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    Week 2 of Pregnancy
    Day 10 of your Menstrual Cycle
    What's happening insideAs ovulation approaches, more cervical mucus is produced. Here it has crystallized to form a "fern leaf" pattern. Around the time of ovulation the mucus becomes clear, slippery, and stretchy, which makes it easier for sperm...
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    Are You Ready for Another Child?
    Are You Ready for Another Child? Early in your baby's first year, you might have been doubting your decision to ever have children in the first place. After all, there were all of the sleepless nights, the hours of listening to crying, and getti...
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    Planning Siblings
    Fair Warning: Preparing Your Child for a New Sibling
    Fair Warning: Preparing Your Child for a New Sibling Q-tip Especially if you have a young child, try to avoid telling her too early. By the time the baby comes, your older child may be totally bored with the whole idea. No matter how you decide ...
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    Planning Siblings
    New Baby, New Problems
    It's not uncommon for a formerly only child to react negatively when a younger sibling is born. ...