Geophagy: Eating soil could harm babies

Apr 26 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Up to 80\% of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil - this habit is known as geophagy.
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Planning a Water Birth

Apr 25 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Water births are becoming increasingly popular for labouring women. Historically, water births have been used across the world. Women have given birth in the sea, rivers and steam baths throughout history. In recent years, water births are being used more frequently on labour wards, and in hospital births, too. Advantages of a water birth Water aids buoyancy, and allows labouring ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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A Cancer Scare Changed This Doctor's Life in 7 Seconds

Apr 25 5:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Starla Fitch, MD shares how taking a breath made a world difference...
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USPSTF: Screen All Pregnant Women for Pre-eclampsia (CME/CE)

Apr 25 5:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Blood pressure measurement best; lack of evidence for other methods...
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Routine Tests Urged for Preeclampsia

Apr 25 2:15pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Expert panel recommends blood-pressure check at every prenatal visit...
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Altered immune cells may both contribute to preeclampsia and offer new hope for treatment

Apr 25 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Though the exact cascade of events leading to preeclampsia is unknown, reduced blood flow to the placenta (placental ischemia) is commonly thought to be a factor that contributes to the development...
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When Will I Feel my Baby Kick for the First Time?

Apr 24 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Many pregnant women wonder when they will feel their baby kick for the first time. Your baby starts moving around inside you, during the first trimester. At around week eight, your baby will start to bend and startle. You probably won’t be able to feel anything for quite some time though. Remember, at this stage, your baby is very small. ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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An Official Apology to Stay at Home Moms

Apr 24 11:06am Baby Making Machine
Sometimes I like to dig through my old blog posts and see what kinds of gems I can find. After all this space has served as a sort of diary for me. Well sometimes I stumble upon junk, trash even. And I don’t know whether to shake my head, laugh, or cry at some of... read the rest. The post An Official Apology to Stay at Home Moms appeared first on Cherish365.
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Your mother's diet may influence your liver's health

Apr 24 11:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Obesity is a known risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The latest study shows that an expectant mother's diet might also be a risk factor.
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Bond With Your Bump

Apr 23 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Pregnancy can be a daunting time. You have so much left to organise, you are on a hormonal roller coaster, and you’re probably exhausted. On top of all that, you may be a bit scared of meeting your new baby. Many mums worry that they won’t feel an instant bond with their baby. There’s no need to wait until after ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Gaining Too Much Weight During Pregnancy

Apr 22 8:10pm Health & Parenting
First things first, gaining weight during pregnancy is considered normal, and is nothing to worry about. That said, however, it’s important to stay within the healthy weight gain range throughout your pregnancy. Putting on too much weight can increase your risk of experiencing pregnancy complications. So, how can you avoid gaining too much weight during pregnancy? 1. Eat healthy food ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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D.C. Week: Trump, House GOP Trying Again for ACA Repeal

Apr 22 12:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Just say 'no' to codeine or tramadol for kids under 12, FDA urges...
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Bleeding While Pregnant

Apr 21 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Bleeding while pregnant may be a sign something is wrong, and you should therefore always inform your doctor about this as soon as you can. While you have every right to be worried, bleeding does not always mean you are having a miscarriage. According to experts, 20 to 30 percent of women experience bleeding while pregnant and only one half ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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12 Uncommon Baby Names

Apr 21 12:34pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
Let's face it: No one wants their kid to be the fifth one with that name in their class. The post 12 Uncommon Baby Names appeared first on Momtastic.
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Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women

Apr 21 12:15pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say...
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Morning Break: The Pill as a Downer? Pro Pot Use; Cell Phone Tumor?

