To advertise our new rental property, I've posted an ad on a local news site, craigslist, Zillow and Trulia, all of which were free to use.I received lots of calls and emails and had about 10 showings before receiving our first and only set of applications. Luckily they seem to be good candidates. They submitted there application within a couple hours of seeing the property. ...more
Hey Moms, do you remember the heart-wrenching decisions you had to make about prenatal diagnostic testing when you were pregnant? Should you do the triple-screen AFP test at 15 weeks? Or should you do the nuchal translucency ultrasound plus blood tests for hormone markers at 11-13 weeks. Or should you suck it up and go for the gold standard -- chorionic villus sampling (CVS) or amniocentesis? Hold onto your maternity pants, because a new test is in the works, and things are about to change.
My poor husband, Tom, is facing his least favorite thing tomorrow – The Dreaded Colonoscopy.
Since his mom passed away 15 years ago from colon cancer, he and his
brothers have been religious in getting their colonoscopies every
couple of years. It doesn’t make the experience any less unnerving.
When it comes to that time, in that year, it always reminds me of the first time Tom had this procedure done.
A new study in the November/December 2007 issue of the Annals of Family Medicine takes a much-needed look at the postpartum health of working mothers. The study looked at moms who return to the workplace 11 weeks after childbirth and found that they continue to need evaluation of their fatigue levels and mental and physical symptoms beyond the normal 6-week postpartum checkup.
So, like I said yesterday, I went back to the OB/GYN. More specifically, the reproductive endocrinologist who performed my total hysterectomy last year (the hysterectomy I'm still kind of ticked off about, even though I don't have anyone at whom to direct my anger, or even a strongly-worded letter of complaint).
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