pregnancy and yeast infection

Yeast Infections During Pregnancy

by David Eschenbach, MD, William Ledger, MD, FACOG and Benson Horowitz, MD

Yeast infections are a common problem for women and some say pregnancy increases your risk. Many women feel they know enough about the condition to take care of it themselves, but for pregnant women, self-diagnosis is a no-no. Tune in as experts discuss why pregnant women are considered more prone to yeast infections and why a doctor's visit is a must.