Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:45:31 -0500
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:46:46 -0500Many consider that having a baby at 45 is not normal or socially acceptable. In this article, I share a feminine perspective on the topic of having a baby at 45!
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:07:21 -0500Infertility is the body's inability to conceive. It could be due to factors either in the male or female, or both. This is usually determined after a period of 12 months of trying to fall pregnant. The reason for this time frame is because the body needs to return to its normal natural state once a woman stops using contraceptive methods. If after a 12 month period of trying to conceive pregnancy has not occurred then there may be factors that are halting the conception process. In such a case, you need to consult a fertility doctor.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:16:58 -0500Are you wondering what to say to someone who had a miscarriage? In this article, I share one of my miscarriage stories and words of comfort that really helped me after miscarriage.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:57:01 -0500There's something glorious about pregnancy. A new life is formed, and new life is coming through. This is a beautiful thing. However, through the 9 months, there may be many issues that you have to face. From morning sickness, joint pain, and more. There's just a lot of different elements that you can run into.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:12:23 -0500Pregnancy is a joyous event for a family; however, it often takes a toll on a woman's body. Healthy foods provide the appropriate amount of nutrition that the mother and baby both need in order to remain hale and hearty.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:02:08 -0500Are you pregnant? Does your pet knows that? Have you noticed your pets' behaviour? There is no scientific evidence to prove that if the pets are truly aware of human pregnancy, but there have been many instances when a marked change has been perceived in a dog's behaviour towards its pregnant owner.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:14:42 -0500As your due date comes closer, your doctor has probably broached the subject of possible birthing options that are available to you. If you have basically had an uncomplicated pregnancy then a vaginal birth is definitely on the cards. However, C-section is also something that you must have talked about during your pre-natal visits. If elective C-section has already been decided then banking the cord blood and the tissue at the time of birth is really simple.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:00:31 -0500Following a healthy diet is the most important thing for pregnant women. They should have healthy and balanced diets during these, the most important 36-40 weeks of their life.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:52:00 -0500Pregnancy pillows are specifically designed to offer support that is very much needed during pregnancy. Pregnancy can be very limiting when it comes to sleeping and resting, but with a maternity pillow, you will be able to remain comfortable regardless of the position that you choose. The belly is offered the support it needs and you can get a pillow that is large enough to also hold the rest of your body comfortably.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:40:12 -0500What is the correct age to get pregnant? Is it between 22-35? Can't a woman become first time pregnant over 35 or 40? What are the complications for mothers over 40?
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:39:13 -0500Infertility does not have to mean the end of the road for you. Modern medicine has advanced in leaps and bounds in fertility treatments. Here are a number of ways on how to overcome infertility via Assisted Reproductive Therapy (ART).
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:21:23 -0500Parenthood is something that many people want at some point in their lives. This whole process starts with finding the right partner and then, together, making the decision to have a family. Once you find the right person and you start a family, all of it can be a reward on its own. For that reason, being a parent is a great gift that should not be squandered.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:38:33 -0500The advantages of using body pillows during pregnancy are many. These are large sized pillows that help in giving proper support to the belly during pregnancy. Pregnant women vouch by the comfort it provides while sleeping.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:16:03 -0500Do you think that cord blood needs to be stored for each and every child? Sometimes the parents think that only banking the cord blood and tissue of the first child is enough. Storing the stem cells of each child individually will allow you and your children access to a greater number of stem cells through which their future disorders and diseases can be cured.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:08:16 -0500The umbilical cord is the connection between a mother and her unborn child. It is through this cord all the nutrients are supplied from mother's body to the child. The medical science suggests - umbilical cord preservation is very much necessary because the stem cells and blood of the cord can be a potential source to fight critical diseases like thalassemia, diabetes and many more for the child in future.