Pregnancy

Pregnancy Fitness

When to Start Prenatal Yoga

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Not being able to move much, or being stressed up might be sources of discomfort throughout the whole pregnancy. If you’re looking for ways …
Pregnancy Complications

Bladder Infection During Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Medicine

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Pregnant women are especially susceptible to bladder infection, and it’s extremely painful. Add this pain to the discomfort you feel because…
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Rh Incompatibility in Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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Ever wondered about blood types and how it’s possible to have a completely different blood type from your mother? There are times when diffe…
Pregnancy Week by Week

2 Months Pregnant: Symptoms, Fetus (Embryo) and Things to Note

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You might have started getting inklings of your pregnancy sometime between Week 5 to 8. Thinking of purchasing a pregnancy test kit soon to …
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Cramping While Pregnant: Causes, Treatment, and Risks?

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Cramping in late pregnancy is a physiological phenomenon that’s usually considered normal. However, that’s not always true - it sometimes ca…
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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 …
Labor and Delivery

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…
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 …
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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…
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…
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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Laxatives During Pregnancy: Are They Safe?

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Bloating during pregnancy isn’t only because of the baby - you might be feeling bloated because of constipation. If you need some help to ge…
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Low Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: Definition, Effects and Prevention Tips

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You might have heard that a high blood pressure can spell trouble during pregnancy. What does it mean if you have a low blood pressure durin…
Nutrition in Pregnancy

Protein in Urine During Pregnancy: Causes, Meaning of the Grades, and Management

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Each prenatal visit, you’re given a urine test to check for protein in your urine. If you have high levels of proteins, you might be at risk…