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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12/13/2021 08:47 AM
4 Reasons To Seek Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
Recently a patient, Thalia, who was in her six month of pregnancy came to my chiropractic office. She had been having mild lower back pain all along, but the discomfort had intensified prompting her to call us. I've seen this many times in my 37 years of practice. Chiropractic care during pregnancy can be a great help to the expectant mother. This article will describe 4 reasons to seek chiropractic care during pregnancy.
04/06/2021 11:33 AM
Chiropractic Care For Back Pain Relief During Pregnancy
During my 35 years of chiropractic practice I have heard many interesting comments from my patients who were pregnant. One lady who received a great deal of lower back pain relief through chiropractic care during her second pregnancy said: "I wish I had known to go to a chiropractor during my first pregnancy." She went on to tell me that she had not had chiropractic care the first time she was pregnant and had suffered a great deal of lower back pain. This article will discuss how pain of the back can result during pregnancy and how chiropractic care can give lower back pain relief.
01/27/2021 10:55 AM
Pelvic Back Pain Relief During Pregnancy
During pregnancy many women experience discomfort in the back of the pelvic area. Gentle, safe chiropractic care can be utilized to gain relief of pelvic back pain during pregnancy. This article will discuss why pelvic pain occurs during pregnancy and what can be done to give relief of back pain.
12/18/2020 08:46 AM
Pregnancy Back Pain Relief
Many women experience lower back pain during their pregnancy. Fortunately, there is a viable solution offering pain relief. This article will discuss why mechanical back pain of pregnancy occurs, some recent research detailing back discomfort during pregnancy, and a drug-free, nonsurgical alternative method to gain relief of spinal pain for expectant mothers.
05/11/2020 07:53 AM
5 Useful Tips For A Happy and Stress-Free Pregnancy
The less stress while you're with child, the better for you and your baby. Here are some essential tips for a happy and stress-free pregnancy!
01/28/2020 02:57 PM
Pregnancy 101: 3 Important Things To Do Before The Baby Comes
Your little one is arriving soon and there are loads to prepare! Make sure you do these 3 important things before the baby is born!
12/04/2019 12:23 PM
3 Useful Pregnancy Tips for First Time Moms
Congratulations, mom-to-be! Pregnancy indeed is wonderful time in your life. Here are 3 useful pregnancy tips you should follow!
10/08/2019 10:10 AM
Pregnancy 101: 5 Signs and Symptoms You're Giving Birth Soon
Are you giving birth soon or is it a false alarm? Here are some signs to look out for to find out if you're popping soon!
09/11/2019 02:28 PM
Reasons to Get Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
There's no question that a woman goes through tremendous changes during the nine months of pregnancy. This article will discuss how to make it easier to deal with the physical changes that occur during pregnancy by receiving chiropractic care, particularly during the second and third trimesters.
08/01/2019 07:51 PM
Top 5 Mattresses for Pregnant Women
As a woman, you would want to hear someone calling you 'MOM,' running here and there with joy and pleasure. Don't worry if you don't have one until now. You can plan a baby right now by discussing with your significant other.
04/23/2019 10:31 AM
Pregnant Women Need Appropriate Musculoskeletal Care During Pregnancy
Many women experience musculoskeletal problems during their pregnancy. It is common for them to have lower back pain, discomfort in the pelvic girdle and/or neck and upper back pain. This occurs as pregnancy progresses due to the increasing weight and size of the baby internally and subsequent postural changes the expectant mother undergoes. This article will discuss musculoskeletal conditions that occur during pregnancy and a potential palliative care. A specific case study by the author will also be presented as an example that the reader may find useful and helpful.
12/13/2018 01:30 PM
You Want to Be a Surrogate? But WHY?
Any extra money that comes into a home, through surrogacy or a raise or a windfall, is always welcomed. I have heard of some women buying a much needed car, taking their family on a dream vacation, paying off bills, paying tuition for their own child and yes, even a down payment on a house. Having the ability to help another family and enjoying all the gratitude and rewards that come with that is a wonderful feeling... one that stays with you for the rest of your life especially if the relationship lives up to what you dreamed it should be.
07/18/2018 11:56 AM
Evening Primrose Oil To Induce Labor in 2018
The evening primrose oil is one of the most effective and natural way to induce labor. One of the reason why women go for evening primrose oil during their pregnancy is that it is highly affordable and easily available.