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:07:30 -0500Stem Cells have the traits that make it appropriate for therapy for an increasing number of diseases and conditions. Firstly, Stem Cells have the capability to generate more cells of the same kind. Secondly, Stem Cells can mature into specialised cells that are suitable to carry out a specific function, such as in the skin, muscle or bone.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:05:51 -0500When you are pregnant you need to eat more nutritious food to gain energy. A well balanced nutritious eating plan can be the best gift to give to your developing baby. Pregnancy is the time when your eating habits directly make an influence on another person.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:04:43 -0500Pregnancy changes everything in your life. The changes occur in your body, your emotions, in your family and everything. This changes have a feel-good factor in your life; additionally, it can give you a lot of stress. To overcome this, you need to follow a certain number of activities which will give you the much needed rest and relaxation during this period.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:42:41 -0500A study conducted by the World Health Organisation revealed that up to 10.1% of women across the world or about 48.5 million women could not have a child in 2010: a number so depressingly high that it might just ruin your day. What is sadder than a mother with an unfilled cradle? Ask any OB/GYN and you'll know that female fertility is a very complex phenomenon that depends on a lot of things: hormone imbalances, tumours, problems with the reproductive system, and stress and anxiety being only the tip of the iceberg. So no, this article is not going to tell you about a miracle cure you can find in your kitchen. However, what we do want you to know, is that based on recently published research, switching to an appropriate diet can lead to an 80% decrease in female infertility. Here's how it can happen:
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:57:31 -0500Pregnancy is an exciting and precious time for every woman. It causes lots of hormonal changes to the body and the body needs to adjust with the situation. Heat and humidity in summer can cause uneasiness and to cope with that, the pregnant woman needs to be cautious and protect herself from overheating. Some of the protective measures that may be taken are need the intake of fluids; avoiding the sun; wearing comfortable clothes in order to keep the body cool.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:27:48 -0500Pregnancy is one of those phases in a woman's life when she experiences a lot of changes in her body. Everyday activities like sleeping become uncomfortable for a pregnant woman. Every morning she wakes up with pain in her neck, back, arms, legs, stomach and other parts of the body. Due to the weight in her tummy, she is not able to lay straight, on her back, on her sides or in any position for more than about half an hour at a stretch. If you have experienced all of these problems, now is the right time for you to start using pregnancy pillows. These pillows provide ultimate rest and protection for your back and ensure that you get a good night's sleep. There are many types of such pillows available in the market today. Here are some of the basic concepts that you need to know before you proceed to buy one for yourself:
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:45:28 -0500Find out ways to make this beautiful time of your life memorable and fun! It won't matter if this is your first or not, each pregnancy is unique and you will want to make it a life-long memory!
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:59:27 -0500Your baby has to grow some more to reach the required birth weight. Read on to find out more about 29 weeks of pregnancy.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:22:43 -0500What are some of the decisions that we women will need to take during our pregnancy? A lot of our time goes into finding the "things to do before delivery". So here's a list of 7 things you must take care of during those precious months for yourself and the family.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:02:56 -0500One of the most exciting things about pregnancy is trying to find out the sex of the baby. While a lot of couples choose to play the guessing game and wait till the end for the surprise, others can't wait to find out their baby's gender at the earliest. In fact, it is estimated that between 50-70% of expectant parents find out the sex of their baby before birth so that they can plan ahead and decide baby's name and organize the nursery based on the gender.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:46:53 -0500There are different signs which prove that you are pregnant or not. Do you feel like vomiting every hour, tiredness or backache, then congrats as you are pregnant.