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Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

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 the uterus. » Read more

Dizziness During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, it is common for a woman to feel dizzy. Some causes of dizziness are laying flat on your back, not eating enough, anemia, orthostatic hypertension, and fatigue.  » Read more

Danger Signs in Pregnancy

Below are a list of signs and symptoms you should be aware of during pregnancy.  Should you experience any of these you should consult with your health care provider for further advice.  » Read more

Coping with Pregnancy Bed Rest

If you’re a pregnant mom who is expecting multiples, experiencing pre-term labor, coping with an incompetent cervix – or any number of other pregnancy complications – your doctor may require you to be on bed rest during some or all of your pregnancy. » Read more

Breech Baby - What Can You do if Your Baby is Breech

According to the American Pregnancy Association, every 1 out of 25 full-term births end up being a breech birth. As a woman’s due date approaches, many babies become settled head down in a woman’s pelvis. When a baby is in any position besides head down, this is called a breech presentation. » Read more

Signs of a Multiple Pregnancy

So you think you might be having multiples? Is your belly growing faster than you think it should be? Do you have a family history of twins? Or do you just have a funny feeling that twins are in your future? Below is a list of signs/symptoms of a mutliple pregnancy. » Read more

Pregnant and Depressed

For many new women, trying to and finding out they are going to be a new mother is one of the best feelings in their life. Every moment of pregnancy brings overwhelming feelings of joy and anticipation of the new arrival. Getting pregnant and giving birth is truly a miracle. What happens when things don’t work out this way? » Read more

Pregnancy Changes You May Not Expect

By Nancy Da Silva

When you first learn that you’re pregnant, you’ve probably had enough experience being around pregnant women in your family or seen them around that you know what’s coming. Mood swings, stretch marks, bizarre cravings and let’s not forget, the pain of childbirth. » Read more

Help I am Pregnant and an Addict

  There are a lot of resources on the internet, in books, and from the medical community on the dangers of drug and alcohol use during pregnancy. However, there is not very much quality information on what you should do if you have a problem with alcohol or drugs and are pregnant. The simple answer is you need to quit. With all the treatment programs available; AA, treatment facilities, therapy, self-control, etc., why wouldn't a women be able to get help? » Read more

Coping with an Unplanned Pregnancy

Perhaps you are secretly excited about this but scared to tell your husband. Maybe you are not married and scared about facing motherhood alone. Maybe you do not want any more children and the prospect of having another baby is the worst thing you could imagine right now. There are many scenarios that lead up to unplanned pregnancies. » Read more