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In 'The Unexpected,' Emily Oster tackles the emotional toll of difficult pregnancies

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This is the period talk you should've gotten

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What you need to know about preparing financially for a baby

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Raising kids is hard work. The way we think about it can shift how we value mothering

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How to decide if freezing your eggs is right for you — and where to get started

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Beyond delivery: How a birth plan can prepare you for all four trimesters

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The emotional roller coaster of being a new mom

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Baby Names Are Overwhelming. Here's How To Narrow Your List

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There's never a 'right' time for a baby — but these questions can help you decide

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What is postpartum depression? How to recognize the signs and get help

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