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25 newest comments

nicolemcq (30.2 days ago)
In Fertility > Pregnancy tests
Hi ladies , My period is a normal 3 days ,so I had my period on April 11, 2015 , then it came again May 9, 2015 an ended on 10th of may but now I started bleeding on June 4, 2015 but my period isn`t due until June 6, 2015 do you think I could be pregnant an If so when is it best to take a pregnancy test ?





Gypsy_True (98.8 days ago)
In Fertility > Pre conception
@Unsure - “Hi guys it`s me agai...„
All I can really say is just for you to relax and be patient. No one will be able to tell you anything, honestly. Just give it time, take a test and go from there.

In time you will get your baby. Good luck <3





Unsure (101.2 days ago)
In Fertility > Pre conception
Hi guys it`s me again well as you know my period is very irregular and we`ll in the middle of the individual had several cramping on the one side and we`ll I was told I was ovulating and we`ll the previous day before the pain and the day after the pain my fiance and I did the baby dance and we`ll know I am tired my tummy feels all funny. Anyone with insight please help





Gypsy_True (115.6 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
@lindamami - “I just found out I`m...„
How far along are you? Have you been to your first check up? Cramps and stomach pains are never a good sign. I am not trying to scare you, but just make sure to take it easy and relax. If you are 9wks or beyond you can schedule and appointment with your doctor/midwife and be seen. If not, then I would go to the ER and see about getting an ultrasound just to ease your mind. Bless you and good luck.





lindamami (132.2 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
I just found out I`m pregnant and I keep getting bad cramps and stomach pains. Is that normal and for how long am I going to get them??





kelseyolo (139.3 days ago)
In Fertility > Pregnancy tests
hi, my last period was January 17th 2015, I had surgery august 5th to remove scar tissue blocking both my tubes and cause irregular periods, it had went regular 28 days a month after surgery and had been regular up until this month, was suppose to get it two days ago tested yesterday and got a bfn.. I am trying for a baby could I possibly still be pregnant and just ovulated late and that`s why it was negative ?





lisamariecole (158.9 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation





flo5356 (171.2 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
11 weeks today i am so scared and so nerves i am just wandering when is the safe zone so you don`t have a miscarry. i have 2





keeshme (171.8 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
21Wks6days..I`m finally having a baby girl!!my last my fourth. The boys n i can`t wait to meet her





Christine Stewart (183.3 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
Just found out I`m pregnant, my cycle is so irregular I can never keep up but the last known period makes me at 13 weeks. I`m up 5 lbs and up a from 36 B cup to a C cup.. Is this normal so soon? This will be my second child.. My appointment is the 26th of this month I`m scared what if I`m holding twins.. My moms dad was a twin..





laurenjacs (183.7 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation





laurenjacs (183.7 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation





leanne26 (188.5 days ago)
In x > Stillbirth
I had a still birth lost my daughter at 36weeks and 4days she died from placental abruption. I lost her in july 2014.





Amy537 (190.9 days ago)
In x > Extended Family
I am 40 with 4 living children, this Baby is quite the surprise for us. I am waiting to tell some family members until after the Holidays simply because we didn`t want any bad comments to ruin our Christmas. This Baby is very unexpected but very wanted and I hope my Family will only share their happiness with us.





meekspirit00 (220.8 days ago)
In Health and Development > Constipation
`There are also treatments available which can be taken if the problem becomes extreme, which will not harm your baby. Discuss with your caregiver what is available and what are best for your particular problem`

In Re: of this, I wonder what those remedies/Treatments are, because i have tried everything to coconut water, to Milk of Mag( bad idea by the way for me,cramping and tenderness for 2 days with lots of gas and minimal BM`s) fiber adds more bulk and drink water till i feel water logged...

i have tried nearly everything, leafy green vegetables, to fruit and veggie blended up into a smoothie in a blender, bran cereal, you name it, i`ve eaten it or tried it...aside from an emema...





meekspirit00 (220.8 days ago)
In Growth and Development > Pacifiers
i gave both my boys a pacifier when they were babies lol the NUK brand i liked best, their teeth are perfect as so is the shape of their mouth aside of hereditary overbite they got from me, One needed braces and the other had a set of perfect teeth according to his dentist, both have zero cavities, i also gave floride and brushed their little teeth, and tossed the pacifier when the pacifier got old and yucky, and i took the binkie away when they turned 2 and only allowed it at bedtime and when it would fall out of their mouth while they slept, i would sneak it away and hide it, sooner or later they just forgot about it by the time they were 3 years old. this was 24.5 year ago.

