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  1. My doctor had me drink this after stripping my...

    My doctor had me drink this after stripping my membranes. 6 Hours later I was in labor. Do not do this without consulting your physician.
  2. Question: C-section

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    I have had both. My first son was a c-section....

    I have had both. My first son was a c-section. Don't let your family tell you it is not a big deal. It is MAJOR surgery, which requires a long recovery, while taking care of a new child. I thought a...
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    I know during my first pregnancy I had several...

    I know during my first pregnancy I had several pregnancy related health problems that led me to take a lot of time of throughout my entire pregnancy, but my employer never had a problem with it as...
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    Are you serious? You are keeping this child as...

    Are you serious? You are keeping this child as revenge to someone who did not even do anything to you? You knew he had a girlfriend when you slept with him, why do you have such a problem with it...
  5. My first son was such an easy baby, never cried...

    My first son was such an easy baby, never cried or fussed. I just had another son in July and he does nothing but cry, no matter what I do. Anyway, I do get frustrated sometimes too, to the point...
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    I have a cat and 2 sons under two. The biggest...

    I have a cat and 2 sons under two. The biggest thing is that when you are pregnant you really should not scoop the box. ( I loved that rule of pregnancy) I have no problem with my 2 month old in the...
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    The same thing happened with my first son. He...

    The same thing happened with my first son. He would start to nurse then about 10 minutes in started rooting around and screaming. I talked to my pediatrician about it and they told me to pump to see...
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    I found it very nice to take my own shampoos, and...

    I found it very nice to take my own shampoos, and scented body wash, it helped me relax and made me feel very good. Also I took a notebook and paper. Every time my nurse came in they asked what time...
  9. My son is 20 months old and I also have a 1 month...

    My son is 20 months old and I also have a 1 month old son. Being pregnant was tough, really tough. I was sick, and tired, and having to chase him around. I managed though, a couple days a week I...
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    Everything is an educated guess when it comes...

    Everything is an educated guess when it comes down to the "age" of a baby on a scan. When I pregnant with my son my due date according to my lmp would have been 7/14, a scan at 6 weeks said 7/31,...
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    You need to get some kind of professional help....

    You need to get some kind of professional help. You say you want to have a child, then why would you do something like that when you are pregnant? Please seek professional help.
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    How far along are you? Your heart rate should be...

    How far along are you? Your heart rate should be in the 60-80 where as a fetus is in the 120s+. Have you heard the heart beat at your doctors office yet?
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    Thanks everyone. J9 trying for a vbac was the...

    Thanks everyone. J9 trying for a vbac was the best thing I ever did, I feel great and am proud that I could do it.
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    My little one arrived!

    Just wanted to let everyone know that Deacon arrived at 5:37 Sunday morning. My plan to VBAC was very successful, I just was not expecting 26 hours of labor but it was well worth it. Deacon weighed...
  15. Question: Sex at pregnancy

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    As long as you are not considered high risk, and...

    As long as you are not considered high risk, and your doctor oks it.
  16. Yes. Usually 2 weeks after, and average is 28...

    Yes. Usually 2 weeks after, and average is 28 days. But that is not true for everyone.
  17. Question: Breech baby

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    At 28 weeks I was sent for an US. Baby was...

    At 28 weeks I was sent for an US. Baby was breech. I am now 38 weeks and last week my doc sent me for another US to see if the baby was still breech and he turned. I would ask for an US at around 37...
  18. Question: Baby overweight?

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    My son always measured large for his age. At his...

    My son always measured large for his age. At his 15 month he weighed in at 29 lbs, and 32 inches, at 18 months 30lbs and 35 inches. If your doc doesn't seem concerned I would not worry too much. I...
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    Why not wait until you both have good jobs, buy a...

    Why not wait until you both have good jobs, buy a house, live together for a while, save some money then think about it. I say this because if you have never lived together that will be a challenge...
  20. If you are not using protection, you could get...

    If you are not using protection, you could get pregnant. The way I started to actively "try" to get pregnant was to chart my cycles. I would mark on a calendar when I got my period, and about 2 weeks...
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    Azoospermia is a lack of sperm in ejaculate. Here...

    Azoospermia is a lack of sperm in ejaculate. Here is link below that had some good info on it.

    Male Infertility Specialists.com - What is azoospermia and can a person with azoospermia have...
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    I am assuming you are asking if you can swim...

    I am assuming you are asking if you can swim while pregnant. Unless your water has broken, you can swim. I am 36 weeks and still swimming for daily exercise. You will really appreciate swimming later...
  23. If you have a period, that usually means that you...

    If you have a period, that usually means that you ovulated. But it can take a while for your periods to become regular again after getting off the pill. Everyone is different, with my first I was...
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    Red Raspberry Leaf Tea.

    I am 35 1/2 weeks pregnant. My doctor told me at 36 weeks to begin drinking red raspberry leaf tea to help things along. How does it work? Will it induce labor? I have read conflicting things about...
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    Babwgreen... just to let you know... Ultrasounds...

    Babwgreen... just to let you know... Ultrasounds are not "always right". There is a margin of error with them. All they are is an educated guess.
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    The earlier the US the more accurate. Seeing a...

