Category: Pregnancy and Maternal Health

microscopic view of in vitro fertilization

October 15, 2018

Preserving Fertility for Women Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Learn how cancer affects your fertility and what you can do to preserve it.

Cancer, Fertility

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October 10, 2018

Taking Medication While Breastfeeding: What You Need to Know

With the right resources and their doctors’ help, new moms can determine what’s safe to take.


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January 9, 2018

What to Do When the Woman You Love Has Postpartum Depression

Your partner's postpartum depression is more than baby blues. Get information on PPD symptoms and learn what you can do (and what not to do) to help her.

Postpartum Depression, Relationships

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Pregnant woman

March 23, 2017

Preterm births more common in mothers who are cancer survivors

UNC Lineberger's Hazel Nichols, PhD, Chelsea Anderson, MPH, and their colleagues report that women diagnosed and treated for cancer during their childbearing years more commonly gave birth prematurely, and to babies whose weights were below normal. Cancer survivors also had a slightly higher rate of cesarean section deliveries.

Cancer, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, Research

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