expectant mother


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expectant mother

a pregnant woman. The doctor's waiting room was filled with expectant mothers. The magazine has articles of interest to young parents and expectant mothers.
See also: mother
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Universal Gift Registry Website Issues Call for Expectant Mothers in Need to Enter for the Chance to Win a Baby Registry
This season's extraordinary fashions will inspire the expectant mother," said Rebecca Matthias, President and Creative Director of Mimi Maternity.
It's understandable that some expectant mothers blow off their exercise routines - they often are tired, uncomfortable and unaccustomed to moving around with the added weight.
A BabyLink Maternity Care Specialist then interviews the expectant mother on the telephone and shares information that the mother should know about the pregnancy.
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows most doctors and expectant mothers are unwilling to attempt VBAC.
In addition, a group of expectant mothers will be on hand to participate in the ceremony.
The PHCs are also starting yoga, La Maze and other prenatal exercises such as Pilates and breathing exercises as part of the antenatal package to give comprehensive care to expectant mothers registered with them.
The right to time off to accompany the expectant mother to her antenatal appointments will allow the other parent this opportunity where their employer might not otherwise give permission.
An expectant mother who chooses to find out her child's sex before birth may be giving subtle clues about her views on proper gender roles, suggests a study from Ohio State University, Columbus, which found that women who choose not to learn their child's sex may be more open to new experiences and combine egalitarian views about the roles of men and women in society with conscientiousness.
A new and expectant mother is a woman who is pregnant or has given birth within the previous six months (having either delivered a live child or a still-born baby after 24 weeks of pregnancy).
Summary: Commuters in New York had a rather eventful journey on January 16, when an expectant mother gave birth on their train.
The health, diet, and behavior of the expectant mother is critically important in giving birth to a properly developed and healthy baby.
The tag, which identifies the holder as an expectant mother, will be available at airports across the nation.
She can also offer support for other family members who want to quit so that the expectant mother has everyday support and is less likely to start smoking due to people smoking around her.
Although she is in a crowded relief camp, Radhika had the right to ante-natal care that every expectant mother needs, with doctors checking for danger signs that could lead to pregnancy-related complications, such as oedema, anaemia and dehydration.