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27 Weeks Pregnant

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After being fused shut for more than four months, your baby's eyelids open again. Your baby can see lights and shadows but can't make out objects yet. Are you having any vivid dreams at night? Learn more about being 27 weeks pregnant.
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40 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby is curled up tightly inside your uterus, waiting to greet you. Time to reflect upon the wonderful transformation your body has undergone in the last nine months. Get the details on being 40 weeks pregnant.
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Your baby will arrive any day now! Do you have a car seat picked out and ready to go? These handy guidelines may help you make your selection. Learn more about car seats and safety for your smallest passenger.
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39 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby's lungs are continuing to develop. Right now they're busy manufacturing surfactant, a substance that helps keep the air sacs from sticking together when your baby takes that first breath. Learn more about being 39 weeks pregnant.
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Will eating forbidden foods affect fetal development? Read on and see how our experts have answered this question, and others like it.
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That ever-growing baby bump can put quite a strain on your chest and shoulder muscles. Check out these safe and easy stretching exercises that target these areas.
Read Chest and Shoulder Stretches for Pregnancy
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Is it safe to continue breastfeeding while I'm pregnant? Do the developing baby and the breastfeeding baby, who is 8 months old, both receive adequate nutrition?
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Is it normal to have very leaky breasts during the sixth to the eighth months of pregnancy?
Read Is it normal for my breasts to leak during pregnancy?
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I'm 20 weeks pregnant and was just told that I might have what's called vasa placenta, and that this condition might make it necessary for me to have a C-section. Could you please give me some more information on this condition and what causes it?
Read Could you tell me about vasa previa?

What's an episiotomy?

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What's an episiotomy? Read on and see how our experts have answered this question, and others like it.
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What are the risks, to me and my baby, of drinking soda when I'm pregnant?
Read What are the risks, to me and my baby, of drinking soda when I'm pregnant?
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I just found out that I'm pregnant. If the hairdresser only does highlights that won't touch my scalp, is it okay? Is it better to wait until the second trimester? Read on and see how our experts have answered this question.
Read Is it OK to highlight my hair if I'm pregnant?
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Can you explain what it means to be 50 percent effaced?
Read Can you explain what it means to be 50 percent effaced?
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I am 6 months pregnant. If I just stuck my legs in a tanning bed, leaving my shorts and shirt on and covering my stomach with a thick pillow, would this be harmful to my baby?
Read Is it safe to use a tanning bed if I'm pregnant?
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For centuries women have tried to induce their labors with such "natural" methods as eating hot spicy foods, taking castor oil, or giving themselves enemas.
Read Is there anything non-medical I can do to induce labor?
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Fish is an excellent source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, beneficial in brain development.
Read How much fish and fast food are safe or OK to eat when you're pregnant?
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Is there a safe way to get labor started at 40 weeks?
Read Is there a safe way to get labor started at 40 weeks?
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Will Lamaze classes really help me with childbirth?
Read Will Lamaze classes really help me with childbirth?
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Can I safely continue a reduced-carb diet when I'm pregnant?
Read Can I safely continue a reduced-carb diet when I'm pregnant?
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What could be causing my husband to reject me during my pregnancy?
Read What could be causing my husband to reject me during my pregnancy?

The Protein Push

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You and your baby can't do without protein. Protein has several jobs during pregnancy: It helps keep your energy up, and it gives your baby the amino acids needed for growth. Find out more about protein and its role.
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The Protein Push

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You and your baby can't do without protein. Protein has several jobs during pregnancy: It helps keep your energy up, and it gives your baby the amino acids needed for growth. Find out more about protein and its role.
Read The Protein Push

Life Skills

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Remember your childbirth class, and those breathing and relaxation techniques you learned? Turns out that these skills can be put to good use throughout your life, not just in labor. Learn more.
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Carbohydrates

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Trying to eat well during pregnancy? Many of us have questions about carbohydrates. What are simple carbs vs. complex carbs? Which foods and how much of them are good for us? Learn more about carbohydrates.
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Carbohydrates

