Category | Pregnancy & Labor

What You Need To Know About Placenta Previa

Posted on 06 September 2010 by

I began to have bleeding when I reached the sixth month of my pregnancy. Although it was very minimal and it usually stopped by itself, it was very disturbing because it was a constant reminder that there was something wrong with my pregnancy. After the first episode, my doctor confirmed the news. I had a […]

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Placenta Art – A Personalized Pregnancy Keepsake

Posted on 05 September 2010 by

Making placenta art is a unique and personal way to preserve a memory of your pregnancy forever. Keeping the placenta after delivery sounds weird but it is not uncommon. Many moms who feel attached to their placenta take it home and keep it frozen for months after giving birth, not sure of what to do […]

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The Risks of Drinking Alcohol during Pregnancy

Posted on 06 May 2010 by

Most women are excited when they learn that they are pregnant, and much has been written about the need to take extra good care of your body at this time. Read on to find out more about the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. A woman may choose to drink for a variety of reasons. […]

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8 Thorough Ways to Deal with Pregnancy Constipation

Posted on 01 May 2010 by

Pregnant women are faced with monthly physical changes. Plenty of these are unpleasant because they cause discomfort and sometimes, further complications. Constipation is a common problem throughout the 9 months of expectancy. Pregnancy constipation is brought about by a number of reasons. As progesterone hormone levels rise, the intestinal muscles relax, slowing down bowel activity. […]

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Why Should You Consider Natural Childbirth?

Posted on 16 April 2010 by

Pregnant women today have more freedom when it comes to their birth options. They can decide whether to give birth in a hospital, a birthing center or at home. Birthing plans can be created to guide practitioners on the patient’s preferences during labor and delivery. Despite all the medical advances designed to make labor and […]

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What You Need To Know About The Different Childbirth Options

Posted on 18 May 2009 by

Childbirth is a crucial time for both mother and child. But modern medical techniques and facilities has made the experience safer, and even more convenient for most women. With the help of technology, health care providers can already detect and identify possible pregnancy risks early on. Thus, pregnant women are now faced with several options […]

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Can Belly Wraps Help You Lose Pregnancy Weight?

Posted on 15 May 2009 by

Many new moms are raving about belly wraps lately. And with celebrity moms included in the list of satisfied users, it is slowly gaining popularity. Many new moms are always on the look out for products that can help aid weight loss. After nine months of nurturing a baby inside the womb, most women are […]

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Is It Safe To Get A Massage During Pregnancy?

Posted on 07 May 2009 by

Almost everybody loves a relaxing massage that can surely revitalize your body and your senses. But when you are pregnant and you badly want to get a massage to ease your aching muscles, is it really safe to get one? Hence, it is important to understand how massage can be beneficial or harmful during pregnancy. […]

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How To Deal With Food Cravings During Pregnancy

Posted on 23 April 2009 by

You may have already heard about women craving for a particular type of food during pregnancy. These cravings may either be typical everyday foods or an unusual combination of food items. During my pregnancy, I particularly craved tuna sandwiches with lettuce and lots of mustard. As strange as it may sound, I really found it […]

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Is Sex Safe During Pregnancy?

Posted on 08 March 2009 by

Many couples often worry whether sex during pregnancy is safe. It is only common for many couples to be concerned, whether intercourse can in any way harm their unborn baby. It may then help if you understand how sex may, or may not affect your growing baby. Here are the most common questions that expectant […]

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Do You Really Need A Quad Screen During Pregnancy?

Posted on 03 March 2009 by

Prenatal testing has made it possible for health care providers, to determine whether certain individuals are at risk for problems during pregnancy. Many expectant parents may worry over the health of their baby, even during the early stages of pregnancy. With the advent of prenatal testing, it has made pregnancies a more guarded experience for […]

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