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Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss

A little catching up

First let me say that Toren is almost 9 months old!! WHAT?! He is sitting, crawling, pulling up, cru...

Baby Names

Calais

Pronounce Cal - Lay or there is also the football player who pronounces it Cal-aye-us. Wdyt? Which p...

Due Date Club of September 2014

My little man is here!

Wyatt Nicholas arrived after a quick labor and delivery @ 5:55am on Sept 19 (my original due date!)....

Due Date Club of September 2014

Joey's home

I went in for my induction Thursday morning and he was born at 8:06 pm. We had some scares and I'll...

Due Date Club of September 2014

Placenta blood clots??

Anyone else had a show of this? I just passed 3 pieces of this thing which took 3/4 of my pad and im...

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Early Signs of Conception

If you are trying to get pregnant, you may wonder whether you will feel different or notice any early symptoms » Read more

Early Pregnancy Symptoms - The earliest pregnancy signs before you miss a period!

Your period isn’t even late yet but you’re starting to notice some really early pregnancy symptoms. Are these real symptoms or all in your head? Here are some early signs that this month could be your month!

PMS or Pregnancy Symptoms?

One of the most maddening things while you are trying to conceive is staying patient during the “two-week wait” (the gap of time between ovulation and when you would normally expect your menstrual period to begin). Chances are you’re feeling nervous, anxious, agitated, and you want to know whether or not you are pregnant now. » Read more

When do Pregnancy Symptoms Start?

Pregnancy symptoms and PMS can feel remarkably similar.  Some women may notice pregnancy symptoms as early as a few days after ovulation.  It is hard to say if these symptoms are actually due to pregnancy though.  These symptoms might include tender breasts, moods swings, bloating or fre » Read more

Signs of Pregnancy

Thinking you might be pregnant and wondering what the most common signs of pregnancy are. Well, we got them for you. We've included all the common symptoms as well as some the less common ones. Examine the symptoms to your heart's content, but remember your doctor is the only one who can confirm pregnancy. Common Signs of Pregnancy No menstrual period » Read more

Implantation Bleeding

After ovulation the egg travels into the uterus and burrows into the lining of the uterus. For some women implantation will cause slight bleeding or spotting. This is called implantation bleeding. This is sometimes confused for an early period. » Read more

Can You Have a Period When You Are Pregnant?

Although you may have heard of women that had “periods” during pregnancy, the truth is you cannot be pregnant and have a period at the same time. Once a woman conceives her body starts producing hCG and her menstrual cycle stops. This is not to say that a woman cannot have bleeding that resembles a period when she is pregnant, but the bleeding is not actually a period. » Read more

Can You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control Pills?

From the moment they were introduced in the early 1960s, birth control pills have been one of the most popular forms of contraception, taken by millions of women in the United States and worldwide. When taken correctly, birth control pills can be up to 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. However, women who are taking birth control pills do on rare occasions get pregnant. » Read more

Can You Get Pregnant During Your Period?

Yes you can get pregnant during your period, but your chances of getting pregnant during your period are slim. The best time for a woman to get pregnant is around the middle of her cycle, close to ovulation. For the average woman this is around cycle day 12 to 16. » Read more

Very Faint Line on a Pregnancy Test (Pregnant or not pregnant?)

Taking a home pregnancy test is easy, right? Two pink lines, pregnant; one pink line, not pregnant. How much easier could it get? But here you are at the end of your cycle anxiously waiting to test. You take the test and there is a faint line. Now what does that mean? Are your eyes playing tricks on you or are you pregnant? » Read more