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- Nurse Barb
First of all, you’re not alone. If you need to know when exactly you got pregnant, you probably have a lot of good reasons to try to figure this out. Many women need to know this information right away.
So, even if the circumstances surrounding this conception may not have been ideal, it’s important to first take a few slow deep breaths so that you can think clearly. Then, make sure that you’re actually pregnant by doing a urine pregnancy test, if you haven’t already. Don’t panic, unless this is a real issue, not just something that you’re worried could be happening.
If you have had a positive pregnancy test and you’re worried about exactly when you conceived, you’ll want to discuss this with your health care provider. In order to for you to get the information you need from them, there’s a few things you need to write down and bring with you to your appointment.
Do you wonder if you’re at higher risk of developing breast cancer than your sister, friend or cousin? If you’re like most women, you have friends and/or family who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and you may be wondering, “Why them? What about me? Am I at high risk?
Breast Cancer is still the most common type of cancer in women. Each year approximately 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Early and better detection and research that’s led to advanced treatments are all improving the outlook for women diagnosed with breast cancer, and yet many of us wonder if we’re at high risk. There are lists of risk factors, but making sense of what to do with the information is daunting.
Every year when I have my , I dread the possibility that this year will be the year that I hear bad news. With a mother who had breast cancer and caring for so many patients who have developed it over the years, I always wonder, “Will I be next?
There are so many things that are out of our control, but as it turns out there is a way to lower your risk of developing (more…). And I’ll give you a hint, it’s just one word: Exercise.