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Managing stress while pregnant

Discover how to manage your stress during pregnancy
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 9 min read
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Folic acid may reduce the chance of birth defects

Read how folic acid is important for you and your baby.
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 7 min read
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Some of the benefits and risks of bed rest during pregnancy

Find out if bed rest is really good during pregnancy.
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 8 min read
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When should you seek care for your unborn baby?

Having a high-risk pregnancy means it’s more likely that you or your baby will have health problems during pregnancy, birth, or after delivery. These could be very minor problems, but in some cases, a high-risk condition can be life threatening for a woman or her baby. That’s why a high-risk pregnancy requires extra monitoring. If […]
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 13 min read
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Will listening to music pregnant make your baby smarter?

Research is mixed on whether classical music gives your baby an edge later in life.
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 6 min read
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Medications for high blood pressure during pregnancy

Find out how high blood pressure can affect your pregnancy.
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 5 min read

Understanding high-risk pregnancies

What makes a pregnancy high risk?
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 5 min read
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Facts about the Zika virus and pregnancy

Learn the facts, stats and risks of the Zika virus.
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 11 min read
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What testing for birth defects can tell parents

Major birth defects occur in 2 to 4 percent of all live-born infants. Understand the types of tests available to you.
Peter Van Eerden, MD Peter Van Eerden, MD 5 min read