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Bump Squad: Pregnant and Proud


Welcome to our online community dedicated to pregnancy! Our platform offers a safe and supportive space for expectant mothers and fathers to share their experiences, ask questions, and connect with other members of the community.

Whether you're in your first trimester or nearing the end of your pregnancy journey, our community is here to offer encouragement, advice, and a listening ear.

As a member of our community, you'll have access to a wealth of resources and information about pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. We offer a range of discussion boards and forums where you can connect with other members who are experiencing similar situations, ask questions, and share your own stories.

Our community is also a great place to find information about local resources, from prenatal classes to midwives and doulas. We regularly share news and updates about the latest trends in pregnancy and childbirth, and our members are always happy to offer their own insights and recommendations.

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What are some things you all are doing or wish you did in your last trimester to make things easier once baby is here?

I know that a lot of people meal prep and wash all the new clothes/blankets/towels but what are some other things y’all will be doing to lighten the load for the 4th trimester?

I’ve seen a post about this before but I can’t find it! Would also love to see if there’s anything y’all are doing that I could possibly... Read more

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03/09/2023


What skincare is everyone using?

Hi ladies!

What skincare are you using now that you are pregnant? I’ve been experiencing really bad hormonal acne and dry skin but not really sure what is “safe” to use in pregnancy bc everything I read contradicts itself!

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03/08/2023


Please tell me that I'm not the only one whose in-laws have gone bat shit crazy since announcing the pregnancy

The plan was to move closer to my family to raise the baby. My family has lots of infants, and I want my baby to grow up with cousins their age. Also I want to be around my parents leading up to and after the birth, sue me. Now that plans are going into action, my in-laws are acting like... Read more

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03/07/2023


How can I help my boyfriend understand his mom is not my mom

We’re both first time parents. I’m 22 weeks pregnant and this is all new to us. My boyfriend doesn’t seem to fully understand that it’s nothing personal against his mom when I ask for privacy/ boundaries when it comes to his mother. He says I’m being unfair and his mother feels left out. For example, I’ve said that it’ll likely... Read more

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03/07/2023


Will my heartburn go away after birth?

Hi everyone! I have had horrible heartburn my whole pregnancy. I’m 37 weeks and 3 days and will be 38 weeks Thursday when I have a scheduled c section. It is HORRIBLE the last few days. I’ve been throwing up, taking gavisgon, scared to eat anything ugh it’s hell.

On Thursday once I give birth will this subside immediately or... Read more

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02/27/2023


How to not gain face weight during pregnancy

I already have a very big face. Can anyone offer tips on how can I make sure that I do not gain any weight during my pregnancy?

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02/22/2023


why do you need a full bladder for ultrasound

Always wondered, why do they put us through this discomfort. We already have enough to deal with. Why do you need a full bladder for pregnancy ultrasound. Isn't there any other technology to bypass this? Please everythime I go for a scan this annoys me.

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02/21/2023


Swollen feet after c section

How to reduce swelling after pregnancy?

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02/21/2023


Bloating from pregnancy

When does pregnancy bloat go away? Any tips, home remedies?

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02/21/2023


Pimples on face during pregnancy- boy or girl

How long does pregnancy acne last? Also does it help determine the gender of the baby?

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02/21/2023


Why aren't more women honest about pregnancy?

I am an academic, which means that I often try to make decisions in my personal life by gathering as much information about the topic as possible. I have waffled about having children for the better part of a decade. A large part of my waffling is that getting a complete, straight answer from women I trust about pregnancy and... Read more

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02/18/2023


Lunar eclipse and pregnancy

How does an eclipse affect a pregnancy

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02/17/2023


My husband doesn t understand how hard pregnancy is.

How do I make my husband understand that pregnancy is so hard and I need support and help? He doesn't seem to understand it at all.

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02/17/2023


How to shrink hips after pregnancy?

I was wondering how to realign hips after pregnancy?

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02/17/2023


Did you know? Fetal femur length is influenced by maternal dairy intake.

I was looking to find how to increase femur length during pregnancy and I found that high intake of dairy products by mothers is significantly associated with greater femur length of foetus.Here's the link to the study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3905637/... Read more

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02/17/2023


Starting a new job while pregnant

I am starting a new job and I am pregnant. When should I disclose pregnancy to my new employer?

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02/17/2023


Tooth pain in pregnancy

I have teeth sensitivity, how do I get rid of it?

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02/17/2023


Can you get pregnant when you're not ovulating?

We are trying to get pregnant. I have this question. I am curious can I get pregnant when I am not ovulating?

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02/17/2023


What not to wear during pregnancy

I am a working mom and I am currently pregnant. I go to work everyday. Is there anything that we should avoid wear during pregnancy.

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02/17/2023


Omega 3 in Pregnancy

How much omega 3 in pregnancy is required?

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02/17/2023