Nausea After Periods: What Causes It?

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Feeling a bit queasy lately? Nausea is a common complaint both before and during menstrual periods – but for some of us, tummy troubles can …

Yolk Sac: What Is It? Does Its Size Mean Anything?

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Like your eggs scrambled, sunny side up, poached or boiled? Turns out we’ve been feeding on yolk since we were in utero - the yolk sac. The …

Why Is Baby Twitching in My Stomach While Pregnant?

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Quickening! This is the first fetal movement you feel from your belly. Fetal movement is a piece of evidence that your fetus is healthy. How…

Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

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You don’t need to go on a special diet when you’re breastfeeding your little one. But well-meaning friends may still give you lists of foods…

Things Men Should Know About Pregnant Women

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If your partner is pregnant and all you can do is to be around and be supportive, then you’ll have to do so in a way that helps her out, not…

Prolonged Labor: Causes, Duration, Prevention Tips, and Effects on Fetus

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It’s probably every mom’s wish to go into the labor room, pop the baby out and be done with the delivery. In reality, that doesn’t happen fo…

How to Sterilize Baby Bottles

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Whether you’re using breast milk or formula to feed your baby, knowing how to sterilize baby bottles is an important skill to keep your baby…

Alcohol and Breastfeeding: Is It Safe?

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Your baby’s in your arms and you’re officially a mom! Time to break out the champagne - or is it? It’s no secret that drinking during pregna…

How to Increase Breast Milk

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Worries about low milk supply are the number one reason why new moms wean their babies earlier than they were hoping. Although it’s actually…

Flu Like Symptoms During Early Pregnancy

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Down with flu-like symptoms? Don’t brush it off as simply a flu, though. Flu-like symptoms are, in fact, early signs of pregnancy. If you do…

Morning Sickness Dizziness

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You never thought you could have come to hate the sight of food...but you did. When you feel dizzy and have morning sickness, you might feel…

Episiotomy: Is It Really Necessary?

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Episiotomy - a cut to my vagina? You must be thinking “No way. Ever.” But is it really so bad? What is an episiotomy, how it is done, what a…

Caffeine and Breastfeeding: Is It Safe?

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If you cut back on caffeinated drinks during pregnancy, it’s not surprising if you want to reward your forbearance with some delicious coffe…

Smoking While Breastfeeding: What Are the Risks?

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It’s no secret that smoking during pregnancy poses huge risks to your baby - but many new moms who smoked before their pregnancy do find the…

Low Milk Supply: Causes and Remedies

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Many breastfeeding moms are anxious that they’re not producing enough milk for their babies, and low milk supply can be a frustrating proble…