Pregnancy Information

Pregnancy Information

Glutathione for a Healthier Pregnancy

All parents-to-be nurture the dream of a healthy pregnancy and baby.But the modern environment and diet is deficient in many factors essential for the health of mother and fetus.

Pregnancy and Pre-natal Vitamins

Pre-natal vitamins are important to the health of a growing baby. They are also important to pregnant mothers because their bodies are going through so many changes.

Get Back Your Pre-Pregnancy Abs With Side Planks

The foundation of fitness for a mom is her abdominal area. To moms a flat stomach is wonderful; a strong abdominal core is critical.

Pregnancy, Diabetes, and Your Feet

There are so many changes the body undergoes during pregnancy that it becomes easy to ignore the changes in the feet. During pregnancy the body releases hormones that allow the ligaments to relax in the birth canal.

Coping With an Unplanned Pregnancy

Your period is late and you start to think maybe you might be pregnant. Maybe you are afraid to go take a test because you don't want to find out the results.

Successful Weight Loss After Pregnancy

How fast you lose weight will depend on a number of factors, including the amount of weight you gained during your pregnancy.Most women will lose anywhere from 10-14 pounds within the first 2 weeks of delivery.

Sex & Pregnancy...Do They Mix?

As a pregnant woman, you may experience sex drives much like your moods. Up and Down! Some women claim that they have no sex drive at all during pregnancy, and others, say their sex drive is better during pregnancy.

Twins Pregnancy?A Father's Point of View

So you're expecting twins. Congratulations!Are you still in shock? I sure was.

Pregnancy and Tanning Beds

With summer approaching, you would love to wear those cute maternity sun dresses, but you don't want to show off your pale white skin. Now, you need to decide what is the best way to tan without possibly putting your baby in danger.

Extent of Pregnancy Prejudice

Extent of pregnancy prejudice in Britain's workplacesEach year around 30,000 working women are sacked, made redundant or leave their jobs due to pregnancy discrimination, according to alarming new research findings released recently by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).The research quantifies, for the first time, how many pregnant women and new mothers say they are experiencing discrimination in workplaces across the country.

Keeping Cool When Pregnant

Chill Out: how to keep your cool this summerWhen the heat is on, life can become very hard when you are pregnant. Instead of looking forward to those long, hot August days, you may find yourself dreaming of igloos and frozen ice-caps, so try out these tricks to help you keep your cool when the temperature rises.

Dealing With Common Pregnancy Complaints

Pregnancy is not without its side effects. During pregnancy your body will undergo many hormonal changes.

Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Choosing The Right Foods

So you need to gain weight but don't want to gain too much weight during your pregnancy right?There are many things that you can do to improve your diet and ensure that you gain a minimal but healthy amount of weight during pregnancy.Choosing the right foods is important because you will be able to loose weight more quickly after delivery if you manage your diet during pregnancy.

Pregnancy Symptoms, Signs and Symptoms of Being Pregnant

EARLY PREGNANCY SYMPTOMSAlthough a lot of women experience pregnancy symptoms, and find signs of being pregnant, other's don't "feel" pregnant. Certain signs and symptoms of being pregnant can be confused with other illnesses.

10 Pregnancy Risk Factors that Every Pregnant Woman Should be Aware of

Many factors affect the development of a fetus into a healthy child, some which are beyond your control and others that are within your control. Here are ten of the most common pregnancy risk factors that can be controlled or influenced:Smoking - Smoking is not only bad for you, but bad for your baby as well.