Apr 21 9:15am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Round Ligament Pain: The Facts

Apr 20 8:10pm Health & Parenting
What causes round ligament pain? Some women experience aching in the lower tummy during pregnancy. This aching is completely normal and is caused by your expanding uterus. Pregnancy hormones cause your muscles and ligaments to become more flexible. This allows them to continue supporting your uterus as it balloons in size. The round ligament holds your uterus in place, and ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Oral Bisphosphonate Persistence in RA Needs Improvement (CME/CE)

Apr 20 5:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Adherence better with monthly rather than weekly regimen...
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A Perfect Mothers Day Gift the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Apr 20 2:43pm Baby Making Machine
I recently polled my Facebook friends to see what came to mind when they think of me, or my blog. Some of the most common responses fell around photography, making fun memories with my kids, advocacy and Disney. It’s true, I’m a rock star when it comes to photographing my kids. When it comes to... read the rest. The post A Perfect Mother’s Day Gift the Whole Family Can Enjoy appeared first on Cherish365.
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FDA: No Codeine or Tramadol for Children Under 12 -- Period

Apr 20 1:27pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Warnings for children with medical conditions, breastfeeding moms...
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OncoBreak: Failure and Forgiveness; Expanding Doula Role; Huge Cig Tax

Apr 20 12:21pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues...
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Foods to Avoid When Trying to Conceive

Apr 20 9:45am Trying for a baby? : Conceive Plus® Blog & Product Reviews
Foods to Avoid When Trying to Conceive Nutrition and fertility articles are full of suggestions for foods that may help you to stay healthy and fertile when trying to conceive. But it’s important to know which foods to avoid, too. Watch out for these x foods. High-mercury fish Fish can be a great source of […] The post Foods to Avoid When Trying to Conceive appeared first on Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility. Foods to Avoid When Trying to Conceive was first posted on April 20, 2017 at 8:45 am.©2017 "Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at marketing@sasmar.com...
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Conceive Plus fertility lubricant now available at Boots, Lloyds and Hickeys pharmacies in Ireland.

Apr 20 8:57am Trying for a baby? : Conceive Plus® Blog & Product Reviews
Conceive Plus now available at Boots, Lloyds and Hickey’s in Ireland. Conceive Plus now available at Boots, Lloyds, Hickey’s. Great news for all couples trying to get pregnant in Ireland! New to pharmacies is patented fertility lubricant Conceive Plus® for use by all trying-to-conceive couples. Conceive Plus® is a FDA cleared fertility lubricant that is […] The post Conceive Plus fertility lubricant now available at Boots, Lloyds and Hickey’s pharmacies in Ireland. appeared first on Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility. Conceive Plus fertility lubricant now available at Boots, Lloyds and Hickey’s pharmacies in Ireland. was first posted on April 20, 2017 at 7:57 am.©2017 "Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at marketing@sasmar.com...
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Antidepressant use during pregnancy not associated with increased risk of autism, ADHD in children

Apr 20 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Two studies published by JAMA examine the risk of autism and other adverse birth outcomes among women who use antidepressants during pregnancy.
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Dads Should Enjoy Pregnancy Too

Apr 19 8:10pm Health & Parenting
For the duration of the pregnancy, as a partner you might feel a bit left out of things. You played a crucial role in the conception, but now there’s very little for you to do until the baby arrives. You might feel sidelined as your partner’s bump grows and her body changes to accommodate the growing life inside her. It’s ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Our Perfect Pair

Apr 19 8:55am Baby Making Machine
On our first dream board my husband and I printed and glued stock photos of two kids. A boy and a girl. These images were symbols of our dream children. Just two, like a brand new pair of shoes, they’d be our perfect pair. We were excited for the future but we also had some... read the rest. The post Our Perfect Pair appeared first on Cherish365.
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Stress During Pregnancy: How to Cope

Apr 18 8:10pm Health & Parenting
A child entering the world, whether it’s your first or third, is a huge occasion that will impact upon every area of your life, so it’s no wonder you feel a little stressed at times. You’re probably tired out from growing a whole new person, you’ve got a to do list the size of your arm, and you’ve got lots ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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No Fetal Heart Risk from Mom's Beta-Blocker Use (CME/CE)

Apr 18 2:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- More complete data point finger at maternal confounders...
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No Clear Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism (CME/CE)

Apr 18 11:45am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Two studies find no statistically significant relationship...
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Is Maternal Antidepressant Use Linked With Autism?

