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Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy is meant to be a magical time, but it can come with its share of hiccups. Read about a range of pregnancy complications and how to navigate them.

Pregnancy In Your 40s: Everything You Need To Know

Pregnancy In Your 40s: Everything You Need To Know

Having a baby at 40 does come with some added risk. The older a woman gets, the higher the risk for premature labor, miscarriage and other complications. But, don’t let the words “advanced maternal age” scare you – you can still have a healthy pregnancy in your forties! Whether it’s your first child or your third, here’s everything you need to know about pregnancy after 40.

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I Had A Natural Childbirth, But I’m Not Sure I’d Do It Again

I Had A Natural Childbirth, But I’m Not Sure I’d Do It Again

Most mamas-to-be stress over the decision to have a natural, vaginal childbirth, yet all birth is natural. What we should be focusing on is not the details in how our babies come to us, but how we can best be supported before, during, and after childbirth.

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Understanding Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Understanding Hyperemesis Gravidarum

If you’re a fan of Kate Middleton or Amy Schumer, then you’ve probably heard the term, hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). In a nutshell, it’s the most severe form of pregnancy sickness. Here to help us understand the condition and why pregnant women with HG are suffering more than they should is Caitlin Kay-Smith, founder of Hyperemesis Gravidarum Australia and mama of one.

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What Causes Morning Sickness & How To Minimize It

What Causes Morning Sickness & How To Minimize It

Morning sickness occurs in 50% – 70% of all pregnancies, usually between weeks six through sixteen. Sometimes nausea and/or vomiting can return at the end of pregnancy, or it can last the entire time, it’s different for every woman. In this article we share why it happens and how to minimize it.

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