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Overcoming Sleep Problems during Pregnancy: Getting a Good Night’s Sleep in the Third Trimester...

A common complaint among pregnant women, particularly those in their third trimester, is the inability to fall (and stay) asleep at night. Many factors...
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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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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): A Medical Condition Caused by Hormonal Imbalance

Polycystic ovaries are ovaries that are covered in small cysts as a result of hormonal imbalances in the body. The cysts aren’t cancerous but...
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Playing the Flute: Breathing and Stamina During Pregnancy

How far into pregnancy is it possible to continue playing the flute? Many studies have shown that the baby in the womb is positively affected...
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Alpha Fetoprotein – The Triple Test in Pregnancy

Alpha Fetoprotein Tests Protein and Hormones in the Mother's Blood If you decide to have the AFP test, a vial of blood will be drawn...
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Traveling While Pregnant: Tips for Expectant Mothers Traveling by Air, Train or Car

Traveling during pregnancy doesn't have to be uncomfortable. Getting lots of rest, drinking water and dressing appropriately can make pregnant travel safe and pleasant. Travel...
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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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On Bedrest During Twin Pregnancy: Surviving and Thriving

Reasons for Bedrest When bedrest is recommended by a doctor early in a twin pregnancy, it is usually because there are some complications in the...
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Infant Ear Infections: Warning Signs that Your Baby is Sick

Mothers learn to tune into their infant’s cries very early on. Many mothers can tell just by listening to their baby cry whether he...
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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...