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11/23/2017 07:34 AM
Headaches During Pregnancy - Is It Normal?
Pregnancy is one phase that every woman wants to experience even if they are intimidated by its consequences. They equally are excited to hold their baby after all the turbulence that they go through.
11/09/2017 08:27 AM
IVF Serves As A Successful Breakthrough For A Miscarriage
The recent study suggests In-Vitro Fertilization to be a major success for the women who got a miscarriage during their first cycle. However, they can still conceive the child.
11/06/2017 09:46 AM
Infertility: Is Anyone to Blame?
Infertility can be a very sensitive topic for many couples. Seeing other couples have babies while you're trying so hard to conceive can be disconcerting and heart breaking for a couple. Although it's a sensitive issue to both parties, there may be a tendency to blame someone.
10/20/2017 09:00 AM
Different Types of Pregnancy Tests Ordered During The First Trimester
Different types of pregnancy tests are ordered at during different trimesters. Each of these tests aid in keeping a closer look at the development of the fetus and ensuring the mother stays fit and healthy all throughout the 40-week pregnancy period. Read to know about different types of pregnancy tests ordered during the first trimester.
10/09/2017 10:07 AM
Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy - Pregnancy Guide
During pregnancy it's important to consider both mother and baby's dietary needs, and even though you are eating for two there are some foods to be avoided to ensure your baby has a bright and healthy start in life. Fruit and Veg A diet rich in fruit and vegetables is recommended to boost your vitamin intake, but ensure you rinse fresh fruit, salad and vegetables in warm water first to avoid traces of soil which may contain toxoplasma. Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic infection that can cause brain damage or blindness in your unborn child.
10/09/2017 09:07 AM
The Long Wait Before You Fall Pregnant
You and your partner have decided that you want to start a family. That moment is very exciting and you literally cannot wait for the day when the baby is born. But the reality is, of course, that it is going to take nine months before a baby is born and the time before conception could be months. What are you to do before that time comes?
10/09/2017 09:06 AM
What If I Can't Fall Pregnant Naturally?
There are many cases where women are not able to fall pregnant the natural way. After years of trying with no results, it can be frustrating for the couple if they don't know what the cause is. There is a course of action that you can take if you're not able to conceive naturally.
09/21/2017 09:38 AM
What to Do When You Are Trying To Get Pregnant
Deciding that you want a baby is a significant decision to make. There are so many things that you need to consider which includes how you're going to raise the baby, feeding habits, clothing, health factors and schooling, amongst others. Before you get to those stages, conception is the first hurdle. Here are a few things to do when you are trying to get pregnant.
09/21/2017 08:38 AM
Pregnancy and Chronic Diseases
Pregnancy is a wonderful phase for any aspiring parent. Some experience a smooth journey during this time, while some may not. Chronic diseases have a great impact on pregnancy, which may turn these beautiful days into a nightmare.
09/18/2017 10:01 AM
How You Can Achieve A Healthy Pregnancy
It's an occasion of great joy when a woman gets the news of her successful pregnancy. A lot of excitement and anticipation are built in the hearts of the woman and her family members, who wait eagerly to welcome the new-born. It's a time when a woman goes through a lot of physical and emotional change within their body that occur naturally.
09/08/2017 08:02 AM
Can Alcohol or Drugs Affect a Pregnancy Test?
This is reported as one of the most common questions posed by the people who are in the phase of checking the pregnancy results. It is the curiosity or the anxiety for positive or negative results of pregnancy. Similarly, it is the most common myth or misconception that people have in their minds that a pregnancy test is affected by the consumption of drugs or alcohol.
09/08/2017 08:00 AM
False Positive Pregnancy Test Before and After Your Period and Its Effect
The confirmation of pregnancy for women can arouse mixed responses in them as it is the most awaited news for some and a threatening one for others. Both categories of women anxiously wait before the result appears on the pregnancy test kit.
09/08/2017 08:00 AM
Dad Diary - Stepping Into the 2nd Trimester
When our doctor said that the 2nd trimester had started, I was a little perplexed and at the same time was wondering what to expect from this phase. If the 1st trimester brought along morning sickness, extreme mood swings and immense fatigue, what would the 2nd trimester accompany with!
