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What Do Labor Contractions Really Feel Like?

Create: 01/03/2017 - 10:15
What Do Labor Contractions Really Feel Like?
Your due date is approaching. You're on the lookout for labor contractions. But what do they really feel like? It's a little bit different for everybody, so you can't really say what you're going to feel." Still, there are a few clues that what you're feeling is actually labor contractions.
 

How to Deal with Menstrual Cramping (5 Steps)

Create: 02/22/2016 - 10:38
How to Deal with Menstrual Cramping (5 Steps)
More than half of all women experience the pain and aggravation of monthly cramps. Fight back effectively with these tips.
 
Warning: See your doctor if cramping is severe or sudden; you experience pain at times other than your period; or cramping is accompanied by fever.
 
Step 1: Take naproxen or ibuprofen
Take naproxen or ibuprofen. Don’t wait -- take it at the onset of pain and repeat every six hours until the pain subsides.
 
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