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How to soothe muscle cramps during pregnancy

Suffering from muscle cramps during pregnancy is very common, especially at night time when you are trying to sleep. It most likely indicates a magnesium deficiency. Almost half of the population is magnesium-deficient. Magnesium deficiency is especially common in pregnancy and can predispose women to vascular complications of pregnancy. Symptoms of magnesium-deficiency are:¬†pregnancy-induced leg cramps, …

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What to do when your waters break?

What do you do when your waters break? How are you sure that your waters have gone? As a midwife I get asked these questions all the time. It is safe for your waters to break at term, ie from 37 weeks onwards. Amniotic fluid is normally clear or pale straw colour. If it is …

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