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Benefits of Home Birth

Laboring Mother is Better Able to Relax   Giving birth at home can allow a mother-to-be to feel more relaxed. She is in a familiar environment...
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Stevia and Pregnancy

Stevia is a becoming more popular these days as an alternative to traditional artificial sweeteners such as NutraSweet and Splenda. Given that research has...
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Is Giving Birth in Water Safe for Mother & Baby?: Risks of Waterbirthing: How...

Water Birth Safety Unfortunately, not much research has been conducted to analyze the safety of water birthing. Nevertheless, most health professionals believe that it is...
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What to do in the Fifth Month of Pregnancy

Register for Childbirth Preparation Classes While most parents will not be taking their childbirth classes until their last trimester, registering for class should be done...
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Newborn Apgar Scoring: Babies Are Checked One Minute After Birth for Better Medical Care

From birth, your baby will be evaluated to ensure that he or she is doing okay. In fact, your baby will be tested one...
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Teenage Pregnancy Online Resources: US Websites with Advice on Healthcare, Parenting and Birth Control

Teen pregnancy and parenthood can be an overwhelming and turbulent experience. Fortunately, there are a lot of online resources for teenage parents and young...
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H1N1 Threat Limits Support for Mothers: Mothers Have Restrictions On Visitors During Labor

H1N1 Pandemic Causes Hospitals to Limit Support People Hospital policies regarding the number of labor support people allowed in the labor room have become more...
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How to Announce You are Pregnant at Work: Creative Announcements

Deliver the news that you are pregnant to co-workers with one of these creative ideas. Make your announcement memorable while spending very little time...
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Choosing Your Birth Attendant and Location: Midwives, OBs, Doulas, Birth Centers, Homebirth & Hospitals

Depending on where you are live in the country, rules for providers and facilities vary greatly. Nationwide, choices for providers include Obstetricians (OB), Certified...
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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...