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Pregnancy usually lasts nine months and is grouped into three-month periods called trimesters. Learn more about what symptoms to expect when you're pregnant.
Nitrous oxide – which many of us know as laughing gas, an old-school anesthesia used by dentists – is making a comeback in the modern birthing suite.
Pregnant or planning to get pregnant? Abby Myers, APRN-CNM, certified nurse-midwife with University Hospitals, offers these recommendations on six things that can affect your pregnancy:
Are e-cigarettes, a popular substitute for smoking tobacco, a safe alternative for women to use while pregnant? Learn whether vaping can harm your unborn child.
Most women who give birth recover without problems. But any woman can have complications after having a baby. If you are a new mother, learning to recognize these warning signs and knowing what to do can save your life.
A better understanding of preeclampsia, how it is treated, and whether you are at risk can help you safeguard the health of you and your baby. Untreated, this condition may threaten both mother and child.
Babies exposed to particulate air pollution while in the womb are at increased risk of having altered sleep patterns as toddlers -- a condition that may have lifelong, irreversible effects on their overall health, says new research.
Opioid addiction treatment for pregnant women can be hard to get. Some providers consider pregnant women to be too high-risk, and misinformation abounds about what treatments are safe. Learn how UH is working to help these women and their babies.