07/12/2018 02:29 PM
10 Tips For A Healthy And Happy Pregnancy
To have a good pregnancy we not only have to look at physical health. Being healthy is fundamental in these moments, but also be mentally calm, prepared and happy. That is why we are going to give ten keys to a healthy and happy pregnancy, in which the mind and body combine in harmony to welcome a new member into our lives.
06/28/2018 02:32 PM
Here Are The Best Pregnancy Breakfast Ideas For Pregnant Moms
It is said that you have heard, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and even more so during pregnancy. A good breakfast gives to a pregnant mom all the nutrients you need to start the day, and during pregnancy the mom need to know pregnancy breakfast ideas. The better ideas will safe in every neighborhood, so get inspired.
06/19/2018 03:19 PM
Trusting Mother Nature
Examining fear versus trust in childbirth this article describes the outcomes of maternal fear on the process of labor. The contractions of labor in natural childbirth stimulate the new baby's gastrointestinal and respiratory systems proving that natural childbirth is far better for babies than cesarean delivery. But the surveillance and interventions of modern obstetrics in hospital delivery rooms arouses maternal fear and in the process stops labor and the hormonal cascade by releasing adrenaline, thus creating the conditions for medical intervention and surgical birth.
06/05/2018 08:48 AM
Infertility: The Art of Not Giving Up
So many things in life require endurance and time. Sometimes we let go of certain hopes or dreams because it's not realistic, whilst there are others that are worth holding on to. The want and need to keep going becomes a part of your personality but if you're not born with this, how do you train your brain to not give up.
06/04/2018 08:41 AM
Fertility Treatment Solutions To Solve Pregnancy Problems
Some couples are not blessed enough to have children. They face unsuccessful conceiving or infertility problems but they can be cured with the best fertility treatment.
05/08/2018 09:35 AM
How to Prevent and Overcome Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure
Pregnancy is a wonderful thing, it gives an awesome feeling to raise your own baby and make him/her become a responsible citizen. But, before a baby is born, there are many challenges for the mother to deliver a healthy baby.
05/07/2018 09:24 AM
Enjoy Your Sleep While Pregnant
Knowing that you are carrying your own little person is the best feeling ever. During pregnancy, the quality and quantity of sleep are changing.
05/02/2018 08:57 AM
How Constipation Affects Your Activity During Pregnancy
Constipation during pregnancy is quite debilitating when you cannot perform your activities properly. however, this condition is normal, and disappears when your pregnancy period is over.
04/18/2018 10:40 AM
Different Types of Pregnancy Tests and What They're All About
Finding out you're pregnant can give you the butterflies, especially when it's the first time! You don't really know what to expect and are instantly overwhelmed by a rollercoaster of emotions. Female instincts are usually on point when it comes to these things, therefore most women first check a pregnancy by themselves with a home pregnancy test or an online pregnancy test before visiting a doctor.
04/16/2018 11:48 AM
How to Ensure a Smooth Delivery
Most articles on the internet and elsewhere describe the phase of pregnancy and the process of delivery a tedious one. When in reality, all you need to do is be calm, follow a healthy diet and ardently follow your doctor's instructions to get through it all smoothly. A well-balanced diet during pregnancy should comprise of proteins, vitamin C, calcium, iron, folic acid and adequate fat.
04/16/2018 09:48 AM
Infertility: Myths and Truths
Everyone has their opinion about infertility. If you are unable to conceive and don't know why yet, then you have probably been bombarded with advice and suggestions. Aunties may tell you what home remedies to take and uncles may give you unsolicited advice about intercourse. There are so many myths about infertility yet only a set number of truths. It is your responsibility to find out the truth and to do what is right for you.
04/16/2018 09:47 AM
Preparation Tips for Pregnancy
If you have decided that you want to have a baby, then it may be an exciting time for you. Pregnancy is a quite an experience for most women. Every woman experiences it differently and the symptoms may differ too. Once you've made the decision, how do you prepare for pregnancy?
04/16/2018 08:08 AM
How Can You Cope With the Stresses of Working Night Shifts During Pregnancy?
Pregnancy needs care! You might sign up to work during the first few months of your pregnancy, as you don't want to get restricted in a room, all day, whole day. You might also want to catch up with your office friends and talk about your experiences. Or simply, you could choose to work, because you love to work. But that doesn't take away the fact that you have to maintain caution with your health!