08/31/2017 09:35 AM
Pregnancy Back Pain - Origin, Care and Interception
A new born baby adds happiness in the family and this happiness is priceless. But do you know it takes lots of patience and efforts for a mother to give birth to a baby. A lady carries the baby in her belly for nine months.
08/29/2017 03:33 PM
When Pregnant Women Experience Life Saving Dreams
A pregnant women, Sam discovers an important message in her dreams. I as a Dream Consultant discover an important lesson in dream interpretation.
08/25/2017 03:55 PM
What Are the Symptoms of an Early Pregnancy?
Many women know very little about their anatomy. They just witness their periods every month but are not aware of the facts behind their menstrual cycles. Although they know that menses are related to the childbearing ability of a woman, many do not even recognize pregnancy in the first couple of months if they have an irregular cycle.
08/17/2017 08:18 AM
Learning to Love Your Body During Pregnancy
Body naturally goes on adding weight after childbirth and women start to gradually feel this change. As it is apparent that childbirth transforms a woman, we need to understand the fact that women and men to that matter have to undergo the nature's ordeal and accept every role.
08/17/2017 08:13 AM
Say Hello to EVATAR, a Mini Female Reproductive System on a 3D Chip
You might have noticed two unlinked things here in the title of the article. First, EVATAR. You must be thinking if it's the sequel of AVATAR. But wait. It's not. Now coming to the second on: A mini female reproductive system on a 3D chip. If you are assuming that it's a plot of a science fiction, you would be wrong again.
07/31/2017 12:47 PM
Obesity, Fertility and IVF
IVF remains more complicated for Obese Women and they require different medication doses than normal weight women. In other words, not only does obesity make it much more difficult to conceive, but it also exposes both the mother and the infant to all manner of risks before and after birth.
07/31/2017 09:46 AM
Pregnancy and Its Impact on Your Eyesight
Hormonal and physical changes that develop during pregnancy could cause morning sickness, lower back pain and even vision issues. It is critical to be aware of these changes and know how to address them. For example, pregnancy can affect your eyes causing you to experience blurry, dry eyes and more. Find out the symptoms to watch out for, what causes them and how they are treated.
07/29/2017 01:51 PM
How to Relieve Morning Sickness?
Morning sickness is an unpleasant accessory to one's pregnancy. Probably this is nature's way of preparing a woman for the eventual hardships that she will face shortly.
07/24/2017 08:11 AM
Getting Healthy Before You Get Pregnant Leads to a Healthier Pregnancy and Baby
It is just not that consuming healthy food is sufficient to conceive but you need to follow a series of steps to get healthy before you give birth to a healthy baby as it is evident that 1 in every 33 babies born in the USA have some sort of birth defect which can be fatal at times in the first year of the child birth. As it is apparent that healthy mothers have healthy babies, the women have lesser chances of having miscellaneous issues in their pregnancy such as miscarriages, premature labor, GD (Gestational Diabetes). The babies also are not vulnerable to premature birth, still birth or low birth weight.
07/19/2017 08:16 AM
Preventing Birth Defects: Steps to Take Before and During Pregnancy
Nature has provided every organism with extreme defense mechanisms towards their off-spring and human beings are not an exception. In turn, humans do not leave any stone unturned to safeguard their younger ones with the help of their unique property called intelligence.
07/17/2017 10:21 AM
Is It Better To Plan A Pregnancy?
We are all aware that there are many pregnancies that are unplanned and a surprise to the couple. Living in a modern era where we are able to control and plan so many situations, pregnancy seems to be another event that could be planned. So is it better to plan a pregnancy?
07/17/2017 08:21 AM
The Best Summer Exercises for Pregnancy
As we have the option to plan our pregnancy, it is not surprising if one chooses on seasons. Unless one loves winters ardently, summer months give options for a lot of activities unlike the winter months which are very essential for pregnant women.
07/15/2017 01:55 PM
Dad Diary - Dealing With the Perennial Hazard - Morning Sickness
Along with the joyride that pregnancy brings in, there are a number of perennial hazards too that an expectant couple face. While the mom actually goes through the pain and all body changes, the dad is the one who deals with all the mood swings and at the same time ensures enough treatment and care for the mom.
07/12/2017 12:55 PM
Pregnant This Summer? A Few Tips for Relief and Relaxation
