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Myths and facts about pregnancy and weight

If you are pregnant, you will probably hear many stories about how to find out the sex of the baby, and tricks for easier delivery. But you should be particularly careful with myths about weight gain and pregnancy. The maintenance of healthy weight is important to reduce the risks as gestational …

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New Sibling At Home

The arrival of a new member in the family means a lot of changes. Parents have been prepared and when arrives the baby, all attention is directed toward him. These changes may be difficult for the first child. Very often it feels jealousy and behaves not friendly towards its new sibling. …

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How do pregnancy tests work?

Most women know how it feels to be in limbo, waiting to find out if you are pregnant or not. Some eagerly waiting to receive a positive test and start enjoying motherhood, while others are begging to get a negative result, when they feel they are not ready to be …

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Boost Your Immune System With Diet

Prevention is always better option than any medicine. For your body to fight viruses and bacteria hidden virtually anywhere, you need to have a strong immune system. There are various ways to improve your immunity, but one of the most effective is through diet. Balanced feeding gives the body all the …

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Candida: Yeast vaginal infection

One of the most common gynecological problems faced by women are vaginal yeast infections. 75% of the female population at some point in life will face this disease. It is an infection of the vagina and vulva, caused by fungi. The most common cause is Candida albicans (more than 90% …

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Signs and Symptoms Of Ovulation And Fertile Days

Following the signs / symptoms of ovulation can practically help you to increase your chances of getting pregnant, if you are planning a pregnancy, and can also assist you in choosing a contraceptive. Calculate the fertile days and ovulation, by the duration of the luteal phase If from the duration of …

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Get Pregnant Faster

Conception or creation of new life is a wonderful experience, try to enjoy it. There are no rules that allow you to become pregnant that month, but there are some things that will help increase the likelihood that your pregnancy will occur more rapidly. Make a general gynecological examination and …

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How To Handle Winter Pregnancy

Surely you’ve thought that is a lot easier than in the summer, you will avoid the heat. But winter pregnancy has its own challenges. Here are some of them: Dehydrated Most women think because it’s not hot, is easy to avoid dehydration but it’s not really like that. Cold air …

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Say NO to Abortion !

The act of abortion is surrounded by many lies and cover-ups. One of the biggest lies is that abortion of a child, is interest and for the good of women. Nothing is further from the truth. Abortion not only destroys the baby, but also leads to severe complications on physical and …

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Amazing Facts About The First Trimester Of Pregnancy

Life begins at fertilization. In human life never happens so fast and big changes, as in the first 9 months before birth. Here’s what happens with your baby from the moment of conception. Day 1: The Conception form a new and unique personality. Has already certain a person’s sex, eye …

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The Secret Life In The Womb

It is thought that parenting begins with the birth of the baby. With the technology development, uterus is no longer dark, sealed place, but increases insight of what happens in the womb and opens a whole wealth of life changes, emotions and so on. The influence of parents and their relationship …

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Episiotomy

If you’re planning a vaginal delivery, here’s what you need to know about episiotomy and childbirth. What is an Episiotomy? Episiotomy is an incision made in the perineum – the tissue part between the vagina and anus in order to expand the vaginal opening. A surgical cut, done immediately before …

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What’s Normal Postpartum bleeding + What Isn’t?

Yes, postpartum bleeding occurs in all women, whether given birth vaginally or by Cesarean section. When the placenta separates from the uterus remains an open wound, remain open blood vessels that fed the placenta, hence the bleeding. Your body during pregnancy received 50% more blood, so it is well prepared for …

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Origin of KEGEL EXERCISES 

Kegel exercises are known after their inventor, gynecologist Dr. Arnold Kegel. Dr. Kegel since 1940, recommended these exercises for women who had a problem with uncontrolled release of urine, which often occurs during pregnancy or after childbirth, but also in older years. That does not mean kegel exercises are not …

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Mom’s Body After Pregnancy

So many body changes and you wonder when you are going to get back your pre pregnancy body. Having a baby is a wonderful thing, but the body after childbirth is not exactly like that. Many women are surprised by his appearance after delivery, do not know what to expect. …

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LAST WEEKS of your pregnancy

35th week – Increased back pain As your baby continues to grow, uterus presses the spine. These changes can lead to pain in the spine. Please your partner for massage. Wear shoes with low heels, but not flat. 36th week – Mother feels problems in stomach The growth of the …

