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All About Fetal Doppler at Home

As a pregnant woman, there are a lot of things that you want to know, most of them regarding the little one growing inside of you. Why are you having certain symptoms, what changes happen to the hormones in your body, how fast is your baby growing and are they well? In the uncertain times when you are filled with worries and doubts, you look for reassurance from your doctors. One of these reassurances comes in the form of reports and proofs about the wellbeing of the growing fetus. A…

10 Travelling Tips for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy often changes the most basic of our everyday tasks, whether they are big or small. So when it comes to travel during pregnancy, there are alterations in your routine travel habits as well. Be it babymoon destinations, vacations or visiting a relative’s place, is it safe to travel during pregnancy is a major concern for many of you. While it may seem very easy in the first trimester of pregnancy, the same cannot be said for the latter parts of these nine months. As you progress into the second…

Is Seafood Safe During Pregnancy?

There are a lot of things about pregnancy that can be confusing to you and the right foods to eat come up high on the list. What foods are nutritious, what are the foods to avoid and what is fine in small quantities? There are a lot of questions that you might be wanting answers to. One such food that requires a bit more deliberation and restrictions during pregnancy are seafood. While people do not eat seafood regularly, it is often enough part of the regional culture or lifestyle that…

Early Signs of Dental Problems during Pregnancy

Pregnancy and the journey towards motherhood are riddled with highs and lows of various kinds, most of them with temporary effects. One of these temporary troubles is dental problems in any of the trimesters. Pregnancy and oral health is a topic that is often subject to myths and sometimes even neglected in general talks about healthy pregnancy. As opposed to the widespread rumours, pregnancy does not automatically result in teeth damage. There is no immediate loss of teeth or any other serious problems.  Teeth problems during pregnancy mainly originate from…

Psychiatric Disorders In Baby Due To Infection In Pregnancy- Know More

It is an obvious fact that a mother’s health in some way or form does affect her baby’s health. As your body nourishes and nurtures a little life, the question of just how far does this influence go occurs to us. You will be surprised to find out that getting infections during pregnancy can also become the cause for psychiatric disorders in your baby! From the host of psychiatric problems that exist, studies show that babies are more prone to suffer from schizophrenia and disorders from the autism spectrum later…

Epidural Analgesia In Labour

Every pregnancy is different and every birth story is different too. What a mother goes through during delivery is unique and not the same for every woman. As you progress into the third trimester, the time to think about your own decisions regarding the birthing process also arrives. If you are not facing any pregnancy complications, it is most likely that your doctor will recommend a normal delivery for you. Although many women do compare c-section and normal delivery before deciding when the choice is in their hands. Once you…

Until when is it safe to be sexually intimate during pregnancy?

Pregnancy brings a mixed bag of feelings and hormonal surges in your body. The changes that you experience at this time may not be the same for any other pregnant woman. That is why sex during pregnancy is also different for everyone. Some pregnant women have an increased libido and enjoy having sex without worrying about birth control. On the other hand, sex is the absolute last thing on some women’s mind after suffering through morning sickness and other pregnancy symptoms. The prospect of having sex while pregnant also raises…

Normal Vs. C-section – Which is better?

The last few months of pregnancy are an exciting time. Your due date is nearing and the time when your little one will be in your arms is just around the corner. Although the third trimester of pregnancy can be a little more taxing on your back and the body, it is also the time to make the big decisions before the birth of your child. One of the things that you need to think about seriously other than your third-trimester checklist is how will the delivery happen. Majority of…

How To Prevent Stretch Marks?

There are a lot of things about pregnancy that you can prepare for or some changes that you can prevent from happening, but can you actually prevent stretch marks during pregnancy? Most of you will realise that it is not possible to completely prevent stretch marks from happening, especially on your belly. But there are ways to reduce them, make them go away after pregnancy and just lighten them as well. Why do you get stretch marks? As your pregnancy progresses and the fetus inside you grows bigger, your belly…

Water Birth Delivery: Benefits and Risks

When you progress into the later months or trimesters of pregnancy, there are a lot of things to prepare for regarding the birth of your child. Whether you put this decision in your third-trimester checklist or plan it even earlier, the choice of birthing process needs to be given careful consideration. Recently, after the revelation of Kalki Koechlin’s pregnancy and her plan to have a water birth in Goa, a lot of you might be wondering if that is an option for you too. To make this decision easier for…

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