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Natural Ways to Induce Labor

February 12, 2018

After months of discomfort such as nausea and vomiting, headaches and cramps, I bet you’re ready to pull that baby out yourself. But reality is, mother nature isn’t quite willing to let that happen. Luckily, there are a variety of natural ways to induce labor and finally meet that beautiful life inside of you. Let’s […]

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Third Trimester what to Expect during the last three Months of Pregnancy

February 12, 2018

I’m currently thirty four weeks pregnant. This is my second pregnancy. So I know what to expect during my third trimester. By now I’m ready to have my little bundle of joy. I’m officially tired of being pregnant. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I love being pregnant but it feels like its been forever now […]

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How to Prepare for a c Section

February 12, 2018

There is no possible way to be prepared for a first time c-section unless there are special circumstance that your OB has already determined which would require a c-section. After my first c-section, I believed that the second would be the same as the first and once I found out other wise I knew that […]

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Overdue Pregnancy Pregnancy 41 Weeks Pregnant Prolonged Pregnancy

February 11, 2018

For nine whole months your life revolves around an impending date, the all important EDD of Expected Date of Delivery; then all of a sudden that date comes…..and then goes, so what now? Well, as I write this I am nine days over my due date and have not had a single symptom that would signal impending […]

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How to Recognize Labor Pains

February 11, 2018

Labor pain is something many mothers would be expecting for many months and would bring much anxiety and fear in expectation of the events that would follow although the outcome would be rather sweet and pleasant. But, the same anxiety and fear would set-in due to a different reason which would mimic the actual labor […]

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How do Pregnancy Tests Work

February 11, 2018

If you have missed a period or feel you might be pregnant you will need to take a pregnancy test to be certain.  How do pregnancy tests detect that a woman is pregnant?  A pregnancy test works by measuring the level of hCG present in your body.  hCG is a hormone excreted by the placenta upon […]

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Pregnancy how to Predict when your Baby will be Born

February 11, 2018

Birth is not something you can predict because the baby will be born on its birthday. Yes there is a way to predict the due date but how many babies are actually born on there due date. Babies have there own time limits in which Doctors can tell you your child will be born on […]

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How to Recognize Labor Contractions

February 11, 2018

As a mother of 6 children, all birthed naturally I understand fully that recognizing true labor is more than simply understanding how the pain feels. In many ways I know that you do not need to be told when you are in labor because you will know it, but even 4 children later you can […]

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Natural Ways to Induce Labor

February 11, 2018

Forty-four hours in painful labor, hospital inductions are not fun. After having my first childbirth induced, I decided to self-induce with my second, after they told me of my induction date. I remained active throughout my entire pregnancy with pregnancy workout tapes, so I knew that it was okay to walk long distances. I walked […]

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True Labor Contractions

February 11, 2018

Contractions signal the onset of labor in pregnant women. Recognizing true labor contractions is important to know when to immediately call for medical help and bring the woman in labor to the hospital. Sometimes, pregnant women who do not recognize true labor contractions experience a lot of false alarms thus wasting time and energy. Conversely, […]

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