Labor & Delivery: Infant, Puppets

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Advice on Preterm Labor

I am not quite 34 weeks pregnant and was put on strict bedrest this afternoon after the Dr. discovered that I have dilated to a 3 and am 50% effaced. As long as I'm laying down, I don't have contractions, but the second I stand up and/or walk, I have constant contractions (although they're not painful). I've done quite a bit of research about complications the baby could experience, but I would appreciate hearing from anyone who's delivered a baby at this stage--what to expect, etc. Also, what's the likelihood that I'll be able to hold...

Water Birth

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Traveling to Puerto Rico with a 23 Mo. Old & an Infant; Is This Feasible?

Hi Moms. My brother is finally getting married at the end of this year (right after Christmas) in Puerto Rico (where his fiance is from)! All of us are excited for him & would love to be there for his wedding. However, I am due with baby #2 Nov. 29th & am a little nervous about traveling that soon after the latest addition to our family arrives. BUT, I would like to try it if it's possible... My husband would be going too & we would be traveling with my Mom & Dad & my sister & brother-in-law (who have no children of their own yet), so...


Gym Birthday Ideas

I'm doing a birthday party for my daughter (turning 3) at a local gym....


Water Birth or Not?

I'm due at the November 18 with my second child. I'm very interested in...