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Hi Kaylee- We would suggest you seek medical attention to address your concerns.
How will I cope with it? Am I being too paranoid?
I am scared at the moment. That is why l am here for answers. Have any of you guys had any experience with ectopic pregnancy. I fear I am having one at the moment. My doctor is currently out of town and Iam not getting any positive answers from her assistant. What are the symptoms of ruptured tube?
Hi Rachel- Congratulations on expecting your first baby! What an exciting time for you. We are happy to have you as part of the community, we hope you keep us updated after your appointment next week. Other community members may reach out and offer t
Just found out I'm pregnant. Scared, nervous but excited!
Hi all, I found out about this community just today and thought it's exactly what I need. I found out I'm 3 weeks pregnant and I just don't think it's settled in that I'm going to be a mum. I'm excited, nervous and scared so I'm all over the place. I have my first appointment at the hospital next we
Hi Grace- Thank you for sharing! you are nearing the end of the first trimester, how exciting. We are glad you see value in this thread and other conversations on the community. Best -GS
Getting to Know Each Other
With the community being busier over the last few weeks, we thought introductions would be fun! Getting to know each other can make your community experience more personable. Especially when you are in the maternity or parenting phases in life. We would love it if you reached out your fellow member
Hi Mark- We appreciate you sharing. We are so very sorry to hear about the loss of your father and your son. Our thoughts are with you.
How are you celebrating Father's Day this weekend? Golf, brunch, or time with family? We would love to hear from you!
Another question I would ask are how many are first time parents traveling with little ones? Are there any advice from seasoned parents on how to travel with babies or toddlers?
Thanksgiving: Traveling and Pregnant
How many of you are pregnant and traveling for Thanksgiving next week. Here are some tips for seat belt safety: https://cx.optum.com/content/cex-consumer/pregnancy-health-library/en/healthy_pregnancy/pregnancy/first-trimester/0371_3C_seat_belts_pregnancy.html
Hi Lily- Here are a couple resources you find helpful in regards to traveling while pregnant:1. https://cx.optum.com/content/cex-consumer/pregnancy-health-library/en/healthy_pregnancy/pregnancy/se...2. https://cx.optum.com/content/cex-consumer/pregna
traveling while pregnant
What precautions should pregnant women take while travelingfor long hours by air?
Hi Grace- Thank you for sharing! Glad to hear you are feeling great! We look forward to hearing more through out your pregnancy journey. It is great seeing how active you are in the community. Best- GS
Do You Enjoy Pregnancy?
Pregnancy is an exciting time! Some people love being pregnant and others do not enjoy it. Do you like being pregnant? If so, share with us your favorite thing about pregnancy.
Congratulations on the birth of your son. Please keep us updated on everything, such an exciting time. Thank you for sharing with us.
I'm a mother!
Ladies hello! I've got fabulous news! My lovely son was born last night! I still can't believe in this miracle...seems like I'm daydreaming and if so I don't want to wake up. Jeremy is 52cm tall and 3.9kg. I have no word... I can't wait to see him. I had a call from my clinic, a driver will be at 1
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Zika and Pregnancy
Are you traveling somewhere warm for the holidays? Learn what Zika is and how it can impact your pregnancy. https://cx.optum.com/content/cex-consumer/pregnancy-health-library/en/healthy_pregnancy/pregnancy/before-pregnancy/0472_3C_things_to_know_about_Zika.html
Hi Cristina- Welcome to the community. You are welcome to share your story anytime. -GS
Greetings people ! hope i'll get a healthy knowledge and a meaningful discussion from this forum. pregnancy is a very important topic to talk about. looking forward to have a blissful talk on such topics. i appreciate you all for having such a nice conversation on different topics. i would love to
Hi Gaby- Great seeing you using the community to ask questions. This is a great question for your health care provider. You are more than welcome to share what you find out. Have a great day. -GS
chlorophyll & pregnancy.
A few years ago I kept hearing chlorophyll this and chlorophyll being a good supplement during pregnancy but now I'm not hearing much. I recently bought some Papaya enzymes to help with reflux & one of the bottles had chlorophyll added to the tablets so I bought it, but now I'm realizing I really d
We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Here is an article you may find helpful during this time: Miscarriage: About Early Pregnancy Loss
I urgently need help. I have been experiencing miscarriages every time I'm 6 months pregnant. It just happened a week ago again. What could be the problem? Is it genetic? What can I do to avoid such? I will really appreciate your help guys?
Hi Grace- It is an exciting and overwhelming time.The basics are a great place to start! Thank you for taking time to share. -GS
Preparing for Baby!
Nesting is a popular mindset during pregnancy. Do your weekend plans include organizing and preparing for baby? Share with us your ideas on how you prepare for baby!
Welcome to the community, Hadley. Congratulations on expecting! How have you been feeling? Keep us updated on your journey. Here is a resource on diabetes and pregnancy you may find helpful. https://cx.optum.com/content/cex-consumer/pregnancy-health-
how to deal with diabates during pregnancy?
Hi people. I recently got pregnant. I'm at 7 weeks now. I couldn't be happier. However, the problem is that I am diabetic. I understand that this will complicate things. Can anyone share their experiences? How is it dealing with diabetes while pregnant? Any additional precautions I should take? How
Hi Brenda! I love the names Emma and Cody. Here is an article that shares the top baby name trends of 2017. I would love to hear what other names people like!
Hello, in the last few days I have seen many topics which not only teach valuable lessons but also present quite sad stories. While I am all about helping others and give them the best advice I am capable of as I believe anyone should try to lend a ear or a hand whenever is possible. That being sa
Hi Ania-Maria, Welcome to the community! This is a great question to ask your OBGYN. Other members may respond with their personal experiences. Thank you for reaching out. -GS
Is Eyelash lifting and tinting safe
Has anyone had this procedure done while pregnant?
Congratulations on your first baby! What an exciting time for you and your husband. This is a concern I would address with your doctor. Please keep us updated on your pregnancy journey. -GS
pray for me...
Hey my fellows! How's going your journey. I am in the same boat in which you are.It means I am also preganant and i am in 5th month of my pregnancy. I just want to ask my question from whom they have done experience it in thier lives. I have regular medical checkups as my husband takes appointment f
Thanks for sharing, Jill!
Do You Make the Most of Your Doctor Visits?
Do you remember all the questions you need to ask your doctor during your prenatal visits? Whether you're already a mom or a new-mom-to-be, you probably have a lot of questions. In case you aren't sure where to start, here are a few things you might want to ask your doctor: https://cx.optum.com/cont
Hello-Welcome to the community! We would advise you to contact your healthcare provider on your questions regarding Clomid. We wish you the best, -GS
i am really having a hard time today. we are from the clinic and i am on clomid now. i really did not that it will get to this but the doctors are saying i still might have a chance. i would really want to know about this medications and there success
Thank you for taking time to share!
What are the essential items to buy for a newborn baby?
Newborn baby is an extraordinary and joyous life experience. But it’s also a steep learning curve and, if this is your first baby, you will inevitably have questions about her everyday care.Clear step-by-step instructions guide to prepare your infant checklist, you through feeding (breast and bottl
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