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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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?
04/16/2017 02:28 PM
Knowing More About The Benefits Of Visiting A Pregnancy Chiropractor
One of the most exciting news families want to hear about is the pregnancy of one of their loved ones. Indeed, knowing that a baby is coming is such a joy not only to both parents but also even to their loved ones and friends. However, for mums, this period also introduces a diverse array of changes to their bodies.
04/11/2017 09:01 AM
Pregnant Mom's Guide to the Zika Virus Risk & Cord Blood Banking
You might be thinking why the Zika virus is a big deal for you, if you are an expectant mother? Well, before that let's just talk about what it is and how it spreads. The Zika virus is mainly spread by mosquito bites and sexual transmission. The virus does not cause major harm to adults. But it greatly affects babies, if the mother contracts the virus during pregnancy.
04/06/2017 09:15 AM
Infertility: Why You Need To Avoid Alcohol
For many people the consumption of alcohol is a normal social activity that they deem as fun. It's a way for some people to loosen up and have fun, but that's only because the intake of alcohol lowers your inhibitions and affects your senses. In certain cases, this is not such a good thing. However, this is not the only affect that alcohol has on the human body. If you are trying to conceive a baby then you may need to avoid alcohol or lower it considerably.
04/01/2017 10:03 AM
Prenatal Care Should Start Before Pregnancy
Planning to have a kid? Have you considered prenatal care yet? If you want to begin a new chapter of your life as a parent, just wait for a moment and think! Are you completely ready to have a baby, both mentally, and physically? Prenatal care will help you reach there. It should be started at least months before pregnancy. It's a procedure to make your mind and body perfectly fit for the next nine months. It's something that would ensure a healthy pregnancy and a healthy child.
03/26/2017 10:13 AM
8 Tips for Choosing a Baby Name
Most parents choose a name before the baby is conceived. Some start looking for a good name after the baby is born. You can check out the tips given below to make your choice a bit easier.
03/22/2017 08:29 AM
Both Over and Underweight Can Affect Pregnancy
One is well aware of the fact that excessive weight gain or loss could possibly lead to an inability to become pregnant. The imbalance of weight is affecting the fertility of women profusely, so much so that around 12 per cent of infertility problem is due to imperfect body weight, meaning either obesity or low body weight, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
03/15/2017 03:52 PM
Pregnancy Options: I'm Pregnant, What Are My Options?
Pregnancy options when facing an unplanned pregnancy. Explaining the pregnancy options of parenting, adoption and abortion.
03/15/2017 03:16 PM
How Do I Tell My Parents I Am Pregnant?
Facing an unplanned pregnancy? Not sure how to tell your parents you are pregnant? This article offers practical advice on how to tell your parents that you are pregnant.
03/15/2017 03:15 PM
Domestic Violence and Pregnancy
Domestic Violence is the number two leading cause of death for pregnant women (auto accidents is number one). This article discusses the most common effects of domestic violence on the pregnant woman and the short and long-term effects on her child.
03/15/2017 02:16 PM
Pregnancy Pillows - How to Use Them
The news of you being pregnant brings a lot of happiness for you and your partner. But this happiness may follow some challenges for you during the nine-month period. This happens when the pain is a bit worse during the last few days. It becomes harder for you to move around and sleep during the night. As a result, you become uneasy, irritable and uncomfortable. If you are looking for a solution to these problems, read on.
03/06/2017 07:48 AM
Dealing With an Accidental Pregnancy
Pregnancy can be the most amazing experience for a woman and her partner. But this does not mean that you need to feel an instant connection with your baby once the stick gives you a positive result.
01/24/2017 08:43 AM
First Stage of Labour
Labour experience differs from pregnancy to pregnancy. For some, it may end in a matter of hours. For others, it may not be that easy and it can absolutely test the mother's physical and emotional strength.
01/23/2017 12:42 PM
Fertility Treatments: Taking It One Step at a Time
It's always easy for someone else to say that you should take things one step at a time. When it comes to the smaller things in life it can be easy to follow this advice but there are bigger issues that we all contend with in our lives. For many people that issue could be infertility. So how do you take it one step at a time?
01/23/2017 12:42 PM
Preventing Certain Types of Fertility Problems
Most people think that infertility is natural and that most people just have it but this is not always the case. In many cases, infertility can be self-inflicted, whether it was intentional or not. In other words, it could something that you're doing which is interrupting your reproductive system from performing at 100%. Let's take a look at what you could be doing to cause fertility problems.
01/23/2017 10:41 AM
Infertility: Don't Give Up Hope
Finding out that you are unable to fall pregnant can be devastating news, especially if it is something that you've wanted most of your life. Most of the time, this news is given to you by your family gynaecologist who may not be aware of new fertility treatments. If this is the case, it is advisable to get a second opinion from a fertility specialist who knows more about infertility.
01/16/2017 11:45 AM
An Overview of a Prolactin Blood Test
A hormone called prolactin primarily helps women to produce milk after childbirth. High levels of prolactin in the blood cause non-cancerous tumors to develop in the pituitary gland. It is highly recommended that a woman must get a prolactin blood test done in order keep the levels of this essential hormone in check in the body.
01/09/2017 08:46 AM
3 Delicious and Nutritious Main Courses for A Mom-To-Be
When you're expecting a baby, it is vital to go for a nutritious diet to ensure your baby's health. These delicious main course recipes will surely hit the spot!
01/06/2017 12:02 PM
How Do I Know If I Am In An Abusive Relationship?
One in four women experience domestic violence during their pregnancy. Learn the signs of abuse to protect you and your baby.
01/03/2017 02:37 PM
Is It Safe to Drink Wine During Pregnancy Or Not?
Alcohol consumption can cause serious complications in pregnancy. It can lead to birth defects, low birth weight baby, pre term labor and mental retardation. Although it is a big no to consume alcohol during pregnancy, there are researches which show that a small amount of wine during pregnancy might be beneficial.
01/03/2017 11:55 AM
Early Pregnancy - Importance of Communication Between Couples
Pregnancy is usually a time of joy, not only for the expecting woman, but also for the partner. In most pregnancies, there is very little to be said of the partner, as the attention is focused on the woman and the unborn child. Nevertheless, it takes two to tango, and that is how the term contraception came into knowledge.
01/03/2017 11:43 AM
MSCs - Found in Your Baby's Umbilical Cord
Your baby in the womb is made of millions of tiny stem cells, which are the building blocks of life. As the baby develops, these cells grow as the baby's skin, nose, hair, heart, etc. At birth, a reserve of these miracle cells remains in the baby's umbilical cord. Progressive modern medicine has established that the umbilical cord is no longer a medical waste to be discarded.

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