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Work and Pregnancy

Most women are able to work safely, in some cases, until the day of delivery, depending on the type of work performed and their condition.

X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back

This procedure may be used to diagnose back or neck pain, fractures or broken bones, arthritis, degeneration of the disks, tumors, or other problems.

Yeast Infection

Yeast is a fungus normally found inside your body and on your skin. When too much yeast grows, it can cause infection. Antifungal creams or oral medicines are used to treat it.

Your Changing Body 1

The first change you may notice when you become pregnant is a missed period. Some women also develop headaches, fatigue, or breast tenderness just after they conceive. 

Your First Trimester 2

The March of Dimes recommends avoiding the following foods when you’re pregnant: Raw shark, swordfish, tilefish, and other fish that can be high in mercury Raw or undercooked eggs Unpasteurized juices Unpasteurized cheese Raw sprouts Herbal supplements Herbal teas 

Your High-Risk Baby and Expressing Milk

Most mothers find they get more milk in less time when using a hospital-grade, electric breast pump with a double collection kit when providing milk for high-risk newborns.