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Trying to eat well during pregnancy? Many of us have questions about carbohydrates. What are simple carbs vs. complex carbs? Which foods and how much of them are good for us? Learn more about carbohydrates.
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I am 17 weeks into my pregnancy and have been getting headaches when I go outside for walks. Am I more sensitive to the sun? Also, when I do not get enough sleep, the headache stays with me all throughout the day. Are headaches normal during pregnancy
Read Why do I get headaches now that I'm 17 weeks pregnant?
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Should I agree to have amniocentesis after getting abnormal results on my MSAFP test?
Read Should I agree to have amniocentesis after getting abnormal results on my MSAFP test?
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Can I make stretch marks go away?
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I am 22 weeks pregnant. I was diagnosed with a complete placenta previa at an earlier ultrasound. A recent one showed I have two lobes of placenta on either side of my cervix. I don't understand what this means -- is this more dangerous then having a complete placenta previa?
Read Is it dangerous to have two lobes of placenta on either side of my cervix?
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I would like to know if there are any ideas about trying to conceive a boy. I heard that if you put your legs above your head after sex you have a better chance of getting a boy. Do you think there's any meI would like to know if there are any ideas about trying to conceive a boy. I heard that if you put your legs above your head after sex you have a better chance of getting a boy. Do you think there's any merit to this? I'm also curious about sperm scrubbing. How effective is it and how much does a procedure like that cost?
Read How can I conceive a boy?
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Can you explain what an internal hemorrhoid is, and how much bleeding is normal?
Read Can you explain what an internal hemorrhoid is, and how much bleeding is normal?

Signs of Labor

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The big day is coming up soon, and you may be wondering how you'll know when labor has begun. Luckily, your body will likely provide some pretty good signals. Find out more.
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Did you know there are lots of ways to make yourself more comfortable during labor? You have a wide range of options, from progressive muscle relaxation to massage to epidurals. Learn more about comfort measures.
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Stages of Labor

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Your birth experience will be unique, with its own sensations and rhythms. But there are some basic stages that all women will go through during the birth process. Learn more about what to expect during the stages of labor.
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There are lots of people available to help you raise a happy and healthy child. One of the most important is your pediatrician. A great time to start looking for a pediatrician is while you're pregnant. Find out more.
Read Choosing a Pediatrician

Can I Keep Working?

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This can be a big question when we're pregnant. What's reassuring for us to learn is that most women who do not have a high risk pregnancy are able to work until their due date, if they wish. Learn more about work and pregnancy.
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When will I start feeling Braxton-Hicks? How will I know the difference between them and real labor contractions?
Read When will I feel Braxton-Hicks contractions, and what do they feel like?
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When will I start feeling Braxton-Hicks? How will I know the difference between them and real labor contractions?
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Is it dangerous to take castor oil to help induce labor?
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What happens exactly when your water breaks? Silly question, I know, but when you're new at this, there are a lot of questions.
Read Can you explain what happens when your water breaks?
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I am an expecting mother, and I am very confused. There are so many different formulas out there. How do I know which formula is best to use for my baby? If I use a generic brand compared to, say Similac, is my baby not going to get what it needs? Please help me!
Read Which type of formula should I have ready for my baby?
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What a journey it's been. And now you're in the final stretch, a time when your baby is growing rapidly and looking more and more like the newborn you'll meet soon. Check out what's going on in your third trimester.
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What a journey it's been. And now you're in the final stretch, a time when your baby is growing rapidly and looking more and more like the newborn you'll meet soon. Check out what's going on in your third trimester.
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You're closer than ever to seeing and holding your baby, who is growing every day. But you may encounter a few new aches and pains in the remaining weeks. Learn what you can do to make these last months as comfortable as possible.
Read Discomforts of the Third Trimester

Preterm Labor Alert

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As you near your due date, your uterus may contract occasionally in what are called Braxton Hicks contractions. However, some women experience preterm labor contractions. How can you tell which is which? Find out more about preterm labor.
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Preterm Labor Alert

