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Lower Back Pain After Periods: Causes and Remedies

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For many women, lower back pain is a common complaint both before and during Shark Week. This usually clears up after a menstrual period - b…
Pregnancy Complications

Third Trimester Tiredness: Causes and Strategies

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You are almost reaching the end of your pregnancy and all you want to do is to be able to give birth to your baby without any other hiccups …
Postpartum Health

Baby Blues: Causes and Remedies

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Giving birth and welcoming your newborn into the world takes a lot out of you - for your mind as well as your body. Add that to the sleep de…
Preconception Health and Wellness

Teas for Menstrual Cramps

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Period pain and cramping is common, but that doesn’t mean you have to put up with it. You may be able to find some natural relief in a sooth…
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No Contractions: Causes and Course of Action

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The expected delivery due date (EDD) is supposed to be your due date, right? Why isn’t baby coming out then? Let’s look at why contractions …
Labor and Delivery

What Is a Natural Birth: the Process, Pain, Advantages and Risks

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There are many ways to give birth, so what exactly is a natural birth and how is it different from a vaginal birth? A natural birth refers t…
Postpartum Health

Postpartum Exercise: When and How to Get Started

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You might not feel like exercise when you’ve just welcomed your new little one into the world - and that’s pretty understandable. But once y…
Pregnancy Complications

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HMFD) While Pregnant: Causes, Symptoms, and Effects on Fetus

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The hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is a relatively well-known disease that is the nightmare of every parent who now has a young child …
Pregnancy Complications

Cramping in Early Pregnancy: a Sign of Miscarriage?

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Pregnancy seems to have only just begun, so why are you feeling spasm-like movements in the lower abdominal regions? They resemble contracti…
Preconception Health and Wellness

Fibrocystic Breast Disease: Causes and Remedies

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If a routine exam check-up with your doctor reveals you’ve got fibrocystic breast disease, it’s understandable to be a bit concerned. Fibroc…
Pregnancy Complications

Gas Before Periods: Causes and Prevention

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Ever wonder why you feel so gassy and bloated before a period? The premenstrual phase of your cycle can be accompanied by a whole raft of un…
Pregnancy Complications

Low-Lying Placenta: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Risk

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Low-lying placenta, which can be termed as a placenta previa depending on its more specific location, is one complication that can arise dur…
Preconception Health and Wellness

Short Follicular Phase: Is It Hard to Get Pregnant?

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When you’re trying to conceive, tracking your basal body temperature (BBT) can tell you a lot about your fertility over the course of your c…
Pregnancy Lifestyle

MSG and Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy

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The chemicals added to processed foods might make them look or taste better, but it’s understandable to be concerned about taking them in yo…
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Sperm Quality Control: Lifestyle Changes for Fertility

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Fertility troubles are often mistakenly thought of as a “women’s problem”, but sperm quality is just as important when you’re trying to conc…