Pregnancy

Recommended Reading Book for Parents of Premature Babies

When my preemie twin daughters were in the NICU, my “bible” was The Premature Baby Book: A Parents Guide to Coping and Caring in the First Years by Helen Harrison and Ann Kositsky. While it was originally published in 1983, most of the information was still relevant in 1994. In fact, between my two preemie …

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Pregnancy questions and answers for dummy partners

Being pregnant is not something easy to deal with, especially if the couple hasn’t gone through that ever before. The changes that take place during those nine months on the woman’s body are so many and intense that it is almost impossible for us men to understand. After I experienced my girlfriend’s first pregnancy I …

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Compression Stockings for Pregnant Mothers

Compression Stockings For Pregnant Mothers

During pregnancy, especially high-risk pregnancies such as carrying multiples, women may experience many changes to their bodies. Pregnancy can add pressure to the veins and legs causing circulatory symptoms such as swelling, spider veins and varicose veins. Maternity stockings / compression hosiery addresses these circulatory symptoms that are most prominent in ankles and lower legs …

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