Monthly Archives: September 2017

Pregnancy Medical Tests and Definitions Part 2

In Part 1 of our Pregnancy Medical Tests, we mentioned the most common invasive tests that are usually ordered for women with high-risk pregnancies.  We even included how each test is performed and what they test for.  Invasive tests would not be expected for low-risk pregnancies, unless, it is requested by the patient for paternal reasons.  In this case an amniocentesis can be performed.  Women with low-risk or high-risk pregnancies can expect none invasive tests every routine prenatal visit.  Which again are performed without going into the body for biological samples. Medical test and screenings are part of Prenatal Care, which also includes education and counseling about how to handle different aspects of pregnancy, discuss healthy eating habits, physical activity, and what to expect during labor and delivery. Please note: This information will not affect how one may plan their birth, but instead, inspire you...

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Pregnancy Medical Tests and Definitions Part 1

Pregnancy is a blissful time!  There is nothing more beautiful than experiencing life growing within you.  It is also a sensitive 10 months for you and your growing fetus that requires attention.  If you haven’t already had your first prenatal visit with your doctor you will be told so much information regarding your pregnancy.  You will also be told of the required or possibly required medical test that may have names that sound intimidating.  Whether you’ll have a high-risk pregnancy or not it would be wise you were abreast of the various medical test and definitions.  Which is why we have provided them here for you. “BLESS is he that readeth.” ~Revelation 1:3 “For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.” ~Ecclesiastes 7:12 The medical tests are categorized by...

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C O M M U N I C A T E

What to say? When to say it? How to say it? Was it understood? Did I make you a friend or did I create an enemy? Should I just stay silent and let the spirits, both good and bad, run rapid? I don’t know about most, but these are the questions that run through my mind after a communication session with brethren. So that leaves me torn between two thoughts; should I stay quiet or should I communicate. But why would any question be running through my mind if communication goes two ways – someone is not communicating. The scriptures say study to be quiet and do your own business. (1Thessalonians 4:11). The scriptures also say to do good and communicate.(Hebrew 13:6) BUT… How do we translate both scriptures? Or, how do we live by them both?  I can either use the scriptures as my excuse...

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