Dear Fitness Expert,
I find myself at a difficult crossroad. I found out that I am expecting my second child just a couple weeks ago. I am about 7 - 8 weeks pregnant now. I have been in Kung Fu for several years now and have been training for my black sash test these past few months.
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Dear Ms Ultrasound,
I took a home test and got a positive result on June 4th and June 5th. My LMP started on May 22nd. On June 5th I went to the ER due to spotting. They did a Beta HCG with a result of 2.4 and an US showing nothing and referred me to my OB.
Have you experienced sharp abdominal pains when in the process of sitting down, standing up, bending over, or rolling over in bed? This is commonly known as Round Ligament Pain. The severity of pain can worry you. Although round ligament pain can be very uncomfortable, it also is very normal. This pain is not harmful to the baby in any way.
An Episiotomy is a surgical incision in the perineum (the area of skin between the vagina and the anus). It is the equivalent to a 2nd degree tear. Episiotomies are said to speed up the birth by up to 20 minutes.
Consider staying home for most of your labor, allowing yourself the comfort of your familiar surroundings. You will be able to employ your hypnosis techniques much better in your own, quiet surroundings, and as long as there are no danger signs.