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8 Months Pregnant: Relieving Common Aches and Pains with Parkway East Hospital

Last updated: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 2 min reading time

You're just weeks from the arrival of your little bundle of joy! At this point, you may be full of anticipation – every contraction, cramp or ache could be a sign that you need to pack your bags and call your doctor right away. But not every contraction is a sign of labour. It's a tricky situation, we know, so we've put together some tips on how to tell the difference, and when to call your doctor.

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