04/16/2018 08:05 AM
Can Household Chores Be Dangerous During Pregnancy?
While pregnant moms have a tendency to do weird stuff like eating, doing stuff on whims but expectant mothers are always given specific instructions regarding household work. There are many chores that are not safe for to be moms. You will have to stop doing them completely. No safe limit is demarcated in lifting weights, they are a no go.
04/12/2018 09:44 AM
10 Things You Will Wish You Did During Your Pregnancy
You have the pregnancy test kit in your hand, and yes, it's a positive! Right now, nine months does seem like a long time. But this period will fly in the blink of an eye. One day you are checking out pregnancy care tips and the next, you are reading up on how to get your baby to go to sleep. Before those hectic days start, you should really give yourself the time to enjoy. The time you are pregnant is a free pass to catch up on your hobbies and indulge yourself in the little pleasures of life.
04/06/2018 08:10 AM
Safety in Early Pregnancy
The first trimester is a period when the mother's body undergoes a lot of physiological changes and the foetus's major organs start developing. During this time the risk of a miscarriage is high and foetal well-being is heavily dependent on maternal well-being.
04/06/2018 08:08 AM
Exercise You Can Do at Home in the First 6 Weeks of Pregnancy
No woman can escape the sudden emotional swings and health discomforts that happen when pregnant! However, with an aim to stay fit and healthy women can do away with these sudden discomforts. Exercising is a vital part of pregnancy and it helps women feel better.
04/06/2018 08:06 AM
Ease Pregnancy Aches and Pains
Though the learning that you're pregnant comes to you as a blessing, but the 9 months that are to follow will bring for you a set of physical challenges and emotional mood swings to deal with! A woman's body undergoes layers of changes during the pregnancy phase. And aches and pains are a part of it.
03/23/2018 09:50 AM
When Is the Right Age to Have a Baby?
Having a baby is a big decision. Your whole life changes and it changes forever. There are so many things to consider when having a baby because it's not only your life that changes but also that of your partner and your families. A child can bring much joy to your world because you get to impart knowledge and traditions to another human being. With so much to consider, when is the right age to have a baby?
03/23/2018 09:49 AM
Take Care of Yourself During Pregnancy
If you've had trouble conceiving it is very important that you take good care of yourself during the pregnancy. It is best to be cautious rather than try to be brave because that is what society expects from the modern woman. There are more important things in this world than being subject to the expectations of society. Your health and pregnancy is more important.
03/12/2018 08:20 AM
Having a New Baby: Getting Your Mindset Right In Pregnancy
We have a strange misconception about parenting that it should be easy. That mothers should be able to seamlessly work full time or part time, run the household, look after their health and happiness, be on top of their finances, maintain healthy relationships and just be calm, happy, fun, energetic and consistent parents all the time. But this is not the reality that befalls 99.9% of mothers in this world. Due to the fact the expectations do not meet reality, motherhood is often a shock for many new mums. Mothers can easily become confused about why it seems so tiring, difficult or not as seamless as expected and therefore can be left asking themselves regularly "why can't I cope as well as I expected I would?" But what if mothers were able to alter expectations and become more prepared for motherhood as a result?
03/09/2018 09:02 AM
Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy - Do You Need to Worry?
It is quite normal to experience some amount of abdominal pain or discomfort during pregnancy. But severe or persistent pain can indicate something more serious and hence require a consultation with your obstetrician. Serious complications which can cause abdominal pain during pregnancy: • Ectopic Pregnancy - This is a serious and life threatening problem in which the fertilized egg gets implanted in the fallopian tubes outside the uterus.
03/06/2018 08:07 AM
When Morning Sickness Is All Day Sickness
You are all excited to finally find out that you are going to have a baby and can't wait to break this news to your family. But how did you realize you are pregnant? Apart from the obvious symptoms, morning sickness is one sign that your baby is on its way.
03/06/2018 08:06 AM
Digestion Troubles During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman's life to experience wonderful changes in the body and to experience your baby growing inside you. Sadly, some hormonal changes during pregnancy can affect your digestive system and cause annoying discomforts.
03/05/2018 03:18 PM
A Politically Incorrect and Inconvenient Contraceptive Truth
Can the pill affect your potentially fertilized egg, for months after stopping it? Is taking the pill a potential abortion every month? Is it possible to avoid pregnancy without the pill or an IUD, with relative certainty? How easy is Natural Family Planning? This topic is sensitive and a necessary one for all women, especially those planning marriage or intimacy soon.
