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Prenatal Vitamins

Should You Take Prenatal Vitamins During Pregnancy? Many women begin taking prenatal vitamins even before they fall pregnant, while they are trying to conceive. Prenatal vitamins contain the daily amounts of vitamins and minerals that your body may require during pregnancy. Your prenatal vitamins are very different from normal supplements …

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Premature Labor

Premature Labor – How To Tell If You Are At Risk In most cases pregnancy is a time of anticipation and happiness, but as most of you probably already know it can also be a time of complete uncertainty and confusion. Most women will be primarily concerned with the development …

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Sciatica During Pregnancy

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and is responsible for providing sensory and motor function to the lower parts of the body. When the nerve is compressed, or pressure is placed on it – usually because of your growing uterus in your body, or the way …

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Pregnancy Pillows

Pregnancy Pillows for a Great Night’s Sleep As your pregnancy advances you may be wondering if a pregnancy pillow is worth purchasing. Comfortable sleep seems a thing of the past, but spending an extensive amount of money on something that will be temporary could be a concern. There are certainly …

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Home Birth

Home Birth – Pros and Cons   When weighing all the birthing options available today it’s becoming more common for women to consider having a home birth. Although modern medicine have taken us many steps forward, some have decided to take a few steps back and pursue the most natural …

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When do pregnancy symptoms start?

When do the Pregnancy symptoms begin? The question when do pregnancy symptoms start is somewhat of a debate. The truth is every woman is different and every pregnancy is even more different. But most women want to know if what they are feeling is related to carrying a baby or …

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Getting Pregnant at 40

Pregnancy at 40 Years of Age It is said that 30 is the new 20, and 40 is the new 30. With today’s healthcare innovations the same theory may be applied to pregnancy for women. Here are some of the common expectations, cautions, and advantages that come with pregnancies over …

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Childbirth Classes What to Expect

Childbirth Classes A childbirth class is a great path when anticipating the arrival of your baby. There are so many options when it comes to labor and delivery. In today’s world childbirth classes are an excellent way to be informed and prepared for the birth of your child. Almost all …

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Missed Period and Negative Pregnancy Test?

To miss your period and produce a negative pregnancy test can leave you feeling confused. You may be wondering if pregnancy is a possibility. Let us first assume that the test was correct and you are in fact not pregnant. It’s common for a woman’s ovulation to become irregular. There …

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Miscarriage Quotes

Miscarriage Quotes No matter what stage of pregnancy, a miscarriage can be devastating. Everyone anticipates the arrival of a sweet little bundle of joy, and they all grieve when that child doesn’t come to term—not just the expecting parents. Hearts break, but life goes on. Looking for ways to cope, …

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