Two hormones must be produced for normal ovulation to take place. The mature egg is stimulated by two hormones secreted by the pituitary (follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
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A healthy glow, increased oils, lines, dark places, skin tags...these can all be normal skin changes you'll notice during your second trimester. Read on to see just what you can expect.
And you thought you were done with teen-age acne? Ha! Welcome to the hormone changes of the first trimester. Acne breakout and greasy skin can be among your body's reactions. Some acne products can be harmful to your developing baby. Learn how to safely and effectively combat skin problems during pregnancy.
I had three positive home pregnancy tests, all different brands. But when I went for my blood test, it was negative. Why? Causes for false positives include...
In the 1980s, the U.S. government decided to change the Mandatory Childhood Vaccine Schedule by intensely increasing the number of vaccines an infant and toddler should receive before the age of three. Back then, no one fully understood the implications of this until autism cases began springing up in large numbers.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising that birth defect warnings should to be added to the prescription-only antidepressant, Paxil (Paroxetine).
Before you hire a midwife, be sure to interview several carefully. Take your time reviewing their history, call up their references, have a list of questions handy, research the legal issues in your state and ask the midwife for proof of her certification.
For ever I had thought there was no way i was ever going to get pregnant. My husband and I have been together 7 years. Never used a contriceptive and we never really tried. I voiced to him about two years ago I would like a child with him but we decided it would be best in our situation to wait but not really stop it from happening. Well a few weeks ago I spoke to a few friends of mine who work on the OB ward of the local hospital and told them about the sore breasts and slight cramping i am having. They told me to take the big test... I was nervous and put it off for almost a week.
The following is a list of information your doctor will need/ask from you after you have had more than three miscarriages (Habitual Abortions).
Within six to eight weeks after a miscarriage, the mother should undergo a complete examination to make sure she is healing as she should, and that no infection occurs.