Questions to Ask About Labor and Delivery
WebMD offers questions to ask your health care provider about labor and delivery and practical considerations for yourself and family before the birth.
What Is Implantation Bleeding?
Implantation bleeding is an early sign that you’re pregnant.
Pregnancy and Chorionic Villus Sampling
WebMD explains chorionic villus sampling (CVS), a prenatal test that helps detect birth defects, genetic diseases, and other problems early in a pregnancy.
Pregnancy and the Quad Marker Screen
WebMD tells you why you might choose to have a quad marker screen, a blood test used during pregnancy that may reveal birth defects in the baby.
Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually transmitted diseases can seriously affect the health of your unborn baby. WebMD helps you understand STD symptoms and risks during pregnancy.
Am I in Labor?
Signs you’re in labor include regular contractions and your water breaking.
Cord Blood Banking: Deciding About Public or Private Donations
Should you bank your infant's cord blood? Should you use a public or private cord blood bank? WebMD gives you information that may help you decide.
Abdominal Separation (Diastasis Recti)
Look pregnant when you’re not? If it isn’t fat, it could be diastasis recti, and exercise may make it worse.
What Is Hyperemesis Gravidarum?
Get the facts on hyperemesis gravidarum, or severe morning sickness and vomiting during pregnancy.
High-Risk Pregnancy and the Biophysical Profile
Learn more from WebMD about the biophysical profile, a test that checks fetal health in high-risk pregnancies.