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As you near your due date, your uterus may contract occasionally in what are called Braxton Hicks contractions. However, some women experience preterm labor contractions. How can you tell which is which? Find out more about preterm labor.
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Eating in Labor

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'Can I eat while I'm in labor?' It's a good idea to ask your health care provider, who may give the thumbs-up for you to snack on certain foods during early labor. Find out more, including which foods your provider might suggest.
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Your due date is coming up soon — so exciting. Have you thought about having someone support you during labor? One option is to hire a doula, a labor support professional, to help meet your needs. Learn more about the role of doulas.
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It's time to sign up for a class to learn all about having a baby . . . and taking care of a newborn, and other important stuff. But which course is the best one? Get some background and basics on choosing a class.
Read What to Look for in a Childbirth Course

Fetal Well-being Tests

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During pregnancy, we all wonder from time to time if our little one is healthy and is growing as expected. It's a lucky thing that there are tests that provide the reassurance we need. Get more information on fetal well-being tests.
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Books and reading what could be better! Turns out that reading every day, even before your baby arrives, is just one of many ways to set the stage for reading readiness once your child is born. Get more tips.
Read Ready to Read: Literacy Tips for the Expectant Family
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I am in my 37th week of pregnancy and am wondering if sleeping on my back is harmful to my baby.
Read Is sleeping on my back while pregnant harmful?
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My stomach gets really tight and is very uncomfortable. The baby isn't due for several months and this is my first child. Is something wrong or is this normal?
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I am concerned because I have had lower abdominal pains during pregnancy. My doctor says that nothing is wrong, that my ligaments are probably stretching. Is my OB right? Read on and see how our experts have answered this question.
Read What could be causing my lower abdominal pains?
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What exactly is Group B streptococcus? How do you catch it? I tested negative for it in my first pregnancy, but positive in my second. Every book I have read says that 30 percent of women carry it and have always had it. My pregnancies were eight months apart -- how could I have gotten it in such a short time? And from where?
Read What is Group B streptococcus, and how do you catch it?
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How common is it for a woman to develop a yeast infection during pregnancy?
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I recently had a checkup -- I'm being watched for preeclampsia. Anyway, they said my placenta was a grade III. What does that mean? Is it good or bad?
Read What does it mean when they say I have a
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I am an expectant mother. My baby is due November 5. My elder son is 6 years old and has chicken pox. Is this a problem for me (I had chicken pox when I was 8 years old) or for the baby inside my womb?
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Since around my 30th week of pregnancy, I've been snoring in my sleep. It is really hard for my boyfriend to sleep now. Is there something I can do to stop snoring? Or will it just go away after I deliver?
Read Since I've been pregnant I've started snoring -- how can I stop?
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I am having my first child. It took me two years of fertility drugs and medication to get this baby, and I would put up with anything to have her. I have had a very uneventful pregnancy minus the normal fatigue, but now at 31 weeks have started to break out in a rash on my arms, ankles, and face and under my breasts. Is it heat rash, and is this normal? It's driving me crazy.
Read Why have I broken out into a rash at 31 weeks?
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While I was pregnant it was discovered that I had melanoma. It was removed when I was two months pregnant. Can I pass this on to my child? She has a couple of spots that make me nervous.
Read Could I have passed melanoma on to my child?
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I'm a custodial worker and I'm 6 months pregnant. Is it safe to be working up until delivery?
Read Is it safe to continue custodial work until I deliver my baby?
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Lucky you! You're in your second trimester, which many women find to be the most comfortable part of pregnancy. However, a few pesky conditions may develop. Learn more about constipation, hemorrhoids, and round ligament pain.
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Lucky you! You're in your second trimester, which many women find to be the most comfortable part of pregnancy. However, a few pesky conditions may develop. Learn more about constipation, hemorrhoids, and round ligament pain.
Read Second-Trimester Discomforts
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Do you have any recommendations for helping swollen hands? I have developed carpal tunnel syndrome and my hands are so swollen and sore these days.
Read What do you recommend for helping swollen hands?
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How can I relieve hormonal headaches during pregnancy, and how long will they last? Read on and see how our experts have answered this question.
Read What can I do about hormonal headaches during pregnancy?
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Your thyroid gland is very important for regulating your metabolism. Though very few pregnant women experience thyroid imbalance, it's helpful to know the symptoms, just in case. Learn about thyroid problems during pregnancy.
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Your thyroid gland is very important for regulating your metabolism. Though very few pregnant women experience thyroid imbalance, it's helpful to know the symptoms, just in case. Learn about thyroid problems during pregnancy.
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Many women have a lot of questions about travel and pregnancy, from what stage of pregnancy it's safe to travel in to which precautions to take. Here, we offer some practical advice and handy tips. Learn more about travel during pregnancy.
Read Traveling During Pregnancy
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Everyone tells you to stay rested when you're pregnant. But with a growing belly, an active baby, and hormonal changes going on, that's easier said than done. Find out how to deal with some common pregnancy sleep disruptions.
Read Sleep Strategies for Moms-to-Be
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Will the stress I feel during pregnancy harm my baby? Read on and see how our experts have answered this question, and others like it.
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Does it seem as if you're being bombarded with tests when you're pregnant? It's true, there are lots of tests, and they all help to keep you and your baby as healthy as possible by early detection of possible problems. Learn more.
Read Laboratory Tests During Pregnancy

