Archive for September, 2011

  • Managing Labor Pain

    Monday, September 19th, 2011

    Labor is a natural — although challenging — process. No two women have the same degree of labor pain, and no two labors are exactly alike. Ultimately, you need to choose the pain relief option that’s right for you.

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  • What Is Your Maternity Medical Coverage?

    Thursday, September 15th, 2011

    All the recent controversy over a new health care plan has reminded me about the maternity medical coverage items you’ll want to investigate with your own insurance company.

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  • Morning, Noon and Night Sickness

    Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

    I couldn’t help thinking about my own experience of it with Alexander. For people who have never experienced motion sickness or “morning” sickness (also called hyperemesis), the ability to understand the misery of it is virtually impossible. I recently read an article written by a Washington Post journalist about her own experience with severe hyperemesis. It can be a rough road. The good news is that for most of us, it passes by the end of the first trimester. Mine stopped abruptly at 14 weeks at which point I ate a huge plate of spaghetti — easily the best meal I’ve ever had.

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