Meconium Aspiration Syndrome: Causes, Treatment, and Aftereffects

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Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a serious illness that occurs while the fetus is still in the uterus and occurs in about 5 to 10% of a…

How to Help Implantation: Are There Ways to Improve Chances of Implantation?

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Trying hard to conceive but feel like your efforts have been going down the drain? What can you do to help yourself get pregnant or, more sp…
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Colostrum: What Is It?

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When you first start breastfeeding your newborn baby, you produce milk called colostrum before you start producing mature milk. But what is …
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Chromosomal Anomalies: Are There Prevention Tips?

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Do you know why people say it’s better to give birth while you’re young? That’s because advanced maternal age increases the risk of chromoso…
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Pumping Breast Milk: How to Do It

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Pumping (or “expressing”) breast milk allows busy moms to make sure their babies aren’t missing out on the benefits of breast milk. By setti…
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How to Store Breast Milk

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Once you’re able to start pumping and storing your breast milk, you can help make sure your baby is still getting the milk they need - even …
Bottle Feeding

How to Make a Baby Bottle

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Whether you’re supplementing breastmilk or mainly using bottle feeds, mixing up formula quickly becomes a part of daily life for many new mo…
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Second Child: Are You Ready?

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Planning for a second child? Deciding to add another member to the family is an exciting event, but before you get started, you might alread…
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Third Trimester Insomnia: Causes and Strategies

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Insomnia during pregnancy can keep you up all night and give you the time you don’t want to worry about many other things. Instead of lettin…
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Compression Stockings During Pregnancy: Points to Note

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Feeling like you have elephant legs during pregnancy? If you’re feeling the swelling in your legs and want to get rid of it, the thought of …
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Toxoplasmosis in Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

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A recent study by scientists has warned that keeping cats in childhood has been linked to mental illnesses like Intermittent Explosive Disor…
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease During Pregnancy: Symptoms and Treatment

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) means that the contents of the stomach flow backward and into the esophagus. Although this usually af…
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Varicocele: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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Varicocele - one of the leading causes of infertility in men. Let’s look at varicocele in a nutshell - its definition, causes, symptoms, typ…
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Cats and Pregnancy: Should I Avoid Them While Pregnant?

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This is to all cat lovers out there who want to get pregnant. Have you heard of toxoplasmosis? It can be dangerous to your future baby, so y…
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Safe Period: How to Calculate It

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Laying your cards on the table and declaring that you don’t want a child (or another)? Then, when is the safe period in which you can have s…