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Went through the 3hour glucose test today for gestational diabetes and the reports don’t look good. Any advice as to how to manage it, what to expect next, does this increase chance of preterm labor?


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I am 8 weeks pregnant, and recently have been getting really bad headaches, mostly on the right side of my head. Has anyone experienced this during their first trimester? Any advice or tricks on what … more

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FTM here, 22w along. At what point did you mention the news to clients and how’d you go about it? I’m mostly asking about those clients who you’ve only met virtually during the pandemic.

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