A colon’s muscles contract to help move feces along the lower portion of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. During a colon spasm, the muscles lining the colon tighten or…

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Just about every belly button pops at some point during pregnancy. Like so many other pregnancy symptoms, a popped-out belly button is harmless. Why hasn’t my belly button…

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When does frequent urination start during pregnancy? Frequent urination is one of the most common early symptoms of pregnancy that starts in the first trimester, around week 4…

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How long does an incomplete miscarriage last? If it is an incomplete miscarriage (where some but not all pregnancy tissue has passed) it will often happen within days,…

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A positive result will have a test line that runs from the top of the test window to the bottom with the same thickness and color as the…

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Peak fertility in horses occurs at approximately 6 to 7 years of age. Fertility begins to decline at around 15 years of age as mares become more difficult…

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All pregnant women and especially vegans should consider the following foods as good sources of protein: Quinoa – known as a “complete protein,” it includes all the essential…

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Dogs and cats might jump up on you or plop on your lap when you least expect it. While pets under 40 pounds are unlikely to hurt your…

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Does hair texture change after pregnancy? Some people even report their hair being more shiny, and changing in texture (from curly to more straight or vice versa). What…

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Fortunately, growing research suggests that losing some weight during pregnancy might be possible — and even beneficial — for some women who are extremely overweight or obese (have…

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