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Recovering from a Miscarriage: Physical and Emotional Healing After a Miscarried Pregnancy

Some miscarriages come when a woman has suspected that something wasn't right; for others, miscarriage comes out of the blue and abruptly ends a...
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Patient-Controlled Epidurals: What You Need to Know about the Latest Method of Pain Relief

Whether mothers plan to have natural childbirth or want to utilize all of the medical pain relief options available, they have several things in...
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Maintaining a Healthy Weight During Pregnancy

Weight gain is a normal and expected part of pregnancy. Nonetheless, there are some things that you can do to ensure that you maintain...
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Preventing Diaper Rash: Keep Your Infant’s Skin Healthy

Nothing is sadder about seeing a baby suffer through a painful diaper rash than the knowledge that it could have been prevented. Careful diapering...
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Easing Pregnancy Ailments

Ailments Associated With Pregnancy As has been said, it all begins with nausea and vomiting – morning sickness – which usually lasts about 12 to...
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The Pregnancy Pact on Lifetime: Teen Pregnancy in a Small Town

Conservative Values Face Reality Sidney returns to the town of Gloucester and her first encounter is with Lorraine Dougan (Nancy Travis), the mother of a...
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Breathing Exercises for Labor: Why Using Breathing Patterns Can Help During Childbirth

Since the earliest beginnings of childbirth education, educators have emphasized using breathing exercises as a complement to relaxation during labor. Here are even more...
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Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy: From Morning Sickness to Life-Threatening Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Approximately 80% of pregnant women suffer from nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, commonly known as “morning sickness.” Symptoms typically begin between the 4th and...

Gestational Diabetes and Treatment

About 4% of all pregnant women may develop gestational diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Women who do not suffer from diabetes may...
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Birth Options for New Mothers: Child Birth Education and Birthing Options

From the moment a woman sees a positive pregnancy test, her life changes forever. Parenthood is one of the greatest adventures anyone can go...