Pregnant

Common Body Changes During Pregnancy

Attaining pregnancy no doubt brings you a lot of joy. This is particularly true if it is a pregnancy that you have planned for. The joy can be overwhelming especially if it is your first pregnancy. Knowing that you will henceforth carry a growing fetus within your body to give birth to your offspring after nine months is in itself fulfilling. Unfortunately, that joy soon fades off. Your joy is

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Pregnancy is the most beautiful stage of every woman’s life. But during this lovely phase, lots of symptoms and troubles could arise and some of them might be really serious for the fetus as well as the would-be-mother. Preeclampsia is one of such severe complications associated with pregnancy. In this medical condition, the patient suffers from acute hypertension. The blood pressure of the mother-to-be rises up steeply leading to a

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Hair Loss

Hair Loss in Pregnancy – How to Deal with it?

Attaining pregnancy comes along with varied other problems you have to deal with. Such problems are basically changes that can otherwise leave you worried or frightened. Hair loss is one such change. Although you naturally lose some hair everyday, the rate at which you are likely to lose hair increases with pregnancy. Although such loss can continue after delivery for several months, it should not be a cause for alarm.

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5 Easy Exercises for Pregnant Women

Although attaining pregnancy definitely brings you a lot of joy, you are bound to experience varied effects, which can make you very uncomfortable. Apart from health related problems that can be medically resolved, you are bound to experience such problems as tiredness or fatigue, general body pain and weak or tightened muscles. While these are problems that can easily be addressed through exercises, it is not appropriate that you undertake

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Pregnancy & Parenting

5 Tips for Planning Pregnancy after Miscarriage

Coping with pregnancy symptoms, which can be very stressful and eventually losing it due to miscarriage is not only stressful but can leave you emotionally and physically drained. Although you may want to attain another pregnancy soon after, doing so is not appropriate. Note that pregnancy takes a toll on your body and losing it requires that you give your body time to rejuvenate and regain lost energy. Talk to Health

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Pregnancy & Parenting

Stretch marks after Pregnancy – How to deal with them?

Referred as striae in dermatology, stretch marks are scarring on the skin often with a different color from that of the normal skin. Stretch marks mainly occur deep in the skin in the dermis, the middle layer of the skin. The dermis plays a vital role in helping the outer skin retain its shape. With pregnancy however, the dermis becomes stretched as the baby grows, the stretching of the dermis

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Pregnancy & Parenting

Travelling While Pregnant – Things to Keep in Mind

Is pregnancy a disease that can prevent you from travelling? Or is it just a condition in which you cannot travel at all? Several concerns have been raised as to whether it is safe to travel while pregnant. While some women (and other men too) have put forward the argument that it is perfectly safe to travel during the first trimester, others advice against the same. Nothing can however be

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Brazilian Wax during Pregnancy – Safe or Not?

Brazilian waxing is one of bikini waxing styles that has very popular throughout the world. Unlike other styles of bikini waxing, Brazilian waxing involves the removal of hair on all parts below, including the pelvic area, front and the back. A common practice that has emerged however is the leaving of a thin strip of hair on the pubis, what many women refer to as the “landing strip”. This style

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Pregnant

5 Vitamins That Every Pregnant Women Should Take

Various supplements from different sources are available in the market, sold through pharmacies and other drug stores. No where is the use of such supplements controversial as in pregnancy, a fact that has led to confusion rather than proper information to pregnant women. Because your desire is to have a healthy pregnancy and bring forth a healthy baby, it is only proper that you know the vitamin and nutritional supplements

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Pregnancy & Parenting

6 Foods for Weight Loss after Pregnancy

Gaining excess weight during pregnancy is very normal. Note that with pregnancy, you are bound to have healthy buildup of body fluids, your uterus increases in size (and weight), uterine fluid and the weight of the growing baby. Add to this your own increased weight and your overall resultant weight is bound to be enormous. It is also normal to be eager to get back into shape after delivery. In

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