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How Long Does a Positive Result Last on a Home Pregnancy Test?

Not all home pregnancy tests have the same level of sensitivity to hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), the pregnancy hormone, so some will show a positive result early in a woman’s pregnancy, and some won’t register positive until up to a week after a missed period. What the majority of tests do have in common is that positive results doesn’t always last long enough to show off to friends and relatives. That doesn’t mean you’re not pregnant, just that the type of test you took is subject to a time limit for reading the results.

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Typing Lessons for Teens

With the pervasiveness of computers in everyday life, good typing skills can help teens with their school work or in their jobs. However, due to the schools cutting classes or maybe the teens’ course loads being packed with other academics, some teens are not able to take typing at school. Online typing lessons allow the teens to work at their own pace, without the stress of homework or tests. Whether your teens like animation and games or prefers a simpler look, there are typing lessons developed for teens of all ages.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Firework Photography

Few things spark that sense of awe like a well-done fireworks show. But capturing those special moments on film – especially at night – can be tricky. Luckily, we have a few “Do’s and Don’ts” from the photo enthusiasts at Pholium, the digital photo book design and giving app for the iPad. Here are some tips to help you get the perfect shots this Independence Day.

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Toddlers With Chronic Diarrhea

It’s always frustrating when your child is suffering from diarrhea, but especially so when the diarrhea just won’t seem to go away. Chronic diarrhea isn’t caused by the same things that cause acute, or short-term, diarrhea, and the symptoms of the two differ. If you suspect your child is suffering from a condition that may be causing chronic diarrhea, make an appointment to speak to her pediatrician as soon as possible.

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Signs of a Stressed Baby in the Womb

While most babies develop without any problems, some infants experience stress prior to birth. Situations that compromise your baby’s blood and oxygen supply can occur during pregnancy and childbirth. Certain symptoms, such as a decrease in fetal movements, may alert you to the possibility that your baby is in distress. Notify your doctor if you have any concerns regarding the health and development of your unborn baby.