Category | Pregnancy & Labor

8 Aggressive Ways To Prevent UTI During Pregnancy

Posted on 19 March 2011 by

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is not an unusual issue for pregnant women. It is caused by bacteria that enters the urinary tract from the urethra or the bladder. Symptoms of UTI include frequent urination, incontinence, a burning feeling while urinating, presence of blood or mucous in the urine, pain in the bladder or lower abdomen […]

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Maternity Fashion Secrets You Must Know

Posted on 07 March 2011 by

Pregnancy and fashion don’t often come up in the same sentence. The same thing seems to go in the real world. A baby bump can be hard to work around with using only your ordinary clothes. A woman’s body gets at least one size bigger during pregnancy, including the feet. It would be nice to […]

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5 Tips On How To Look And Feel Good During Pregnancy

Posted on 24 February 2011 by

The first few weeks of pregnancy can go by very quickly. With many family and friends sharing the joy of expecting a new addition to the family, even the most bothersome symptoms can somehow seem tolerable. But as pregnancy progresses and you become heavier and the days seem to drag by endlessly, you can become […]

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Changing Your Obstetrician: Top 5 Reasons Why You Need To Switch

Posted on 19 January 2011 by

For the time that I have dealt with my fertility issues, I have seen quite a number of obstetricians just because they never seemed to live up to my expectations. I had one obstetrician who never truly listened and she was just bent on insisting that my symptoms were not significant. I’ve also been to […]

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How To Manage Food Aversions During Pregnancy

Posted on 11 January 2011 by

While some women crave for out of the ordinary food combinations during pregnancy, there are others who can’t even stand basic food items such as meat, eggs and vegetables. If you suddenly can’t stand even the smell of your favorite yogurt or cheese, then you are having a food aversion. Food aversions may not get […]

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5 Pregnancy Myths: Getting To Know The Facts

Posted on 07 January 2011 by

From beliefs that a lunar eclipse can cause fetal abnormalities to associating the baby’s gender through a woman’s appearance, there is no denying that pregnancy myths abound. With the general notion of pregnancy as a time when women are most vulnerable to hazards, it comes with no surprise that pregnancy myths have survived the times. […]

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Top 4 Contraception Myths Debunked

Posted on 05 January 2011 by

Despite modern Medicine and readily available resources through the internet and print media, there are still myths that are associated with contraception. Some of these tales and myths may seem really weird or even out of whack, but there is a need to address even the most common ones so that pregnancy can be prevented. […]

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How To Survive The Last Week Of Pregnancy

Posted on 03 November 2010 by

The last week or two of pregnancy is often marked by feelings of ambivalence, anxiety, tiredness, and discomfort. After months of enduring pregnancy symptoms, many women would want nothing else but to reach term so they could finally meet their precious one. But instead of giving in to feelings of boredom or tiredness, here are […]

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What You Need To Know About Ectopic Pregnancy

Posted on 30 October 2010 by

A tubal pregnancy or an ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg is implanted outside the uterus. It can occur in 1 out of 50 pregnancies and in majority of the cases, the fertilized egg settles in the fallopian tubes — the very reason why it’s also called a tubal pregnancy. Rarely, implantation can also […]

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What You Need To Know About Your Pregnancy Due Date

Posted on 04 October 2010 by

After enduring back pain, sleepless nights and a host of other discomforts related to pregnancy, many women are all too eager to welcome the last weeks of pregnancy, thinking that when their due date is near, labor can begin anytime. But how accurate are due dates really? And what happens when you go beyond your […]

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What You Need To Know About Gestational Diabetes

Posted on 20 September 2010 by

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during the second trimester of pregnancy. In healthy women, the stomach and intestines digest carbohydrates from the food in order to form glucose. But for the body to utilize glucose properly, insulin is needed so that it can move from the blood to the cells in […]

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