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Say Yes To Down Dog: More Yoga Poses Are Safe During Pregnancy

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Paige and Bjorn Bellenbaum pose while on a skiing trip with their two kids, Max, 9, and Ella, 7. After Paige sought help for what she learned was postpartum depression, the Bellenbaums say they feel stronger now. Courtesy of the Bellenbaum family hide caption

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Know The Signs: For Some, Post-Pregnancy Is Anything But Magical

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Why Do People Get So Bent Out Of Shape About Drinking While Pregnant?

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Fetal Cells May Protect Mom From Disease Long After The Baby's Born

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Abstaining while pregnant is the easiest way to reduce the risk of physical, intellectual and emotional problems in the baby, doctors say. Rachel Weill/Uppercut/Getty Images hide caption

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Beatriz and Fabio Costa Vasconcelos pose for a photo in a park in Rio de Janiero. Brazilian couples are increasingly hiring professional photographers to take pictures when the wife is pregnant. The results are widely shared on social media. Courtesy of Ale Crisostomo & Alexandre Carnieri. hide caption

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If You're Expecting In Brazil, You Need A Pregnancy Photographer

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Solid information on the risks of medications during pregnancy is often hard to come by. iStockphoto hide caption

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Some Antidepressants May Pose Increased Risk Of Birth Defects

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How can women in rural Nigeria get the care they need? That's what Columbia University graduate students in public health asked residents of Kadawawa, Nigeria. Courtesy of Alastair Ager and Alissa Pires hide caption

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A free pregnancy test dispenser hangs next to a condom dispenser in the women's restroom at the Peanut Farm bar in Anchorage. Anne Hillman/KSKA hide caption

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Will Pregnancy Tests In Alaska Bars Dissuade Moms-To-Be From Drinking?

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