Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Pressure, Stuffiness, and Clog in Ears During Pregnancy?

One of the most annoying things in pregnancy that comes and goes for me is “hearing my own heartbeat” in my ears. It feels like I’m on a plane and the pressure is developing and I can hear myself talk, … Continue reading

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Labor Notes- First, Second, Third, and Fourth Stages of Labor and Delivery

It’s so hard to find information on all the stages of labor. My husband is in another country and we’re trying to “time” when he should come here and unfortunately all women are different so you don’t know if the … Continue reading

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Haematopathology Test Week 24 of Pregnancy

I finally got the formal report back from my 1 hour glucose instead of the verbal dialogue they gave me and found out they also did some blood tests to my surprise! At first I was wondering why the doctor … Continue reading

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Burping During Pregnancy: First, Second, and Third Trimester Nightmares…

Some people get burping during pregnancy in the first trimester, some in the second, and some in the third. Burping for me was a natural reaction in the first trimester. It had different effects on different days for me. What … Continue reading

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Why Stress Causes Miscarriages in Pregnancy

I really don’t like writing about unhappy things but who does? I felt a need to write this piece to encourage and warn the women out there why it’s so important to keep happy during your pregnancy as your baby … Continue reading

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My Experience With CVS Chorionic Villus Sampling

As you read in my previous posts, my blood screening odds came out unfavorable in my “own” opinion as well as the doctors. They sent me to a genetic counselor. I felt awful being offered a “genetic counselor” actually. I … Continue reading

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Nuchal Translucency Screening – NT Scan for First Trimester Pregnancy Screening

Here’s the second part of doing the first trimester screening. You have to combine this scan with your blood result. We wrote about our blood result in a previous post for First Trimester Blood Screening. This is all to see … Continue reading

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Spotting During Pregnancy for Women with Endometriosis

So being pregnant is scary enough but to see spotting? It could make you want to faint right? I’ve done some research and many women with endometriosis have spotting during pregnancy. Women in general have some spotting during pregnancy and … Continue reading

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We’re Pregnant!…With Endometriosis and Endometrioma

We’re Pregnant!

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Calculating Whether Your First Trimester Maternal Blood Screening Test Probability of Down Syndrome or Trisomy 21 / Trisomy 18

So you think your worries stop at getting pregnant? No way. The scary part comes after. Now that you have a precious little life in you,  you have to endure more tests. However, now you’re more connected with your body … Continue reading

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