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Home Birth Advocate's Own Home Birth Ends Tragically
In a sadly ironic moment, Caroline Lovell of Australia, an outspoken advocate for legal protection and midwife funding in Australia, died on January 24th, 24-hours after being rushed to the hospital during labor.

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Which item do you want most for Valentine's Day?
Flowers
29% (13 votes)
Candy
9% (4 votes)
Jewelry
24% (11 votes)
Meaningful Card
38% (17 votes)
Total votes: 45
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Fever More Common During Labor in Moms with Epidurals
It was recently discovered that woman who have an epidural were more prone to developing a fever than those that did not have the procedure.
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Recall: Pfizer's Birth Control Mix-up Could Cause Unintended Pregnancies
Pfizer has recalled about a million birth control pills due to their packaging mix-up. A mix-up which may have put women at risk for unintended pregnancies. How could they let this happen? Find out.
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Go Red For Women Day: Wipe Out Heart Disease!
In 2004, the American Heart Association (AHA) faced a challenge. Cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year, yet women were not paying attention.
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Groundhog Phil Predicts More Winter
Praise God! May this bring
Praise God! May this bring good things!
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Groundbreaking Discovery in the Treatment of Preeclampsia
Scientists at Mercy Hospital for Women have made a "groundbreaking discovery" in the treatment of preeclampsia, a potentially fatal condition that affects 1 in 20 pregnancies and kills 60,000 women worldwide each year.

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U.S. preterm births hit new low - still work to do!
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 Pregnancy.org to help you and your baby with a healthy start!
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Making time to grieve.
Pregnancy and infant loss is never easy. The passing often takes with it shattered hearts and dreams of a future far different than the reality. Having to go through this process while still being called on to serve others -- whether that role is bearing work responsibilities, as "mom" for other children, coping with deteriorating health of parents or in-laws, or simply juggling your relationship with your partner -- 'overwhelming' doesn't even come close.

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Comments:
02/10/2012 - 18:06
saying Hi and we need to talk more since i just learned that you homeschool.
11/15/2011 - 14:49
The nice kind; just dropping by to say hi.
11/15/2011 - 12:21
Hi Missy!
11/15/2011 - 12:10
What a lovely wall you have! Your face is missing though! LOL!
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