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Changes changes changes.  

They're the hallmarks of pregnancy.  

Here's a look at some of the changes you can expect, and tips for getting through them.

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Mothers' Physical Changes During the Second Trimester

Mothers' Physical Changes During the Second Trimester

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During the second trimester - weeks 15 to 27 of pregnancy - your emotions may feel more stable. You’ll also experience a range of new physical changes.
Advice When Considering a Midwife or Doctor

Advice When Considering a Midwife or Doctor

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

One of the key decisions to make in choosing a healthcare provider is whether to use a doctor or a midwife for your pregnancy. In BC, the healthcare system will pay for either - but not both.
Pregnancy Weight Gain In the First Trimester

Pregnancy Weight Gain In the First Trimester

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

How much weight should you gain in the first trimester of your pregnancy? Not very much.
Special Concerns During Pregnancy

Special Concerns During Pregnancy

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

All women need extra care when they’re pregnant, but certain conditions and situations may call for additional, specialized attention.
When to Call Your Healthcare Provider

When to Call Your Healthcare Provider

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Lots of different things happen to your body when you’re pregnant and - especially if you're pregnant for the first time - it's not always easy to know when to ask for help.
Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) During Pregnancy

Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) During Pregnancy

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

CVS - Chorionic Villus Sampling - is a test that can provide important information about your baby's health.
Check-ups and Tests in the Second Trimester

Check-ups and Tests in the Second Trimester

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During your second trimester, you’ll see your doctor or midwife about once a month, unless you need extra care.
Shortness of Breath During Pregnancy

Shortness of Breath During Pregnancy

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Shortness of breath is one of the most common concerns for pregnant women. It's caused by the extra demands on your body - and in most cases, it's normal.
Special Health Concerns During Pregnancy

Special Health Concerns During Pregnancy

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During pregnancy, here is a look at some common complications women may experience - and what to do if they happen to you.
Fetal Development in the Third Trimester

Fetal Development in the Third Trimester

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During the third trimester (the last three months of pregnancy) your baby continues to develop, gains weight and begins to prepare for the birthing process.

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