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Flat Heads on the Rise | Treating Baby’s Asymmetrical Head | Are Helmets Necessary?

The Importance of Tummy Time for Baby’s Developing Head Parents can use tummy playtime to avoid their infant developing an asymmetrical (or flat) head, and they can remedy “positional plagiocephaly.” New parents protectively swaddling their newborn are typically sent home from the hospital with directions on how to care for their bundle of joy. They’re told how to change a diaper, how often to feed the baby, and when to start using a bath. And then there’s one of today’s […]

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Breast Tenderness – Handling this common pregnancy symptom

Signs & Symptoms | Breast Tenderness Breast tenderness in pregnancy Davi Peters had a feeling she was pregnant. Her breasts were tender, and felt different than when she had her period. The Hollis, N.H., resident took a pregnancy test, but it was negative. She figured her period was on its way and forgot about it. About five days later, she realized she hadn’t gotten her period and took another pregnancy test. This time it was positive. Peters describes her breasts […]

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Are Those My Breasts? – A lifetime of changes from pregnancy to menopause

Signs & Symptoms | Breast Changes Most women have them to some degree or another. How we feel about them often depends on our upbringing, our circumstances and the amount of pressure, expectations, and acceptance we received when we sprouted them. I’m talking about our breasts, those often maligned, revered or misunderstood glands that women just can’t get away from. One way or another, we deal with them. We push them up, flatten them out, support them, add to them, […]

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A Look at Leukorrhea – A Look at Leukorrhea-Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy

Signs & Symptoms | A Look at Leukorrhea Leukorrhea – excessive vaginal discharge during pregnancy. Of all the things that women worry about or expect during pregnancy, vaginal discharge, or leukorrhea, may not be one of them. Yet excessive vaginal discharge is quite common and quite a shock to women who have never heard of it. Heather Cook from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was concerned that the heavy discharge was the beginning of premature labor. “I had some abdominal and lower […]

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Considerations for Pregnancy after a Miscarriage | About Miscarriage

Pregnancy After a Miscarriage Considerations for Pregnancy after a Miscarriage Pregnancy after miscarriage can be somehow risky. For this, it is imperative to learn when it’s safe to attempt another pregnancy, chances of a miscarriage occurring again, causes of having another miscarriage, when will the time be right. Do not forget about consulting with a doctor and/or receiving support. About Miscarriage An abortion is a loss that can cause extreme psychological consequences depending on the nature of women. After an […]

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How to Prevent Miscarriage: Tips and Recommendations

Miscarriage Prevention How to prevent miscarriage? Faced with a threatened abortion, the only thing you can do is rest and deal with sexual abstinence. There are no drugs to prevent pregnancy loss naturally. Remember to enjoy every moment, which will encourage good spirits, great security and confidence among other things. Although the loss of a pregnancy is a relatively common phenomenon, it is a painful and distressing for the family. In many cases, prevention, control and disposal of medical risk […]

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A Guideline about the Causes of Miscarriage

Miscarriage Causes A Guideline about the Causes of Miscarriage The risk of spontaneous abortion can be reduced with special attention and medical help, especially if the possible causes of miscarriage may be due to physical limitations of the mother. Some recommendations on how to challenge the leading causes of miscarriage are as follows. Genetic Alterations The causes of miscarriage also include genetic alterations. Approximately 85% of spontaneous abortions have genetic causes of type. The risk of transmitting a genetic inheritance […]

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Symptoms Miscarriage – How Men Handle Miscarriage

Dealing with Miscarriage | Men and Miscarriage Like most women who suffer a pregnancy loss, Amy Lawson of Wake Forest, N.C., was devastated by her miscarriage. As many women also notice, her husband did not seem to react the same way to the loss. “I did not want to do anything but sleep and play solitaire on the computer,” she says. “I felt like I just went through the motions for many months. My husband had no reaction. He just […]

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Lupus and Pregnancy- Is Your Health at Risk?

Complications & Cesareans | Lupus and Pregnancy Vicki Crough of Ridley Park, Pa., always knew she wanted a family, and she also knew that, even before getting pregnant, there would be a lot of things to consider. She made sure she was at a healthy weight and began a sensible exercise plan. She started taking additional vitamins, including folic acid. She made sure she had enough money saved to finance a long maternity leave, and she thoroughly discussed her decision […]

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