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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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It’s BFP! 10 DPO Symptoms I need to share with you!

I am glad that I finally got my BFP. I was hoping for it but did not anticipate just much. It took me awhile the first time. However, I got it for 10 DPO, and it was a shocking surprise!

By the way, just in case it’s not yet clear to you, DPO means “Days Past Ovulation “and BFP is "Big Fat Positive". The first time I encountered these abbreviations, I was a bit puzzled before I did research. After joining some mom groups, I was acquainted with all the terms.

I noted down all my symptoms so I can share it with you. I know how much it helps to see that you are not the only one on this journey.

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What Does Morning Sickness Feel Like and How Do You Prevent It?

In the months leading to your pregnancy, you might have had the foresight to ask questions such as 'what does morning sickness feel like?' Many of these concerns are very quickly followed by what might just be the happiest moments of any parent's life. Bringing life into this world is by far one of the most glorious acts of love.

However, for about 80% of mothers-to-be, this joyous occasion is quickly followed by a few months that can be rather tough. This is especially true when they suddenly find themselves nauseated by the sight or even smell of certain types of food. Also known as NVP (Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy), morning sickness happens to be one of the most common conditions affecting mothers-to-be the world over. Here is what you need to know about morning sickness and how you can survive it.

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Getting to the Bottom of Pooping a Lot during Pregnancy

Should I be pooping a lot during pregnancy? Will I go from one extreme to the other in relation to bowel movements? How do I deal with this?

During pregnancy, your body goes through many changes. Your digestive and excretory systems are no different. So to address this question, we will look at these changes and how they affect your bowel movements. Also, we’ll look at what you can do to address these issues.

This information would help in maintaining a healthy and (dare I say?) comfortable pregnancy.

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What You Need to Know About Pink Discharge While Pregnant

Carrying a child is one of the best experiences in a woman's life. But it can come with a whirlwind of symptoms as well! During pregnancy, you might be noticing a lot of symptoms. From nausea to weird food cravings, you think that you've already seen it all! But there may be a time that you experience a pink discharge while pregnant.

And because miscarriages are often associated with blood or discomfort around your lower body, it may be a cause for alarm. Sure, you can go to a doctor, but to avoid spending too much time (and money!), I'll be talking about what a pink discharge means, may it be around your period or during pregnancy.

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Are You Spotting a Week Before Period? Here Are the Reasons Why!

As a woman, you'll be experiencing a lot of things, such as menstruation and pregnancy. While these are regular processes your body goes through, there may be times you'll feel discomfort or worried about the various symptoms you feel. If you're spotting a week before period, then you might wonder why it happens if you aren't due for your monthly menstruation yet.

Does it mean you're pregnant? A serious health condition? Or something you shouldn't worry about? Read on as I talk about what you need to know about spotting a week before period and if you'll need to worry about it in the long run.

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What Does Leukorrhea Look Like? The Facts You Should Know

Pregnancy is one of the most memorable moments of one's life. But it can also be a confusing time, especially when you suffer from a series of odd symptoms you can't seem to explain! One of them would be vaginal discharge, commonly known as leukorrhea in pregnancy. But what does leukorrhea look like and how can you differ it from normal discharge?

It might be confusing, especially for women who just started experiencing the many symptoms of pregnancy. Read on as I explain what leukorrhea is and what to expect when you experience this discharge!

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How important is Watery Discharge after Ovulation?

What does watery discharge after ovulation mean? Also, what can you do about it? If you have been keeping track of your menstrual cycle in hopes of conceiving, then naturally, your first assumption is that that you’re pregnant.

We will discuss the change of clear watery discharge as a sign of pregnancy and also other possible causes for this symptom. Moreover, you will gain some tips on how to deal with the discharge, specifically when it gets to be rather uncomfortable.

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Why is your Stomach Tightening during Early Pregnancy?

You haven’t been pregnant for long, but your stomach is already tightening and you want to know why. There are a wide variety of answers, most of them are not much to worry about, such as your baby’s growing, false labor contractions, indigestion problems, or post-coital discomfort. However, in some cases of your stomach tightening during early pregnancy, you might want to contact a doctor right away, especially if false labor symptoms are severe.

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