The advancement in science has enabled people plan their pregnancy as per their choice on contrary to the good olden days' unplanned or unexpected pregnancies with no much options. If you can take the pregnancy in your stride, you can plan it according to your financial stability, time, season and so on.
07/12/2017 12:55 PM
Blood Sugar During Pregnancy
Blood sugar is a relatively serious condition wherein your body is unable to regulate the required sugar levels in your blood as it does not possess the essential amounts of insulin. More or less a common disease that grasps pregnant women, diabetes or more specifically gestational diabetes represents almost 3.3% of all live births.
07/03/2017 08:17 AM
Why Do Babies Have Umbilical Cords?
Young girls who aren't mothers yet have a typical phobia towards. It is because they might have come across many women talking about their labour experiences as it is a favourite topic to women in general.
07/02/2017 11:02 PM
3 Common Foodborne Bacteria & Parasites to Be Aware of During Pregnancy
Every woman in the course of her pregnancy takes an extra mile to safeguard her baby from all the odds of life. The parental instincts motivate her to grasp the necessary literature when it comes to safeguarding the baby in her womb.
06/22/2017 08:45 AM
Green Pregnancy: Protect Your Baby From Outside Toxins
Have you heard of "Green" pregnancy? As an expectant mother, you may have gone through all the practices to protect your baby in the womb. Healthy lifestyle, balanced eating, proper sleep, positive thinking are some of the measures we all take to safeguard our babies.
06/22/2017 08:43 AM
Five Things to Know When You're Past Your Due Date
Your due date come and gone, the hospital bag is all packed, and the nursery is all setup. Yet you find yourself still pregnant and anxiously waiting for your little one to make his/her debut!
06/20/2017 10:42 PM
How Does Diabetes Affect My Pregnancy?
In diabetes, your body fails to regulate your blood sugar due to the lack of insulin. Moreover, during pregnancy, diabetes is one of the top medical complications. If you have diabetes, you can take some steps in order to have a healthy pregnancy. Let's know about diabetes and pregnancy.
06/14/2017 10:19 PM
Pregnancy Symptoms That Prove You're Pregnant - Bad STI & Other Vaginal Infection Complications
So you think you're pregnant because you had sexual intercourse and didn't use protection. It's possible you may be pregnant or, unfortunately, have an STI. It's important to use a condom or take a contraceptive pill if you want to prevent either. If you're not ready for a baby don't make any rash decisions and speak to your partner. Should there be no man on the scene confide in mum? But, if this pregnancy is not to be publicly known speak to a doctor. No rash decisions remember.
06/12/2017 03:39 PM
Herbal Products During Pregnancy
Herbal products are the products made from natural herbs and plants and are used for treatment of certain problems faced by humans. The use of herbal products is pretty common in many problems and it is also a known factor when it comes to pregnancy. It is argued and debated that herbal products are not safe and guaranteed, since they are not approved and tested by the FDA, and they tend to have the nag of causing unwanted harm, especially during pregnancy.
06/12/2017 09:01 AM
What To Expect When Working With a Pregnancy Chiropractor
Make pregnancy better and safer by opting for chiropractic services. With these services, women can get rid of pain and help them give birth safely.
06/11/2017 11:33 AM
11 Scary Pregnancy Symptoms That Tell Pregnant Women To Get Medical Help Before Complications Happen
What are the most common complications in pregnancy? This is difficult to answer, well not so much difficult as it is time-consuming because of the time it would take to list them all. Don't let this frighten you as millions of women around the world are giving birth to healthy babies every minute of the day. Most problems in pregnancy can be prevented by following the advice given by your doctor or midwife. Because women differ and carry their baby different, and, or, could have an underlying condition whilst pregnant, those women are more at risk of complications. Any woman who shows a doctor particular signs of needing extra care will be monitored throughout the pregnancy right up until delivery.
06/09/2017 08:56 AM
Everything You Must Be Aware Of About Pregnancy & Prenatal Care
Improvement in obstetrical and infant care and the resultant decrease in the terrific death rates of mothers and infants are among the achievements to which modern civilization can point with greatest pride. Yet there are still far too many unnecessary deaths among both mothers and infants occurring today. The Course of Pregnancy Conception takes place and pregnancy begins when the male reproductive cell, called the "sperm", finds and unites with the reproductive cell of the female, called the "ovum.
