Am I Pregnant? Early Indications of Pregnancy

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A missed period is the most common early sign of pregnancy for most women. However, there are other less noticeable signs that may indicate that conception has occurred; these indications may be present even before an over-the-counter test can detect pregnancy. While nothing can replace the advice of a medical doctor, knowledge of the early… Continue reading Am I Pregnant? Early Indications of Pregnancy

Miscarriage: Warning Signs, Treatments, and Outcomes

Miscarriage can be a disappointing and frightening experience for expectant mothers. Many women are unaware of the symptoms of miscarriage and may not even realize that the pregnancy has terminated until their next visit to the obstetrician. This can lead to serious health problems and may even put the woman’s life at risk. Knowing and… Continue reading Miscarriage: Warning Signs, Treatments, and Outcomes

Basics of Conception and Ovulation: Ovulation 101

A normal process in the female reproductive cycle, ovulation usually passes unnoticed and is of little importance at most times. However, couples who are trying to conceive may find that ovulation suddenly becomes a major subject of discussion and precisely timing this biological event rises to near paramount importance in their conception efforts. Understanding what… Continue reading Basics of Conception and Ovulation: Ovulation 101