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Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) During Pregnancy :

American Pregnancy Association Effects of sexually transmitted diseases (STD's) and sexually transmitted infections (STI's) during pregnancy. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STD's & STI's) During ...

americanpregnancy.org/pregnancycomplications/stdstiduringpregnancy.html

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Upside: Good table on risks and treatments, etc. for STIs and STDs
Downside: No links for additional depth

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How do STDs affect pregnant women and their babies?

STDs can have many of the same consequences for pregnant women as women who are not pregnant. An STD may also cause early labor, cause the water to break early, and cause infection in the uterus ...

www.4women.gov/FAQ/stdsgen.htm

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Upside: Good article on STDs with section on implications for pregnancy
Downside: Text heavy page; basic design

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Pregnancy: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

* Pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, commonly called STDs * STDs include * What are the symptoms of STDs? * How can STDs affect my pregnancy? * How can I find out if I have an STD? * How ...

www.medicinenet.com/sexually_transmitted_diseases_and_pregnancy_stds/article.htm

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Upside: Detailed article on sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy
Downside: Lots of scrolling and clicking

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STDs and Pregnancy - CDC Fact Sheet

* Can pregnant women become infected with STDs? * How common are STDs in pregnant women in the United States? * How do STDs affect a pregnant woman and her baby? * Should pregnant women be tested for ...

www.cdc.gov/std/STDFact-STDs&Pregnancy.htm

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Upside: Good statistics and resources about STDs and pregnancy
Downside: Limited depth

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases During Pregnancy

Consequences and Complications Approximately two million pregnant women are affected by sexually transmitted diseases or STDs during each year in the United States. Pregnancy offers no protection ...

womenshealth.about.com/od/pregnancyrelatedissues/a/stdspregnancy.htm

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Upside: Good overview of STDs and pregnancy
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Herpes during pregnancy

What are the risks to my unborn baby if I have genital herpes? Will I need a cesarean delivery if I have herpes? Can my baby catch herpes from me (or someone else) after delivery? Can I breastfeed if ...

www.babycenter.com/0_herpes-during-pregnancy_1360877.bc

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Upside: Very detailed articled article on being pregnant and having herpes including precautions, how delivery is handled and more
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Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pregnancy

Each year in the United States, about 19 million individuals contract a sexually transmitted infection (STI) (1). STIs are infections a person can get by having sex (genital, oral or anal) with ...

www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/14332_1226.asp

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Upside: Very detailed explanation on sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy
Downside: Small, light color font

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Pregnancy Complications

* Bacterial Vaginosis * Bed Rest * Bleeding During Pregnancy * Blighted Ovum * Cervical Cerclage * Chicken Pox

americanpregnancy.org/pregnancycomplications/index.htm

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Upside: Very good overview on various pregnancy complications
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Gonorrhea during pregnancy

What is gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea affect my pregnancy? What are the symptoms? Will I be screened for gonorrhea during my pregnancy? How is gonorrhea treated during pregnancy? How can I avoid ...

www.babycenter.com/0_gonorrhea-during-pregnancy_1427382.bc

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Upside: Detailed article understanding gonorrhea and how it affects pregnancy
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How Is HPV Infection Diagnosed?

Diagnosis of genital warts caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) is usually straightforward. External warts (those on the skin around the opening of the vagina) usually have a characteristic ...

www.healthline.com/yodocontent/pregnancy/infections-prevention-genital-warts.html

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Upside: Very good overview of HPV including causes, risks, symptoms and treatment
Downside: Cluttered page