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Labor and Delivery

No Contractions: Causes and Course of Action

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The expected delivery due date (EDD) is supposed to be your due date, right? Why isn’t baby coming out then? Let’s look at why contractions …
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What Is a Natural Birth: the Process, Pain, Advantages and Risks

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There are many ways to give birth, so what exactly is a natural birth and how is it different from a vaginal birth? A natural birth refers t…
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What to Pack in Hospital Bag: Items for Baby

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As you will soon see your baby, it’s best that you start getting the baby goods that your baby will need. If you start buying things, won’t …
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How to Induce Labor: Acupressure, Exercise, Foley Balloon Catheter and Stripping the Membranes

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Month 9 of pregnancy - soon you’ll have to face the labor and delivery. The only thing you’re preoccupied with might be none other than the …
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Preterm Labor: Causes, Signs, and Prevention

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Every pregnancy is fraught with difficulties and danger - even if you’re in the second trimester and you feel relatively better, there is th…
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Overdue Pregnancy: Week 42 and 43 Stories

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When your expected delivery date (EDD) approaches, you’re definitely not the only person excited about it - everyone is! That is probably pu…
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Is Pooping During Childbirth Real?

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Imagine this - pushing with all your might during labor, and out it comes! No, not your baby, but your feces! Some moms really do poop durin…
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Leaking Amniotic Fluid: How is This Different from Urine and Vaginal Discharge?

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Once you’re in the last month of pregnancy, it’s really time to begin the countdown - but the countdown to when? If this is your first pregn…
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Can Sex Induce Labor? Things to Note

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Can sex really induce labor? You might have heard of doctors recommending expecting women who have passed their expected delivery date to ha…
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Risk Factors for Preterm Labor: Effects on Baby and Mother

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Let tomorrow worry about itself, today has enough worries of its own - and so, worrying about whether your baby is healthy today is enough t…
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Water Birth: What Is It? Pros and Cons?

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Giving birth is one of the newer ways of giving birth that has come under the scrutiny of the public ever since it was publicized by celebri…
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Hypnobirthing: What Is It? What Should I Take Note Of?

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Hypnobirthing? Giving yourself over completely to hypnotization and giving birth? Slowly gaining ground in recent years, hypnobirthing might…
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Home Births: Methods, Advantages, Cost and Risks

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Home births, which was considered a thing of the past - almost all births in the 1900s in the US occurred outside a hospital - is slowly but…
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Walking to Induce Labor: Things to Note

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It’s almost the end of your maternity life and the end of 9 long arduous months beckons! Getting enough exercise can help strengthen muscles…
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Exercise to Induce Labor: What You Should or Shouldn’t Do

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Are you feeling that you need to move your body around, especially since you have a very sedentary lifestyle throughout pregnancy? You might…