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Bloody Show: What Is It, and What Does It Mean?

By JustMommies staff

When you hear about seeing a “bloody show” at the end of your pregnancy, it sounds as if you are in for something dramatic and gory. But it’s not dangerous or necessarily a sign that something has gone wrong; and in fact, many women never experience it. The “bloody show” actually refers to
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Breech Baby - What Can You do if Your Baby is Breech

By Laura Leavitt

doctor touching pregnant woman's belly There are a few different meanings of having a breech baby, and you have some recourse if you know your baby is breech.
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Dealing With Back Labor

By Laura Leavitt

pregnant woman getting massage Back labor can be very intense and you will want some relief.
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Five Reasons to Skip the Birth Plan and Go With the Flow

By Laura Leavitt

pregnant mom looking at ultrasound Sometimes, in-the-moment decisions are the best.
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How many c-sections can you have?

By Laura Leavitt

two brothers with baby Understand the situation and how your doctor can help you plan.
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Kids in the Delivery Room

By Laura Leavitt

children with pregnant woman and partner kids in the delivery room Decide how your child will be involved in your next birth.
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Losing Your Mucous Plug

By JustMommies staff

What is the mucous plug (or mucus plug)? The mucous plug is a collection of cervical mucus that seals the opening of the cervix. It keeps bacteria and infection from entering into the cervix, providing a protective barrier for the developing baby. What does the mucous plug look like? Some women describe
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Multiple Pregnancy: Special Care

By JustMommies staff

  Special care is needed for a pregnant mother carrying more than one baby. If you've recently found out that you are pregnant with mulitples you may be having fears and concerns about how to best take care of yourself and your growing babies. Hopefully, we can help prepare you for some of what is in
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Natural Ways to Induce Labor

By JustMommies staff

As you reach the end of your pregnancy, you may begin looking for natural ways to induce labor. Please keep in mind that you should not use any of these methods until you are past your due date. No method is guaranteed to work. Even drugs like pitocin do not always work at inducing labor. If your baby
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Premature Labor Risk Factors: Are You at Risk for Premature Labor?

By Laura Leavitt

women in the hospital having premature labor Knowing your risk factors can help you make good decisions.
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