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Pregnancy Loss

New here: Mourning & Miscarriage

Hi Everyone, Feeling really sad and at a loss. In the past four months, I have suffered an ectopic...

Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss

Summer Plans

Anyone have any summer plans? Vacations, stay-cations, family visiting, etc?...

Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss

Not 100% sure yet

I think I might be pregnant. DH and I have been super snuggly lately. I thought I was keeping better...

Baby Names

Sib Set

SO's dd is Leighton. If we were to have a girl, I'm thinking either Rowan or Piper. What do you thin...

High Risk Pregnancy

Medications During Pregnancy

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34 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Hello again. You are thirty-four weeks now. We have answered a lot of your questions about childbirth over the last few weeks but we haven’t really touched upon c-sections. According to the National Center for Health Statistic’s latest reports, approximately 31% of moms giving birth in the United States will have a cesarean. » Read more

35 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Your pregnancy is close to over now. This week marks your thirty-fifth week of pregnancy. Hard to imagine that your pregnancy is almost over. It won’t be long before you will be holding your little boy or girl in your arms. By now you have probably taken a childbirth class and have most of the things you need for your baby. » Read more

36 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

You are inching your way closer to your estimated due date. This week is your thirty-sixth week of pregnancy. As the days go by you may be starting to wonder if you are ever going to actually have your baby. You may be analyzing every cramp, ache or feeling of wetness. In this week’s newsletter we are going to be discussing just what’s on your mind, signs of labor. » Read more

37 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

We want to compliment all you ladies for doing such a great job taking care of yourself and your soon-to-be born babies. You are thirty-seven weeks now and your baby is considered full term Congratulations are certainly in order. Even though you are full term, you still have a few weeks until you reach your estimated due date. » Read more

38 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

How are you holding up? You are at week thirty-eight now and we promise that your pregnancy will not last much longer. If you are like a lot of moms-to-be you are getting antsy and ready to have your baby. If your baby doesn’t make her appearance in the next couple weeks, you might start considering taking measures into your own hands. » Read more

39 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Well you may have hoped your baby would be in your arms by now. You are thirty-nine weeks pregnant now and there is not much left to do but wait. Stay on the lookout for signs of labor such as a mucousy or bloody discharge, cramping or back ache, contractions, or your water breaking. » Read more

40 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Woohoo ladies, for those of you remaining, you are forty weeks now. Most women give birth by their due date but it is perfectly normal to go as long as two weeks past your estimated due date. Actually, as many as ten percent of pregnancies go past 42 weeks. So if you are still hanging around reading our newsletter, don’t despair, you are not alone. » Read more