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Pain in Pregnancy – My 30 Week Update

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Pregnancy – My 30 Week Update Pain in Pregnancy – My Experiences The last 5 weeks have dragged so much, I have been in a lot of pain over the last couple of weeks, which is what this update will be about. At around 26 weeks I started experiencing some typical pregnancy symptoms including, Braxton […]

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Do you need more sleep in pregnancy?

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How to get more sleep during pregnancy Amidst the joy of discovering you’re pregnant comes the reality that life will never be the same again. And as you begin this epic journey, take note; sleep will become a precious commodity! Sleep in pregnancy is something many women struggle with especially during the 3rd trimester. And […]

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Pregnancy Myths – some unusual ones

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Pregnancy Myths From the day people come to know about your pregnancy you will be bombarded with well meaning – but confusing and always conflicting advice and pregnancy myths from friends, family, the annoying neighbors and that complete stranger when you are in departmental store. To add to that here are some other things people […]

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Are Prenatal Vitamins Really Necessary?

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Are Prenatal Vitamins Really Necessary? Guest Post By: John Gibb One of the first things that happens when a woman visits a doctor either in a visit to discuss becoming pregnant or the first visit after becoming pregnant is that she will receive a prescription for prenatal vitamins. It is such a common occurrence that […]

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Tips on Getting Through Morning Sickness

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Ugh Morning Sickness…   Pregnancy morning sickness for some women isn’t just morning sickness, but it is morning, noon, and night sickness. I had this with all three of my pregnancies and at different times of the day. You are sick all the time, and all you want to do is crawl back into bed. […]

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Pregnancy Update – First scan

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First scan for baby number 3… So last Monday we had our first glimpse of baby number three. I thought I was about 13 weeks pregnant but we were told that I was in fact 18 weeks (19 weeks today), a little bit of a surprise but a good one as it means I am […]

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Migraines in Pregnancy

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Migraines in Pregnancy I have suffered from migraines since I can remember. I think I was about 12 when my migraines started getting really bad. Started taking medication for them 16, I was put on Propanolol and Sumatriptan. This worked fine for a number of years. I came off these when I was about 20 […]

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Pregnancy Update – seeing the midwife

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Ok so my sister has been here for the last couple of days so there was a slight delay in writing this post! I had my first appointment with the midwife on Friday at my GP surgery, the usual filling in paperwork, weight, blood pressure, bloods, urine sample…. Pretty boring really especially seeing as I […]

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My Pregnancy Symptoms

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So this is now my third pregnancy and if you read my last post on my pregnancy announcement you will know I am about 6-8 weeks into this! We find out for sure in a few weeks! Now on to some pregnancy symptoms… I will quickly tell you about pregnancy symptoms during my first two […]