06/06/2017 11:11 AM
Ayurveda Effective Treatments to Cure Infertility
Many couples struggle for years to create a family. In addition to conventional treatments, many of them also look to alternative treatment options, one of which is the treatment Ayurvedic for infertility. Ayurveda is a time store test of medical wisdom and does offer treatment options for this problem too!
06/03/2017 09:35 AM
Dad Diary: Midnight Cravings
You can never ever predict what your wife would be craving for in the midnight. So, always prepare yourself for the weirdest surprise. But as you will witness the broadest smile of her face, you will realize that it's worth all your time and effort. Trust me!
05/31/2017 10:20 AM
7 Ways To Stay Healthy In Pregnancy
See what can be done to ensure yours and your baby's health is not compromised in this amazing, yet sometimes difficult time of life. Find out what is good and what isn't as much while you're expecting.
05/25/2017 08:26 AM
Are Pregnancy Symptoms Reliable? Tips For Pregnant Women To Stay Healthy Before Giving Birth
The pregnancy symptoms are there, but you're not 100% sure that you are pregnant, even though the pregnancy test reading showed positive. You will need the help of a medic for assurance. You must not be scared to see a doctor if this is the reason that you are trying to identify the symptoms yourself. In pregnancy you cannot avoid seeing a doctor. At some point you will need his or her help.
05/23/2017 09:24 AM
The Emotions of Infertility
Infertility is a difficult subject to address for most people who have to deal with it. For a couple, it can be quite challenging because your emotions can get the better of you. It is important to recognise the emotions that rise up during this time.
05/23/2017 09:23 AM
Do Fertility Treatments Work?
Some couples who have fertility issues may tend to avoid fertility treatments because they are sceptical or afraid that it won't work. Advancements in the medical field have grown tremendously over the past couple of decades. There are different options available when it comes to fertility treatments for men and women. The key is to find the correct one for your body.
05/18/2017 12:12 PM
How To Have A Healthy Baby
To make this small-scale venture a successful joint production, both parents-to-be must work at it. And it's never too early to begin! With proper planning and precautions, you can increase the odds dramatically in your favour! The starting point for a healthy baby is a healthy egg and a healthy sperm. And the time to begin preparing for this happy conjunction is before the baby is conceived. After that the matter is pretty much out of your hands.
05/12/2017 08:27 AM
Nutritious Diet For Pregnancy - Groundnut Tikkis
Figuring out an ideal pregnancy diet plan could at times end up being challenging. Now this is one recipe you absolutely must give a try! Go for Groundnut tikkis. Now did you know that groundnuts happen to be among healthy foods to eat when pregnant, mainly owing to their protein and folate content? Folate and folic acid are essential especially while pregnancy, so as to make sure that the baby is able to avoid all defects, especially those related with the brain or spine.
05/10/2017 08:26 AM
Sleeping for Two: Sleep Changes During Pregnancy
Just like women are meant to eat for two when pregnant, health experts are now emphasizing on the fact - that women should also sleep for two -during this pregnancy period. The reason being that pregnancy can affect both the quantity and quality of sleep.
04/25/2017 03:23 PM
Transition Between Pregnancy and Birth (1)
The period between pregnancy and childbirth is usually full of anxiety, understandably so for several reasons. Labour has always been seen as a period when the life of an expectant mother hangs between life and death. However if we remember that in every situation in life we are at risk of death, many may become more relaxed and regard labour as a normal physiological process that must be experienced before a new life is brought into this planet.
04/25/2017 11:30 AM
My Misdiagnosed Miscarriage
I was incorrectly diagnosed with a miscarriage by my OBGyn, and it almost lead to the extraction of the "tissue". We scheduled one last ultrasound prior to the surgery and found that our baby had a heartbeat. He is now a happy, healthy one-year-old, and full of life!
04/24/2017 09:47 AM
Why Should You Take Folic Acid During Pregnancy?
If you are planning on getting pregnant soon, you need to visit your gynaecologist or a fertility doctor for a general check up to check if everything related to your reproductive system is functioning normally. At this stage, your gynaecologist may tell you take folic acid supplements before conception and then during the pregnancy as well. But why is it so important to take folic acid during pregnancy? What does it do for the unborn baby and for you?

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