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Hello I just found out I am pregnant had two miscarriage so I'm a bit scared. I have been having cramps off and on.last night. I went to the er they did a ultra sound .and said its a lil early to see anything at that true he told me every thing is hcg level came back at 1400 should I be worried. Need answers.


Im 48 missed my monthly that comes faithfully every 28 days and to my surprised I have a bundle of joy that I will for now call My Diamond. I'm excited and want to do all I can to keep healthy and eat right. A little nervous but God and my best friend will get me through my pregnancy. (smile)

U.S. preterm births hit new low - still work to do!

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The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births -- a significant improvement now registering at 11.7%! Still, overall, the U.S. scores a "C" as we continue to have a high rate of preterm births comparatively. This is a clear indication of work to be done! Learn more of the resources available here at to help you and your baby with a healthy start!

Insurance Mess!

I was put on bed rest on September 26th for multiple high risk factors. The company I worked for has used Aetna as their health insurance provider for the past 2 years. On 10/25/12 I was asked for my doctor's information (both OB and perinatal specialist) to give to our insurance company for benefit verification. We were switching from Aetna to Humana on 11/01/12 and they wanted to double check that all my benefits would stay the same since I am already 29 weeks. Received a call back from my employer and was told everything was good to go!

FOUR home pregnancy tests

I missed my period October 2012. I figured it was because of the visitors (my cousin and his new wife) we had living with us. I figured it was her cycle messing with mine - and of course the stress that I've been going through. I should have my period the first week of the month, so this month when it didn't come I decided to take a test over the weekend. After talking to my sister (stay at home mother of 3 boys) on 11/05, she convinced me to stop at the DollarStore and pick up a home pregnancy test. I caved and did. Picked up FOUR, just to be safe.

Third pregnancy woes

So i've had a feeling a few months ago that i may be pregnant. went to the dr.... not pregnant. about two months ago i took a test.... negative. then about 3.5 weeks ago i took two more because the first one came out positive! i KNEW my body was revolting for some reason. lol. anyway, at this juncture i've estimated myself to be anywhere between 3-8wks pregnant... most likely the latter.