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Unplanned Pregnancy

~20wks & just found out. Freaking out.

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Baby Names

Middle name for Sophie?

hi everyone! I'd love to get people's opinions, right now my top girls name is Sophie (a friend name...

Unplanned Pregnancy

I need help/advice! Help!!!!

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Baby Names

Name help!!

Ok, so baby is due in 4 months and won't show any parts so we have no clue if it's a boy or girl. Al...

High Risk Pregnancy

Thoughts and Prayers needed for my niece!

Hi everyone, my niece is in desperate need of prayers and positive thoughts. She has been admitted t...

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Group B Strep

According to the American Pregnancy Association, Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacterial infection that a woman can pass on to her baby. Group B strep is bacteria commonly found in the body. It should not, however, be confused with the group strep A, the bacteria responsible for strep throat. Most healthy adults carry the bacteria with no symptoms. Newborns, the elderly and persons with suppressed immune systems are at risk for serious complications. Early-Onset Group B Strep After birth, most GBS infections are present within the first week of life. » Read more

Glucose Tolerance Test

Around 24-28 weeks of pregnancy your doctor will likely want to screen you for gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that may develop during pregnancy. » Read more

Cord Blood Preservation

Why Preserve Cord Blood? Why do we buy life insurance? In order to guard against the consequences of unforeseen events. Preserving your baby's cord blood is better than a life insurance policy. It can potentially preserve the health of the ones you cherish the most. » Read more

Cord Blood Banking

How to Choose a Cord Blood Banking Facility? Ensure you store your child's stem cells in a fully accredited cord blood banking facility. Also inquiry about what licenses and certificates of accreditation the facility has. Here is a list of what to look for: » Read more