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Epidural Anesthesia Side Effects: Possible Complications From Medicated Epidural Injections

An epidural is a form of medication used to help aid women in labor. Medication is injected directly into the spinal canal. Women who...
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First Trimester Scan or Nuchal Translucency (NT): A Guide To Understanding The 12th Week...

Nuchal translucency scan or the first trimester scan is offered to women between the 12th and 14th week of pregnancy, and often, it is...
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External Versions for Breech Babies: Turning Your Baby to a Head Down Position for...

Your care provider may recommend an external version in your last month of pregnancy if your baby is breech and you want to have...
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Healthy Beverages During Pregnancy: Drinks to Provide Hydration and Nutrients While You are Pregnant

Finding healthy beverage choices during pregnancy is not as easy as it seems given that there are many choices available that may not be...
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Giving Birth Naturally – What are the Chances?

Pregnant mothers who are planning to give birth naturally today are in the minority. Since so many expectant mothers are choosing otherwise, it is...
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Genital Warts During Pregnancy

Pregnancy Hormones May Cause Genital Warts to Grow The hormonal changes which take place during pregnancy can cause changes to genital warts. According to the...
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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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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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High Stress Levels Can Delay Pregnancy

The First Time to be Proven Scientifically Delay or lack of pregnancy have been always linked to biological factors, fertility problems and unhealthy habits. However,...
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Heat Packs for Labor Pain: How Heat and Compresses Benefit Mothers During Childbirth

Women often find that using temperature variations during childbirth, such as applying heat packs, can be an effective tool to reduce pain. Heat packs...