Runaway Emotions

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Pregnancy is a very emotional experience. And for many women, the emotions and mood swings are just as challenging as the physical symptoms. Find out what makes pregnancy such an emotional time.
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You're doing everything you can to keep yourself and your baby healthy, including eating well. Way to go! A balanced diet provides the nutrients your baby needs, and helps you feel better, too. Learn more about nutrition in pregnancy.
Read Eating for Two: Nutritional Guidelines in Pregnancy
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It's no fun, and no fair: Just when we were getting excited about being pregnant, that awful queasy feeling started coming on. For some of us, the nausea is worse in the morning (hence the name). Get some tips on coping with morning sickness.
Read Dealing With Morning Sickness
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Are you an expectant dad? Don't be surprised if you're going through some changes. Dads may experience a wide range of physical symptoms and emotional shifts, from weight gain and moodiness to financial worries. Learn more.
Read Expectant Dads: Why You Worry, How to Get Help

4 Weeks Pregnant

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The great divide. While you've been adjusting to the excitement of being pregnant, the new life inside you has been busy. .. Read More

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Signs of life. A missed period may still be the only indication that you're pregnant. You might, however, experience some .. Read More


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Pregnant with twins or triplets? Congratulations! You may be wondering what's ahead in your pregnancy, and we'd like to share some information about that. Learn all about being pregnant with multiples.
Read Multiple Pregnancy: What to Expect
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You're going to be a dad again - woohoo! You may discover that being an expectant father the second time around is easier in some ways, but harder or just different in other ways. Learn more about fatherhood.
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You've begun a wonderful journey. Have you chosen a prenatal health care provider yet? Your provider will help you and your baby stay healthy € ” and of course, deliver your baby into your arms! Learn more about choosing a provider.
Read Choosing a Prenatal Health Care Provider
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What effect does smoking have on my unborn child?
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6 Weeks Pregnant

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This week, your little one's heart tube continues developing, and the kidneys and liver start to take shape. Amazing what can happen in such a short time! Learn more about being 6 weeks pregnant.
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Maybe you don't feel like moving, not one little bit. But exercise can offer amazing benefits when you're pregnant. Find out more about exercise during pregnancy.
Read Get Moving: Exercise During Pregnancy
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Is it true that on your second pregnancy the labor is faster? And if so, how is that possible?
Read Why is labor shorter on a second pregnancy?

