Nuchal fold testing is something that is a more recent prenatal test. The nice part about it is that it is not as invasive as other tests that can be used to screen for Down Syndrome, like the AFP, triple, quad or penta screens. The nuchal fold testing can also be done a bit earlier in pregnancy using ultrasound to measure the back of your baby's neck. Have you had this test done? Vote for Your Favorite Baby Shower Gift (See the finalists.) Vote for the Best Pregnancy Magazine (See the finalists.) Vote for... Read more
Having a water birth was an amazing experience for me. And yet, unlike most of my life, I didn't plan it. I had used water during my second child's birth and it was an amazing relief. I climbed out of my bath tub just as he was born. I planned a water birth for my third child, but the tub never got set up. After that, I just decided I'd use my bath tub for labor pain relief and not worry so much about having a water birth.
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