Shoulder dystocia occurs when a baby's head is delivered through the vagina, but his shoulders get stuck inside the mother's body. This creates risks for both mother and baby. Dystocia means "slow or difficult labor or delivery."
Having a baby is a highly anticipated event and most parent-to-be plan ahead for their new arrival. The evidence of this planning can be seen through gift registries, baby showers and prenatal class attendance.
Hello! I am 15 weeks pregnant and am on Adderall for ADD (and it also helps with my depression and anxiety). There is very little information available about this medication and its use during pregnancy. Before I was pregnant I took 30 MG a day (20 XR in the morining and a 10 MG in the afternoon). Now I just take a 20 XR during the week and nothing or a 10 MG on the weekends. I am curious as to whether anyone else is on it or was on it during their pregnancy and how things turned out.
Joining a health club can be a major enabler to maintaining a healthier lifestyle. It can also be a huge waste of money. How do you make sure you get value from your health club membership? Here are a few ideas.
Since the first cord blood transplantation (performed in 1988 on a 6-year-old child affected by Fanconi anemia), the use of cord blood in medicine has grown considerably.
I had researched pregnancy. I was ready for anything until... Random people suddenly looked across the room and mistook me for a huge, approachable teddy bear! They touched my belly and said incredibly inappropriate comments! What can a mom-to-be do?
The delivery methods of babies have potential implications for the health of infants as they grow and develop.
To get this far in pregnancy is a miracle because it took us 3 years to finally become pregnant.
Now she's almost here its so hard to believe im finally gonna be a mommy yay im soo excited .
She's soo active n never lets mommy sleep. Seems like just when i get comfortable and turn off the lights for the nught she wakes up lol i also read newborns keep there wake n sleep pattern from when they were in the womb.So i guess im not ever gonna get much sleep but its okay im jus soo eager to see my lil one.I'll keep you updated every week till she's born
Going to the dentist is probably not at the top of your favorite's list, but if you are pregnant, don't think for a minute you can neglect those pearly whites that line your mouth and serve you so well each time you eat or smile.
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