In-depth

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Back pain

Back pain can come on gradually or suddenly. Most back pain responds to home treatment within a few weeks.

C-section

C-section — Overview covers why it's done, risks, what you can expect and tips for recovery.

High-risk pregnancy

If you have a high-risk pregnancy, you might have questions. Will you need special prenatal care? Will your baby be OK? Get the facts about high-risk pregnancies.

Home birth

Placenta

Curious about what role the placenta plays in pregnancy? Find out how the placenta helps your baby grow.

Pregnancy and diabetes

During pregnancy, healthy lifestyle choices are more important than ever — especially if you have diabetes. Consider this action plan for a healthy pregnancy.

Pregnancy bed rest

Pregnancy spacing

How close is too close when it comes to timing pregnancies? Consider the impact pregnancy spacing can have on your health and your baby's health.

Quitting smoking

When you're trying to quit smoking, cravings can be powerful. Use these 10 strategies to help resist tobacco cravings.

Smoking and pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy is a no-win situation. Get the facts about tobacco use during pregnancy, and know where to turn for quit-smoking support.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Vaginal bleeding

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