In-depth

Antiphospholipid syndrome is a rare disorder in which your immune system attacks certain blood proteins, creating clotting abnormalities that can cause stroke and pregnancy complications.

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Dilation and curettage (D&C)

Dilation and curettage (D&C) — Overview covers risks, results of this uterine procedure.

Pelvic exam

A pelvic exam may be done as a part of a routine checkup to evaluate your gynecologic health or to help diagnose a medical condition.

Placenta

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

Pregnancy after miscarriage

If you've had a miscarriage and want to get pregnant again, you might have questions. Find out more about pregnancy after miscarriage.

Pregnancy and obesity

Being obese during pregnancy can pose health risks for you and your baby. Get the facts about obesity and pregnancy.

Pregnancy loss

Pregnancy loss is devastating. Consider ways to cope with your grief and move toward healing.

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

Vaginal discharge

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