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The Ultimate Guide to Packing your Hospital Bag

The Ultimate Guide to Packing your Hospital Bag is a handy list of things you don’t want to forget when getting your bag ready.  You will need some things for your newborn as well. You will need: Maternity Notes and Birthing Plan Clothes – something old to birth in that you don’t mind getting messy and […] Read more…

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Your Pregnancy Guide to 3D Ultrasound

What Exactly is an Ultrasound? All types of ultrasound are a simple medical procedure which is otherwise known as a scan. This involves high frequency sound waves transmitted through the body and then picked up on a screen. During pregnancy, a device known as a transducer is used to move along the mother’s abdomen and […] Read more…

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Your Pregnancy Guide to 2D Ultrasound

Are 2D Ultrasounds Safe? Many parents worry about the safety of pregnancy ultrasounds. However, ultrasounds have been used during pregnancy for over 30 years, and to date there is no evidence that they harm either the mother or her baby. Because ultrasound relies on sound waves and not radiation, like X-rays do, they are much […] Read more…

Leticia’s Birth Story

Hey there my name is Leticia and would like to tell you my birth story. I had a car accident when I was about 9 years old. I was run over 3 times by a car and left for dead. My doctors told me that I would not conceive so no to having kids. It […] Read more…

How Early Can You Test for Pregnancy?

How Early Can You Test for Pregnancy?

How early can you test for pregnancy after intercourse? Read on to learn more. A pregnancy test detects the presence of the pregnancy hormone hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) either in the blood or in the urine. The hCG in the urine comes from the hCG in the blood after it was filtered through the kidney. After ovulation, […] Read more…

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