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Common Pregnancy Questionsvideo

ASK: Labor essentials; How do I time a contraction? Use an app?

Early Labor Signs: Time a Contraction ANSWER "The way your time of contraction is from the beginning of one contraction to the beginning of the...
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ASK: What is colostrum?

Body Functions Pregnancy: Colostrum ANSWER "So colostrum is a precursor to breast milk, it usually starts developing in your body, actually around 20 weeks of...
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ASK: What are benefits of breastfeeding my baby?

Breastfeeding Benefits ANSWER: "The benefits for breastfeeding have been shown in research. There's benefits for both mother and infant, and these benefits are available over...
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ASK: Is breast really best for my newborn baby?

ANSWER: "This is something that comes up a lot in this debate when these motherhood debates these days. Breastfeeding is a very personal choice...
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ASK: What can I expect at the early stages of breastfeeding my baby?

Breastfeeding Essential Info ANSWER: "Around 16 weeks of gestation, your body actually starts to produce colostrum, which is the baby's first milk and it's rich...