Braxton Hicks are joke contractions that maybe give the womb useful practice ahead of the main event, or exist purely as one of Mother Nature's jolly japes.
Hormonal henchmen is the collective term for the chemical bandits who terrorise pregnant women, bringing on such delights as indigestion, constipation, haemorrhoids and morning sickness. Let-down is the release of milk in a breastfeeding mother as the baby starts to suckle. Can also be what you become in the early weeks of fatherhood, despite you doing your very best to be helpful and supportive.
Milia are tiny, harmless white spots on a newborn that usually disappear by themselves, after you've worried about them for 48 hours solid. This is a pretty fair reflection of how your life is going to be for at least the next year.
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|Publication:||The Journal (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Oct 30, 2010|
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