    The earlier the US the more accurate. Seeing a different of one week between both dates is not uncommon... alot of times they give or take 2 weeks. So you are between 5w3d and 6w2d pregnant. I heard...
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    I know exactly when my lmp was. My husband and I...

    I know exactly when my lmp was. My husband and I were trying, so I had everything on a calendar. I have a fairly long torso, and everything else is normal. This is my second child. As far as the VBAC...
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    Thanks j9. I have done a lot of reading about...

    Thanks j9. I have done a lot of reading about VBAC. And spoke to several of my doctors regarding this. They are willing to let me try... as long as the baby is not much bigger than my first. I may...
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    Getting frustrated with my OB!

    I went to the doctors yesterday. I am 31w pregnant with my second child. Planning on having a VBAC. In the very beginning of my pregnancy one of the docs moved my due date back two weeks saying the...
  30. Question: Pregnant at 50?

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    Did you take a hpt? If not, you should.

    Did you take a hpt? If not, you should.
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    It is possible, but not really that likely. With...

    It is possible, but not really that likely. With my first pregnancy I was off the pill for only 3 months and got pregnant. With my second I went off the pill, got my period... then a month later...
  32. Question: 9wks pregnant

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    That happened to me. I was about 8 weeks though....

    That happened to me. I was about 8 weeks though. My doc sent me for an ultrasound right away, and saw that the baby was fine. I continued to have bleeding until I was about 11 weeks... now I am 31...
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    The same thing happened to me. At 37 weeks they...

    The same thing happened to me. At 37 weeks they estimate my "no so little one" at well over 10 lbs. At which point my doctor recommended a c-section. I was devastated, I had planned to have a totally...
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    j3- I do not like doctors much either and I am a...

    j3- I do not like doctors much either and I am a nurse. I do not like to share very personal things with someone I barely know. HOWEVER, you are going to have to get over that if you are planning on...
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    You may want to avoid also sleeping flat on your...

    You may want to avoid also sleeping flat on your back. As the weight from the baby can put pressure on a major vessel and can cause light headedness and a drop in blood pressure. The best way to lay...
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    Sure you can. I think most girls/women want to be...

    Sure you can. I think most girls/women want to be mothers, if we didn't then I really do not think we would survive as a species. I think that everyone on here has given you good suggestion to fill...
  37. Question: Could I pregnant?

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    Hang in there. And you will forget how crappy it...

    Hang in there. And you will forget how crappy it is. I had a HORRIBLE pregnancy with my son, I swore I would never get pregnant again... now I am 30 weeks along with baby number two. This pregnancy...
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    Having a baby is TOUGH. I have a 17 month old and...

    Having a baby is TOUGH. I have a 17 month old and am due in July as well. I am 26, married own a house, I am a nurse but left my job to be a stay at home mom, which I swear is harder than being a...
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    Thanks J9... thats what I meant. I swear every...

    Thanks J9... thats what I meant. I swear every time I get pregnant a part of my brain disappears!
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    Just to add to everyone else... even an...

    Just to add to everyone else... even an ultrasound is 100% accurate.
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    I am currently 27weeks pregnant with my second...

    I am currently 27weeks pregnant with my second child. By 6 weeks I could only wear my "fat" jeans, by 14-16 weeks it was no longer a secret. With my first pregnancy I did not show until I was 7...
  42. Baby measuring almost 4 weeks bigger than what I am.

    I am currently 27 weeks and 3 days pregnant with my second child. My doc sent me for an US today because I was measing really big, but have only gained 3 pounds. My due date is July 31. At the...
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    Why not just tell her you are not used to being...

    Why not just tell her you are not used to being around young children, and ask if you can hold the baby? Or help feed/change the baby with the mothers help of course. Just be honest with her... tell...
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    I am 26 weeks and one thing I find to be a life...

    I am 26 weeks and one thing I find to be a life saver sometimes is a heating pad on low.
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    Don't stress. I was on the pill for 7 years, and...

    Don't stress. I was on the pill for 7 years, and I just took it at "bedtime". Which IS NOT recommended for optimal results (usually around the same time but sometimes hours later), but like Doula...
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    If I were you I would wait a couple of weeks and...

    If I were you I would wait a couple of weeks and take a hpt. I am one of the people who get off the pill and poof instantly pregnant... but it makes it a real guessing game because sometimes it takes...
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    Have you tried ovulation predictor kits? Keeping...

    Have you tried ovulation predictor kits? Keeping track of your cycle? Try to relax it can take a healthy couple up to one year to conceive.
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    Anytime my husband and I have started to "try" to...

    Anytime my husband and I have started to "try" to get pregnant, I stop drinking. This is only because you do not know when you are going to get pregnant, and the reason why they tell you to avoid all...
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    Totally agree with Doula. My son started sleeping...

    Totally agree with Doula. My son started sleeping through the night (10pm-6am) at three weeks old. My doc said it was fine, but he was formula fed which can hold them over longer than breastmilk.
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    The heart rate and sex prediction is just a myth....

    The heart rate and sex prediction is just a myth. My first was a boy... always 140s. This on was always 150-160s... my doc swore it was a girl because of the higher rate... turns out another boy....
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