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Overcoming the Woes of Miscarriage

The Stages of Grief After Miscarriage To lose the child midway in pregnancy is utterly painful and shocking. One experiences a host of emotions, often...
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Herbs and Oils to Avoid in Pregnancy: Abortifacient, Uterine Stimulants and Dangerous Plants for...

Many plants, particularly herbs, are well known for their medicinal properties and have been used to heal a number of health problems throughout history;...
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Understanding Morning Sickness

The Causes of Morning Sickness After pregnancy has occurred, there are changes that happen in the body. A woman's sense of smell becomes very sensitive...
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Playing the Flute: Performing During and After Pregnancy

Is it possible to perform on the flute while pregnant? During the first trimester, flute players who do not suffer from morning sickness should have...
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Why Do Women Have More Gas During Pregnancy?: Foods That Make a Pregnant Woman...

One unpleasant but very common side effect of pregnancy is gas. The extra gas a pregnant woman experiences is caused by the additional progesterone...
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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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Foods To Avoid While Pregnant: Things That Should Not Be Eaten During Pregnancy

More foods can affect the health of an unborn baby than one might realize. Find out what foods to stay away from during pregnancy...
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Doula Support Recommended for Childbirth: Doulas, Delayed Admission and Upright Delivery Positions Beneficial

Gone are the days when you walk into a hospital for any medical procedure and simply trust that the medical team will do what...
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Overcoming Postpartum Depression: Getting Help When It is More Than Baby Blues

The US Department of Health and Human Services stated in 2016 that thirteen percent of women who give birth will suffer from postpartum depression...
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Early Pregnancy Signs: Two Weeks Before Your Missed Period

Whether you’re terrified or excited at the thought, “Am I pregnant?” is a potentially life-changing question for anyone to have to ask themselves. And...