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I'm 15 Weeks Pregnant and Have No Support System: Advice?

I’m 15 Weeks Pregnant and Have No Support System: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about finding support during her pregnancy. She says she is 15 weeks pregnant, and though she is with the father of the child, he is currently injured and unable to help with many of the things she needs help with. She has health concerns as well, along with housing and financial issues. What can she do? Who can she turn to?

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Announce They Are Expecting Their Fifth Child Just Four Months After Devastating Miscarriage

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Announce They Are Expecting Their Fifth Child Just Four Months After Devastating Miscarriage

A ray of hope in this dark, dark world. Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria Baldwin, just announced that they are expecting their fifth child. The joyous news comes just four months after Hilaria suffered a miscarriage in November of 2019. She also suffered a miscarriage in April of 2019. Hilaria Baldwin shared a short video to Instagram in which you can hear her baby’s heartbeat. “Sound up,” her caption begins. “I’ll let the baby do the talking because I don’t have the words to express how this sound makes us feel. Just got the great news that all is well and all is healthy with this little munchkin. I wanted to share this with you. Here we go again.” The Baldwins are parents to daughter Carmen Gabriela, 6, and sons Romeo Alejandro David, 11 months, Leonardo Ángel Charles, 3, and Rafael Thomas, 4. Alec also has a 24-year-old daughter, Ireland Baldwin, whom he shares with his ex, Kim Bassinger. RELATED: Hilaria Baldwin Pens an Emotionally Raw Essay About the Miscarriage She Endured in November Hilaria suffered two miscarriages in 2019 and has been very vocal about her difficult experiences with both fans and the media. After the first miscarriage in April of …

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Pregnant Women In The UK Are Being Told To Stay Home For 3 Months But A Doctor Around The Globe Disagrees

Pregnant Women in the UK Are Being Told to Stay Home for 3 Months But Elsewhere, Doctors Disagree with This Advice

Pregnant women in the UK are being informed they will need to stay indoors for three months as they are the most vulnerable to coronavirus.

The Effects of Smoking While Pregnant: These Are the Dangers to Your Baby

The Effects of Smoking While Pregnant: These Are the Dangers to Your Baby

There are some mixtures that definitely go together, like ice tea and lemonade, or cake and ice cream, but smoking while you’re pregnant is not one of those things that makes a great combination. On top of it being just a horrible idea, it presents a host of other problems that could alter your life and your child’s life in an exceptionally negative way.

Has anyone else had problems breathing during pregnancy?

Any other manma’s have severe breathing problems while pregnant? I don’t have asthma or breathing problems and I was sent to the ER by my OB/GYN on Wednesday because of it. They found absolutely nothing wrong but but oxygen levels were low (~70%) and my fingers turned blue under the nails. They got it back to normal and ran all kinds of tests and even did chest x-rays to see and my lungs and airways are clear. I’m having problems again (I was fine and feeling normal after oxygen was given on Wednesday night up until Saturday) and they keep saying its nothing just a big baby pushing on my diaphragm and to relax, but even relaxing doesn’t help. Doesn’t matter how I sit or lay down (on my side, elevated or reclined) I’m still having problems. I’ve tried wearing a belly band and using pillows and still nothing helps. Idk what else to do and I called the after hours at my Drs (As they are closed on weekends plus she’s on vacation) and the Dr that was on call was useless and told me to go to the ER again which I did (luckily didn’t need oxygen that …

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Could you tell me your experience with being diagnosed with pre-eclampsia?

So I’m 33 weeks and the last few weeks my blood pressure has been all over the place my doctor is making me do a 24 hour urine collection to see if I have preeclampsia I was just wondering if you guys could tell me your experience with preeclampsia like the symptoms you had before you were diagnosed and what happened after you were diagnosed thank you ???? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Does bleeding during first trimester mean miscarriage?

Has anyone bled during first trimester and not had a miscarriage? I am bleeding and went to the hospital they said they need to test my blood again and then will give me results Monday I’m freaking out and need help easing my mind and anxiety. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Have any other moms dealt with placenta previa?

I am currently 26 weeks and 1 days pregnant. At 22 weeks I was diagnosed with vasa placenta previa. My doctors are watching me closely and I’m currently on pelvic rest until I have our baby. I’m scared to death of this whole situation and would like to hear positive stories from other moms whom have dealt with this. Thank you so much!‚ù§Ô∏è Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Are pregnancies after tubes being tied considered high risk?

My cousin had her tubes tied almost 2.5yr ago and now is pregnant with twins. I was under the impression if you got pregnant with your tubes tied you were concerned high risk pregnancy.. I got my info from my Dr when I had mine tied. Her Dr told her she wouldn’t be concerned high risk and hasn’t done any testing or ultrasounds yet and and she’s almost 5months. I’ve tried telling her to get a second opinion. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Have you ever had an ectopic pregnancy?

Has anyone had an ectopic pregnancy before? If so, how was your experience? Did it go away on it’s own? Did you have surgery? Did it rupture and had to have emergency surgery? My doctor believes I have an ectopic pregnancy. I found out I was pregnant December 10th – I was actually scheduled for tubal ligation on Dec. 11th so that had to be postponed. My doctor checked me and said I had a little bit of bleeding that day – to keep an eye out. I ended up bleeding that whole week with mild cramping. Turns out I had a miscarriage. Went in on Monday for a follow up, my HCG levels dropped significantly to 145 from 2780. My doctor did an ultrasound and found a “stretch” near my right ovary of which he firmly believes it may be a tubal pregnancy. He sent me to another specialist to take a look, they did blood work on Monday and my HCG dropped from 145 to 61, they all said it’s a good thing. I just got back from another follow up and my HCG dropped to 50. The doctor believes if it’s a tubal pregnancy that it is …

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