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Is 45 Too Old to Have a Baby and be a Mom?

As I was waiting for my OB for my appointment, I cannot help but look at the rest of the expecting women on the line. I observed that most of them are in their twenties, lively and full of energy. No doubt that all have healthy pregnancies. Maybe it was I talking, with all the insecurity and anxiety of becoming a mom again at a later age.

Is 45 too old to have a baby?

Do you have an idea how a woman in her prime copes up with conceiving her first child, or like me, who got pregnant after my son turned eight last month? When exactly is it too late to conceive?

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How Many Acupuncture Sessions Do I Need to Get Pregnant?

I faint at the sight of needles. However, if pricking me with it many times can help so I can have a baby, then I will do it. I heard that acupuncture had become a favorite trend in women who are longing to become moms like me. How many acupuncture sessions do I need to get pregnant? 

I thought that acupuncture is just an alternative medicine for the relief of some minor pains and for relaxation. I did not know that besides those advantages, it aids in increasing fertility as well. Are you a believer in ancient alternative medicine?

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What Causes this Burning Sensation in Uterus During Early Pregnancy?

My first pregnancy was a phase filled with anxiety, excitement, confusions, and of course, questions. It could be because the experience is so new to me; I could not contain the surging emotions as well as thoughts within me. Every time I feel something new, I ponder endlessly and worry. When I felt a burning sensation in the uterus during early pregnancy, can you guess how anxious I have been?

You will agree as a mother that nothing more can make you apprehensive than the disturbing fear that something wrong might be happening to your child inside your belly. Hence, I want to talk about this sensation in the first trimester of pregnancy. Do you believe it is harmless?

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How to Plan a Baby Shower

If you have a friend or a loved one who is an expectant mom, taking on the role of hostess for their baby shower can be a great way to celebrate their new bundle of joy. Hosting a baby shower, however, requires careful planning to make it memorable and fun for all the guests.

During a baby shower, unless you’re planning to have a sit-down event, it’s best to go with easy-to-eat food. You can check out the options from companies like SnackNation for delicious but reasonably-priced treats.

Here are some of the top considerations that you should keep in mind when planning a baby shower:

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11 Safe and Natural Pain Relievers When Pregnant

You can't measure the joy of being a mom in any possible way. It’s a mother’s pride that can’t be taken by anyone. But along with the anticipation of the baby’s arrival, are the discomfort and pain during the pregnancy.

But don’t let the challenges give you stress. There are plenty of safe and natural pain relievers that can help when you’re pregnant. Don’t let your guards down but bring your hopes up. Expecting a baby is a journey after all.

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How to Pass the Glucose tolerance test during pregnancy without worries?

The question sounds so tricky. In reality, this test will tell you the truth whether you like it or not. How to pass glucose tolerance test during pregnancy? Passing is possible, but you must work hard to get the result that you want.

Having gestational diabetes when you are pregnant is no joke. The condition puts you and the baby in danger of health problems that may be long-term. There is no way that I will encourage you to find ways to pass the test when in all honesty you must not. However, I will guide you in taking this glucose tolerance test the right way.

Just because I care for you, and your baby, let us do this!

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Ovary Twinges before Period: What is the Reason behind?

It is true that feeling pain could cause worry if not panic especially when you have not experienced such a condition before. Some do not have this problem, but I admit that my ovary twinges before my menstrual period. It does not happen to me often, but when it does, it really hurts like a quick stabbing pain or a stretch of inside muscles. The on and off pings could be mild at times, but I observed that it often occur at the right side of my lower belly.

However, the feeling could be different for you since we all have our own stories. Do you know why it happens?

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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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