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I need help, and all the answers I can get. I’m so confused. MY LMP was April 1st. I got a BFP, April 30th. Four days later I got my “period” or whatever it was and bled for seven days. Like a normal period. I thought we were miscarrying, but it seems that’s not the case. God has other plans, I thin
Hi guys so i was wondering were there other ways to see if im pregnant?!
Expecting Better by Emily Oster,
I am disappointed that the author asserts because there is no pure research out there on alcohol and pregnancy, that light drinking during pregnancy is ok, anyone else disappointed by that assertion?
Dealing with loneliness?
I'm almost 27 years old, a day short of 10 weeks along and I'm suffering from some extreme sadness. I'm also battling a cold which isn't making it any better. I do not have any siblings a mother or any females I could bond with or ask questions. I am currently with the father and have been happily
Vaginal Birth After Having a C-Section (VBAC)
Learn the facts about VBAC so you can decide if this is right for you. You had a cesarean section with your first baby. Now you're pregnant again and wonder if you will need a C-section this time, too. You might like to try a vaginal birth but don't know if it's safe for you and the baby. M
The 3 Stages of Labor
Find out what to expect when it’s time for baby. Labor and delivery sounds straightforward. Your cervix dilates, you push and the baby comes out. That isn’t exactly how it works. There are a few more steps in between. Stages of labor How labor advances and how long it lasts is differen
Here Comes Baby! Signs and Symptoms of Labor
Find out how to tell the difference between real signs of labor and false alarms. Many pregnant women expect a textbook-perfect labor. The obvious signs will announce that it's time; the overnight bag will be in the car and mom-to-be will arrive calmly at the hospital in plenty of time for the del
Group B Strep Test
Group B strep can be passed from mother to child during birth and cause life-threatening infection in the newborn. Find out about testing. At some time in your ninth month of pregnancy, you should be tested for bacteria called group B streptococcus, or GBS. As many as 30 percent of women
Elective C-Section: Weighing the Pros and Cons
Unnecessary surgery can pose risks for mother and baby. By now you are probably starting to develop a plan for your delivery day. In most births, the baby passes through the birth canal and is pushed out through the vagina. But sometimes a baby is delivered by surgery. This is called a cesa
Doulas: Helping Hands for Childbirth
Learn about a doula’s role during labor and delivery. In many societies throughout history, women have helped other women give birth. They pressed cool cloths on sweaty foreheads. They grasped hands. They whispered encouragement. But as medicine has progressed, women began giving birt
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