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Delivery day is coming soon!

Delivery day is coming soon! Even parents who’ve been through it before can’t always tell when labor is approaching. That’s because many of the early signs of labor are vague and easily misinterpreted: Do those dull cramps signal that your baby is moving into position, or are they a result of the grande burrito you ate last night?...

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Your baby is getting more plump each day

How Much Will My Baby Grow? The first month of life was a period of rapid growth. Your baby will gain about 1 to 1½ inches (2.5 to 3.8 centimeters) in length this month and about 2 more pounds (907 grams) in weight. These are just averages — your baby may grow somewhat faster or...

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Baby’s eyes are opening and she’s gaining weight

Latching and positioning Sometimes, a breastfed baby will gain weight more slowly than he or she should. This could be because the mother isn’t making enough milk, the baby can’t get enough milk out of the breast, or the baby has a medical problem. Your baby’s healthcare provider should evaluate any instance of poor weight...

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Baby’s immune system is strengthening

10 Ways to Boost the Immune System: As a mom, you not only have to keep yourself healthy, but you are responsible for your little one’s health as well.  While germs and illness are not completely avoidable, you can take preventative action by boosting the immune system to handle any incoming threats. If your little...

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Baby-to-be is adding fat tissue and gaining weight

When a drop in weight is a concern Poor weight gain is a common problem for many children. It’s typically noticed by a parent, caregiver or primary physician who either sees the child isn’t growing well or their weight gain deviates from an expected growth pattern. When that weight trend is poor, doctors may consider the child to be “malnourished”...

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Baby’s lower limbs are now well-developed

Baby’s lower limbs are now well-developed Your baby’s movements start with uncoordinated flutters between 7 and 8 weeks of pregnancy, and progress to flips, jabs, and kicks in the second and third trimesters. You’ll probably begin to feel these movements between 16 and 22 weeks, and they may be strong enough for others to feel through...

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Your baby is now 6cm in length and fully formed

Your baby is now 6cm in length and fully formed Your baby is about 6cm long – about the size of a plum – and weighs about 18g. The fetus has almost doubled in size in the past 4 weeks and is now fully formed, with all of the organs, muscles, limbs and bones in...

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You might feel some pregnancy symptoms at four weeks

4 Weeks Pregnant: Your Baby’s Development Congratulations if you’ve just found out you are pregnant! You may have discovered this after having missed your period. At four weeks pregnant, a home pregnancy test could show a positive result if it detects the pregnancy hormone hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), which is present in your urine about...

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