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What is the Probability of Pregnancy When You Are on Birth Control?

Doctors often recommend birth control options like the pill as a way to lower your chances of getting pregnant when you want to have sex without having a baby, but there are women every year who get pregnant while using birth control. If you are considering your birth control choices, you may want to know the probability of getting pregnant while using contraception.

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Autism and a Bus Ride

My child with autism will attend a local college at the end of the month. We have decided that most of time he can take a bus to school. This led us to make a suggestion for a summer experiment. What was the suggestion? Practice your bus ride to school. First, we got him a…

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Pregnancy & Signs of Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition that affects between three and eight women out of every 100 pregnant women, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The condition occurs when your blood glucose (sugar) levels are higher than they should be. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) reports the condition typically sets in around week 28 in the gestation period. In most cases, gestational diabetes is a temporary condition that corrects itself after delivery.