Category: Pregnancy

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My Birth Story

My Birth Story

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It was Sunday, 3:45 am. I woke up to lower back pain. I then proceeded to the bathroom, but little did I know that labor had just begun. It didn’t take long for the nausea to set in, it was followed by regurgitating the wonderful dinner I had enjoyed with with my husband and mother-in-law. What a shame! But before I continue I will walk you through the previous 12 hours as I feel they tell a much broader picture of my ordeal. Read more

How to Prevent and Treat Group B Strep

How to Prevent and Treat Group B Strep in Pregnancy Week 35 Update

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Group B Strep (GBS), or Group B Streptococcus is a bacteria that lives in 25% of healthy women in the vagina or rectum. It is rare to occur (1 in 2000 babies in the US), but it is possible for a woman to pass this on to her baby during birth. Of women who test positive for GBS, 1 out of 200 of these babies who aren’t treated with antibiotics will get GBS. Read more