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How to Prevent Miscarriage

Preventing a miscarriage is very difficult. There is no medication to stop it from happening once the fetus and placenta have begun to separate from the uterine lining. If a miscarriage is threatening in the first trimester, your doctor or midwife will attempt to determine the cause of bleeding or spotting by: – Carefully reviewing …

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How to Recover Your Body after Giving Birth

If you had a vaginal delivery, by the second day you will feel pain and swelling in your perineum, the opening to your vagina. You may also feel pain and soreness from your stitches if you’ve had an episiotomy. The discomfort may make it uncomfortable to sit down. Analgesic pain medication should alleviate this discomfort, …

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Pain Relief in Labor

As you near the end of your pregnancy, be sure to discuss with your doctor or midwife your options for pain relief during your delivery. Sometimes you and the doctor can predict what you’ll need, and sometimes changes during labor will mean that you won’t have a choice. It’s important to keep an open mind …

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Is Bed Rest an Effective Treatment ?

There’s a range of opinions regarding bed rest. Most obstetric providers believe it is beneficial in some cases, although most agree that following the prescription is not easy and not without some side effects. Bed rest was first prescribed in England in the 1920s when a British physician noticed that twins born to middle-class women …