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How to Tell When Labor Begins


What happens when labor begins? As labor begins, the cervix opens (dilates). The uterus, which contains muscle, contracts at regular intervals. When it contracts, the abdomen becomes hard. Between t...

May 2011

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Getting in Shape After Your Baby Is Born


What are the benefits of exercising after having a baby? Daily exercise can help restore muscle strength and firm up your body. Exercise can make you less tired because it raises your energy level a...

May 2011

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Uterine Fibroids


What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids are benign (not cancer) growths that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. They also are called leiomyomas or myomas. The size, shape, and locatio...

May 2011

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