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What to Expect During a C-Section



According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were 1, 272, 503 Cesarean births in the United States in 2015, accounting for almost one-third of all births. While many of these C-sections are performed in emergencies, many are scheduled for a wide variety of reasons. If you’re joining the ranks of one in three women who have a C-section birth, what can you expect? What can you do to make your experience and your recovery easier?… More

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Am I pregnant?

M. W. asks from Irmo

I had unprotected sex on Sunday 7/16 and ovulated 7/19-7/24 and I think I could be pregnant bc I’ve had cramping, nausea, certain foods that I love make me sick, mood swings, my stomach is bloated but I took a test and it said no so I just wanted to see what other peopl...

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Allergies or eye strain

M. S. asks from Salt Lake City

My 10 year old son has been getting red eyes for quite some time now only in the afternoon or evenings. I have taken him to the eye doctor and they said it is not allergies but I have to wonder. They suggested fish oil and fruits and veggies and warm compress. I laughed.....

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How to Create the Perfect Changing Station



When you start setting up the nursery for your new baby, it’s so easy to get caught up in the aesthetics and the “cute,” and there’s nothing wrong with that – until baby comes home, and you figure out that the adorable changing table just doesn’t work. So, how can you be sure you have the perfect changing station – one that is sweet to see and practical to use? Hopefully, these tips will get you started down the right path…. More

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Stepfamily issues..this is a long one

S. T. asks from New York

I am a 50 year old woman. My parents had me when they were teenagers then divorced in their early 20’s. I have always been a carbon copy of my mother, who is a hard-working, get the job done type. We lived on welfare and in low income housing. My mother worked very hard...

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I Feel Bad About My Tankini



I bought a tankini. I mean, I see them everywhere and they look cute on other women, comfy, easy to use the loo in at the pool and of course, they give great coverage to those of us who have, shall we say, some extra padding about the middle and are self conscious about the bum? Yes, let’s go with that. I’m padded…. More

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Yu-gi-oh cards and 18 yr old

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

Our son will be 18 in 2 weeks. He has fetal alcohol syndrome, mild developmentally delayed, severe ADHD combined type, schizophrenia, and is on the spectrum (PDD-NOS and pragmatic language disorder). He cannot make friends - literally. He does not have the ability to s...

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Car rental damage

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

Just curious what other folks experienced. Recently attended my brother's wedding out of state. My brother had/has a rental car. One of the guests drove across country in their own vehicle. The guest, while backing out of the driveway at the rental house, hits brother...

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