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Pregnancy and Nutrition - National Library of Medicine

... baby gain the proper amount of weight.Do I have any special nutrition needs now that I am pregnant? You need more folic acid, iron, ... enough fluids every day.How much weight should I gain during my pregnancy? How much weight you ...

Safe Opioid Use - National Library of Medicine

... you are taking someone else's opioids.How do I know if I need to take opioid medicines? First, you need ... pregnant or planning to become pregnant What do I need to know if I am going to ...

Diabetic Diet - National Library of Medicine

... develop type 2 diabetes.How do the foods I eat affect my blood sugar levels? The sugar ... amounts at the right times.What foods should I eat if I have diabetes? Eating the right ...

Mental Health - National Library of Medicine

... your mental health.What are the signs that I might have a mental health problem? When it ... or getting to work or school What should I do if I think I have a mental ...

Healthy Sleep - National Library of Medicine

... get a healthy sleep.How much sleep do I need? The amount of sleep you need depends ... impaired than a well-rested person.How can I get better sleep? You can take steps to ...

HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy - National Library of Medicine

If I have HIV, can I pass it on to my baby during pregnancy? If you are pregnant and have HIV/AIDS,there is a risk of ... the risk during childbirth. During breastfeeding How can I prevent giving HIV to my baby? You can ...

HIV: PrEP and PEP - National Library of Medicine

... for example, from a needlestick injury.When should I start PEP and how long do I need to take it? PEP must be started ... about any other medicines that you take.Can I take PEP every time I have unprotected sex? ...

Pregnancy and Opioids - National Library of Medicine

... Going to all your follow-up appointments If I am already taking opioids and I become pregnant, what should I do? If you have been taking opioids and ... be more harmful than taking the medicines.Can I breastfeed while taking opioids? Many women who regularly ...

Vitamin D Deficiency - National Library of Medicine

... enough vitamin D to stay healthy.Why do I need vitamin D and how do I get it? Vitamin D helps your body absorb ... from other sources.How much vitamin D do I need? The amount of vitamin D you need ...

Childhood Vaccines - National Library of Medicine

... a certain disease is called immunity.Why do I need to vaccinate my child? Babies are born ... encounter every day in their environment.When do I need to vaccinate my child? Your child will ...

Domestic Violence - National Library of Medicine

... the partner wants to break up? What can I do if I am a victim of domestic violence? Your safety ... a restraining order to protect yourself How can I help someone who is a victim of domestic ...