Archive for December, 2010

Approximately 18 To 22 Weeks

Dec 01, 2010 No Comments

Your Baby This Month Week 18. At five and a half inches long and about 5 ounces in weight, your baby is filling out nicely and getting large enough that you might even be feeling those twists, rolls, kicks, and punches he or she is perfecting. Another set of skills your baby is mastering now is […]

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Hormones/Maternity Record

Dec 01, 2010 No Comments

Hormones play an important part during pregnancy and labour. The prime source of the hormones related to pregnancy are the ovaries during the early stages, and than the  placenta once it is established at around 12 weeks. These hormones dictate how fast the fetus grows and are responsible  for the changes in your breasts and […]

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Booking – In/Routine Tests

Dec 01, 2010 No Comments

Your first ante-natal check-up  will take place between eight and 12 weeks, either at yours doctor’s surgery or at the hospital where you plan to give birth. This first visit is usually referred to as the booking-in clinic. You will be asked a lot of personal questions about your health, family medical history, and possibly […]

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