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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Pregnancy

What's a "High-Risk" Pregnancy?

Find out what the experts have to say.

When Do Pregnant Women Need Progesterone Shots?

Doctor may prescribe progesterone shots during a woman's pregnancy to help prevent early labor.

Why Are Babies Born Early?

Many things can cause a baby to be born early or with health problems. Some of these things can be controlled, but others can’t. Find out what you can do to have a healthy pregnancy.

Why Are Pregnant Women Told to Avoid Feta Cheese?

Find out what the experts have to say.

Why Do Some Pregnant Women Get Varicose Veins?

Find out what the experts have to say.

Why Do Some Pregnant Women Have Trouble Breathing?

Find out what the experts have to say.

Your Newborn

Advice and information for new parents.