Archive for The Seventh Month

Orgasm And Baby’s Kicking

Feb 03, 2011 No Comments by

No matter what you do these days, your baby’s along for the ride. And when it comes to love making, the ride can make baby very sleepy. The rocking motion of sex and the rhythmic uterine contractions that follow orgasm often lull fetuses to dreamland. Some babies, on the other hand (because every baby’s an individual), become […]

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5 Ways To Relieve Lower Back And Leg Pain(Sciatica) During Pregnancy

Jan 29, 2011 No Comments by

Sounds like your baby’s getting on your nerves—your sciatic nerve, that is. Towards the middle to the end of your pregnancy, your baby begins to settle into the proper position for birth (a big positive ). In doing that, however, his or her head — and the weight of your ever-enlarging uterus — may settle […]

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8 Ways To Prevent Swelling During Pregnancy

Jan 27, 2011 No Comments by

Your belly’s not the only thing that’s swelling these days. That puff mama look often extends to the extremities, too. And although all that swelling’s not so swell—especially as your shoes & watch get uncomfortably tight and your rings become harder & harder to pry off your fingers—mild swelling (akaedema) of the ankles, feet, & […]

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What You Can Expect At This Month’s Checkup

Dec 22, 2010 No Comments

A couple of new items are on the agenda at this month’s checkup, along with the old standards. As you enter your last trimester, you can expect your practitioner to check the following, though there may be variations depending on your particular needs and your practitioner’s style of practice: Weight and blood pressure Urine, for […]

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What You May Be Feeling

Dec 18, 2010 No Comments

As always, remember that every pregnancy and every woman is different. You may experience all of these symptoms at one time or another, or only a few of them. Some may have continued from last month, others may be new. Still others may be hardly noticed because you’ve become so used to them. You may also have […]

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Approximately 28 To 31 Weeks

Dec 02, 2010 1 Comment

Your Baby This Month Week 28. This week, your amazing baby has reached two and a half pounds and may be almost 16 inches long. Baby’s skill of the week : blinking. Yes, along with the other tricks in a growing repertoire that already including coughing, sucking, hiccupping, and taking practice breaths, your baby can […]

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