This time with this new baby, I really have no idea what i`m going to decide LOL new studies show us new things.

I was an avid thumbsucker for years into my adulthood and my teeth paid for it as well as my self esteem, i had to wear braces as a grown up!

but suffered teasing as a teenager due to bucked teeth and my parent couldnt affort braces for me back then.

I am on the fence on this topic lol





meekspirit00 (220.8 days ago)
In Growth and Development > Smoking
I stopped smoking the day i found 2 lines on a HPT, cold turkey.

my guilty conscience rules me, how I managed the cravings was drink alot of water, went for walks, took a shower to comfort myself because you cant smoke in the shower lol ( well i suppose you can, but i never had luck with it LOL), and would I put my hand on my tummy whenever I craved a cigarette, imagining my baby would cry or beg me to stop abusing her/him before she/he was born, my conscience can be a cruel monster, but, the truth hurts when reality sets in.

i have been a smoker for 27 years, but in my pregnancies, i stoppd for the love of my child and I could wait out the 9 months till baby was born before i started up again (after they were born) ( stupid me on my part, havign to torture myself over and over again :( )
FACT: after 3 solid weeks of absolute NO smoking and NO NRT( nicotine replacement therapy) the nicotine is out of your system.

after that it is soley the habit your fighting against, I keep suckers on hand, for the hand to mouth habit, and took up crocheting a blanket for my sweet bundle of joy.
it is a labor of love to stop smoking while your pregnant. and anyone can do it for at least the duration of their pregnancy.I did it, and i loved to smoke!

my 2 oldest children who are grown up now, Do NOT smoke! i thank my lucky stars for that.
i had half a mind when i did start back up, i was a severe closet smoker , hiding it from them, smelling like a 2 bit whore with cheap cologne and lots of changing of clothes and washing laundry and never ever smoke around them or get caught by them, as it would devestate me of why i hate myself so much to hurt myself, what will they do without me? they are my babies and i am commiting slow suicide in front of them, No i cared to much for my kids, but i hid my dirty secret for years and felt just as guilty.

I do not plan on taking it up again, as i an now 44 years old, pregnant with my 3rd child. out of 5 pregnancies, 3 of them ended in a loss. I wont take a gamble on the life of my child they are so so precisous.

I do not judge against others of those who continue to smoke, i only pity that the stronghold of cigarette smoking has on us who have been through it first hand.

if you need someone to talk to that has been there like I have, you may contact me for support, add me as a contact, i will talk you off the ledge while your craving is beating you up.

At least being able to bitch about not being to smoke to someone else who understands that kind of pain of withdrawl will at least take your mind off of it for that moment anyway.

Good luck and congradulations on your new life ahead, as a non smoker and your new baby.
Peace, Love and Joy to you all
love,
--Meekspirit





meekspirit00 (220.8 days ago)
In Fertility > Pregnancy tests
@Unsure - “Hi there I am new to...„
did your Aunt Flo show up yet? your topic was written a week ago, if your period didn`t show and HPT say neg., see your doctor is all i can suggest.





linaaxdreams (221.8 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
32 weeks & I cant wait <3





Wisani (257.8 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
Hello, I`m 34 weeks today, i can`t wait to hold my bundle of joy. He always bring a smile on my face when i feel him moving in my tummy. Only six weeks to go





Wisani (257.8 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation





yvetteperez30 (313.5 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
I am pregnant with my third child and currently still six weeks and I feel horrible, I am sick all day everyday and don`t know what to do, sometimes I just cry . . .





james (319.7 days ago)
In Fertility > Pregnancy tests
my last was menstruation was on 5th august 2014 but on the I saw blood spot and serve pain , it stop just after some minutes. now I some time have adomen and backache and little bleed it disappear for even three days. is they something wrong I took my clomid treat 4 the second time and I was with my husband from 6 -12 august 2014





Beckandmick (325 days ago)
In Health and Development > In your 30s
Hi there bit nervous at the age of 39 the last one was 5 years ago





keishastarr (339.5 days ago)
In Health and Development > Development animation
Tomorrow I`ll be 12 weeks and I;m super excited. This is my first pregnancy and I can`t wait to meet my prince or princess... P.S... Am I the only nervous one who thinks about her pregnancy 24/7? LOL







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