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The ABCs of Pregnancy Information

High five—you’re having a baby! After the initial celebration, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and study. Yes, study. After all, there’s a lot that you need to know about pregnancy. Just like your baby will one day learn the alphabet, you can use the same tool to learn these ABCs of pregnancy information. [...]

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Fake Contractions, Real Pain – Braxton Hicks Contractions

Long distance runners sometimes get leg cramps (ouch!), swimmers often get charley horses (yikes!), other athletes can suffer from muscle spasms in their arms or backs (yuck!), and pregnant women get Braxton Hicks contractions (@#&$!). “What’s the big deal?” some people say. “They aren’t real contractions anyway.” Ha! Charley horses, leg cramps and muscle spasms [...]

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The Maternity “Makeover”

What woman doesn’t like a makeover? Ok, maybe we should rephrase that—what woman doesn’t like a well-done makeover? We’ve all seen those makeover shows—What Not to Wear, Extreme Makeover, How Do I Look?—and the before and after looks amaze us. But during the nine months of pregnancy, a lot of changes can happen that leave [...]

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Top 6 Pregnancy Tips

You remember how you felt when you got the news that your high school team made it to the playoffs, or when you opened that acceptance letter for college. You were equally as ecstatic when you got your first big job, and even more than thrilled when you got promoted. However, the enthusiasm you feel [...]

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7 Health Tips for Women

Women are pretty much amazing. As mothers, wives, daughters, sisters, and friends, they often put others before themselves—making sure that the kids have a perfectly packed lunch, dad gets in to see the doctor, the husband’s outfit actually matches, and everyone around them is doing well. At times women seem to possess superhuman abilities that [...]

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