Pregnancy

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The Lanzara family on vacation. From left: Mary, Darryl, Merita, and Luis.
October 08, 2020

A different path to starting a family

Mary Lanzara was 25 years old when her 20-year journey to motherhood began. The New Jersey native became pregnant six months...

High-Risk Pregnancy, Pregnancy
Women with high-risk pregnancies may meet with their doctors more often.
October 06, 2020

High-risk pregnancy: What you need to know

High-risk pregnancy is when a woman or her unborn baby is at greater risk of problems during pregnancy or delivery. ...

High-Risk Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Plus-size women can work with their providers to make a plan for a healthy pregnancy.
September 29, 2020

Healthy pregnancy for plus-size women

Obesity during pregnancy can increase the risk of birth defects and problems with pregnancy or delivery. Longer-term problems can include...

Pregnancy
Women who have been pregnant or breastfed their babies may have a lower risk of early menopause.
September 08, 2020

Breastfeeding and pregnancy could lower risk of early menopause

Breastfeeding can offer many health benefits for women and their babies. Now there's another potential one. A recent study...

Pregnancy

April 24, 2018

Preventing pregnancy with a gel for men?

This June the largest effort in the U.S. to test a new hormonal male contraceptive starts—with support from NIH. ...

Pregnancy