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Effects of Heavy Backpacks on Children

If you have a child who goes to school, try wearing his backpack around one day. You could be shocked to discover the heavy load your child has to carry around five days a week. The heavier the backpack, the more damage it can do to your child. Typically, kids load backpacks too much, making them too heavy to be safe, according to studies conducted by members of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at San Diego.

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Pregnancy, Heavy Bleeding & Miscarriage Signs

By knowing the causes for heavy bleeding during pregnancy and by recognizing miscarriage signs, you can prepare yourself better for the potential complications of pregnancy. According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), there may be several causes. Some may be serious, but not all causes result in miscarriage. To be safe, talk with your health care provider any time you experience vaginal bleeding during pregnancy.

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Painful Intercourse During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, many couples express concerns about whether intercourse is safe. According to the March of Dimes, intercourse during pregnancy is completely safe for most women. Unfortunately, the experience for many mothers-to-be is anything but pleasurable. Finding out the causes of painful intercourse during pregnancy can help resolve your discomfort.