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An ultrasound, also called sonography is a painless, medical scan that uses sound waves to produce an image. There are many reasons you would have an ultrasound performed if you’re pregnant. The most common is to verify the gestational age of the fetus. This is especially helpful if you tend...

The 4-1-1 on the morning-after pill The morning-after pill, commonly known as emergency contraception is a pill(s) intended to betaken after unprotected sex, or contraceptive failure, to prevent pregnancy. The sooner you take the pill following sexual activity, the higher the effectiveness. There are 2 types of...

Even before you miss a period, there are some possible signs you may be pregnant: Nausea Breast tenderness Fatigue or exhaustion Increased sensitivity to food smells Lightheadedness or headaches Mood swings Constipation Increase or frequent urination These symptoms don’t mean that you are pregnant, though. It is important to take a pregnancy test if...