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:26:43 -0500The Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) is a pill that is used to prevent pregnancy after intercourse has been completed. These pills are not a replacement of regular contraception such as condoms etc as it does not help in protection from STDs. People use this pill very often and end up abusing it more and end up with its adverse effects.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:21:12 -0500Having babies and infertility are usually the last thing that people think about when they are young adults. Their thoughts are usually consumed with studying further, building a career, or traveling the world. Finding a life partner and having babies is not at the top of the list. However, that is the best time to take care of your body and to not harm it internally. If you take care of your body, infertility could be avoided or minimised.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:43:58 -0500INNOCENT it was, a quiet, sunny, winter's morning, July First. A Tuesday. Two years ago, today. A day our lives would change.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:26:59 -0500As you approach your delivery due-date, there is a lot of anxiety and frustration. All the same you are excited and nervous as you look forward to the arrival of your newborn. But needless to say, the last few weeks before childbirth can be quite stressful and exhausting.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:30:38 -0500Generally, your period arriving is a pretty solid indication you aren't pregnant, but generally is not always. Can you get your period while you're pregnant? no, You can't have your menstrual period while you're pregnant. Some women report intermittent bleeding that seems like a regular period to them. But vaginal bleeding during pregnancy is not the same thing as menstruation.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:15:03 -0500There are so many the so-called foods to increase the possibility of pregnancy, such as oysters and champagne, ginseng, garlic, kelp, and yams. But, the information regarding pregnancy foods are not true at all. The true fertility foods are whole grains, excellent protein package, healthy fats, and even the occasional bowl of ice cream. This has been proven by Nurses' Health Study, it comes from the first comprehensive examination of fertility and diet, an eighty-year study of more than 18,000 women that uncovered ten evidence-base suggestions for improving fertility.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:39:10 -0500The male and female bodies are complex in nature. It takes many factors and parts to work together in order for another human being to be created. It truly is miraculous how life is created. It does take a serendipitous series of events to occur in order to conceive. So how do you know when is the right time in order to increase the possibility of success?
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 06:53:26 -0500How does rheumatoid arthritis affect pregnancy? Having arthritis and being pregnant is of course a huge weight problem on your joints. To make things worse all of this is pain related. Numerous amounts of prescription medication is available as treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. It is advisable to select with caution, many of these medications come with unacceptable risks of side effects and serious infections. Pregnancy can bring on all kinds of surprises. Having arthritis pain on top of everything else that just puts on more stress.
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:17:38 -0500Before your first prenatal appointment with your doctor you can take a simple home pregnancy test. Learn about basics of a home pregnancy test and general instructions on how to take it.
Wed, 25 May 2016 12:24:58 -0500It can get frustrating when there are no signs of a baby even when you have been trying your best for a while. Fertility issues are very real and unfortunately they cut across the board, affecting both men and women. Advice on fertility can go a long way in giving relief to couples. There is also the option of natural fertility treatment that uses solutions such as fertility calculators and food to improve the chance of conceiving.
Tue, 24 May 2016 09:43:33 -0500Trying to bear children is not always easy for some couples to achieve. During the process it can be challenging to stay encouraged while on the journey.
Wed, 18 May 2016 13:58:48 -0500Natural Family Planning (NFP) is a way for a woman to track her fertility cycle. NFP, also called Fertility Awareness Methods (FAM), fosters understanding of a woman's body. The basic idea is that a woman is aware of when she is fertile by paying attention to her body's signs and symptoms. Signs include: vaginal mucus, basil body temperature (BBT), cervix potion, and calendar. The woman and her partner can then make informed decisions about their fertility.
Mon, 16 May 2016 13:02:07 -0500The best and the most authentic way to recognize your pregnancy is to take a home pregnancy test. Let us today in this article have a look at some of the important aspects of the same.
Mon, 16 May 2016 10:53:22 -0500The news of being pregnant brings with it a lot of joy and a great sense of responsibility. If you are expecting, you have to take some precautions in order to make sure your baby remains safe. Aside from taking other measures, you also need to choose your diet carefully. Given below are 10 foods that you should avoid if you are going to have a baby.
