pregnancy

  1. Pregnancy

    Early signs of labor

    The movies make it look so obvious-- a big gush of water and off to the hospital they go. Unfortunately, the membranes will rupture...
  2. Pregnancy

    Common prenatal procedures

    You are pregnant! With those two little pink lines comes a lot of excitement for the life-changing next 40 weeks of your life, but...
  3. Pregnancy

    Should you consider a doula?

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    Whether you are planning a pregnancy, just found out you're pregnant or are about to deliver, you've probably paid some thought to...
  4. Pregnancy

    Vacuum extraction during delivery

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    In the labor and delivery room, things don't always go as you plan. From lengthy labors to low levels of pain tolerance, each and...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Should I blog anonymously?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, Kit from Blogging Dangerously offers tips on starting a blog.
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    Should I start a pregnancy blog?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, Jill of Scary Mommy offers tips on starting a blog, self-censorship and how to deal with...
  7. Pregnancy

    IVs during labor

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    As routine as hearing "push!" in the delivery room, IVs are being administered to laboring women as a precautionary measure. If...
  8. Pregnancy

    How to handle an unexpected home birth

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    You're looking forward to delivering in the comforts of the hospital delivery room, only to find that your bun in the oven is making...
  9. Pregnancy

    Stages of labor

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    Like your pregnancy, your labor is broke into three stages: the first, the second, and the third stage. However, each stage of labor...
  10. Pregnancy

    How to speed up labor

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    Now that it's go time, it seems that your bun in the oven is taking her sweet time making her grand entrance. But after nine long...
  11. Baby

    Ten secrets to surviving the first year with twins

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    While pregnant with twins (or more), you are likely to receive more than a few comments -- most often from complete strangers --...
  12. Pregnancy

    Doctor or midwife: Which should you choose?

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    Now that you know that you are pregnant, you may begin to think about the type of prenatal care and labor and delivery you desire....
  13. Pregnancy

    Creative baby shower themes

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    A baby shower is an exciting way for expectant parents and their friends and family to celebrate the arrival of the new bundle of...
  14. Pregnancy

    What to expect when labor is induced

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    You’ve created a birth plan -- only to find that your doctor has other plans in the home stretch. Whether you’re past your due date...
  15. Workouts

    New moms! How to get a flat belly

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    As a new mom, along with losing the baby weight, it's no surprise that you are particularly conscious of your midsection. The rigors...
  16. Pregnancy

    Some doctors in South Florida refusing to treat obese patients

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    Some OB-GYNs in Florida are refusing to treat obese women due to both the risks of treating such patients and the fact that their...
  17. Pregnancy

    Royal baby! When will Prince William and Kate Middleton have kids?

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    When Prince William (age 28) and Kate Middleton (age 29) have children, they will be in line for the throne as well. But where in...
  18. Celebrity Gossip

    4 Hot celeb mamas-to-be

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    Caution: Curves ahead! Staying at home and resting while with child isn't these celebs' style. Instead, they're out and about with a...
  19. Pregnancy

    Make lifestyle changes before conceiving

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    While there are no guarantees in the reproductive world, it only makes sense to do what you can to tilt the roulette wheel in your...