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Prenatal Care

Prenatal care is an essential component of a healthy pregnancy. Learn how to navigate your appointments, what questions you should ask your doctor, and more.
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What Is a Fetal Echocardiogram?
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10 Best Fiction Books to Read When Pregnant
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What Is the Fetal Fibronectin Test?
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What Are Leopold Maneuvers?
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What Does Your Bishop Score Mean?
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What Is an Obstetrician?
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What to Expect During Pregnancy Ultrasounds
What Is Nuchal Translucency Testing?
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An Overview of High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
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Information, Causes, and Testing of High-Risk Pregnancies
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Tests and Exams You Will Need to Take at Prenatal Care Appointments
Should You Talk to a Pediatrician While You're Still Pregnant?
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Noninvasive Genetic Prenatal Testing for You and Your Family
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How Your Rh Factor Can Affect Your Pregnancy
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How Do I Treat Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy?
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How a Pregnancy Stress Test Works
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The Fetal Fibronectin Test for Preterm Labor
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Can I Get an X-Ray While Pregnant?
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What and Who to Bring to Your Prenatal Check-Up Appointments
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Prenatal Care Schedule During Pregnancy
What Can an AFP Test Tell You About Your Baby?
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Can I Take Tylenol While Pregnant?
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5 Options for Low-Cost or Free Prenatal Care
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Why You Might Not Need a Cervical Exam at the End of Pregnancy
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How to Prepare for Your Prenatal Doctor or Midwife Visit
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5 Simple Reasons Why You May Not Hear the Heartbeat Right Away
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Should You Get a Keepsake 3D or 4D Ultrasound?
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What is a Fetal Non-Stress Test?
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Handouts for Childbirth Education Classes
Signs Sonographers Look for to Determine the Sex of a Baby
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10 Things You’ll See at Your 20-Week Level II Ultrasound
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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor or Midwife During Pregnancy
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Why Some Parents Choose Not to Know the Sex of Their Baby Before Birth
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Why Your Doctor Might Order a Transvaginal Ultrasound During Pregnancy
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Reasons Why You Might See a Perinatologist for Prenatal Care
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Are There Risks by Using a Fetal Doppler During Pregnancy?
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Reasons You Might Need a Biophysical Profile (BPP) During Pregnancy
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Why Do Women Choose a Midwives for Their Pregnancy and Labor?
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What Happens After You Get a Positive Pregnancy Test?
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Why Hospital Pre-Registration Before Your Labor Can Be Important
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3 Reasons Why a Fetal Ultrasound May Be Wrong
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Why Your Doc Might Recommend a Biophysical Profile in the 3rd Semester
Ultrasound Photos to Determine If the Sex of Your Baby Is a Girl
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What Are the Reasons You Should Call Your Doctor During Pregnancy?
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Can I Take Cold Medicine During Pregnancy?
What Doctors Look for When Examining the Placenta
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Why Some Women Decide to Change Doctors During Pregnancy
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Technicians Perform Ultrasounds but They Can't Interpret Results
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How Can Genetic Counseling Help in Pregnancy?
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Best Pregnancy Apps of 2022
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Best Online Prenatal Yoga Classes in 2022
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How Pregnant Women Can Safely Use Pain Relievers
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Why Accutane Is Dangerous During Pregnancy (and What to Take Instead)
Do You Know How to Tell It's a Girl on an Ultrasound?
What Is Cordocentesis?
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Best Online Doula Training Programs in 2022
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How Nutrition and Weight Gain Affect Your Pregnancy and Baby
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Prenatal Exercise Information, Benefits, Concerns, and Tips
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Coping With Asthma During Pregnancy