point?
I've had terrible nausea. Can this mean I'm having a boy?
What's your advice on bedsharing?
I've given up smoking and am planning to get pregnant. Would I be putting my baby at risk if I become pregnant while using a nicotine patch?
My doctor wants to screen me for gestational diabetes in my first trimester because my mother developed Type II diabetes in her 40s. I'm 28 and very conscientious about fitness and nutrition. Is this test necessary?
How can I set limits with guests after the baby is born?
I'm 28 years old and in the final month of my pregnancy. I was recently swimming laps and noticed that my baby became very active for several minutes after I finished. Is this OK?