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ТHIRD TRIMESTER

Nearing the day when finally, after nine months you are going to see and hug your baby. Some women in this period suffer of swelling, irritability, fatigue. But very soon comes the day when you will become a mother and all pregnancy problems will become history. 28th and 29th week …

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Half of pregnancy has passed

20th week Middle of pregnancy. Usually you can feel the movements of your baby. Weight 300g, length 20- 25cm. You may notice pink, red or purple streaks on your stomach, breasts, upper arms, thighs. Those parts of the skin may be more sensitive and itch. Moisturizing creams can help. 21th …

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Congratulations Mom! You are now entering your second trimester

The second trimester is the middle three months of your pregnancy. Оnce you entered you can relax because the risk of miscarriage has passed. Your stomach day after day will increasingly grow. About 4 month you start to feel the movement of your baby. As the baby grows his movements …

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Your First Trimester- Week-by-Week

5-10th week of pregnancy – Embryonic period and organogenesis During this period, embryo is nourished by chorion, until placenta takes over its function. Vital organs develop. This is the most sensitive stage of development of the fetus. That means the maximum avoiding all harmful factors, starting from medicines, alcohol, tobacco, …

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FIRST TRIMESTER

The first three months of pregnancy are very important period of the development of the fetus. Starts two weeks after conception and lasts three months. Very unstable period in pregnancy because the risk of spontaneous abortion is biggest. Therefore, many future parents wait to pass this period before publishing the …

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Leg cramps during pregnancy

Causes of leg cramps during pregnancy Cramps are stark pain in the legs caused by a sharply constriction of the muscles. It is thought that possible causes of leg cramps during pregnancy is the pressure of the uterus on the blood vessels of the legs, and thus preventing the circulation …

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Importance of ACID FOLATE

Folic acid is the synthetic form of vitamin B-9, which belongs to the B group of vitamins. Folates are very important for the body, taking part in many metabolic processes and are necessary to the health of every person. Folate participate in the synthesis of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA), …

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Trying to get pregnant?

You’ve probably heard that most women have ovulate on day 14 of the cycle. That’s not true. This theory is based on the calendar method for determining ovulation. If you have a perfect cycle lasting 28 days, where luteal phase lasts just 14 days, you probably have ovulation around day …

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Fertility decreases with age

The optimal fertility in women is between 20 and 25 years. Fertility goes down with age, especially after the mid-30s. It also lowers the chances that fertility treatments will be successful.In both sexes fertility declines over 40 years of age. Common causes of Infertility Common causes of infertility (primarily associated with …

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Frequently asked questions in pregnancy

Are cramps normal during pregnancy? Early in pregnancy cramps can be normal because the hormonal changes in pregnancy later can be a consequence of the growth of the uterus. Cramps that are different from previous pregnancies, which are higher, which occur at regular intervals or that are accompanied by vaginal …

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Complications of high blood pressure

High blood pressure, especially the most severe form – preeclampsia can lead to several complications of pregnancy including: Reduced blood flow to the placenta. If the placenta does not get enough blood, your baby gets less oxygen and nutrients. This can lead to reduced fetal growth, low birth weight or …

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Risks in pregnancy

Pregnancy is the most beautiful part of a woman’s life. Pregnant women in this period would normally live and perform their daily duties, taking care of themselves and the fetus she carries. But every pregnancy is not the same, which means that some may be susceptible to complications in the …

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Travel During Pregnancy?

When is the best time to travel during pregnancy? The best time to travel is probably the middle of your pregnancy—between weeks 14 and 28. Most common pregnancy emergencies usually happen in the first and third trimesters. After 28 weeks, it may be harder for you to move around or …

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Diet for Breastfeeding mama

Many new moms wonder how breastfeeding will affect their diet. You probably don’t need to make any major changes to what you eat or drink when you’re nursing, though there are a few important considerations to keep in mind: Eat a well-balanced diet for your health One of the wonders …

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5 Signs You Should Take Pregnancy TEST!

You think you might be Pregnant? Even with the most effective birth control methods, there’s always a chance for error. After all, it takes just one sperm to fertilize the egg. Finding out whether or not that’s happened is as easy as taking an over-the-counter pregnancy test. According to Cleveland …

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