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I'm Katt and I'm 24. I recently got married and moved from my homeland England, UK to Sweden as my husband is from there. I'm a first time mom to be and extremely anxious. I mention that because I have anxiety and panic attacks and IBS. Oh and here in Sweden they only believe in midwife led care and first trimester check ups are pretty much non existent. My first appointment is next week to ask me about my smoking, drinking and depression if any. I'll read around and see what kinda advice ...

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I've been with my boyfriend for nearly two years. We're both very happy together. Our relationship is stable and so loving. We both have good jobs. I just finished my degree and my boyfriend is in the process of getting his degree. I'm 23 and he's 32. I'm happy with my life now and enjoy that there are no disruptions. One thing that changed in our relationship recently was my decision to get off birth control. I was having side effects and took the advice of my doctor to get off of it and see if...

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Hello ladies. I'm new to this site, so excuse any mess ups. My fiance and I are very sexually active. We occasionally use condoms, but most of the time we rely on the pull out method. So we aren't actively trying, but we aren't really preventing either. My period started on the 5th of March, and it lasted for an abnormally long time (8 days instead of my usual 4) and there were no cramps accompanied with it, which is odd for me. I'm pretty sure I ovulated on or around the 17th. I had a huge surg...

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1st Trimester Spotting - Please share your POSITIVE outcomes

I keep seeing all these posts across the internet about spotting from freaked out moms to be with no resolution. It can be a very scary thing to have spotting during the first trimester and reading through mountains of threads where the OP never updates about her outcome doesn't help. I can certainly understand not wanting to update if there is a pregnancy loss, but I swear NONE of these threads have an outcome and I know they can't all be bad!! So I decided to make a happy positive thread about...

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Question About Weight Gain?

I will be 10 weeks tomorrow (yaye!) but I have a question about weight gain. Everything I've read has said you shouldn't gain more than 3-5 pounds during the first trimester. Pre-pregnancy, I am 5'0" and I weighed 98 pounds. However, I weighed myself the other day and I was surprised to see 106! I only eat healthy foods- oatmeal with a banana every morning, and only snacking on fresh fruits and veggies with grilled chicken salads for lunch/dinner. Occasionally I will allow myself some junk food ...

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Creative Ways to Tell Your Husband You're Pregnant

By JustMommies staff

If your husband loves a good surprise, make the moment memorable with these fun and romantic ideas for giving him the pregnancy news.
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I'm Not Having Pregnancy Symptoms - Is This Normal?

By JustMommies staff

You’re sure that you’re pregnant, but you don’t feel a thing. After all that you hear about the major changes that pregnancy brings, how could this be possible? Surprisingly enough, not feeling any symptoms in the first few weeks or even months is somewhat common. Just as every woman’s body is
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Your First Prenatal Appointment

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Between six and ten weeks, you'll want to see a doctor for your first prenatal appointment, and it can be nerve-wracking not knowing what to expect.
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Your First Trimester Guide

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Slow Rising hCG Levels

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Leukorrhea: What Is It, What Does It Mean?

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This discharge is usually a symptom.
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How to Calculate Your Pregnancy Timetable: Weeks Vs. Months

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There are at least two ways to calculate "how far along" you are.
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How to Tell Your Boss You're Pregnant

By Laura Leavitt

You can make this a smooth transition.
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Bleeding Gums During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

You’re a pregnant mom, calmly getting ready for bed and brushing your teeth, when all of a sudden you notice blood in your mouth. Of course you’ve been told to watch out for blood during your pregnancy – but you didn’t expect to see it coming out of your mouth. Is this a cause for concern, or
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Unusual Pregnancy Symptoms: Metallic Taste During Pregnancy

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This can be a surprise and a weird symptom to discover.
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