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Strep Throat During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Ouch! There’s nothing worse than being sick with a sore throat when you’re pregnant and already feeling crummy. If you suspect you might have strep throat during pregnancy, the first rule of thumb is to take care of yourself, and the second rule is to relax – it should not hurt the baby. While
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Retained Placenta

By JustMommies staff

A retained placenta occurs when all or part of the placenta remains inside the uterus after child birth. Normally the placenta is delivered within minutes to an hour after child birth. For some women, the placenta doe not deliver naturally and must be physically removed. There are three main types of
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Nose Bleeds During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Your body goes through a lot of changes during pregnancy. You may be finding yourself blessed with all kind of new discomforts and aggravations. Nose bleeds may be one of them. Nose bleeds and nasal congestion are very common complaints during pregnancy. As your pregnancy develops, your blood volume
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Umbilical Hernia During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

An umbilical hernia happens when there is a small hole or defect in the abdominal wall. This small hole allows tissue to protrude through the umbilical area. Umbilical hernias are common in newborns. The umbilical hernia may look like an “outie” belly button and is usually more noticeable when a
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Thrombophilias and Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Thrombophilias are a group of blood clotting disorders that can either be inherited or acquired. Blood clotting or coagulation is a complicated but necessary body mechanism. Several steps occur, in a specific order, when an injury occurs to form a clot. Without the mechanism, a simple nick on the leg
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Gas Pains During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably suffered from your share of pregnancy-related discomforts. But gas pains are almost in a class by themselves in terms of making you uncomfortable and unhappy. What do gas pains mean, and how can you alleviate them? First, it’s important to know that you will
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Molar Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Molar pregnancy, also referred to as Hydatidiform Mole, occurs when something goes wrong during conception. Ideally, conception occurs when 1 sperm from a male fertilizes 1 egg from a female. The fertilization causes an amazing fusion of genetic material from the father and mother to create a new person.
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Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

By JustMommies staff

Ectopic pregnancy, also referred to as a tubal pregnancy, occurs when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the endometrial lining of the uterus. It is believed that the egg, once fertilized, is slowed or passage to the uterus blocked. Therefore, the fertilized ovum implants prior to reaching
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Anemia During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Most pregnant women have heard about the importance of getting enough iron in their diets while pregnant – and most try to stay vigilant about taking supplements and maintaining a healthy diet – yet iron-deficiency anemia remains a common problem during pregnancy. Some experts estimate that as many
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HELLP Syndrome – What Does It Mean?

By JustMommies staff

If you’re pregnant, you may have heard of complications that involve high blood pressure and can lead to preeclampsia. But it has only been recently that people have been talking about HELLP syndrome, a more serious variant of preeclampsia. It sounds frightening, and it can in fact be an extremely
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