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Vaginal Spotting or Bleeding by cj Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 12:00am We all know that vaginal spotting or bleeding is usually the first sign of miscarriage. However, not all pregnant women having some bleeding or spotting in early pregnancy end up in miscarriage. You might feel abdominal pain. You may also feel crampy or persistent, mild or sharp, or may feel more like low back pain or pelvic pressure. Did ... Read on »
Test Might Spot Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication by Medline Plus Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 1:00pm Preeclampsia leads to dangerous spikes in blood pressure, but 'biomarker' test might detect it early, researchers say Monday, September 13, 2010 MONDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Women can be vulnerable to sudden, sometimes dangerous spikes in blood pressure during pregnancy, part of a condition cal ... Read on »
WHEN YOUR EARLY PREGNANCY SYMPTOMS SUDDENLY DISSAPPEARS by Triumph Posted Thu 14 Apr 2011 12:00am image by:  http://www.ehealthhut.com For a couple of my miscarriages, my early pregnancy symptoms just suddenly disappeared and I knew something was wrong.  As a result of this, when I was pregnant with my son and had days when my pregnancy symptoms would be mild or not even present at all, I immediately began to worry.  I remember when ... Read on »
WHEN YOUR EARLY PREGNANCY SYMPTOMS SUDDENLY DISSAPPEARS by Triumph Posted Thu 14 Apr 2011 12:17pm image by:  http://www.ehealthhut.com For a couple of my miscarriages, my early pregnancy symptoms just suddenly disappeared and I knew something was wrong.  As a result of this, when I was pregnant with my son and had days when my pregnancy symptoms would be mild or not even present at all, I immediately began to worry.  I remember when ... Read on »
Pregnancy Tests by Mary R. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 11:46am How do pregnancy tests work? Pregnancy tests look for a special hormone in the urine or blood that is only there when a woman is pregnant. This hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), can also be called the pregnancy hormone. The pregnancy hormone, hCG, is made in your body when a fertilized egg implants in the uterus. This usually ha ... 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 »
Where it all began ... Payton's birth story by Bethany B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:18pm In April 2005, I went through IVF in order to try to get pregnant with my second child. Success ... it worked the first time! We were ecstatic, as going through all those infertility treatments {i.e. shots, monitoring, egg retrieval, etc} is very stressful. I had some "old blood" spotting early in my pregnancy, but it was always written off as no ... Read on »
Spot On by Katie Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm First off, thank you for the wonderfully supportive comments. I wanted to check in today and let you know that I am still spotting, but it seems to be less and is all that brown "old blood" stuff that is supposedly okay. I don't trust spotting, it has never heralded good things for me in early pregnancy, but I am trying to keep a positive outlook ... Read on »
A health and fitness post to kick off the New Year by Caroline A. Posted Mon 02 Jan 2012 7:15am I started this blog a little over a year ago. At that time it had a heavy focus on my journey through post pregnancy weight loss, healthy eating and lifting weights/ fitness. Then by the summer I had reached my goal. We were eating clean. I was exercising and lifting heavy and I was down to my lowest weight since my very early 20's. In August ... Read on »
Can I be pregnant and still have vaginal bleeding? by April G. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 12:04pm 2 Comments Yes. Up to 25 percent of pregnant women have light vaginal bleeding, or spotting, during the first trimester. In most cases, spotting is not a sign of a problem. Light bleeding in the first trimester is often caused by the implantation of the fertilized egg in the wall of the uterus. This implantation bleeding usually happens 10 days or so after ... Read on »