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Pregnancy Problems

During pregnancy, your health is number one priority. That’s why we went straight to top pregnancy health experts for all the details you want to know about the most common pregnancy problems. In our pregnancy problems guide, you can read about a slew of pregnancy conditions – everything from hemorrhoids to gestational diabetes. Find out what any pregnancy symptom could possibly mean (are you swollen just because you’re expecting, or is it a sign of some complication?) and find out whether or not it’s worth a call to your OB. If you already know you’ve got a pregnancy complication or health condition, our comprehensive articles will give you the scoop on its causes and how it can affect you and baby. Plus, get treatment tips straight from medical experts and pregnant women like you. Yup, we've got answers to all your questions about pregnancy health problems right here!

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Hepatitis During Pregnancy

All the information you need to know about being pregnant with hepatitis A, B or C.

What’s the best way to treat hepatitis during pregnancy?

If you are exposed to hepatitis during pregnancy, you may be given immune globulin to prevent you from getting the disease. Advanced cases of hepatitis may need to be treated with antiviral medications.

What can I do to prevent hepatitis?

Get vaccinated! Highly effective hepatitis A and B vaccines are now available. You should also practice safe sex and not share needles.

Are there any other resources for hepatitis during pregnancy?

Hepatitis Central

Hepatitis B Foundation

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Vaccines During Pregnancy

What blood tests do I need during pregnancy?

Your Guide to Prenatal Tests and Doctor Visits

-- Jennifer L.W. Fink

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