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severe Anxiety after a 2nd trimester miscarriage

About 2 months after my 2nd trimester pregnancy loss of twins at 22 weeks June 3 2015, I had terrible bouts of anxiety and panic attacks. I have been to my doctor and they did full panel blood work up and they all came back "normal", but I still felt really tired and out of sorts,low energy, foggy mind, I couldn't eat, I could barely get out of bed most days, I had lost weight, Terrible insomnia,terrible panic attacks and one even landed me in the emergency room:o I thought I was going to die, a...

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Second Trimester Pregnancy Questions

Let's start another list for the second trimester! We're going to collect these and post them (with answers) as a FAQ thread for our board to help out newbies. What questions do you, have you or did you have during the second trimester or about the second trimester of pregnancy?...

Pregnancy Questions

15 weeks, light pink spotting, really scared??

This is my first pregnancy, and I'm 15 weeks along. Last night, I went to the bathroom, and when I wiped, there was a very light pink tinge to the toilet paper. I had brown spotting at 8 weeks, and everything was normal, but pink means active bleeding, right? I hadn't been doing anything strenuous or anything. The only thing I can think of is that I sneezed really hard last night, and it hurt down in my womb for a couple seconds. Another thing is that for a week or so, I've felt like I've been a...

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Yay for second trimester!

I'm due 7/30, and today starts my second trimester. I must be one of the last if not the last one to start it. Here's to the next 3 months being much easier on all of us! Hopefully, we're mostly past the morning sickness phase, fatigue will be lessening any day now, and those of us who want to will be finding out our babies' genders soon (and some already have)! It will be an exciting next few months. They call it the honeymoon of pregnancy, and I sure hope that's right!...

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Don't forget to sign up for coupons and mailings.

Now that we are all in our second trimester (Katie and Brittanie, I think you are right? or are you a few days out yet?) Take a moment to sign up for the free mailings. For your first time mommas who might not know, most of the major baby companies will have a mailing list and mail you coupons and samples. if there are more I'm mising let me know and I"ll edit to add them....

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Chinese Gender Chart

By JustMommies staff

Curious about your baby’s gender? According to legend, the Chinese gender calendar was discovered in a tomb hundreds of years ago and is said to be 90 percent accurate. See how accurate it is for you. Just look at your age at conception and the month you conceived. This should tell you what your baby’s
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Must-Read Pregnancy & Parenting Books

By Inhabitots

No book can ever truly prepare you for parenthood, but there are many resources that can offer vital help along the way. Sacred Pregnancy: A Loving Guide and Journal for Expectant Moms will get you off on the right track while your baby is still in your womb. This lovely book celebrates a mom-to-be and
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Girl or Boy: 9 Fun Ways to Predict Your Baby's Gender

Most women are able to find out their baby’s gender during their 20 week ultrasound, but in the meantime
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Skin Care During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Everyone knows about that special "glow" a woman has when she's expecting, but pregnancy isn't all good news when it comes to your skin. Hormones are raging through your body, and a number of skin conditions can develop. Even topical treatments can be absorbed into your system – and the baby’s –
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Acne During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

More than half of pregnant women have trouble with acne during pregnancy. You are at higher risk of acne during pregnancy if you’ve had acne in the past. In some cases, the acne may be severe. What causes acne during pregnancy? Similar to an adolescent going through puberty, there are higher levels
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Fetal Development Month by Month

By JustMommies staff

Month 1: Your first month of pregnancy your baby will accomplish many things, first and foremost, conception, fertilization, and implantation. After a woman ovulates, the egg is normally fertilized within 24-48 hours. The single fertilized cell begins to rapidly divide and at this point in time is called
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Ten Old Wives' Tales About Pregnancy

Pregnancy is exciting; it’s hope and fear and the unknown all bundled into one nine-month adventure.
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Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

When you think of varicose veins, what comes to mind? Is it your Great Aunt Cindy with the spidery blue veins popping from her legs? You envisioned yourself pregnant with a glow, but yet one by one you are discovering new nuisances that go along with the joys of pregnancy. Not only are varicose veins
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Heartburn During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

You've begun your second trimester. Morning sickness has passed. You are beginning to get your second wind when bam it hits you - heartburn! Heartburn is a burning sensation that occurs when acidic stomach contents back up into the esophagus. This reflux typically occurs a few hours after meals and is
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Fetal Movements: How often and when should my baby move?

By JustMommies staff

Are you anxiously awaiting your baby's first kick? Or are you concerned that baby should be moving by now? Or do you have a leaping leprechaun in your belly and wondering if that is normal? Fetal movement varies from pregnancy to pregnancy. However, there are certain expectations given for all babies
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