Is Biogesic Safe For Pregnant Women?

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1According to experts, Paracetamol (Biogesic) is  the safest painkiller to use during pregnancy. But they still recommend pregnant women to consult their health care provider before taking it. 2They further said that Biogesic or its generic name Paracetamol is filed as a Category A medication for pregnant women. It means that a large number of pregnant […]

My Childbirth Preparation (NSD via Lamaze)

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I am so thankful that I was able to deliver my baby via NSD without epidural/anesthesia. Except of course the part when my “V” was sewn, so my OB applied a local anesthesia. I wanted to share my preparations that helped me to achieve a wonderful and fulfilling birth experience. You can read about my […]

My Childbirth Experience via Normal Delivery

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Delivery Date: April 15, 2011 (Friday)Hospital: Cardinal Santos Medical Center (Ocular Visit)Method:Lamaze (Natural Spontaneous Delivery without Epidural/Anesthesia)Weeks: 39 weeks and 3 days *You can check HERE on how I prepared myself for a successful Lamaze delivery.   Labor Experience: April 13, 2011(Wednesday)    11:00AM  As per my weekly check up with my OB, my dilation […]

Ocular Visit at Cardinal Santos Medical Center

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I’m already on my 36th day as of this writing, wee! Five more days and Yesha will be on her full term. My tummy is getting heavier and heavier each day, making it difficult and tiring for me to walk. I can’t wait for my D-day to come. Anyway, I also want to share our […]

My Birth Plan

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Finally, after researching a lot about  pregnancy and birthing, I’m now done  with my birth plan but will still discuss this with my OB on March 9. So I think there will be little changes on this plan since I’m not informed yet of the birthing policies in Cardinal Santos. So here it goes! ______________________________ […]

Effacement, Pelvic Station, Dilation

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Inside the mom’s womb The three areas which are interconnected when you’re having your baby. Bladder – In the picture above the baby is sitting directly on the mother’s urinary bladder (the yellow area).  The pressure of the baby’s weight on mom’s bladder is the reason why pregnant moms frequent the bathroom especially at night. Vagina – […]

Six Preliminary Signs of Labor

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There are six preliminary signs of labor. These are the signs that your body is preparing for labor. Six signs that you do not need to call your doctor about. These are signs that informs the mother that her body is progressing. 1. Braxton Hicks Contractions The tightening around the belly. Practice contraction. Usually last […]

When Should You Go to the Hospital

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If you’re a first time mom, you might be wondering when is it time to go to the hospital. You don’t want to hurry your way there only to be turned away because of false labor. Most of the hospitals will not admit expecting mothers when they are not yet in an active labor phase. […]