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Morning Sickness & Miscarriage: How Much Does Nausea Lower Your Risk?

For most women, the first trimester is undeniably rough. After briefly reveling in being newly pregnant (two lines!), you start to feel sick as a dog, all day long. About 70-80% of pregnant women experience nausea during their first trimester, and about 50% also experience vomiting. Not that it … Continue reading

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A Threatened Miscarriage, a Subchorionic Hematoma, and How United Airlines (Nearly) Ate My Baby

Three years ago, sitting with my 15-month-old son and my husband during a long layover, on our way back home from Norway, I felt a sudden gush of warm blood. So much for my miracle pregnancy, I thought. I was only six … Continue reading

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Fertility in Your 30s and 40s: 7 Things You Need to Know

Getting pregnant is a numbers game. Here’s what every woman should know about her odds of success in her late 30s and early 40s. Continue reading

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