Pregnancy complications

Pregnancy complications are health conditions that may need special care. Learn about complications, like gestational diabetes, high blood pressure and preeclampsia. Getting regular prenatal care can help you manage these conditions.

Preterm labor & premature birth

Preterm labor is labor that starts too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Babies born too early may have more health problems at birth and later in life. Learn about the signs and symptoms of preterm labor and how it’s treated.

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The newborn intensive care unit (NICU)

NICU stands for newborn intensive care unit. This is a nursery in a hospital where doctors and nurses take care of sick or premature babies. Learn how you can be a part of your baby’s care in the NICU.

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Birth defects & other health conditions

If your baby is born with a health condition, like a birth defect, you probably have lots of questions. Learn about these conditions to understand how they may affect your baby and how they may be treated.

Loss & grief

The death of a baby is a painful experience for a family. Learning how people grieve and thinking about ways to remember your baby can help ease your pain and help you get ready to think about the future.