Real World Advice from the Girlfriends

While the daily grind of motherhood may often make us feel as if we're losing our minds, it's our girlfriends who keep us sane. We live by the advice of our doctors, but we survive with the advice of our friends. Share your best advice, the things you wish you knew before you were a mom.

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6w4d...no heartbeat.

hongkongwong
  • By hongkongwong · New reply April 16, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I am 6w4d, but at my ultrasound today, I measured 5w5d. They saw a tiny fetal pole but no heartbeat. I have a follow up ultrasound next Thursday, but I am absolutely terrified. The midwife prepped me ...

16 and need help.

tabithawhite
  • By tabithawhite · New reply March 16, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I'm about to turn 16, and I'm afraid I might be pregnant. Me and Andrew had sex March 1st and I'm actually supposed to start my period today, but it just hasn't came yet. Every month before I get my period ...

pregnant with mirena

jazmin92
  • By jazmin92 · Posted October 14, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Hi ! Im pregnant with a mirena and im really stressed out and trying to find some sort of confort. the mirena is now in the uterus with the baby and my ob is unable to remove it. im 13 Weeks pregnant ...

15 and may be pregnant.

tabithawhite
  • By tabithawhite · New reply October 3, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • I am 15 years old, and I may be pregnant. I had a one night stand with a 17 year old named Austin. We didn't use a condom, and I'm not on birth control. That was my first time having sex, ever. Ever since ...

Child Restraints Petition signatures needed

neverstopexploring
  • By neverstopexploring · New reply September 14, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Hi all, Will you please sign this White House petition regarding requiring children's seats on airplanes? https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitio n/end-lap-children-planes/DBTJhx5M Please pass along ...

Okay

stephani8223
  • By stephani8223 · New reply August 29, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Yes, I know I'm young but I didn't come here to be judged. I have known my boyfriend my whole life. I know for a act that we are going to get married. I live with him now, and have for about a year. I'm ...

pregnancy after getting your tubes tied

clm1979
  • By clm1979 · New reply August 7, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Ok I got my tubes tied 9 1/2 years ago but for the last month I've been having all classic signs of being pregnant. I have very tender breast,,nausea, lower back pain,frequent urination,weight gain. I ...

Pregnent but keen to watch NBA finals game 7 2013 live stream

mussielaun
  • By mussielaun · Posted June 20, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • NBA Finals 2013 live stream:It all comes down to tonight. After an amazing Game 6 between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat, everything hinges on the do or die game between the two teams. Miami has ...

Could I Be Pregnant?

MaddiesMommy0630
  • By MaddiesMommy0630 · New reply June 12, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I have had the mirena Iud for 3yrs. The lastwo weeks I haven't had much of an appetite. Had sore boobs for about a month. Abdominal itching &I pelvic pain after intercourse but the past two days my blood ...

My franicee can't afford to have a baby & I can.

jo16jo (Inactive)
  • By jo16jo (Inactive) · Posted June 4, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • We both have disabilities. I want to have a baby. My franicee can't afford to have a baby and I can. I don't know I still have a baby or not. I don't know what to do. please help & advice for me. I am ...

I'm not sure if I am pregnant

Tiny1965
  • By Tiny1965 · New reply April 3, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Hi everyone I took a pregnancy last Thursday morning and it came out positive, I wiped myself and found that I was bleeding it was heavy for that day and over the next few days it was light and my period ...

Placenta previa

SiSkSeMommy
  • By SiSkSeMommy · New reply March 4, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Okay so with all of the things that go into having sort of a high risk pregnancy, I find out about 2 months ago I have placenta previa. The Dac is not concerned because I have to get a C-sec but I am ...

Deep down feeling im pregnant but neg results!!!!!!

jpena
  • By jpena · New reply February 13, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Hi im 18 yrs old and been having all these pregnancy symptoms. I did the deed on 12/18/12 the last day of my period which i started on 12/14/12, I then ovulated on the 20th which is 2 days after my period ...

could I be pregnant with iud?

bp711 (Inactive)
  • By bp711 (Inactive) · New reply December 22, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • I everyone ok so I had an iud inserted after I had my baby girl in june 2011. So I havent missed a period untill well now.i was suppost to get my period on nov 17. So I has some spotting on lik the 18 ...

hot n sweaty

lealea
  • By lealea · Posted October 24, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Hi there im 28 I have 5 children. My 3boys were c sections so the hospital agreed to sterilize me. My youngest is 16months. At first I was ok. . But now I get alot of pain in my abdomen pretty much all ...

At a loss:-/

harpnluv
  • By harpnluv · Posted September 8, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • This is my first post. HOPE doing the right way. After nearly 16 years I have a surpise bundle. I am the mother of three amazing kids 20,17, 15. So not only was this a surprise it has been a blessimg ...

Spotting?

blueskye21
  • By blueskye21 · Posted August 21, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Hello Ladies, I think I might be pregnant again. I am 24 y/o and I have a 2 year old of my own already. Friday night my fiance and I had sex. The next day (Saturday) I felt that strange cramping I felt ...

Teen moms.

IDontKnow123
  • By IDontKnow123 · New reply August 20, 2012
  • 11 replies
  • Im going to be a teen mom. I know that doesnt sound good to many people but I would REALLY like to hear peoples opinions on teen moms :) ? be as straight forward and as blunt as you need, i would like ...

Maybe Pregnant, 24 y/o and Happy!

blueskye21
  • By blueskye21 · Posted August 20, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Hello Ladies, I am back again after being gone for three years to ask you ladies a question. First, a little about me. I am twenty four years old, engaged to be married to a good man, I have a good job ...

pregnant at 17 again

kps76
  • By kps76 · New reply July 31, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • well i had my twins when i was 14 and had my daughter when i was 16 im 17 almost 18 and 8 1/2 months i think im in labor and i dont have a baby bump and my fiance doesnt know im pregnant ...

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