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mom

That feel-good ingredient

Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.

U.S. birth rate drops

Trend is seen in industrialized countries around the world.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

Watch your miracle grow

The little person inside your womb will make tremendous growth strides throughout the first trimester.

Letter to a new mom

Keep these 8 things in mind as you enjoy your newfound role. (Hint: Don't try to be Superwoman.)

Time for baby food?

Don't rush to dole out the baby food—your little one will benefit more from breastfeeding.

Not enough milk?

Know the signs to watch for if you're worried about your little one getting enough milk.

Natural childbirth: Right for you?

A non-medicated birth plan is possible—you

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