Pregnancy

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum – Hardcore morning sickness

Extreme morning sickness during pregnancy is no joke About 70%-80% of all pregnant women experience morning sickness according to the americanpregnancy org. Some are lucky with just the nauseous feeling and some women are dealing with it the whole pregnancy. The extreme form of morning sickness is called Hyperemesis Gravidarum (also called HG)

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Paid maternity leave in California – How do you get it and for how long?

Maternity and family leave after baby If you are a California resident and pregnant you might be thrilled to hear that you can actually get paid maternity and family leave. Your partner can take family leave too. This was such a huge stress relief when I had my baby not to have to go back …

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Membrane sweep – the easy labor starter, or not?

Stripping the membrane Many pregnant women – myself included – are getting restless towards the end of the pregnancy. You just finally want that baby out. With the baby getting bigger every day there is no room anymore and you are probably getting uncomfortable. I tried every “trick” to get into labor…but nothing worked. There …

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