Pregnancy

Pregnancy Signs

How Do I Know if I’m Pregnant?

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It’s too early to tell, but to have to wait for the pregnancy test kits and the practitioner to give you a confirmation might feel like eter…
Labor and Delivery

What to Pack in Hospital Bag: Items for Baby

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As you will soon see your baby, it’s best that you start getting the baby goods that your baby will need. If you start buying things, won’t …
Pregnancy Lifestyle

Brushing Teeth While Pregnant

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Pregnancy is a trying period because everyday things which you never thought could be a problem become a huge challenge for you overnight. N…
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“Pregnancy Hunger”: Strategies to Fight Hunger Pangs During Pregnancy

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The start of pregnancy might be for you the start of vomiting non-stop and changes in your body. Some moms find their appetite decreasing, o…
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Hypercoiled Umbilical Cord: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Like every other part of the body, things can go wrong with umbilical cord during pregnancy. One such abnormality in the umbilical cord is w…
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Changes in Fetal Movement: Location, Frequency and Intensity

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Moms usually feel the first fetal movements (quickening) sometime in-between Weeks 17 and 23. You could have jumped onto cloud 9 at the quic…
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Working While Pregnant: Dealing With Morning Sickness at Work

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How is working while you’re pregnant really like? How do moms get through the day at work with all that morning sickness? Your workplace or …
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Exercise During Pregnancy: Benefits and Types of Exercise

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Your countdown is getting lower by the day and you might find yourself in funny postures because of the weight you’re carrying in front of y…
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Loss of Appetite During Pregnancy

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Feeling all out of sorts during the first trimester of pregnancy because of morning sickness? You have to thank the hormones in your body fo…
Pregnancy Complications

Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD): Causes, Diagnosis and Caesarean Section

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Although recent advances in medicine are remarkable, giving birth can still essentially cost a mother’s life. One complication that makes fo…
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Molar Pregnancy: Causes, Types, Effects and Treatment

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A molar pregnancy occurs in 15-20% of pregnancies. A type of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), a molar pregnancy is a type of abnorma…
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Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

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Having twins and hence double the joy? However, this could also mean “double the trouble” pregnancy. Sometimes, this could even mean that th…
Postpartum Health

Postpartum Hair Loss: What Causes It?

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Most people lose between 50 and 100 hairs every single day - though since they’re not all falling out at once, you don’t usually miss them t…
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Thrush in Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Vaginal thrush affects a very sensitive area...so you might find it difficult to broach the subject. However, there is no good in staying si…
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Chlamydia and Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Chlamydia check-ups are a part and parcel of pregnancy. Why do most women receive a chlamydia check-up for the very first time in their live…