7 Weeks Pregnant

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Your little one is hard at work building brain power this week. And some arm and leg buds have sprouted, too. Find out more about being 7 weeks pregnant.
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How do I know I'm ovulating?
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I just quit using birth control -- the Depo-Provera shot. How long after the shot wears off can I get pregnant?
Read How long after the Depo-Provera shot wears off can I get pregnant?
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I have been taking the pill for seven years. I have recently stopped since my partner and I feel ready to have a baby. I heard that I had to wait three months before trying to get pregnant, to make my eggs stronger. Is this true?
Read Do I need to wait before trying to conceive if I've just gone off the pill?
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Your baby's "birth day" is approaching. Have you figured out which items you need to make the birth experience easier, more comfortable, and more meaningful? Use these handy checklists and get packing.
Read Packing for Your Birth Experience
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I'm due in a few months, and I have read that some plastic bottles can allow estrogen-like compounds to leach into the milk. I am interested in using glass bottles and will be breastfeeding but have read that glass bottles are not recommended for breast milk. Why would this be?
Read Are glass bottles unsafe for breast milk?
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Is there anything I can do about itchy breasts — especially nipples — while I am 30 weeks pregnant? Read on and see how this question, and others like it, have been answered by our experts.
Read What can I do about my itching breasts?
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Does having a version work to change the baby's position?Read on and see how our experts have answered this question, and others like it.
Read Does having a version work to change the baby's position?
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At 22 weeks, do I need to see the doctor if I've been lifting heavy objects
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32 Weeks Pregnant

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Has your little acrobat flipped upside down yet? Most babies settle in the head-down position by this week. You may feel those little toes or elbows poking you in the ribs. Learn more about being 32 weeks pregnant.
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20 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby''s brain has been working overtime developing the nerve centers dedicated to the senses. And that rhythmic jerking you feel inside you? Baby hiccups! Find out more about being 20 weeks pregnant.
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28 Weeks Pregnant

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Brain wave patterns show that your baby can respond to sounds: your voice, your tummy rumbling, even noise in the outside world. Feeling a little klutzy? Blame it on your shifting center of gravity. Learn more about being 28 weeks pregnant.
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34 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby is moving around less frequently, mostly because of the cramped quarters. Only a few weeks to go now — are you watching for signs of labor? Learn more about being 34 weeks pregnant.
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29 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby's brain can regulate body temperature now, but your baby still needs the warmth of your body to stay toasty until birth. Leg cramps waking you up? They're common in the third trimester. Find out more about being 29 weeks pregnant.
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37 Weeks Pregnant

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During these final weeks, your baby is adding about half an ounce of fat per day — getting cuter than ever. You may feel as if your baby has dropped lower in your pelvis. Find out more about being 37 weeks pregnant.
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35 Weeks Pregnant

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Those little arms and legs are getting chubbier this week. It's likely that your baby is in the head-down position now, ready for the big journey down the birth canal in a few weeks. Get more details on being 35 weeks pregnant.
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24 Weeks Pregnant

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Is your little one practicing for the Baby Olympics? Babies are most active between 24 and 28 weeks, so enjoy the jumping and diving, rolling and kicking sensations. Find out more about being 24 weeks pregnant.
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33 Weeks Pregnant

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All of your baby's senses are working now. Your baby can see, hear, feel, taste, and — if there were air in the amniotic fluid, to carry scent — smell. Are sore wrists bothering you? Learn more about being 33 weeks pregnant.
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16 Weeks Pregnant

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Those little arms and legs are moving frequently — quite a workout going on. Meanwhile, you may be huffing and puffing a little, as pregnancy hormones cause fluid to collect in your lungs. Get more details on being 16 weeks pregnant.
Read 16 Weeks Pregnant

31 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby may seem less active now that there's little room to move in your belly. You may experience practice contractions, which are different than preterm labor contractions. Find out more about being 31 weeks pregnant.
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22 Weeks Pregnant

