Pregnancy Complications: Munchkin

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Placenta Bigger than Baby

I am 12 weeks pregnant and the baby is the size of a baby at 6 weeks. Should I be worried or just wait it out and see what happens. I have three kids and have not experienced complications until now. I just dont now what is coming ahead of me and just would like some feed back please anything will help me sleep better. The baby does have a heart beat so that is something positive to look at. I have another ultrasound in a week from today and a Doctors appointment on the 22nd. So pray for us please... I just would like to know what other...

Bed rest

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Ideas for Bedrest Activities

I am 35 weeks along in my pregnancy and was put on bedrest last week by my doctor. I have hypertension/pre-eclampsia. Does anyone have good ideas of how to spend my time on the couch? I dont' want to watch tv all day! Are there any exercises I can do? I am starting to get sore muscles from sitting all of the time. Thanks for your help!


Advice for Bedrest?

Does anyone have any good tips for dealing with a (hopefully) long stretch...

Health & Safety

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Safe Insect Repellent

Hey ladies-I started hunting around and then thought perhaps this pool of awesome mamas could help me...I'm searching for an insect repellent that WORKS, that's safe enough to use while nursing and on my three year old-I know that's a tall order! We've tried a few from Vitamin Cottage (one by Jason) that have citronella and they seem okay but not great because you need to use so much and keep reapplying after sunblock or swimmimg. I bought Badger Balm and found it quite annoying to slather myself up with balm and it's hard to get good...