Apr 18 11:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Perry Wilson, MD, synthesizes the evidence from three recent studies...
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How to Write a Birth Plan

Apr 17 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Your birth plan is your way of communicating the type of birth you would like, to your birth partner and healthcare provider. During labour, you may not be at your most communicative, so the birth plan will act as a reminder of your wishes. You may find it useful to write your birth plan with the assistance of your healthcare ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey

Apr 17 5:58pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Doctors voice concerns about harms to developing fetus...
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Morning Break: Distressing Times; Vegas Vends Syringes; Struggling in Alaska

Apr 17 9:15am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Haemorrhoids in Pregnancy

Apr 16 8:10pm Health & Parenting
What are haemorrhoids? Haemorrhoids are enlarged and swollen veins in the lower rectum and anus. Haemorrhoids can range from slightly uncomfortable to very painful. They might itch, and can bleed during bowel movements. Haemorrhoids during pregnancy Haemorrhoids affect between 20 and 50 percent of all pregnant women. Most women who suffer from haemorrhoids, will develop them during the third trimester. ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Belief

Apr 16 4:00pm Baby Making Machine
I believe anything is possible. I believe in so many things I’ve never seen and I have so much hope. Hope for the world, our future, and hope that someday it’ll all make sense. Hope that eventually there will be peace. Maybe that’s why it’s not so hard for me to believe in the resurrection... read the rest. The post Belief appeared first on Cherish365.
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Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Apr 15 8:10pm Health & Parenting
During pregnancy, your pelvic bones and rib cage open up slightly to allow for the expanding baby inside you. The placenta produces relaxin, a hormone that softens your ligaments and allows your joints to loosen. With all of these changes taking place in your body, it’s no wonder that nature has a few glitches. Twenty per cent of pregnant women ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Psoriasis and pregnancy: Effects, symptoms changes, and treatments

Apr 15 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
How does pregnancy affect psoriasis? How might symptoms change during pregnancy, will the baby be affected, and what are the suggested treatments?...
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Choosing a Baby Name

Apr 14 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Picking a name for your unborn child can feel like a pretty daunting decision. It’s not exactly something you want to regret later, and you won’t be able to change your mind once that birth certificate is signed. To help you get it right first time, here’s a few things to consider: Boy or girl For those of you not ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Health Highlights: April 14, 2017

Apr 14 2:15pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets Recalled 1 Hour of Running Extends Life by 7 Hours: Study Toddler Touchscreen Use Linked to Less Sleep Michigan Doctor Faces Charges of Genital Cutting FDA Sends Warning Letter About St. Jude Medical Defibrillators...
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Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets Recalled

Apr 14 2:15pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets Recalled 1 Hour of Running Extends Life by 7 Hours: Study Toddler Touchscreen Use Linked to Less Sleep Michigan Doctor Faces Charges of Genital Cutting FDA Sends Warning Letter About St. Jude Medical Defibrillators...
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Hylands Teething Tablets Officially Recalled

Apr 14 1:59pm WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets Recalled 1 Hour of Running Extends Life by 7 Hours: Study Toddler Touchscreen Use Linked to Less Sleep Michigan Doctor Faces Charges of Genital Cutting FDA Sends Warning Letter About St. Jude Medical Defibrillators...
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Listen to my 4-year-olds interview and youll understand why Im gray

Apr 14 8:03am Baby Making Machine
Wonder why I’m forever calling my son “crazy” or my little “wild card”? Wonder why I have an abundance of gray hairs? Well, you’re about to witness the reason. I asked Big T to sit down so I could asked him some questions. I showed him last year’s birthday interview to refresh his memory of... read the rest. The post Listen to my 4-year-old’s interview and you’ll understand why I’m gray appeared first on Cherish365.
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Detroit Doctor Faces Charges for Female Genital Mutilation

Apr 13 8:36pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Parents took girls from Minnesota to undergo procedure...
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The Low Down on Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Apr 13 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Hyperemesis gravidarum is characterised by excessive vomiting in pregnancy. It is sometimes referred to as extreme morning sickness. Although, like morning sickness, it doesn’t just happen in the morning. Hyperemesis gravidarum affects less than two per cent of pregnant women. For those affected, it is a pretty miserable experience. Is this hyperemesis gravidarum? This condition can be tricky to diagnose, ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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HIV Pioneer Mark Wainberg Dies

Apr 13 2:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Passion for justice made him a leading figure...
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OncoBreak: Waste of Talent; Anti-HPV Drug; Heating Prostate Cancer

Apr 13 12:15pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues...
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When to Have a Second Child

