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Toxoplasmosis can be harmful to babies as they develop in the womb -- a pregnant woman can pass it to her baby. It can cause issues with the brain or eyes.

Toxoplasmosis & Pregnancy

Toxoplasmosis can be harmful to babies as they develop in the womb -- a pregnant woman can pass it to her baby. It can cause issues with the brain or eyes.

There are several types of health care providers who can care for your needs during pregnancy and childbirth. Learn more about your options.

There are several types of health care providers who can care for your needs during pregnancy and childbirth. Learn more about your options.

Nearly 10% of pregnant women find out they have gestational diabetes midway through their pregnancies.

Gestational Diabetes: What Are the Signs and Symptoms?

Nearly 10% of pregnant women find out they have gestational diabetes midway through their pregnancies.

Placenta previa occurs in about 1 out of every 200 pregnancies.

What Is Placenta Previa and What Are the Symptoms?

Placenta previa occurs in about 1 out of every 200 pregnancies.

A pregnancy that has gone smoothly can still have problems when it's time to deliver the baby. Your doctor and hospital are prepared to handle them. We cover what to know about the most common concerns.

Labor and Delivery Complications -- the Basics

A pregnancy that has gone smoothly can still have problems when it's time to deliver the baby. Your doctor and hospital are prepared to handle them. We cover what to know about the most common concerns.

If you want to start a family, having multiple sclerosis doesn’t have to stop you. We cover what moms-to-be with MS need to know.

MS and a Healthy Pregnancy

If you want to start a family, having multiple sclerosis doesn’t have to stop you. We cover what moms-to-be with MS need to know.

Preeclampsia and eclampsia, when they develop, occur after 20 weeks of pregnancy. They also may develop shortly after delivery. In very rare situations, they occur before 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Preeclampsia and Eclampsia -- the Basics

Preeclampsia and eclampsia, when they develop, occur after 20 weeks of pregnancy. They also may develop shortly after delivery. In very rare situations, they occur before 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Most women with gestational diabetes have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. Getting good treatment makes all the difference. A step-by-step guide on what you can do and when to call your doctor or midwife.

How Gestational Diabetes Affects You & Your Baby

Most women with gestational diabetes have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. Getting good treatment makes all the difference. A step-by-step guide on what you can do and when to call your doctor or midwife.

Gestational diabetes affects between 2% and 10% of pregnancies each year. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms diagnosis, and treatment.

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes affects between 2% and 10% of pregnancies each year. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms diagnosis, and treatment.

A pregnancy is considered high-risk when there are potential complications that could affect the mother, the baby, or both. What to know about risk factors -- and how to prevent and treat pregnancy complications.

High-Risk Pregnancies: Symptoms, Doctors, Support, and More

A pregnancy is considered high-risk when there are potential complications that could affect the mother, the baby, or both. What to know about risk factors -- and how to prevent and treat pregnancy complications.

If undiagnosed, preeclampsia can lead to eclampsia, a serious condition that can put you and your baby at risk, and in rare cases, cause death.

If undiagnosed, preeclampsia can lead to eclampsia, a serious condition that can put you and your baby at risk, and in rare cases, cause death.

Here's your guide to foods for your little one during their first year, including cereal and baby food.

Slideshow: What to Feed Your Baby in Year 1

Here's your guide to foods for your little one during their first year, including cereal and baby food.

Looking for earth-friendly parenting suggestions? Use these 10 ideas to create a greener environment for your baby.

Slideshow: Eco-Friendly Parenting

Looking for earth-friendly parenting suggestions? Use these 10 ideas to create a greener environment for your baby.

Formerly called toxemia, preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. Learn about possible causes, who is at risk, symptoms to watch for, and how it can affect you and your baby.

Preeclampsia

Formerly called toxemia, preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. Learn about possible causes, who is at risk, symptoms to watch for, and how it can affect you and your baby.

More than half of pregnant women have nausea and vomiting, especially during the first trimester. Despite its name, you can have morning sickness any time of day.

Morning Sickness

More than half of pregnant women have nausea and vomiting, especially during the first trimester. Despite its name, you can have morning sickness any time of day.

When you're pregnant, you need about twice the amount of iron as you did before you were expecting because your body uses iron to make extra blood for your baby. And yet, about 50% of pregnant women don't get enough of this important mineral.

Are You Getting Enough Iron?

When you're pregnant, you need about twice the amount of iron as you did before you were expecting because your body uses iron to make extra blood for your baby. And yet, about 50% of pregnant women don't get enough of this important mineral.