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How to Choose the Sex of your Baby

February 8, 2018

Just about every parent-to-be, that you ask will reply that no matter what the sex of there newborn is, as long as it’s healthy, they’ll be happy. However with a little bit of probing deeper into discussion, almost always a favored gender will, slip out in a hushed tone. Now, it is neither wrong nor […]

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Is it Safe to take Antidepressants through Pregnancy – Yes

February 8, 2018

The benefits outweigh the risks. I have been taking Prozac for about 6 years. When I got pregnant with my first child I decided that I did not want to take anything during my pregnancy. During the whole nine months I was extremely rude to everyone around me. I picked my mother in law to […]

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Natural Ways to Induce Labor

February 8, 2018

About nine months ago, you couldn’t wait to utter three little words, I am pregnant. Now, nearly nine months later, you can’t wait for it to be all over. The three little words you want to come out of your mouth now are, “my water broke”, but it just won’t happen. There are things that […]

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What are the Gastro Intestinal changes during Pregnancy

February 8, 2018

Hormonal changes during pregnancy result in physiologic changes that affect close to every organ system in the body. These changes are related to 3 major hormones: human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), progesterone, and estrogen. Because hCG levels peak in the first trimester of pregnancy, hCG has been implicated to be the suspect in the development of […]

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How to Support your Pregnant Partner during the first Trimester

February 8, 2018

Your partner has not long found out that she is pregnant and is in the first trimester stage. The first trimester being the first three months of pregnancy. This may be her first pregnancy which she will hopefully be overjoyed about and hopefully you, her partner will be too. If this is her first pregnancy then she […]

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Tips for Coping with an Unplanned Pregnancy

February 8, 2018

Unplanned and unexpected? I know it only too well. I was 22 when I found out I was pregnant, just split up with my partner and was feeling terrible. I have told him the news and we both started panicking. I had plans to go back to college and get my own house before I […]

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Pregnancy and Preeclampsia

February 8, 2018

I was so ecstatic when I found out I was pregnant for the first time. I wanted nothing more than to be a mother. I did everything I thought was right during my pregnancy. I tried to eat healthy, avoided caffeine, etc. All the while I was becoming ENORMOUS. My doctor was concerned about my […]

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Risks and Benefits of Cervical Ripening Agents

February 8, 2018

For many women, the thoughts surrounding their labor and delivery are a mix of excitement, fear, and wonderment.  The unknown plays a large role in the birth of a child since complications may arise at any time and for a variety of reasons.  Many women progress with birth completely naturally and have no need to […]

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The Patient Protection Act Won’t Cover Pregnancy for most Young Adults until 2014

February 8, 2018

In general, young adults get a break under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). All young adults who are less than 26 years of age and have not been offered health care insurance by their employer will be able to stay on a parent’s insurance program. However, PPACA does not currently require an […]

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Natural Ways to Induce Labor

February 8, 2018

Over the years many women have discovered new ways to naturally induce labor. All of them are safe, however, I wouldn’t recommend them all. You have to remember, though, that if you body isn’t ready to deliver you aren’t going to go into labor no matter how much walking you do. It’s always worth the […]

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