• Body Changes During Pregnancy
    Pregnancy Skin Care

    Body Changes During Pregnancy

    Pregnancy brings with it a number of unexpected changes. It is not just the feeling of elation that comes knowing that soon you will be bringing to life a precious gift. From one moment to the next, you feel different emotions brought about the imbalance in your hormonal levels. You will also experience several physical changes as the baby inside your womb develops. It is vital that as an expecting mom you know how to take care of your body as these changes are also vital to your baby. You will experience pregnancy-related conditions such as backaches, headaches, morning sickness, weight gain, and so on. With adequate understanding and proper…

  • Fibroid in Pregnancy
    Fibroid Pregnancy

    Fibroid in Pregnancy

    What is a fibroid? A uterine fibroid is a benign, firm, usually roundish, swelling (tumour) that develops within the muscular wall of the uterus (womb). A fibroid can vary in size from being as tiny as a pea to as large as a melon. Fibroids are very common. The figures quoted vary, but it is estimated that between 25 per cent and 80 per cent of women have a fibroid or fibroids if you look very carefully. In a typical case a woman will have several fibroids present within her uterus and these will usually be of varying sizes. Fibroid tumours are benign (they are not cancerous and do not…

  • How to Pass a Hard Stool
    Fibroid Pregnancy

    How to Pass a Hard Stool?

    During the pregnancy time, every mother will face many difficulties in their day to day activities. It doesn’t mean that after giving birth to the child, there are no more problems whereas even there are some. Maybe there are some complications after giving birth among that one of the tough tasks is passing a hard stool. Most of the women will face trouble on making their first bowel moment after the child’s birth. Postpartum constipation occurs at most of the cases which is caused due to the physiological factors. Yet, can get rid of this problem by undergoing the proper treatment to solve it. To make the bowel moment easier…

  • Reasons For Choosing To Wear Maternity Legging

    Reasons For Choosing To Wear Maternity Leggings

    A pregnant mom’s body drastically changes as the fetus inside the womb develops. You will notice that your curves become more prominent during this period. Because of this, you will find it difficult to fit in your pre-pregnancy clothes. Looking for the right garment may not be as easy as it seems, though. When shopping for the right maternity outfit, you may find yourself looking at some drab and uncomfortably looking pregnancy clothing. Either you find something that could be too tight or too loose. If you are lucky to find one that fits, you still need to check whether the color and the design will be up to your taste. Once…

  • Things That You Should Avoid During Pregnancy

    Things That You Should Avoid During Pregnancy

    There are activities and products that may put you and/or your baby’s health. Experts recommend that you keep from engaging in such activities or using these products. Take the necessary precautions to allow yourself and your baby to enjoy a worry-free pregnancy. Here are some of the things that you should avoid during pregnancy. Acupuncture and massage. Acupuncture and massage have been considered therapeutic for ages in relieving muscle and nerve pain. And even while many feel safe having these complementary therapies still, studies proving their effectiveness are limited. There are also certain pressure points in the body that will not be safe for such therapies as they may increase the…

  • How Do You Use A Pregnancy Pillow

    How Do You Use A Pregnancy Pillow?

    To optimize the benefits that you get from a pregnancy pillow or a maternity pillow, you need to use it the right way. A pregnancy pillow is designed to help expecting moms get relief from the many physical discomforts that they experience such as hip, back, and joint pains. Unless used properly, you won’t be able to reap its maximum benefits. Following is your guide on how you can best use a pregnancy pillow to get the most out of it. Choose the best pillow for pregnancy These maternity pillows are available in various shapes and sizes. They also offer a range of comfort. For you to choose the best pillow for…

  • How To Prevent Vaginal Infection During Pregnancy

    How To Prevent Vaginal Infection During Pregnancy

    Your private area is as delicate as other parts of your body, especially during pregnancy. The crazy hormonal changes in your body during this period also affects your body’s PH levels. This encourages the growth of bacteria, including in your private areas. As a result, many women would complain of vaginal infections during their pregnancy. Three of the common vaginal infections that pregnant women experience are as follows: yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, and urinary tract infection. Though common, these infections are low risk and can easily be treated. The important thing, however, is that they need to be treated as soon as possible. If not, complications may arise which may…

  • How To Choose The Best Prenatal Vitamins For Your Baby

    How To Choose The Best Prenatal Vitamins For Your Baby

    Even if you include in your pregnancy diet variations of all healthy food sources — fruits, greens, nuts, protein-sources, dairy products, and more– it may not be sufficient enough to provide the nutrients that you and your baby need for the day. Thus, it is important that you take prenatal vitamins that will deliver every possible nutrient your bodies need. Looking for the appropriate prenatal vitamins may not be an easy task, however. For this, you have a couple of options. You may consider your doctor’s advice for the supplements that you should take. The prescription may only offer prescription prenatal vitamins and a whole list of food sources too.…

  • Fibroid during Pregnancy
    Fibroid Pregnancy

    Fibroid in Pregnancy

    A Fibroid or Fibroids are very often discovered in the womb (uterus) during a pelvic examination or more frequently during a routine ultrasound scan when a woman is pregnant. Medical research has shown that the most uterine fibroids do not grow or shrink during pregnancy. It has been found that about a third of fibroids may enlarge during the first three months (known medically as the first trimester) of pregnancy. Studies have shown that the vast majority of women with fibroids have an uncomplicated pregnancy and childbirth. However it has been found that some women do unfortunately have some problems due to their fibroids. It is known that uterine fibroids…

  • Fibroid Pregnancy
    Fibroid Pregnancy

    Fibroid Pregnancy

    Fibroids are very common. It is estimated that between 25 and 80% of all women have uterine fibroids. Therefore many women who are pregnant will have a fibroid or fibroids. Many women who are trying to fall pregnant will have fibroids. It is easy to diagnose fibroids with ultrasound scanning, and most pregnant women have one or more ultrasound examinations. Before the advent of ultrasound scanning many women who were pregnant did not know that they had fibroids. Nowadays many women are diagnosed with fibroids during pregnancy. If you have been diagnosed with a fibroid that is causing no symptoms and want to fall pregnant, then it is usually safe…