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What to Expect After Delivery

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You finally have a baby! But things might not be going quite as you expected them to. In addition to being physically exhausted, you might find yourself struggling to fend back mood swings, physical discomfort, and frustration at the sudden change in your overall lifestyle. Below are some of the things you might experience on both  physical and emotional levels. If at any point your discomfort becomes excessive, talk to your doctor to find the ideal medical solution for how to deal with it....
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Six Elements of a Healthy Diet

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Pregnant women have different nutritional needs, which is why things like which foods to start eating and avoiding will come to the forefront of the list of things you need to pay attention to. But following a healthy diet doesn't necessarily have to involve the adoption of a strict regimen, it simply means that you should pay more attention to your food choices. The following six guidelines adapted from The Whole Pregnancy Handbook by Joel M. Evans and Robin Aronson (Gotham Books, 2005), wi...
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Exercising During Pregnancy

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Prenatal exercise is great for boosting energy levels, alleviating stress and tension, reducing pregnancy aches, and contributing to overall good health for both you and your baby, but sometimes the daily pregnancy discomforts can leave you feeling less than enthusiastic about getting up and starting your workout routine. Here are a few tips on how to adjust your exercise activities around your daily symptoms.NauseaIf you're prone to morning sickness, try to find out when your nausea is less...
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Now that you're entering your second trimester, your doctor should be scheduling a few more blood and screening tests for you to make sure your baby's development is on track and free of complications. As always, keep in mind that screening positive for chromosomal abnormalities or fetal development problems does not necessarily mean that the tests are entirely accurate, so make sure your doctor is experienced or seek a second opinion before going ahead and following further recommended ...
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Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms

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You've got a growing feeling that something’s up? Missed periods, nausea, frequent trips to the bathroom? Before you get excited, go through the below checklist of early pregnancy symptoms and check whether you’re experiencing a number of them. If you are, it might be a good idea to consult your doctor or take a pregnancy test to confirm.Fatigue:Unexplainable extreme exhaustion and a complete lack of energy is one of the most common signs of pregnancy. If you suspect that yo...
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Morning SicknessNausea, commonly known as morning sickness, usually begins 4-8 weeks into the pregnancy and might strike at any time during the day (or evening, for that matter). Morning sickness is caused by a number of factors such as stress, fatigue, and elevated levels of particular hormones that irritate the digestive system. Remedy: Limit yourself to smaller, more frequent meals, making sure that you keep your stomach neither empty nor too full as both extremes tend to exacerbate...
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Let’s face it; while having a baby might be a wonderful and rewarding experience, childbirth and labor tend to be more of a grueling and less-than-thrilling process. That is why many women opt for pain killers and anesthetics during childbirth, saving themselves the pain of what could be a 15-hour labor, if not longer. One of the more commonly used anesthetics is epidural anesthesia, but before you decide on whether you’d like to ask your doctor to use it, take a moment to learn...
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