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Date of initial review:

01 Oct 2018

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valid until Feb 2021

Date of last visit:

04 Feb 2020

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

What to Expect When You’re Expecting, 5th edition, and What to Expect Before You’re Expecting, 2nd edition, have been medically reviewed by Charles J. Lockwood, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Public Health, and Dean of the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine. What to Expect the First Year, 3rd edition, has been medically reviewed by Mark D. Widome, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.

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Everyday Health employees typically moderate our boards on a daily basis. Unless otherwise stated, these moderators are not medical professionals and should not be construed as such.

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This educational content is not medical or diagnostic advice.

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These are public forums and any information that you post on the Sites or through the Services may be seen by anyone on the Internet. Any user will have the ability to edit or delete their own posts after posting.

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Unless the information in your post arises directly from your personal experience, references to any health-related or medical information you provide must be included in your post.

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Reviewed on April 26, 2019

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Any over 40’s trying to conceive???
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"Sponsored Content" on WhatToExpect.com is content that has been created by, provided by, or influenced by the named sponsor.

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All content on WhatToExpect.com that is created, influenced, or provided by a sponsor is identified with the label "Sponsored Content" or "From Our Sponsor."

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