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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…

Abdominal Cramps and Pain During Pregnancy: Is It Normal?

Small discomforts in your body are a common occurrence during pregnancy, ranging from backaches to leg cramps and a lot of other bodily problems. In this laundry list of unwanted changes that your body goes through, either due to hormonal changes or pregnancy weight gain, cramps in the stomach are another addition. However, each surprising pain or sign of a problem in your body during pregnancy comes with a warning of its own. What does stomach pain during pregnancy signify? Will you have complications in pregnancy? Is it a sign…

How To Deal With An Unplanned Pregnancy

Of all the challenges that you face in your lifetime, an unplanned pregnancy often comes high on the list. The ordeal of an unintended pregnancy does not stop at just nine months. You will most likely give birth to that child and raise him/ her. Planning for pregnancy and having a child is a major life decision and is done with a lot of forethought. In cases where this decision is taken out of your hand, dealing with an unplanned pregnancy is a struggle, needing delicate and careful handling. Dealing…

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…

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…

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