Pregnancy

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…

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…

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…

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…
Pregnancy Complications

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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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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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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Baby Hiccups in Womb: Why, Where and When

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Small, sudden vibrations are coming from your belly and it feels like your fetus is hiccuping. Is that even possible? Let us introduce you t…