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The First Maternity Clothes to Buy

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Shopping for maternity clothing can be daunting, because you need to to choose an entirely new wardrobe to fit your rapidly-changing body -- while at the same time, letting you stay just as stylish as ever. How can you get clothes to start your new wardrobe off right? We asked two pregnancy fashion experts.

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What Does an Elevated Level of Protein in the Urine Mean?

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At every prenatal visit, you're probably asked to leave a urine sample. One of the things they test for is protein in the urine. But if they find protein, what does it mean? Obstetrical Nurse Wanda F Steele tells you.

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Why Might the Height of my Uterus be Small for Dates?

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After about 20 weeks, the height of your fundus (the top of your uterus), measured in centimeters from the top of your pubic bone, correllates with the current week of pregnancy. Therefore, at 25 weeks, your caregiver will expect your fundal height to be about 25 centimeters. But what if the two don't correlate? Obstetrician/Gynecologist David Barrere tells you about some of reasons this might happen.

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Finding a Doula

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Congratulations! By choosing to have a doula help you in your journey toward motherhood, you've made a choice to have a healthier and empowering birth. Finding a doula, especially with the help of the Internet, can be an enjoyable and easy experience.

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Can I Breastfeed During Pregnancy?

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Can you continue breastfeeding during pregnancy? Nancy Holtzman, a Registered Nurse and Lactation Consultant, has the information you need to make an informed decision.

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