Tue, 10 May 2016 11:37:57 -0500Leg Cramps. Leg Cramps during pregnancy occur mainly as a result of nutritional deficiencies, electrolyte imbalances, and/or circulatory changes, in addition to the strain placed on the legs by the extra weight. Suggestions: Increase your calcium and potassium intake by eating foods such as almonds, bananas, grapefruit, low-fat cottage cheese, oranges, sardines, sesame seeds (tahini), low-fat goat's yoghurt, oats, millet, figs, watercress, seaweeds in soups, stews or salads.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:21:58 -0500The practice of waterbirth is somewhat contentious in the United States, despite it's use in other developed nations. As the name suggests, waterbirth is when a mother labors and gives birth in water. The baby is born submerged and promptly brought to the surface. Advocates note anthropological evidence of cultures that gave birth in the water. A cohort study published in the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (January 2016) looks at the health outcomes of waterbirth. This is the largest study to look specifically at waterbirth in the US population.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:01:57 -0500Pregnancy is one of the fantastic experiences for a woman. At the same time, having an unwanted pregnancy is a nightmare and scary thing, no one would like to experience in their life.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:48:50 -0500This is a 33rd week of pregnancy update describing what baby and mom are up to. Are there any new milestones with baby this week? Find out what mom is going through and see what's new in the exciting world of baby.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:29:17 -0500I.V.F or In Vitro Fertilisation is one procedure that is used to overcome fertility issues to give a couple their best chance at having a baby. IVF treatment is coordinated between the fertility doctor, fertility clinic and the couple. Apart from the fertility doctor couples have access to other staff at the fertility clinic including nurses and counselors.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:51:50 -0500Ovulation is a part of the menstrual cycle of a woman. It is the window in your menstrual cycle when you are most likely to conceive. Hence, it is important for women who have an active sexual life as well as those trying to conceive to know when they are ovulating.
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 08:57:25 -0500Getting pregnant may be a simple undertaking for a few, yet difficult for others. It is about a matter of chance when every one of the arrangements expected to make you pregnant goes right. There are numerous factors that influence your chances of falling pregnant. Here are a few tips on how to get pregnant quick.
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:31:02 -0500Do you think you might be pregnant? The best way to know without a doubt is by taking a pregnancy test. In any case, there are some early symptoms of pregnancy that might indicate the likelihood. Let's read about the 6 common ones below.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:38:14 -0500Both the male and female are running in the busy schedule and they cannot bear the additional commitments. The comfortable situation arises, when they are provided with the helper who makes the service beyond the level of satisfaction. A mother experiences a very hard time during the labor and birthing process, so it is wise to hire the helper or assistance who understands the mother's feeling much better.
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:39:42 -0500It's a crazy thought to think I'm actually at week 30 of my pregnancy. I know, I know, I say this every week, but all my pregnant ladies out there know what I mean! Time truly is flying by and to think I only have 10 more weeks till I finally meet my little bundle of joy is such an exciting thought.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 09:54:44 -0500Though government assistance is a time-consuming matter, housing assistance for pregnant couples from the federal government can be of a great relief for you. Once you are determined eligible, you can receive various financial assistances to meet your housing needs. Amongst different housing grants regulated by the federal or state government, Temporary Cash Assistance for pregnant couples in the immediate needs of housing may help. On the other hand, while exercising the benefits of instant, medium and long-term pregnancy shelter under this program, take advantage of the Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:55:07 -0500A woman's body unfolds many mysteries during her pregnancy. You will see many changes some expected, some unexpected during the 9 months of pregnancy. Let's see some less known and funny body changes during pregnancy.
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:09:12 -0500If you are pregnant and have difficulties arranging necessary funds, some financial assistances from grants for pregnant women can help you to the great extent. During your pregnancy, you can benefit from the financial assistances through grants such as Medicaid, CHIP, and WIC.
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 11:36:44 -0500You may believe yourself to be ill, or just tired, stressed or worried about something happening in your life. The first signs of pregnancy can happen long before you miss your first period. These are often mild, easy to miss symptoms that could be telltale signs that there is a baby on the way.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 07:46:19 -0500IVF stands for In Vitro Fertilisation and it is performed to give those struggling to have a child a good chance of being able to have a baby and to become parents at last. IVF Treatment is generally performed through or at your local fertility clinic where fertility doctor's hand in hand with a team of nurses and counsellors will assist you all the way through the process.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:07:01 -0500An attempt at causing someone to press the pause button and reconsider their decision. Five minutes of your time could change someone's world forever.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:48:03 -0500Patients who undergo an ovarian stimulation cycle and have a low response typically have an increased challenge to becoming pregnant. Pre-cycle screening with ovarian reserve tests can help to identify women at risk for a low response before they go through treatment. It is important for the doctor to know this since success with IVF is very dependent on the number of eggs obtained at egg retrieval. Many different treatments have been studied to help improve the likelihood of a healthy live birth; as described some are more effective than others. The use of an egg donor may be appropriate for certain patients and will greatly increase the chance of pregnancy to that of a younger woman in her early 30's.
