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Is Sex Less Safe When A Woman Is On Her Period? by Dan and Jennifer .. Health Maven Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 10:00pm Everyone feels differently about sex on a woman’s period. Some women don’t mind it, other women won’t ever do it. The same goes for guys – some guys could care less if a woman is on her period or not, while other guys are going to steer clear during that time of the month. Besides personal preference, is there anything you should be worried about ... Read on »
Missed Period, Negative Pregnancy Tests, No regular symptoms, AM I PREGNANT? by tooyoung888 Posted Fri 01 Jan 2010 10:57pm  i was suppose to have my period about a week ago. I've taken 3 home pregnancy tests and all have been negative. Only symptom has been an increase in vaginal discharge (clear, white, no smell) other than that i'm on break so i haven't been stressed. AM I PREGNANT?? WHAT'S GOING ON!?! Read on »
Loss and Grief in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period by Atlanta Mom .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 9:10am According to the American Psychological Association and many other valid resources, death of a loved one while pregnant or postpartum is a risk factor for postpartum depression.  Grieving the death of someone near and dear to you, especially if this person would have been a support to you during your pregnancy or with your child, seems obvious. ... Read on »
How soon after a missed period can I take a home pregnancy test and get accurate results? by April G. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 12:01pm 4 Comments Many home pregnancy tests (HPTs) claim to be 99% accurate on the day you miss your period. But research suggests that most HPTs do not consistently spot pregnancy that early. And when they do, the results are often so faint they are misunderstood. If you can wait one week after your missed period, most home pregnancy tests will give you an accura ... Read on »
Can you get a negative pregnancy test when you have had no period? by Angela F Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:04pm This is the question that has been going around and around in my head over the last few days. Two more days until we can do the pregnancy test, and I have, somewhat naively, been hoping that no period = pregnant. But looking on blogs and other forums yesterday morning, it seems it can happen as it can take a few days for the period to come through. ... Read on »
Link to GREAT info on prescription meds during pregnancy by Atlanta Mom .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:17pm http://www.womensmentalhealth.org/specialty-clinics/psychiatric-disorders-during Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy-General Although pregnancy has typically been considered a time of emotional well being, recent studies suggest that up to 20% of women suffer from mood or anxiety disorders during pregnancy. Particularly vulnerable are th ... Read on »
Sickle Cell and Pregnancy by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 12 Apr 2011 8:24am Written by Sickle Cell Warrior on 12 April 2011 There have been many questions on the Sickle Cell Warriors Facebook page regarding being pregnant with sickle cell. Many of the women have shared their experiences with pregnancy, labor and delivery. The one consistent theme is that each an ... Read on »
PVED Medical FAQ by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm By: Dr. John S. Hesla, Medical Director- PVED How many embryos are considered a good number in a donor egg cycle? Since most fertility clinics transfer only two embryos or one embryo in an IVF cycle, it is not necessary to have a large number of embryos to achieve a healthy pregnancy. This is particularly true if the egg donor is youn ... Read on »
PVED Medical FAQ by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Jun 2009 11:57pm By: Dr. John S. Hesla, Medical Director- PVED How many embryos are considered a good number in a donor egg cycle? Since most fertility clinics transfer only two embryos or one embryo in an IVF cycle, it is not necessary to have a large number of embryos to achieve a healthy pregnancy. This is particularly true if the egg donor is yo ... Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »