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Pregnancy and Labor (250)

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Did You Actually Deliver on Your Due Date?

According to this parenting piece it's likely only 5 % of moms-to-be actually deliver when they think they will.  Even with such a small nu…

Started by Shawn Spivey

19 14 hours ago
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Too Little Weight Gain During Pregnancy Linked to Having a Chubby Child

Too Little Weight Gain During Pregnancy Linked to Having a Chubby Child I found this completely interesting.  As noted at the link, women w…

Started by Shawn Spivey

1 yesterday
Reply by Maryann Dodd

How to avoid an unnecessary cesarean

ICAN of Tampa Lakeland April meeting. (International Cesarean Awareness Network)   You won't want to miss this meeting. The always wonderfu…

Started by Jessica Guerard

1 on Friday
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#InLabor, Social Networking During Delivery

While surfing facebook over the years I've been able to have play by play updates of probably half a dozen births by a mom - In LABOR! The…

Started by Shawn Spivey

7 Apr 7
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Volunteers Recycle Wedding Dresses Into Baby Burial Gowns

How many times have we seen wedding dresses discarded or shoved into storage to hardly be seen again?  I hope this story can become an enco…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 Apr 6

Coping at work during pregnancy

Coping at work during pregnancy Have you ever had concerns with coming into contact with items or substances while at work and how that can…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 Apr 2

Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women

Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women This topic is literally food for thought.  We have an extensive topic here at PolkMo…

Started by Shawn Spivey

3 Apr 1
Reply by Jmarr

'Water births' may not be safe for baby, doctors warn

'Water births' may not be safe for baby, doctors warn According to the above link, there has never been a reported endorsement for or again…

Started by Shawn Spivey

1 Mar 21
Reply by Jennifer Sabin

Neonatal Organ Procurement Not Widely Recognized by Medical Facilities

This is a topic I can blessfully say I do not have experience with, but I do realize Neonatal death is an unfortunate subject some encounte…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 Mar 21

C-section Delivery

I had my other two kids by vag delivery...  Now with #3  I am at  35 and half weeks along.  I possibly may have to have a   c-section.  I n…

Started by Rhonna

13 Mar 4
Reply by Jessica Guerard

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