7 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 7 Weeks Pregnant More symptoms of pregnancy may appear in when you are 7 weeks pregnant. Nausea and morning sickness, constipation, vaginal discharge and excess saliva are some. Rapid acceleration of hormones can cause your face to break out. Wash your face twice a day with a gentle cleaner and drink […]

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28 weeks pregnant

28 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 28 Weeks Pregnant When you are 28 weeks pregnant, you have probably gained between 15 and 25 pounds. You may be experiencing leg cramps and mild swelling of ankles and feet, shortness of breath, lower abdominal pain, varicose veins, heartburn and indigestion. You may also be feeling Braxton Hicks contractions in […]

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Birth Plan

Birth Plan Worksheet Decide on what you want from your birth experience. This worksheet will get you started on creating a customized birth plan to ensure your care provider is aware of your wishes. A Labor Birth Plan Worksheet 1. I would like to give birth: at home in a birthing room in a delivery […]

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Childbirth Checklist: What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

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When it’s time to deliver your baby, be prepared for the hospital with this handy checklist. You’ll want to have all of the comforts of home to ensure you’re not worried about anything and you’re completely able to focus on the safe arrival of your new baby. That said, gather the items on the below […]

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New Baby Needs Checklist

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Not sure what to buy? Confused by the multitude of baby items? Use this checklist to get ready for baby without buying unnecessary items. Health & Bathing Supplies for New Baby ___ nasal aspirator ___ diaper rash ointment ___ baby fever reducer ___ thermometer ___ gentle baby soap ___ no tears shampoo ___ blunt baby nail scissors ___ baby brush and comb […]

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baby breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Basics: Tips, Products, Must-Haves and More!

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If you’re planning to breastfeed your baby, then it helps to prepare ahead of time to ensure you’re set up for success, and we’re here to help. From the supplies you’ll need to handy resources to be aware of, this is the breastfeeding cheat sheet you’ve been looking for! Breastfeeding Supplies __ A nursing braThere […]

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After the Baby is Born

What to Expect After the Baby is Born

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Caring for a new baby is one of the most joyous and challenging times in a woman’s life. At the same time, new mothers must take special care of their bodies after giving birth and while breastfeeding. Read on for tips on caring for you newborn and yourself when you get home from the hospital. […]

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Right After Birth

Labor Birth Right After Birth

Right after birth babies need many important tests and procedures to ensure their health. Some of these are required by law. Check with your healthcare provider to determine which of the following tests are required by law, essential for your child’s well-being, or necessary only in some newborns. What to Expect Right After Birth The […]

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Labor and Birth What to Expect

Labor and Birth What to Expect

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Soon, you’ll experience the amazing process of childbirth! Find out the signs of labor and learn about your options for giving birth. Once you reach the third trimester, you should talk to your doctor about labor and delivery. Learn your options for pain relief. Find out how to reach her if you go into labor. […]

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The Third Trimester of Pregnancy - Get week to week information, labor and delivery facts and checklists you'll need in months 6 through 9.

The Third Trimester

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Welcome to your third trimester of pregnancy, you’re in the home stretch! As your pregnancy progresses, your doctor will need to monitor your blood pressure and weight.

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The Second Trimester of Pregnancy - Get week to week information, facts about complications and more you'll need in months 3 through 6.

The Second Trimester

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The second trimester of pregnancy is a time when many women feel much better. The tiredness of the first trimester is over and your nausea has most likely disappeared.

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In the first trimester of pregnancy this is what you can expect...pregnancy can be broken down into trimesters, or three month periods of time in which you and your baby change and grow. In the first trimester, the most important thing you can do for yourself and your baby is to see a doctor. Having regular prenatal visits is a crucial part of a healthy pregnancy.

The First Trimester

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Congratulations! You are in your first trimester of pregnancy! This is what you can expect…

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Complications | Labor and Birth

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Pregnancy Complications   Premature Labor Premature or preterm labor is when a woman goes into labor before the 37th week of pregnancy, or three weeks before her due date. The earlier pre-term labor is spotted and treated, the better chance of stopping it. When symptoms go untreated, the cervix may open and cause an early […]

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Pregnancy Information Guide Get all the knowledge you'll need about pregnancy basics, what you should and shouldn't do once you find out you're pregnant, what vitamins to take, what foods to avoid, how much sleep to get and more with our basic pregnancy information list

Pregnancy Information Guide

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For all the basics of what you should and shouldn’t do once you find out you’re pregnant, this is the list for you!

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Find out what to expect during prenatal testing including Screening Tests, Targeted Ultrasound, Maternal Serum Marker Screening Test, Nuchal Translucency Screening (NTS), and Diagnostic Tests like Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS).

Prenatal Testing

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Become a partner with your doctor to manage your care. Keep all of your appointments , every one is important! Ask questions and read to educate yourself about this exciting time. The importance of regular check-ups cannot be stressed enough.

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Learn all the signs and symptoms of pregnancy and how to get relief from breast tenderness, pregnancy dizziness, hemorrhoids, leg cramps, nasal stuffiness or runny nose, shortness of breath, teeth and gum problems, swelling, varicose veins, pregnancy constipation, pregnancy indigestion and heartburn, stretch marks, skin changes, itching and tingling, trouble sleeping during pregnancy and when to call the doctor

Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

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Use the suggestions in this guide to help ease pain and discomfort during pregnancy.

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Find out how and when you can tell if you're pregnant.

Are You Pregnant

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Using home pregnancy tests can be an emotional and confusing process. You have so many questions that don’t seem to answers! Is that a faint pink line or is it just my imagination? Am I testing too early after my missed period? Read on to find out how and when you can tell if you’re […]

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Infertility Treatment What to Expect and how it is treated.

Infertility Treatment

The first step to treat infertility is to see a doctor for a fertility evaluation. He or she will test both the woman and the man, to find out where the problem is. The tests can include: An x-ray (to look at his reproductive organs)

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Infertility - the reasons for infertility and treatment options.

Infertility

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It is not uncommon to have trouble becoming pregnant or to experience infertility. Infertility is defined as not being able to become pregnant, despite trying for one year, in women under age 35, or after six months in women 35 and over.

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Taking Charge of Your Fertility Being aware of your menstrual cycle, ovulation, and the body changes during this time can be key to helping you plan a pregnancy, or avoid pregnancy.

Taking Charge of Your Fertility

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Being aware of your menstrual cycle, ovulation, and the body changes during this time can be key to helping you plan a pregnancy, or avoid pregnancy.

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Trying to Conceive Some foods, habits, and medicines can harm your baby even before he is conceived. Find out what to do and what to avoid when you're trying to get pregnant.

Trying to Conceive

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Some foods, habits, and medicines can harm your baby even before he is conceived. Find out what to do and what to avoid when you’re trying to get pregnant.

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