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Peony C Echavez

Peony is a registered nurse and former Director of Nursing services for a large nursing facility. She has written web content for a large health education website, and currently creates content for a number of health practisioners. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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C-Sections

C-Sections: Giving Birth by Cesarean Section

posted in Pregnancy Center

Cesarean delivery, also called C-section, is a surgical procedure used to deliver a baby by making incisions in the mother's abdomen and uterus. In the United States, approximately...

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Gas during Pregnancy

Bloating during Pregnancy: Tips To Relief Gas During Pregnancy

posted in Pregnancy Center

Pregnancy is associated with a wide array of symptoms that all women go through. However, intensity of these symptoms varies from woman to woman. Besides morning sickness, breast t...

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Round Ligament Pain during Pregnancy

What can be done to Relieve Round Ligament Pain?

posted in Pregnancy Center

What are Round Ligaments? Round ligaments are ligaments that surround and support the uterus of women. They connect the front portion of the uterus to the groin. Round ligaments co...

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Get Rid Of Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy: What You Need To Know

posted in Pregnancy Center

Pelvic girdle pain is a normal condition during pregnancy that virtually affects 80% of pregnant women. This discomfort in the pelvic region is mainly experienced during the third ...

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Appetite Is Increased During Pregnancy

Why Does Pregnancy Make You Hungry?

posted in Pregnancy Center

During the onset of pregnancy, a woman will observe several changes that will end as soon as she delivers her baby. One of the changes noted is her increase in appetite. During thi...

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Linea Nigra

Linea Nigra during Pregnancy: Why Does it Appear

posted in Pregnancy Center

Every woman has a pale, vertical line that begins at the belly button running down to the abdomen. This line is called linea alba. During pregnancy, the linea alba becomes more pro...

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Metallic Taste during Pregnancy

Dysgeusia- A Weird Pregnancy Symptom Which Gives Metallic Taste

posted in Pregnancy Center

What is Dysgeusia? Dysgeusia is a condition wherein there is a metallic taste experienced by a woman during her pregnancy. This is the most common change in the gustatory sense exp...

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Listeriosis During Pregnancy

Listeriosis During Pregnancy: Risk, Causes and its Treatments

posted in Pregnancy Center

What is Listeria? There is a bacterium that cab live in the soil and can also live within the water sources. This bacterium is called: Listeria, due to the fact that this bacteri...

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Biophysical Profile

Biophysical Profile: Risk, Procedure, Benefits and More

posted in Pregnancy Center

What is Biophysical Profile Test? A Biophysical Profile (BPP) test consists of 4 ultrasound evaluations and a NST. It is important as we can learn a lot about the baby's health. Ke...

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