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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…

Difficulty in getting pregnant? Know about your fertility

If you are planning to get pregnant and have been facing troubles, It might be because you are unaware of the various aspects of female fertility. Although you might have believed until now that you can get pregnant anytime you wish to, that is not completely true. The brief time period after your menstruation ends known as the fertility window, is the only time when you can get pregnant. In this article, we have discussed some of the fertility factors associated with getting pregnant and also suggested some of the…

Ectopic Pregnancy: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

In most cases, your body knows what to do after fertilization of the egg, transitioning to pregnancy on its own. But sometimes, there are cases when the natural course of action goes the wrong way. This is what happens during an ectopic pregnancy, causing an emergency condition for the pregnant woman. Although only 2 % of all pregnancies turn out to be ectopic, it is still better to be aware of the signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy beforehand. What is an Ectopic Pregnancy? In a normal pregnancy, conception happens…

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