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Signs That You’re Pregnant With Twins

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It must cross the mind of every pregnant couple that they may have more than one child. While there is more likelihood of this happening when there is a family history of twins it can also happen to couples who do not. Each family history has to start somewhere and there has to be a first couple who become the parents of twins. The obvious way to be sure is when you first see the ultrasound...

What to Avoid Eating While Pregnant

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It’s hard to understand what to avoid eating while you’re pregnant. There are so many different foods that could potentially have an ill effect on the development of your baby for a lot of reasons. Discriminating between all of the potentially negative foods is a challenge, especially considering that not all of the information posted on the internet is necessarily truthful. When you...

The Pros and Cons of Prenatal Genetic Testing

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Prenatal genetic testing has been a source of controversy for many parents to be. There are certainly pros and cons to the process, many of which come down to personal beliefs and medical preparedness that can be difficult to look at when you’re expecting. Overall, the genetic testing is there to offer you certain choices in response to the probability of having a healthy or unhealthy child...

Baby Movements During Pregnancy

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For any mother to be the most frightening thing must be not being able to feel the baby move especially if there has been a lot of movement previously. When the feelings first start it may be hard to tell if it is actually the baby or just a fluttering in your stomach. If it is the baby this is called quickening and by the time you are having your second and subsequent children you will know what...

Pregnancy Facts: Coping With the First Trimester

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The first trimester of a pregnancy can be a bit hard on the body. You’re going through changes quickly, and your body and hormone production is going to create symptoms. You may have some mild symptoms or you may very well find that you’re having symptoms that can only be described as extreme. In most cases the symptoms will abate and you’ll be feeling better soon. Naturally...

Symptoms of Early IVF Pregnancy

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One of the most common questions about IVF (in-vitro fertilization) seems to be concerning whether or not there are any early signs of pregnancy in women using this method of conception. In reality the symptoms are not much different than they are in women who have had natural conceptions. The only trouble is that most people who undergo IVF are also being treated with a series of hormone shots...

Bleeding and Discharge During Pregnancy

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Some women spot during pregnancy and in most cases this does not indicate that there is any problem at all. In addition, vaginal discharge is also quite normal during pregnancy. However, an excessive amount of vaginal discharge or bleeding can be a sign of trouble. If you are pregnant for the first time then your body is probably going through many changes that may confuse you or even frighten...

Tips for Coping With an Unplanned Pregnancy

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An unexpected pregnancy often constitutes an absolute shock for women, followed by an array of overwhelming emotions and stress. Difficult as it may be, an impending pregnancy can be coped with, women having to keep in mind that all future decisions do count tremendously, requiring a much needed reflective attention. Dealing With Emotions The first stage after finding out about the pregnancy is a...

Visiting a New Baby and Mom in the Hospital: What to Bring

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When a woman first gives birth to a baby it is customary for people to show up at the hospital bearing gifts and good wishes. However, not everyone knows the best thing to bring. Most commonly people bring flowers, balloons, cards and plants. While these things are usually received well and appreciated by the new mother there are many other things that may be of more use and make better gifts for...

Problems Associated With Teen Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is one of the pivotal moments of a woman’s life but not when you’re young with a bright future ahead. Teen pregnancy is one of the most difficult experiences any young woman can go through. The stress of pregnancy, revelation of pregnancy to parents, and moving on despite the shame and worry can be nerve-racking. Indeed pregnancy especially during teenhood will never be easy...

Charlene J. Nuble

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