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  1. Understanding Vaginal Yeast Infections -- the Basics

    What are vaginal yeast infections? Learn from the experts at WebMD.

  2. Understanding Uterine Fibroids -- Symptoms

    Learn about the symptoms of uterine fibroids from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Topic Overview

    During breast-feeding,a yeast infection (called thrush when it occurs in the mouth) can be passed back and forth between the mother's breasts and the infant's mouth. The nipple of an infected breast becomes red or very pink and sore. If the infection extends into the milk ducts,it may cause pain throughout the breast and a sharp,burning pain in the breast while breast-feeding or between ...

  4. Understanding Endometriosis -- Prevention

    Get the basics on prevention of endometriosis from the experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding Endometriosis -- Symptoms

    Get the basics on symptoms of endometriosis from the experts at WebMD.

  6. Understanding Endometriosis -- the Basics

    Get the basics on endometriosis from the experts at WebMD.

  7. Topic Overview

    Childbirth and breast-feeding may affect your sexual desire. Exhaustion,breast soreness,your baby's demands,and recovery from childbirth may decrease your interest in intimacy with your partner. But you may feel more comfortable having sex after the baby is born. Each woman's experience is different. You can help restore a sexual relationship with your partner by anticipating the physical ...

  8. Understanding Endometriosis -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    The experts at WebMD give an overview of the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis.

  9. Topic Overview

    A cesarean delivery may delay the start of breast-feeding for several hours. You may be sleepy from medicine or in pain from the surgery. Try breast-feeding your baby as soon as you are able. Ask whether your baby can be brought into the recovery room to be held and breast-fed. Ask your nurse or other health professionals to help you position the baby in ways that are comfortable for you. ...

  10. Topic Overview

    It is important to have breast-feeding support from your doctors,nurses,and hospital staff who care for you and your baby. Fortunately,most people involved in health care are aware of the benefits of breast-feeding. Before having your baby,research the breast-feeding policies at your hospital of choice. Look at policies related to: The first feeding. Unless your baby is born needing ...

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