Apr 13 10:44am Trying for a baby? : Conceive Plus® Blog & Product Reviews
When to Have a Second Child If you want to grow your family, it can be hard to plan exactly when to have a second child. There are pros and cons to both small and large age gaps between siblings. When you’re planning a second pregnancy, you should think about your parenting style and what […] The post When to Have a Second Child appeared first on Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility. When to Have a Second Child was first posted on April 13, 2017 at 9:44 am.©2017 "Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at marketing@sasmar.com...
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Mormons and Jews: Were More Alike Than We Think

Apr 13 8:03am Baby Making Machine
I’ve been home for a few weeks and still trying to process the experience. Three weeks ago I got on a plane and flew further from home than I have in my entire life. About 15 hours later I landed in a little country about the size of New Jersey smack dab in the middle east.... read the rest. The post Mormons and Jews: We’re More Alike Than We Think appeared first on Cherish365.
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How to Plan a Home Birth

Apr 12 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Just over two per cent of women choose to have a home birth in the UK, and in the US this number drops to less than one per cent. Women who choose home birth often say they feel more comfortable at home, and wanted the birth to take place out of a medical setting. If you are planning a home ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Pregnant Women with CHD at Risk for Other Heart Troubles (CME/CE)

Apr 12 4:45pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Higher risk of incident CHF, arrhythmias...
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Uncertain Benefits with Bone Tx in CKD (CME/CE)

Apr 12 12:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Effects of osteoporosis meds on BMD, fracture risk not clear...
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Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy?

Apr 11 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Many women ask their healthcare providers if it’s safe to exercise during pregnancy. Assuming you are a having a healthy pregnancy, light exercise won’t harm the baby, and it could actually make the pregnancy and birth easier for you. Exercise will keep you fit, and allow you to better adjust to your changing body throughout the pregnancy. Keeping fit will ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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My 6-Year-Old Knows More About Social Media than Most Adults

Apr 11 8:05am Baby Making Machine
My 6-year-old Skypes with friends in Italy. She knows the difference between Snapchat filters and Instagram stories. A Facebook post versus a blog post. A vlog for youtube versus a live stream video on Facebook or Periscope, and she doesn’t even have a cell phone. I guess this is just one of the new realities... read the rest. The post My 6-Year-Old Knows More About Social Media than Most Adults appeared first on Cherish365.
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Miniature 'womb lining' grown in lab could reveal secrets of menstrual cycle and early pregnancy

Apr 11 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have succeeded in growing miniature functional models of the lining of the womb (uterus) in culture.
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Pregnancy Diet: Eating For Two

Apr 10 8:10pm Health & Parenting
We’ve all heard the phrase “eating for two”, but now that you’re pregnant, should you really be doubling your food intake? It’s important to eat a healthy pregnancy diet to ensure you have enough energy. During the first six months of pregnancy, you should not increase your calorie intake at all. You may find that, by switching to a healthier ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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ACA Repeal Called 'Not Compatible with Cancer Diagnosis'

Apr 10 2:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Patients speaking at AACR meeting say Obamacare saved them...
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How To Conceive A Boy

Apr 10 12:55pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
These expert tips have worked for some moms. Will they help you have a boy? The post How To Conceive A Boy appeared first on Momtastic.
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What is Placenta Previa?

Apr 9 8:10pm Health & Parenting
The placenta is an organ that grows specifically to facilitate this pregnancy, and is attached to the uterine wall. It provides hormones and nutrients to the baby, and is connected to the baby by the umbilical cord. As pregnancy progress, the uterus grows and stretches and this moves the placenta away from the cervix. If this does not happen, the ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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17 Creative Celebrity Pregnancy Announcements

Apr 9 1:00pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
The big reveal makes celeb pregnancy news even more exciting. And, hey, these ideas might inspire you. The post 17 Creative Celebrity Pregnancy Announcements appeared first on Momtastic.
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Pregnancy Stretch Marks: Can You Avoid Them?

Apr 8 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Many pregnant women worry about the appearance of pregnancy stretch marks, and a question often asked is whether it is possible to avoid them? Around eighty per cent of pregnant women will develop stretch marks. For some, they may just be a silver glisten around the thighs, whereas for others could develop thick purple stretch marks across their bump. What ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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