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10 Dangers of Smoking While Pregnant

Smoking and pregnancy Cigarettes contain harmful and dangerous chemicals such as nicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar that are dangerous to your health and smoking during pregnancy can be harmful not only to the mother but also to the growing fetus. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at 10 reasons why smoking during pregnancy should ideally be avoided at all costs in order to ensure a healthier future for the mother and the baby. Why is smoking harmful during pregnancy?  1. It’s harder to get pregnant If you’re…

7 Foods To Feed Your Baby Before 12 Months

Everyone knows that a newborn needs to be fed with breast milk. But nobody exactly talks about the time when the baby can start having foods other than milk and what food one should give to their infants during the first 12 months. Breast milk is the most important food for babies, but a baby’s eating habits will be developed based on what you feed them in the first year. Your baby’s diet should include baby solid food only after 6 months of their birth. According to many studies, it…

How does your body change after pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a beautiful phase of a woman’s life. She experiences many physical and emotional transformations of her life during pregnancy. Your body is magically getting prepared to welcome a whole new human to the world and carry it inside for 9 months. There are many changes that you encounter in these 9 months. Some of them are temporary and go away after some time of the birth, whereas some body changes after pregnancy you get to keep for almost your entire life. This amazing motherhood isn’t a bed of…

Effects Of Coronavirus On Pregnancy

Pregnancy weakens the immune system of your body and demands extreme care and precaution. With the spread of outrageous Coronavirus, the risk seems to be increased for pregnant women, moms of newborns and newborns themselves. The current outbreak of Coronavirus has posed a threat to everyone. Researchers are perplexed with the limited information that they could muster. There is little information available regarding the connection between Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and pregnancy. But we all have a general knowledge of this epidemic. The susceptibility of pregnant women to Coronavirus is…

Guide To Baby’s Weight Gain

From the moment you hold your baby for the first time in your arms to the coming years when you see them grow- every second is a miracle in itself that unfolds in front of your very eyes. It is truly a magical experience for a mother to watch her baby grow and learn every day. One of the things that most moms worry about is their babies’ weights and whether or not the baby is growing as expected. A baby weighs merely a few pounds when he/she is born.…

Union Cabinet approves the Medical Termination of Pregnancy bill 2020 in Lok Sabha

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan tabled the Medical Termination of Pregnancy bill 2020 (Amendment) in Lok Sabha last month, which was further approved by the Union Cabinet. The bill is essentially an amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971 by extending the upper limit to medically terminate a pregnancy to 24 weeks from the current 20 weeks. The bill seeks to make it easier for women to safely & legally terminate an unwanted pregnancy on humanitarian, health, eugenic & social grounds. The amended bill…

Pregnancy Tips From Kareena Kapoor and Rujuta Diwekar?

Pregnancy is a phase that comes with as much surprise as anticipation. Especially for those who have planned and are eagerly awaiting this new chapter in life. No matter how much advice you ask from your mother, friends or co-workers, no one can give you a complete list of dos and don’ts for it either. In the absence of correct guidance, you are left vulnerable to misinformation, pregnancy myths, and often following unverified claims. Whether it is eating for two or being extremely cautious and paranoid about your weight gain;…

How To Care For Yourself After An Abortion?

Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, usually done medically, due to some unfortunate circumstances and situations. It is a very difficult decision for any woman to take, taking a toll on both the body and the mind. Whatever may be your reason to get an abortion, there are certain things you should know about the process and the after-care to be fully prepared for it. If you do not heal properly and suffer from long term side-effects of abortion, it can not only be a traumatic experience but also…

Getting Pregnant After an Abortion

Pregnancy is a beautiful and lifetime experience. Most women dream and plan about this phase of their life while some others halt the idea of getting pregnant to wait for the right time. But, life doesn’t always move in the direction that we plan and compels us to take inconvenient decisions. Abortion is one of those decisions that you may need to take due to unfortunate and unavoidable circumstances. If you are planning to opt for an abortion, you might be wondering about the after-effects of it and whether or…

Fetal Movement When It’s Twins

Hey Mom-to-be, are you expecting twins? If you already know that you are going to have twins, the patient wait to first feel them move becomes all the more exciting. Will it be different then what a single child feels like when he/she moves? Will it be later or earlier than the majority of cases? How can you tell if something is wrong with one of them? These and many other questions might plague your mind regarding your twin’s fetal movement. Fetal movement in twin pregnancy is sometimes very different…

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