In the Womb: Puppets

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Pregnant Mom on Bed Rest Looking for Things to Do with 4 Year Old. HELP!

I am 36 weeks pregnant and have been on-and-off bed rest for 3 months. I am looking for things to do with our fabulous 4 year old daughter - inside or outside. I am on "modified" bed rest so I don't have to be laying down, I can sit. It's hard to think of fun things to do in the house or backyard where I can sit with my feet up. She starts preschool next week which will help, but I feel horrible because we used to go to the park, go swimming, go for walks and be active and now she's stuck here with me. She is already feeling like the baby...

Third Trimester

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Should I Have an Amniocentesis??

I am 37 years old and just went through my 2nd trimester screening. Although my numbers came back "negative" and I tested out 1 in 400 for my chance of Down Syndrome, my doctor is saying it might still be a good idea to get it done this week (I am now 19 weeks pregnant). I am completely freaking out at the thought of this test, as I've had 3 D&C's within the past 4 years due to pregnancy complications. I am fearful of risking anything as a result of the amnio, but at the same time, I am over 35 and not really sure what I would do if the...