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Most families have a story about an aunt or a grandmother who was expecting to have a baby of one gender, based on how she was feeling during the pregnancy, how she carried her weight, etc.–and ended up with a baby

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If you’re pregnant, or trying to get pregnant, you may have heard of DHA. But what is DHA? DHA is an acronym for the nutrient docosahexaenoic acid, an Omega-3 fatty acid. (No wonder they abbreviate it.) Today, with people often eating

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You pee on a stick and then a few minutes later the answer to one of the biggest questions in a woman’s life appears, seemingly almost by magic, in a small window. It reads either “pregnant” or “not pregnant.” But how

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Any woman who has ever taken a pregnancy test can tell you that most of them are not necessarily practical. For starters, it’s pretty easy to miss your mark on those things; they’re pretty small. And when you’re being asked to

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It’s hot outside, and you’re pregnant. For those of us who have weathered the sweltering heat and humidity at seven, eight, or nine months pregnant, we know just how sticky, swollen, and uncomfortable the summer months can be. We have some

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Though not the norm, a false negative pregnancy test can happen. That means you can get a negative result when you are actually pregnant. There are a few reasons this can happen, and many of them are preventable. 1. You take

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Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Hold onto your maternity jeans, because lots of changes lie ahead. Fortunately, we have some tips to make your pregnancy journey a little more comfortable. 1.  Sleep while you can! – Once your little bundle of joy arrives,

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Deciding to begin trying to conceive is one of the biggest and most exciting choices you’ll ever make. That’s why you should give it plenty of thought before you begin. From the practical to the emotional, you have quite a lot

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Wondering if you’re pregnant? Then you know just how excruciatingly long those two weeks before you’re able to take a pregnancy test can feel. We have some practical tips to help occupy your mind, so your anxiety won’t rule you for

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Great news! FIRST RESPONSE™ is infusing some deliciousness into the women’s health category. The two new vitamin options — FIRST RESPONSE™ Reproductive Health Multivitamin Gummies and PreNatal & PostNatal Multivitamin Gummies — will be available at retailers, beginning April 2015. “All women trying

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