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Dealing With A Plus-Size Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

By Nancy Da Silva You should expect to gain between twenty five and thirty five pounds throughout your pregnancy. However, since over half of all women in North America are classified as over weight, what complications could pregnancy weight put on both yours and your baby’s health if you start off
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Dealing With Back Labor

By Nancy Da Silva

Pain is an expected part of labor for the majority of women, though thankfully these days due to the miracle of epidurals, we need not suffer as intensely as our ancestors. However for one in four women, the pain of childbirth can take a more excruciating turn if they’re experiencing what is termed
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Dealing with Gender Disappointment

By JustMommies staff

Perhaps you wanted a boy but you’re having a girl; or maybe you’ve always dreamed of a girl but you’re having a boy… Either way, if your baby is not what you had expected and you’re feeling a little disappointed, you’re not alone. Gender disappointment is surprisingly common and yet is often
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Delaying Cord Clamping

By JustMommies staff

Among moms-to-be and the medical professionals who help to deliver babies, cord clamping is a hot topic. The issue is how soon after delivery to clamp the umbilical cord that connects the baby to the placenta in his mother’s womb. In the past, most doctors had clamped the cord almost immediately. But
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Delaying Cord Clamping

By JustMommies staff

Among moms-to-be and the medical professionals who help to deliver babies, cord clamping is a hot topic. The issue is how soon after delivery to clamp the umbilical cord that connects the baby to the placenta in his mother’s womb. In the past, most doctors had clamped the cord almost immediately. But
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Demanding Jobs Linked to Premature Labor

By JustMommies staff

A new study found on Reuters has discovered a link between demanding jobs and pregnancy outcomes. According the study, women who worked physically demanding jobs, long hours, shift work, or temporary jobs were at higher risk of having a baby born prematurely or born at a low birth weight. Researchers
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Demanding Jobs Linked to Premature Labor

By JustMommies staff

A new study found on Reuters has discovered a link between demanding jobs and pregnancy outcomes. According the study, women who worked physically demanding jobs, long hours, shift work, or temporary jobs were at higher risk of having a baby born prematurely or born at a low birth weight. Researchers
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Dental Care During Pregnancy

By Maria T. Pepin

Is dental care safe during pregnancy? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), annual exams and routine cleanings during your pregnancy are perfectly safe and recommended. Make sure to let your dentist know that you are expecting. Some women may need dental procedures such as fillings, root
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Dizziness During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

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. When a pregnant woman lies flat on her back, the enlarged uterus may press on the vena cava. The vena cava is a large vein
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Dizziness, symptom of pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Is dizziness a sign of pregnancy? Some women experience dizziness in early pregnancy. However, generally dizziness in pregnancy usually occurs in the second or third trimester. Dizziness is not a classic symptom of pregnancy. Typical symptoms of pregnancy include one or more missed periods (amenorrhea),
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