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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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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 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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