03/03/2018 10:44 AM
How Morning Sickness and Motion Sickness Correlated During Pregnancy
Morning sickness is one of the signs of early pregnancy. Normally, morning sickness occurs around the 4th week of early pregnancy and gets resolved between the 12th and 14th week. In some cases, 1 in 5 women, suffer from morning sickness throughout their second trimester. Some pregnant woman, experience morning sickness throughout the whole pregnancy period.
03/02/2018 08:10 AM
Mindfulness Positive Ways to Overcome Childbirth Fear
Mindfulness is paying attention to the purpose and accepting the present moment. Therefore, mindfulness during childbirth is a preparation to develop a relationship with yourself, with your partner and with your family.
03/02/2018 08:10 AM
I'm Not Comfortable in My Postpartum Body
After undergoing a C-section and having my baby, I indeed have all that I asked for but there's also an impending gloom and mild despondency that is smeared all over my mind. The truth is, I loved all that my pregnancy got me, but not this postpartum body. Other than my immediate weight gain which I anticipated, I have to accept the fact that my body nowhere feels close to what it used to pre-pregnancy. That's a complete disappointment!
02/23/2018 03:30 PM
Want an Easier Labour? Having Support May Help
If you are giving birth to a child for the first time, the reality of "labour hurts" is something you must have heard before. And if it's the second time you are pregnant, then you have already witnessed it! Being able to bring forth a new life on the face of earth indeed takes a lot out of a woman, both mentally and physically.
02/23/2018 03:30 PM
Handling Restless Leg Syndrome During Pregnancy
Restless legs syndrome is a neurological disorder, which affects the sensorimotor of the body. The physiological process of the disorder is still unclear, but the prevalence of the disorder is high amongst the patients depending on their primary and secondary etiological conditions.
02/16/2018 11:29 AM
Balancing Pregnancy, Life, and Work
Have you ever walked into a room or sat at your desk and looked at the pile of crap that has to get done? As you're standing there you wonder how in the world can two people, who feel like they are never home, accumulate that much laundry and dishes. As I stared the third trimester in the face I knew I had to start changing habits now in order to make our lives easier.
02/08/2018 09:12 AM
Stand Up for Yourself and "Take Back Your Birth"
Nowhere is the patronizing of women more prevalent than in the hospital delivery room. Thousands of women all across the country will end up with a disappointing childbirth experience where the expectant mother feels as if she has no voice in one of the most important events of her life, the birth of her baby. Make your childbirth experience a cherished moment that originates from within, not an event where you are told what to do by medical professionals who have their agenda and protocol and who don't know you.
02/05/2018 09:54 AM
Infertility: Can Your Own Body Be Its Own Worst Enemy?
There are so many causes for infertility and they are usually external factors such as lifestyle choices. Smoking, eating unhealthily, drug use and environmental factors all play a role in infertility. However, your own body can also play a role in infertility and sometimes it can be your own worst enemy.
02/05/2018 09:54 AM
Infertility: Why Is It So Difficult to Conceive a Baby?
For many people it doesn't take much effort but for others it may be difficult to conceive baby. It may take a few weeks to a few months for a normal couple to fall pregnant however other couples do not have any success. If you do not conceive after a period of 12 months, it is advisable to seek the advice of a fertility doctor. You may need to undergo a series of tests to determine the reason for infertility.
02/05/2018 08:16 AM
Have You Heard About These Causes Of Infertility?
Motherhood is important and dreams of every woman, but many women have to deal with infertility. If you follow the recommendations of your gynecologist and lead a stress-free life, then with the help of medical science you can conceive a child.
01/19/2018 10:00 AM
Ways to Prevent Birth Defects
Not all birth defects are severe - many are mild and can be treated. Here are some steps we can all take to prevent some common defects.
01/19/2018 09:47 AM
Things You Should Know When Comparing IUI and IVF
The world we live in today has become polluted to a great extent which is a major reason for causing health issues. A lot of people are unable to keep up with the healthy lifestyle hence, often end up facing some critical health problems. There is a usual dilemma that is being faced by a lot of couples who have difficulties while conceiving is to whether undertake IUI treatment or IVF treatment.

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