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my syptoms... what do you think?

7 DPO - a little bit of bleeding, very light pink (after sex) 8DPO - have cold symptoms but not a proper cold if that makes sense - body aches - more tired - going to the toilet more than usual 9DPO still same symptoms as 8DPO - CM looks like lotion I'm on antibiotics at the moment so i should not have a cold? What do you guys think?:confused:...

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Irritability & moodiness is this a preggo symptom for you?

Okay for me irritability and plain out witchiness (without the W, lol) is a major pregnancy symptom - especially with my girls. Now the only problem is it is also a PMS symptom for me too. The difference is with PMS it goes away in a few days and with pregnancy it sticks with me for 9 months, lol. Well not the whole 9 months, but I am quite a moody pregnant person. Anyhow, is this a pregnancy symptom for anybody else?...

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My science experiment ~ updated 10 dpo pics

Okay, this is probably a huge waste of money, but I got a good feeling about this cycle and have been teasing dh that this was my science experiment so what the heck. Tomorrow I will be 5dpo. I am planning to test tomorrow forward to see how early I can get a BFP. I need to go out and get some tests. I won't blow this much on tests any other cycle, but I figure it's our first real month of trying what the heck let's go all out. Be looking for my tests to follow. It should be entertaining, ...

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OT but pregnancy related - Shape of a mother

http://theshapeofamother.com/ The Shape of a Mother[/url Does anyone look at this website regularly? I love it :) It's one of the things that helped me get through the hard times TTC. I love looking at the pictures and reading the stories. Warning - It has womens bodies on it so don't open it up at work. I don't feel like I should have to post a warning but the last time I posted a link to this website someone told me in PM that they were "offended over the nature of the pictures" So I ...

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No period in 4 months

I have been taking birth control for the past 3 years. I finished my last pack in January and had my normal period from the pill beginning January 27th. I have not had a period since. I have had no spotting, pregnancy symptoms, nothing. It has been 4 months and nothing. My husband and I want to try and have a baby but I'm obviously not ovulating which is frustrating. I have made an appointment with my OBGYN but was wondering if anyone had any advice or suggestions? I have not taken any preg...

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Breastfeeding Oversupply

By JustMommies staff

A breastfeeding oversupply happens when your body starts producing more milk than your baby needs. This is actually a problem, because babies often won't receive enough nutrition if mom is putting out too much milk. It can be uncomfortable for both the mother and baby, and can make a baby fussy. Here
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Breast Milk: It's Not Just for Babies - Ideas from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, which is August 1st-August 7th, we're taking a look at some zany concoctions and creative uses for breast milk that go way beyond nursing baby. Behold these 10 foods that are made from breast milk. From mushroom risotto to lasagna, the liquid gold goes gourmet. Remember
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If your breastfed baby cries inconsolably for several hours a day he could have colic. Babies are labeled as having colic if they cry for more than 3 hours a day, at least 3 times a week, and this crying lasts for more than 3 weeks. Doctors aren’t really sure what causes colic, but they think that
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Frequent Nursing: Should I be Worried?

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If you've decided to take the plunge and breastfeed, the first thing you need to understand is that frequent nursing is normal. The second thing to keep in mind is that you can't gauge your baby's feeding schedule according to the schedule that formula-feeding moms follow. Breast milk contains more nutrients,
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What is Dream Feeding?

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Dream feeding is the term adopted for a late-night feeding of a newborn. The main benefit of dream feeding is that it helps the baby sleep for a 4- to 5-hour stretch overnight, which allows mom to finally get some much-needed sleep. It's called dream feeding because the baby usually stays asleep through
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What is Colostrum?

By JustMommies staff

Colostrum is a special form of milk that your body produces for the first few days of your baby's life. It contains lots of nutrients and energy that your baby needs initially for his first few days of rapid adjustment to life outside the womb. Colostrum has a huge number of health benefits for your
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Help! My Milk Hasn't Come In Yet

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You’re three days post-partum, your days and nights are mixed up, and your formerly predictable world is completely turned upside down. And on top of everything, your milk hasn’t come in yet. What can you do to hold yourself together and make sure your baby is getting the nutrition he needs? First
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How to Increase Your Milk Supply: 35 Ways to Boost Your Milk Supply

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In order to understand how to increase your milk supply it is important to understand how the process of milk production works. You may have heard that breast milk supply is based on supply and demand, but milk production isn’t initially based on supply and demand. After you give birth, hormones
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Breastfeeding a Second Child: Ten Reasons to Try it Again

Breast milk, with all of its amazing benefits and nutritional excellence, is clearly the best food you
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