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Molar Pregnancy: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

By Laura Leavitt

Learn more about where molar pregnancies originate.
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Fetal Distress During Labor

By Laura Leavitt

There are many causes of fetal distress, and a variety of corresponding responses.
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Shoulder Dystocia

By Laura Leavitt

Understand shoulder dystocia so you can be prepared for particular situations that could arise.
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Placenta Accreta

By JustMommies staff

If you're in the second trimester of your pregnancy and experiencing spotting or clots, your ob-gyn may say to "wait and see" whether the placenta moves up from your cervix, which might indicate you have placenta accreta. However, if your symptoms occur in the third trimester, your doctor might be more
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Uterine Irritability during Pregnancy

By Laura Leavitt

Early contractions might be uterine irritability.
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Itching During Pregnancy

By Laura Leavitt

Itchy belly can be very frustrating!
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Melasma: Mask of Pregnancy

By Laura Leavitt

Understanding the changes in your skin pigment can help you work through it.
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Predicting Baby's Arrival: The Fetal Fibronectin Test

By JustMommies staff

Are you wondering if your baby might arrive too early? There’s a way to find out: Ask your doctor if you’re a candidate for the “fetal fibronectin test.” While the name of this test seems scary, it's typically a painless diagnostic test that offers valuable answers and peace of mind. What does
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Bleeding During Pregnancy: What It Could Be

By JustMommies staff

While not all vaginal bleeding is a reason for panic, it should be a cause for concern. Here are some of the most common causes for bleeding during the various stages of pregnancy.
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Spotting During Early Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

First Trimester Spotting If you are pregnant and notice even the smallest amount of blood in your underwear or upon wiping, you may be alarmed. Spotting, similar to bleeding during pregnancy, can occur at any point in your pregnancy. Spotting is slight bleeding usually noticed when wiping or as slight
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