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Coping With Labor-Related Fears

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Concerns about labor run the gamut from "will my water break in my favorite restaurant" to fears about the intensity of the pain. Read on, and try to stop worrying. As the author points out, generations of women have walked this road before and come through with flying colors.

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My Baby's Breech. What are the Chances of Him Turning?

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If your baby is in a breech presentation at 32 weeks, will he or she stay that way? What can be done, and will a cesarean be performed? Obstetrical Nurse Wanda Steele offers some insight.

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Video: Drugs and Birth Defects

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Women may unknowingly take drugs that pose risks to fetuses.

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Basic Training for Labor

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In addition to all its other benefits, regular exercise actually helps to prepare the body for the rigors of labor! Studies have shown that physically fit moms-to-be experience faster labors and require fewer inductions, forceps deliveries and cesarean deliveries than their coach potato counterparts.

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Moving Around During Labor

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Freedom of movement can help women cope with discomforts of labor but is it safe?

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Toxoplasmosis Screening for All Pregnant Women and Newborns Recommended

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Physicians found that signs, symptoms and identifiable risk factors are absent in more than half of the mothers of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis in a national study of children with this disease....

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Your Pre-Conception Checklist

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From vitamins to family history, here are the things you need to do before you decide to concieve.

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Spotting During Pregnancy

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When to worry, when to relax.

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