Preconception Checkups

Excited about getting pregnant but also SCARED OUT OF MY MIND!!!

I'm 29yrs old, and as you can see by the subject line, I'm both excited and scared out of my mind about pregnancy. My boyfriend and I have been together for 7.5 years, and have recently made the decision that it's time for children to make an appearance in our lives. Since coming to this mutual agreement, I haven't been able to think about anything else. The day we discussed starting a family involved coming up with names...and how we're going to rearrange our apartment. I've been so excited about it, that I've told all of my family that we're going to be trying in the near future.

Birth to Babies

Hey, everyone. It's me, Julia. You might not know me, but I'm a 17 year old mother to twins. Yikes.

I just gave birth on Sunday, and here's the story. I cut out parts to shorten it. I don't want to bore you. ;)

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It's Happening

I sat on the couch, watching Say Yes to the Dress with my boyfriend, who had fell asleep within the first few minutes, when I felt a kick. "Aw," I thought, giggling to myself. But they came again. And again, getting more and more intense, until I was shaking my boyfriend and said the those two words:

It's time.

Pre-Conception Appt.

Today i went in for my preconception appointment. i absolutely love the OB, i feel so comfortable with her!! She prescribed me a prenatal vitamin, but when i went to Walgreens to get the prescription, the total price was $45.00!! Usually my Rx are like 4.00. Should i take an OTC one, are those as good as the Rx ones?? What are the best OTC brands and what are the prices??

Becoming Pregnant

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QUESTION

Dear Midwife,
I am an 25 year old mother who has an 4 year old daughter and my second daughter had die a year ago from SIDS

I was wondering can I get pregnant quickly since it's been an a year since my second daughter was born.

I already have taken my pap smear test and everything came back normal but I do have hypertension from my 1st pregnancy.

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