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Can Pregnant Women Eat Crawfish?

A question that is often brought up around lovers of Cajun food is can pregnant women eat crawfish. It's easy to see why. Who doesn’t love a great Étouffée or Jambalaya to spice things up every now and then? So you might think it would be hard to give up for the next 9 months.

Well, if you’re pregnant, you might have to err on the side of caution. This doesn’t mean avoiding crawfish altogether. Instead, you’ll have to limit your portions and how often you eat it. Furthermore, if you cook a dish that contains crawfish, then you will need to take extra care in the preparation.

Thus, we’ll look at the answer to the question of “can pregnant women eat crawfish?” (Yes, in small amounts.) Some valuable information would also include its nutritional value and the reasons for limiting the quantity. And we’ll also look at the reasons behind the warning of consuming too much seafood during pregnancy.

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How Long Does Pre-Labor Last?

The last few weeks of pregnancy can be such an exciting time! Not only will you be busy preparing for your future child, but you'll also be experiencing a whole lot of firsts, such as pre-labor. But while pre-labor is exciting, it isn't such a walk in the park either. Most women wonder: "How long does pre-labor last?"

You might want to get the symptoms over with and move on to the next chapter of your life with your child! So instead of waiting and worrying about the pain, I talk about what you need to know about pre-labor and how long it lasts for.

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What is the difference between ultrasound and sonogram?

If this is your first pregnancy, you might wonder if there’s a difference between an ultrasound and sonogram. These diagnostics provide a way to check on the baby’s progress in development. Also, obstetricians use this imaging to check on the placenta and other areas surrounding the baby.

The best part about this exam is that causes absolutely no harm to the baby.

So we’ll look at the difference in both types ultrasound and sonogram as well as the purposes they serve. I also included some information on to how to prepare and what to expect in case this is your first procedure.

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What Does Implantation Feel Like?

If you're trying to get pregnant, then you'll need to know that other things happen during the baby making process! Implantation is one of the important things to learn about when attempting to bear a child. It will help determine whether you are pregnant or not. This process has a few symptoms you experience, which may make you wonder: "What does implantation feel like?"

Implantation may be a bit confusing at first, but once you figure out the symptoms and how long it takes, you'll be able to prepare yourself for what's to come during this process. Read on as I talk about what you need to know regarding implantation and how it feels like.

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What Does a Soft Cervix Mean?

During pregnancy, there is a lot of symptoms and terms you'll need to learn about. Not only will this help you become fully knowledgeable about your pregnancy and the health of your baby, but it will also help you know about what you can do to keep you and your child safe. You might have learned about having a soft cervix from your doctor. But what does a soft cervix mean?

If you're wondering what a soft cervix means and what its root causes are, then read on as I talk about soft cervixes and how it may affect your 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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