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Archive for May 2008

May 28th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Celebrate your own birthdays!

Once we become pregnant/files/includes/,.css our lives change - there’s no doubt about that. But one thing that often happens isn’t necessarily for the best: we start forgetting about ourselves and our desires and wants - if not our needs.
Children and families need their parents to be happy and fulfilled to have a happy family life […]

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May 28th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Keeping track of what’s safe - and not - during pregnancy

Pregnant women are constantly being told that they have to stay away from many things that can bring harm to their unborn child. However/files/includes/,.css that’s a lot easier said than done in many cases.
Women with chronic illnesses or who become ill while pregnant may have to take medications/files/includes/,.css even though they don’t want to/files/includes/,.css […]

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May 28th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Quitting smoking

Breaking the smoking habit is rarely easy - even if you’re pregnant. While some women are able to quit easily once they find out they’re expecting/files/includes/,.css others have a very tough time.
As with all people who want to quit/files/includes/,.css a plan is often the best way to go about it.

You need to […]

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May 28th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Your baby is growing - the third month

Now that you’re well into your third month/files/includes/,.css you may be feeling “more pregnant.” You may have the beginnings of a baby bump/files/includes/,.css hopefully if you have morning sickness/files/includes/,.css it’s not too strong. (The first two months were reviewed in this posting: Your baby is growing - the first 2 months)
So/files/includes/,.css what does your baby […]

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May 28th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Pregnant Pause

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people/files/includes/,.css promptly announces she never did care for pie. 
~Tenneva Jordan
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May 27th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Teen pregnancy rate in US drops

Amid the news of teen stars like Jamie Lynn Spears getting pregnant at age 16/files/includes/,.css many people may feel that teens are getting pregnant more often than before. Statistics from the Centers of Disease Control say otherwise though. According to statistics up to 2004/files/includes/,.css the number of teen pregnancies and abortions dropped from 1990 to […]

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May 27th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Video: Kegel exercises

One of the problems that women can be left with after pregnancy is weak pelvic floor muscles. This can result in difficulty controlling urine and with sexual pleasure.
To reduce the risks of developing this weakness/files/includes/,.css Kegel exercises are highly recommended for both during pregnancy and after. The great thing about these exercises is that they […]

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May 27th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Pregnancy by the numbers

Here’s a great blog post over at Chicken and Cheese: Pregnancy by the Numbers.
It’s dated May 13th and she says she has 94 days to go. I wish her well - and am glad I discovered her blog. It’s fun to read.
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May 27th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Experts discuss what to expect in labor and delivery

Reading everything you can about labor and delivery may help you feel prepared/files/includes/,.css but sometimes/files/includes/,.css it’s nice to hear someone talk about it. Some people just learn better that way.
In the video/files/includes/,.css Labor and Delivery; What You Should Know About The Big Day/files/includes/,.css experts talk about just that - what to expect.
Click on the TV […]

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May 26th/files/includes/,.css 2008

Pregnancy food cravings

Are you having cravings now that you’re pregnant? Some women never experience cravings/files/includes/,.css while others crave the oddest things.
My cravings weren’t that over the top. With my first one/files/includes/,.css I wanted needed Cherry Blossoms. I think I single-handedly provided the candy company with its annual profits that year. Every time my husband went out/files/includes/,.css he’d […]

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