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:59:54 -0600Struggling to get pregnant is not very nice when a couple desperately wants a child. The hoops and loops they go through is tiring, frustrating, and despairing. Only when a successful pregnancy results will they feel it has been worthwhile.
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 09:57:45 -0600The perception of fetal movements is an indicator of a baby's wellbeing. Once started, a pattern emerges, and this pattern is the first marker of how well the baby is doing, and how well the pregnancy is progressing. In this article we will cover the detection of movements, will look at this movements being an indication of wellbeing, what may be happening when movements decrease, a mother's story, and what the responsibility of the medical professionals are.
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 11:33:06 -0600At 27 weeks of pregnancy various changes occur in both the mother's body and the baby. Since the due date is nearing, it is vital to understand the symptoms and take proper care accordingly.
Wed, 02 Mar 2016 14:42:13 -0600Abortion has been in the news many times as of late. The problem with abortion is it excuses the woman from the choice she has made to have unprotected sex.
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 11:54:28 -0600There is now plenty of opportunity to read about pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood and to talk to friends and professional advisers. Having a baby is both exciting and demanding, rewarding and frustrating, worrying and yet emotionally satisfying and fulfilling. Efficient methods and techniques help with pain and with any problems in labor. Be optimistic, be realistic and retain your sense of humor as you approach this very important period of your lives.Taking the trouble to be prepared in advance and to plan your future is never more important than when you are having a baby. A little forethought can reduce your worries during pregnancy and in the months of baby care that lie ahead.
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:43:48 -0600So let's start off with the fact that pregnancy in general is a weird and exciting experience to go through. Isn't it crazy to think that you're growing another human being inside you? Mind blowing right?
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:04:00 -0600IUI or Intrauterine Insemination is a procedure that involves inserting your partner's semen directly into the uterus using a fine tube and a catheter. It is just one treatment available for those suffering from infertility. IUI ensures that more sperm are available in the right area to fertilise an egg - this increases a couple's chances of conception.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:33:35 -0600A little less than half of pregnant women experience some or all of the below signs and symptoms of pregnancy as early as 5 weeks. Nearly all women will experience some of the below signs and symptoms by 8 weeks. Remember it's possible to not experience any of these symptoms and still be pregnant!
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:20:51 -0600Advice for mums-to-be who are considering breastfeeding their new born baby. Breastfeeding your new baby may go smoothly, but getting prepared for the issues you may face can ensure you have the best possible chance of breastfeeding successfully.
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:46:41 -0600Find out how to make your 3D ultrasound experience better, what to look for when choosing the ultrasound clinic and get a brief explanation on how to ultrasound is done! The 5 step guide will help you make a wiser choice when it comes to 3D ultrasound clinics.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:31:59 -0600During pregnancy, it is important for women to prepare themselves and to ensure that their child is healthy. So, it is ideal to opt for reliable services like chiropractic treatments.
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 09:46:22 -0600All of us know that a pregnancy test needs some authentic and valuable information before you perform the same, but none of have any idea on it. Today in this article let us have a discussion about the details of this test.
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:45:04 -0600Godh bharai is a ceremony that is performed to celebrate the impending arrival of the baby. To make the occasion memorable and keep the guest entertained, you can follow some interesting ideas shared by us.
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:13:45 -0600Parents-to-be can record and store the sound of their unborn babies heart beat using ultrasound technologies and a sound recording stuffed animal, and then play it back whenever they like. This sound, paired with the adorable stuffed animal, has been shown to calm some babies down during the difficult times when it isn't possible to tell the reason behind their discomfort.
