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Guide To Breast Milk Jewellery

Pregnancy and motherhood being celebrated and cherished are not a new thing, but the ways to do so have changed with the times. Women in all cultures from across the world have been known to celebrate important moments in life with ornamentation and jewellery. Therefore, it is not uncommon to see mothers having special pieces dedicated to their children or the experience of motherhood. What is new is the material being used to make this jewellery. Instead of Gold, Silver or Platinum, the latest trend for new mothers is to…

Know About The Maternity Benefit Act And Your Rights

Women have been portrayed, historically, as homemakers and the ones who leave their jobs when they start a family. Safe to say, this is not necessarily the case today. In fact, a significant number of pregnant women want to get back to work once everything at home is settled after the birth of their babies. Be it ambition or the financial need of the family, working women are transitioning into working moms rather than ending their careers as they embark on the journey of motherhood. If you are on your…

What safety measures should pregnant women take during Diwali?

Diwali is just around the corner and this festive season brings in a lot of happiness and celebrations. Diwali during pregnancy can be a bit problematic as the harmful effects of Diwali crackers might affect your baby’s health. But this doesn’t mean that you cannot enjoy the festival of lights! We have discussed here some of the Diwali safety tips in pregnancy that you can follow to celebrate in a healthy and safe way. Let’s discuss tips for pregnant women during Diwali in the next section: 1. Cleaning and redecoration:…

Skipped Period, Am I Pregnant? Know All About Teenage Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be difficult for any woman and it is no big leap that teenage pregnancy would be even more worrying. It is shocking to realise that you have gotten pregnant but you are not alone in this ordeal. In fact, almost 1 in every 43 girls in the age group of 15-19 years becomes a teen mother in India. Although it feels like the worst thing that could have happened to you and that there are no answers to this problem, you actually have ways to deal with it.…

Know your ovulation & due date

The average woman does not always have all the knowledge about her own fertility, her ovulation and things related to pregnancy. If you are planning to get pregnant or have already confirmed your pregnancy with a test, it is useful to understand your menstrual and ovulation cycle better. It is how you can ensure pregnancy and get to know how long it will take your little one to arrive in this world! Among the many things discussed in this blog are ovulation and conception, ovulation calculator and pregnancy week calculator.…

Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy: Types & Causes

There are a lot of changes that your body goes through in pregnancy, some pleasant and others not. Getting pregnant is the most beautiful feeling for women. With this journey, comes its own progress & complications. Certain problems that can cause complications in your pregnancy, Leukorrhea being one of them.  What is Leukorrhea? A large amount of thick, whitish or yellowish discharge from the vagina that has a foul smell is called leukorrhea. This is a very common problem and may occur due to unhygienic lifestyle, infections or impaired immunity.…

Can Pregnant Women Fast In Navratri?

Navratri in India is the time for worship, prayers, dandiya, and religious fasting. With all the colorful festivities and rituals abound, you often take the fasting in stride along with them. But if you are pregnant during this time, fasting needs to be approached with a bit more caution. Navratri fast in pregnancy does not just affect you, it also affects the nourishment that your unborn child receives. Is Navratri fast in pregnancy healthy? Despite Navratri fasts being pretty flexible in nature, there is no denying that the quality of…

Kalki Koechlin confirms pregnancy with boyfriend Guy Hershberg, plans water birth in Goa

Sacred Games actress Kalki Koechlin recently announced that she is pregnant with her first baby with boyfriend Guy Hershberg. She also confirmed that she is already five-month pregnant and due in December this year. After hiding her bump inside different dresses and costumes, and struggling to zip them up during mid-September. However, she is now ready to let the news out for good. In her post, she also gave a shout-out to her stylist Pranay Jaitly and Shounak Yatin Amonkar for covering up her bump with their ‘innovative ideas’ based…

What is artificial insemination: Uses, Procedure and Risks

Many couples dream of becoming parents and starting their own families, but the journey of getting there is not as easy for some as it is for others. While some women go through complications in pregnancy, others don’t even get a chance to conceive without some medical assistance. This is where the many types of fertility treatments come into play, helping prospective fathers and mothers to be able to have a child. One such treatment is artificial insemination or Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) where your partner’s sperm are clinically placed inside…

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