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How Many Cycles of Letrozole Shall I Take Before Getting Pregnant?

I was surprised when my doctor gave me Letrozole to help me out with my irregular ovulation. If you are familiar with Femara, it is the brand name of Letrozole. I learned that the drug is a treatment for breast cancer. Yet, when it proves effective to treat women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), it’s been used ever since to treat unexplained infertility.

This oral medication induces ovulation, giving a chance to women like me to conceive. I wonder how many cycles of Letrozole shall I take to get pregnant?

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What is the Best Sleeping Position While Pregnant?

“Sleeping like a baby” as they say is difficult when pregnant. I remember to use pillows to support my back, and I toss and wrestle in bed before sleeping to find the right position that makes me comfortable. What’s the best sleeping position when pregnant?

The bigger my tummy is, the harder it is to fall asleep and relax. It’s impossible to rest and take a nap when tender breasts and growing belly gets in the way. With all the twists and turns, I finally found the position that I longed for.

I know that sharing it will be a big help for you.

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Eight Prenatal Workouts for Active Moms

It’s hilarious when old folks don’t approve on my exercise routines when I am pregnant. They believe that it could be harmful to the baby. The truth is there are prenatal workouts for active moms that are beneficial for both the baby and the mother.

Exercise helps maintain the ideal weight and prepares the body for a quick and safe labor. It also soothes and lifts the mood and lessen pregnancy worries such as puffiness, sleeplessness, constipation, and exhaustion.

How can I motivate you? Start with the simple routine and be surprised at how amazing it makes you feel!

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What are the benefits of Kegel exercises?

Kegel exercises, also referred to as pelvic floor exercises, are basically working on the pelvic muscles to strengthen them so you can exert better control. The pelvic muscles support the bladder, small intestine, rectum and uterus in women. Kegel exercises have many benefits for women, especially those who suffer from urinary incontinence and post childbirth problems such as excess fat in the lower abdominal area, a lowered uterus, poor bladder control and stress incontinence. Some women lose the firmness in their vaginal muscles. Kegel exercises can undo these effects of pregnancy and childbirth. Kegel exercises are also beneficial for men. Here is a comprehensive list of benefits of kegel exercises.

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How To Avoid Getting Swollen Feet During Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, your body undergoes a lot of changes. One unpleasant change that you may notice is that your feet and ankles begin to swell. The severity of the swelling can range from mild to quite extreme, depending on the time of the day and what the weather is like outside. Swelling is generally worse later in the day and during periods of hot weather.

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Tips for Drinking All the Water You Need While Pregnant

One of the worst things about pregnancy is the increased need to pass water. It can lead to a strong dislike for consuming liquids because it feels like every time you have a glass of water, it comes right out. Besides that, there is the fact that water doesn't have much taste to it. It's boring to drink glass after glass, yet most other beverages should be avoided because they could hurt the child.

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Pregnancy Tests are Getting Lighter: Do I need to Worry Now?

I was impatient because of excitement. When the test read BFP at 10 DPO, I gave the good news to everybody. However, you know, I wanted to be sure, so I took another one today. My heart sunk!

Now, I am having doubts. I took one last test, and there was barely a line at all! Pregnancy test results are getting lighter. Did I just get pregnant yesterday and now not anymore?

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I always feel wet down there. Am I pregnant? How to Be Sure?

I jumped from the seat! I just thought I had sudden bleeding. It was all clear. Why do I always feel a lot of wetness down there? Am I pregnant?

I am reliant on my cervical mucus in determining where I am at in my menstrual cycle. I heard that I could detect signs of pregnancy through its changes too.  I want to dig deeper if this is true. If you have the same watery discharge, then you might also be wondering what’s going on.

Please tell me that I am not alone.

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