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:04:37 -0600Taking prenatal vitamins and eating foods that contain essential nutrients and vitamins are important for bringing a healthy baby to term. Eating a healthy diet serves both the mother and the growing fetus well during the gestation, but taking specific vitamins is crucial to ensure that the baby has everything it needs to grow and develop properly. Even for someone who eats well, taking the vitamins will give the mother's body what it needs.
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 10:22:40 -0600Medical costs of surrogacy arrangements are high. This article provides some insight into the costs and where savings can be found.
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:19:56 -0600The most confusing and frequently asked question during pregnancy is how much to eat. One of the most important ways to ensure your fetus is getting all the nutrients they need depends on your calories intake. Making a baby and carrying it to term is very hard work for a woman's body. Pregnant women should ensure to eat a balanced diet in order to help the baby grow and develop naturally.
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 11:02:05 -0600There are many aspects which needs to be kept in mind while acknowledging how to take a pregnancy test. Today in this article we will discuss some important aspects in the genre.
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:29:45 -0600For many young mothers, completing a traditional high school education may not be practical. Other options do exist that may open doors to college.
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 07:19:00 -0600So you tried every conceivable notion to conceive and cannot! Your next idea is to spend thousands of dollars on fertility doctors. Your at your wits end and don't know where to turn?
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 15:35:51 -0600Screening tests during pregnancy are a source of concern for many women. However, understanding these screenings, what they detect, and the possible outcomes, can make you more informed.
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 10:52:26 -0600Urine leakage or incontinence during pregnancy is very common and can occur when sneezing, coughing, straining or laughing. Incontinence occurs because of the pressure being applied to the bladder by the fetus or spasms that cause the bladder to become overactive. Either way, urine leakage can lead to a good deal of stress and anxiety in mothers-to-be. Are You Experiencing Urine Leakage During Pregnancy? Try These 5 Tips:
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:12:42 -0600Donating eggs are now easy. With the availability of the agencies that facilitate the egg donor programs, it has become easier for the egg contributors to donate their eggs. And, simultaneously, it is certainly the great news for the childless couples. The women unable to conceive can now avail the eggs by contacting a reliable egg donation clinic.
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:02:32 -0600Infertility is something bothering more couples than you might think. It has been published by the National Survey of Family Growth that 1 in 8 couples in the U.S deal with infertility issues at some point in their lives. You probably already know someone else who is battling infertility, but they may not talk about it. Many couples also see it as a private issue and don't talk about it. A lot of couples also start out slowly with their treatment options. Fertility drugs are almost always the first option discussed for the treatment of infertility, as it costs less than the other options out there.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:53:09 -0600A molar pregnancy is also known as a hydatiform mole. It is an abnormal pregnancy due to an abnormal fertilization. The molar pregnancy (MP) itself is not dangerous, however if it is left untreated it can lead to serious complications.
Mon, 02 Nov 2015 07:09:45 -0600When you are trying to get pregnant or are simply considering it, it is certainly not too soon to begin preparing for pregnancy. Preconception wellness and medical care concentrate on steps you can take prior to and in between pregnancies to boost the likelihood of having a strong child.
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:29:59 -0500To wrap up the month of October as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness, it's encouraging to know that there are great women who are great mothers. I want to encourage every mother who may have lost a child, however or whenever, you are victorious and you are a great mother.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:16:47 -0500Once you have a bump in your tummy region, you may prefer to wear maternity tights instead of ordinary ones. Some brands have researched and developed shaped panels that cradle your bump and support it as it grows which is a boon to many ladies with a large bump.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:03:31 -0500Pregnancy can be a worrying at the best of times, but if you also have a chronic illness or medical complaint it can be even more so. Long-term conditions including diabetes, depression and mental health problems, rheumatoid arthritis and epilepsy, often require medication, which may or may not be safe for your baby.
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 07:15:29 -0500In-vitro fertilization is a great way to end fertility problems suffered by many couples. However, as with any procedure, there are risks that you should weigh before proceeding.
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:18:33 -0500Last week, I mentioned that October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. I began to share some of the emotions I felt when my first daughter was stillborn. The shock and numbness were the first feelings I had. There were a lot more emotions I soon experienced. Some of them included sadness and fear.