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Lots of new developments this week. Your baby has eyebrows and eyelids and is busy exercising those arms and legs. Your appetite may be back, if morning sickness has ended. Get more details on being 22 weeks pregnant.
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25 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby's brain continues to develop as the cortex forms layers. And if you feel as if your organs are being squished, that's because your uterus is now about the size of a soccer ball. Learn more about being 25 weeks pregnant.
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26 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby's nostrils are starting to open up, which means that your baby can start taking some practice breaths — with amniotic fluid instead of air. Keep up the good work with healthy eating. Get more details on being 26 weeks pregnant.
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36 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby loves hearing you and prefers your voice to any other sound. So don't feel shy about humming a lullaby, reading a story, or just talking to your baby, even before birth. Learn more about being 36 weeks pregnant.
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38 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby is busy shedding body hair and is also getting rid of vernix, the waxlike substance that protects the skin. Meanwhile, you're probably on the lookout for signs of labor. Get the details on being 38 weeks pregnant.
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17 Weeks Pregnant

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Your little one starts to plump up a bit this week. The fat helps produce and retain body heat. Given your new shape, maybe it's time for a shopping trip and some new clothes. Learn more about being 17 weeks pregnant.
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18 Weeks Pregnant

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What's new with your little one this week? Fingerprints. Pads of fat accumulating on the fingertips and toes will turn into distinguishing swirling lines. You may be coping with advice overload. Find out more about being 18 weeks pregnant.
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19 Weeks Pregnant

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Your little one's skin is making a creamy substance called vernix. And don't worry if you're seeing dark patches on your face — it's a common, temporary condition called chloasma. Learn more about being 19 weeks pregnant.
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21 Weeks Pregnant

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Your baby is about the size of a banana now. And with a stethoscope you may be able to hear your little banana's heartbeat. It's faster than yours and may sound like galloping horses. Learn more about being 21 weeks pregnant.
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15 Weeks Pregnant

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This week, ultrafine downy hair may appear on your little one's body. Your nausea and fatigue may have subsided — hooray! — but you may have some mild swelling in your hands and feet. Find out more about being 15 weeks pregnant
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30 Weeks Pregnant

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Your growing baby relies on nutrients taken from you to build up internal stores and to gain weight. Calcium, iron, and protein are especially important, so make sure you are eating well. Find out more about being 30 weeks pregnant.
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14 Weeks Pregnant

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With each passing week, your little one is looking more like the little person you'll meet when you give birth. Your body continues to change, too — good-by, waistline. Find out more about being 14 weeks pregnant.
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23 Weeks Pregnant

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The amniotic fluid that surrounds your baby provides warmth, buoyancy, and protection from infection — a perfect, watery home. Have you signed up for childbirth classes? Learn more about being 23 weeks pregnant.
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11 Weeks Pregnant

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After weeks of practice, your little one's heart is beating twice as fast as yours — about 120 to 140 beats a minute. You may be able to hear it with a special device called a Doppler. Get more details on being 11 weeks pregnant.
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13 Weeks Pregnant

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Your little one is about the size of a large plum, with about half the length taken up by the head. More good news: You may feel a surge of energy in the second trimester. Learn more about being 13 weeks pregnant.
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10 Weeks Pregnant

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Your little one's eyes are forming — the basic structure is in place — and by the end of the week the outside ears will be developed. Soon, your voice will be your little one's favorite sound. Learn more about being 10 weeks pregnant.
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8 Weeks Pregnant

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Your little one's hands and feet are forming tiny webbed fingers and toes this week. Bet you can't wait to see them and count them. Get more details on being 8 weeks pregnant.
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12 Weeks Pregnant

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Your little one has done a lot of growing recently. All the parts are there, from the pinky fingers to the little toes. Your gums may be more sensitive now — try to brush and floss gently. Find out more about being 12 weeks pregnant.
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9 Weeks Pregnant

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Dance time! Your little one has started to move vigorously this week. But you won't be able to feel this action until well into your second trimester. Find out more about being 9 weeks pregnant.
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