In the Womb: Preschooler

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My 3 Year Old Is Constipated

Hi there, I have a problem that I need help with. I have a 3 year old girl who has been potty trained, but is having trouble going potty for #2. She states that she holds it in because it hurts. I give her prune juice every morning and also she loves to eat dried prunes, but is doesn't seem to help her, she is constatnly afraid that it will hurt. I have explained to her that she needs to let it out, but no success yet. Does anybody have any suggestions? I would truly appreciate it. Thanks in advance.

Checkups & Ultrasounds

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When to Tell 4 Year Old About Pregnancy

Hello Ladies, I am 10 weeks pregnant with my 3rd child. I have a 4 year old and a 2 1/2 half year old. I recently experienced 2 miscarraiges, one in October at 6 weeks and the other in February at apx 4 weeks. Also almost a year ago I lost my mother in law, whom we were all very close with especially my 4 year old daughter. Since then she continues to ask a lot of detailed questions in regards to death. She seems okay with everything, no major problems with her since then, but just very curious. Due to this and the fact that I have had 2...

First Trimester

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First Trimester Screening

so i went to my first doctors appointment a few days ago and it turns out im further along than i thought i was.. i had estimated i was between 8and 9 weeks along and when my doctor did the ultrasound she said i was actually about 12 weeks.. i was told that i would be called from someone from a different doctors office to perform my 18-20 week ultrasound to find out the sex of the baby.. when the guy from that office called at first he thought i was calling for first trimester screening and then was like o0o nevermind your too late for...

Second Trimester

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Nausea in the Second Trimester?

This is my 3rd pregnancy and I am now 23 weeks along. The past couple of weeks I keep getting nauseated during mid day and it lasts until I go to sleep. I also am getting random pains in my wrists and chest that last for only a second and I cannot sleep to save my life. I am so exhausted it's hard to stay awake during the day to take care of my two girls. In both previous pregnancies my second trimester has brought elation and relaxation but this time I am a wreck. Has anyone else experienced this? If so what caused it. I have a prenatal...

Third Trimester

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Advice for Severe Pain in 3Rd Trimester!

Ok ladies I have a request... I am in my 6th month and having bad pain in my sacrum/low back/hips... I can barely walk. Lying down, standing up it all hurts... oh and did I mention I have 2 kids 3 and 4 that are in activities.. preschool etc... any advice on organizing time AND caring for yourself AND managing the house... cook, clean etc? I started seeing a chiropractor and it helps. He says come more often which is impossible because my 2 kids are sometimes a bit overly active in the office and he doesn't approve of that AND he...

Weekly Calendar

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I Have a 3 Year old...enough Said :)

OK, mainly I'm just venting, but of course would love any ideas, input, etc. from those who have or have had 3 year old boys. My biggest frustration is...why in the world does he have to be so difficult with me? The simplest of instruction from me becomes a big issue. "Honey, please come here so I can change your diaper"...."no" (and runs away). I am firm with him, I use positive discipline, rewards, consequences, time outs and anything else I have learned, but it just seems like EVERYTHING little thing is a battle. By noon I've had it. I...


Pregnant Again at 42

Hi Moms! I would like to know if any other moms in my age group (I'm 42) are...


Over 35 & Pregnant

I just turned 36 & am pregnant (only 7 weeks). I have 2 boys who are 5 & 2...