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:17:55 -0500Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness started October 1st. The entire month is dedicated in remembering those beautiful angels. The initial response so such a tragic event can be shock and numbness. It takes time to truly gain the concept that there is life after such a tragic event. But knowing that there is life helps!
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:56:21 -0500According to current medical research, of vital concern to any woman considering getting pregnant should be detoxifying her baby's first home: The womb. Studies show that as many as 240 hazardous chemicals are found in a woman's umbilical cord, the baby's direct lifeline. How could this NOT effect the health of an unborn child and their future health as well?
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:05:46 -0500What is hypnobirthing? How effective it is in reducing labor pain? Such are the questions frequently asked to an expert by the going-to-be parents. If you are one of them, or you know someone who will benefit from the answers, read the following post to know all about the process.
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 08:21:09 -0500Infertility is a depressive issue that has shattered the hearts of countless couples, further resulting in severe distress, anxiety and despair. A problem like infertility not only affects the identity of a woman, but also put a bad impact on her personal relationships. A woman, who experiences this problem, cannot conceive or carry a pregnancy to full term within certain parameters. This common problem is mainly faced by women aged 15 to 44. Moreover, it has been determined that 40% of the issues involved with this problem are because of the male partner, 40% due to the female partner, and 20% due to complication of both partners. Infertility in general, is of two types; Primary and Secondary.
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:51:12 -0500Pregnancy is a journey that many women enjoy and await eagerly. Its development is counted from the first day of the last menstrual period you got with the duration going up to 40 weeks before the baby is finally born. Pregnancy is grouped in trimesters with each taking up three months. The first trimester tends to be the most challenging for most women because it is during this stage that most changes, hormonal and emotional as well as a few physical changes start taking place. You are better placed knowing what changes or pregnancy symptoms to expect within all stages including the first trimester.
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:41:20 -0500A breech birth is when your baby is in a buttocks or feet first position when giving birth. There are three different types of breech positions your baby may be in and are listed below: Frank position- When you baby's feet are straight up by his head. Incomplete position- If your baby's feet or foot are dangling down into the birth canal.
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 06:25:55 -0500This article offers suggestions for women who are moving to a new home during their pregnancy. It also offers basic tips on how to reduce stress during a move to a new home.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:55:17 -0500Thankfully, developing a so-called pregnant diet isn't really all that difficult. As a matter of fact, if you're willing to take the time to put together a pregnant diet plan menu of sorts, you'll find that you'll have plenty of time to devote to other pressing matters, such as what colors to paint the walls of your baby's bedroom.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:50:16 -0500Congratulations! You're pregnant! In between planning all the exciting times ahead and satisfying those notorious pregnancy cravings, you will likely experience a level of discomfort you may not be prepared for. Pain relief during pregnancy is more than a luxury-it is an absolute necessity for the health of you AND your baby.
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:42:45 -0500When it comes to dealing with the issues related to barrenness, the majority of couples rely on the latest medical treatments, drugs and procedures in order to increase their chances of getting pregnant. However, there are plenty of options available in the market these days that can help you get rid of infertility, which includes fertility medicines, surgical procedures, assisted conception, and much more. Fertility medications are drugs which help in enhancing reproductive fertility. They are primarily used by women, so as to excite follicle expansion of their ovary. However, there are hardly any fertility drugs available for men.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:51:00 -0500Pregnancy is the development of an embryo or fetus, in a woman's uterus. Every pregnant woman's dream is to have a hassle free and complication free pregnancy. The most common symptoms of pregnancy includes missed period, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, changes in breast and others. Positive pregnancy test confirms the pregnancy. There are several things that may cause a complication in your pregnancy. However, some are more common than others. Having a baby is an exciting time for all expectant mothers.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:43:19 -0500Early miscarriages are very common. It's perfectly possible to have a miscarriage before you even realise you're pregnant. About half of all fertilised eggs are thought to be lost in the earliest days of pregnancy, before a pregnancy test has been done