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What it's like to have COVID-19 while pregnant

Pregnant With COVID-19: What You Should Do If You Get Coronavirus While Pregnant

With COVID-19 sweeping across the globe, the majority of us are a bit uneasy about our personal health and safety. For at-risk groups, the scare can be even larger, causing a lot of discomfort and general worry. Of the at-risk groups that are being exposed to coronavirus, pregnant women are showing a tremendous amount of

healthy ways to induce labor

5 ways healthy ways to help induce labor

These are the most effective ways that I have found to induce labor over my past three pregnancies. I have tried getting prenatal massages which have helped, but I don't believe they are as effective as sex and nipple stimulation. I would highly suggest having your membrane stripped by a professional doctor or nurse from your OB/GYN. You won't need to do that unless you are going in for a doctor visit to plan an induction date. When we visited our OB/GYN to plan an induction date we had roughly 7 days to try as many things as we could to induce labor. Luckily, I started to have labor contractions two days before my induction date. Once you are on your 40th or 41st week of pregnancy... you're going to want to try to induce labor with the ways...

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5 stress relieving items you can get to prepare for labor

Labor contractions are painful. How painful are labor contractions? Labor contractions feel like menstrual cramps but they come in much more intense waves. Many women choose to get an epidural to help reduce pain. Epidurals are a safe procedure that the CDC reports are used by 61% of women who have vaginal births. Whether you