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Back Pain During Pregnancy
AP115
Back pain is one of the most common discomforts experienced during pregnancy. Although back pain frequently goes away after the baby is born, for some women, it does not.
Bleeding During Pregnancy
AP038
Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy has many causes. Some are serious and some are not. Bleeding can occur early or later in pregnancy.
Car Safety for Pregnant Women, Babies, and Children
AP018
Car safety is important for both you and your baby. During pregnancy, the best way to keep yourself and your unborn baby safe while riding in a car is to wear your seat belt.
Carrier Screening
AP179
Before becoming pregnant, you may want to learn about your chances of having a child with a genetic disorder. This is called preconception carrier screening.
Cord Blood Banking
AP172
Cord blood is the blood from the baby that is left in the umbilical cord and placenta after birth. It contains cells called hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cells that can be used to treat some diseases.
Cystic Fibrosis: Prenatal  Screening and Diagnosis
AP171
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that causes problems with breathing and digestion. It is caused by an abnormal gene that is passed from parent to child.
Early Pregnancy Loss
AP090
A normal pregnancy is about 40 weeks. The loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks is called early pregnancy loss.
Ectopic Pregnancy
AP155
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg grows outside of the uterus. Because it is outside of the uterus, an ectopic pregnancy cannot grow as it should and must be treated.
Exercise During Pregnancy
AP119
Everyone needs daily physical activity—including pregnant women. Getting regular exercise during pregnancy benefits both you and your growing baby and has few risks.
Extremely Preterm Birth
AP173
A normal pregnancy with one baby lasts about 40 weeks. Babies born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy are called “preterm” or “premature.” The earlier a baby is born, the less likely he or she is to survive.
The Flu Vaccine and Pregnancy
AP189
If you are pregnant, the flu can be serious or even life- threatening. Getting a vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu.
Genetic Disorders
AP094
Problems in the genes or chromosomes of a fetus are called genetic disorders. These disorders may be inherited (passed from parent to child) or they may occur without a family history.
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