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Mothers' Feelings and Experiences During/After Pregnancy and Birth

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Recurrent Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

Miscarriage "coach"?

I'm in the process of having a miscarriage and I'm hoping that there's a woman out there who's had a...

Unplanned Pregnancy

Confusion.

Hi.! I am not pregnant. I am in confusion. Last month, on 6th feb, i had my period which ended on 13...

Ectopic Pregnancy Experiences

Possible ectopic dates 7 wks nothing in uterus

Had my last period dec 23rd. Went to GP on 7th Feb after 2 weak positives HPT. In clinic urine test...

Unplanned Pregnancy

19 and pregnant, is my decision a horrible one?

my name is Lilly, im 19, in college, im taking this year off to work fulltime up to my due date in s...

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Is Aspirin Safe During Pregnancy?

  Aspirin is not recommended during pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester. If you have taken aspirin early in pregnancy or before you found out you were pregnant, don't worry. Studies have not shown aspirin in low amounts to be hazardous to baby. There are several reasons to avoid aspirin in pregnancy.
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Heating Pads and Pregnancy

Is it safe to use a heating pad during pregnancy? Heating pads are generally safe to use during pregnancy, as long as you aren’t placing the heating pad directly on your belly.  Using a heating pad for sore muscles or an occasional back ache is fine.  The concern with pregnant women and heat is that having a high body temperature can be harmful to your developing baby.&n
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Dental Care During Pregnancy

By Maria T. Pepin

Is dental care safe during pregnancy? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), annual exams and routine cleanings during your pregnancy are perfectly safe and recommended. Make sure to let your dentist know that you are expecting. Some women may need dental procedures such as fillings, root canals or crowns during pregnancy.
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