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With Pregnancy Loss, Support Is Available For a Devastating Time

When pregnancy loss happens, people often feel alone — but unfortunately, it’s an all-too-common occurrence. In fact, about 15 percent of confirmed pregnancies end in loss.

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Pregnant or Planning to Get Pregnant? 5 COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Debunked

If you’re planning to have a baby soon, you may have concerns about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Here are five myths you may have heard about – and the research-based facts that debunk them.

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Women Don't Have To Tolerate Sexual Dysfunction

Female sexual dysfunction is more common than diabetes. But even though sexuality is important to most women over the majority of their lifetime, many women are uncomfortable discussing sexual dysfunction issues with their health care providers.

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Why New Moms Shouldn't Skip the Postpartum Checkup

Having an appointment to make sure you are at your physical and emotional best helps you take better care of your baby and enjoy this pivotal time in both your lives.

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Virtual Visits: Changing the Way Women Receive Care

Virtual visits have been around for years. You may have taken advantage of them with your primary care provider or your child’s pediatrician. But the recent coronavirus pandemic has made the service even more common than you’re probably used to.

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The Truth About Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic floor disorders are common – about one-quarter of American women have one or more pelvic floor disorders. If you have symptoms of a pelvic floor disorder, here are three strategies for getting ahead of the problem.

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Depression After Your Baby's Birth: Self-Care Steps To Take

Postpartum depression differs from the baby blues in that the symptoms are more severe and last longer. This type of depression affects around 13 percent of moms.

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The Most Reliable Way To Know if You Have Osteoporosis

There are no symptoms for osteoporosis until something breaks. If osteoporosis is so dangerous, so common, and so silent, how can we know if we have it?

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