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Antenatal Tests: Pregnancy Tests Ensures Good Mother and Fetal Health

As part of a good antenatal care programme you will be given the option of a range of tests and investigations to ensure that...
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): Stubborn weight and missed periods are key symptoms.

Doctors estimate that as many as 10% of women of childbearing age suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, a disorder of the endocrine system marked...
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Massage in Childbirth: How Touch Can Provide Pain Relief During Labor

One of the most effective tools for pain relief during childbirth continues to be massage. What are some of the ways that touch can...
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Premature Labor Can Be Traumatic: Knowing the Difficulties and Caring for A Preemie

A full term baby is most commonly delivered between weeks 38 and 42 of pregnancy, but premature babies arrive into the world much earlier...
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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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Plan B Adverse Events and Potential Dangers: Side Effects of the Morning After Pill

On April 22,2014 the FDA announced that the government will not appeal a decision by a federal court to allow Duramed Research to make...
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How to Recognize the Signs of a Miscarriage

Signs and Symptoms of a Miscarriage The two most common signs of a miscarriage are bleeding and pain or cramping, according to WebMD. The thing...
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Eating and Drinking During Labor is Helpful: New Research Shows Food and Fluids Can...

For many years, women have been treated as "pre-surgical" patients during labor and were not given anything by mouth (otherwise known as NPO) except...
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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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How to Hire a Birth Doula: Choosing a Labor Support Professional To Help During...

Choosing to hire a birth doula should be a decision made between the mother to be and her partner. A couple should consider their...