Category Health

Gestational or Pregnancy Diabetes: What You Need To Know

By Dr Andrew Orr Gestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy only. It is definitely on the increase, most likely due to our high carbohydrate diet and lack of proteins. Gestational Diabetes Symptoms Gestational diabetes usually has no obvious symptoms.

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‘Women Trying To Conceive Or In Early Pregnancy Should Not Drink Alcohol’ – New Guidelines Recommend

According to DailyMail, new guidelines by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) advise that women trying to conceive and those in the first three months of pregnancy stay away from alcohol. Previous guidance stated that mothers-to-be should not drink more

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21 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

Trying for a baby? Being healthy before, during and after pregnancy involves so many different aspects of your life. So, Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE Pregnancy & Childbirth Expert has compiled a quick list to help you stay on the healthy side.

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Pregnancy Insomnia: 15 Tips On Sleeping Better

Pregnancy insomnia is thought to affect up at 78% of women at some point during the pregnancy. If you’re in that 78%, you probably know only too well how infuriating it is each time someone tells you to ‘get plenty

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3 Simple Lifestyle Habits For Better Health

Often times, simple things we don’t pay attention to have adverse effects on our overall health. Making necessary lifestyle adjustments can have remarkable impacts. Check out three lifestyle habits you should cultivate, starting from now: 1. Move Often. These days

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Young woman drops 38kg because doctor warned her weight could prevent pregnancy

Doctor’s warning that her weight could prevent her from becoming pregnant motivated this young woman to lose 38 kilograms in seven months. According to the Mirror UK; Siobhann O’Brien, 23, started her weight-loss campaign after doctors warned her weight could

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Mum loses first marriage and spends £30,000 just to have a baby. Says, “it’s worth it”

What would you sacrifice just to have a baby? Having a baby cost Louise Gilbert her £30,000 and her marriage but she says it’s worth it. The Mirror UK reports that after being told she would never be able to

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STATINS: Wonder drug that can prevent breast cancer may have been found

As scientists establish a link between high cholesterol and cancer, Statins, already taken by millions of people in the UK can potentially prevent breast cancer, as an on-going study suggests. Mail Online reports that the cholesterol-reducing drugs are already taken

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Kelly Rowland Takes Pregnancy Fitness Seriously

According to Mail Online, Kelly Rowland sure isn’t sitting on a couch eating ice cream during her pregnancy. After sharing a photo of her yoga practice last week, the former Destiny’s Child singer posted new  images of herself on Friday

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Maunchausen By Proxy: Possible Diagnosis For Woman Who Fed Son Salt

We brought you an earlier report about a woman who fed her son excessive salt, which killed him eventually. Was it intentional? Was the woman mentally alright? She faces possible diagnosis of a clinical condition called MAUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY. What

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Doting Mother Kills Her Toddler Feeding Him Salt

Woman feeds her son excessive salt which kills him eventually. Sources say she was a doting mum. Why did she do it then? Is she suffering from a rare psychiatric condition or is she just plain criminal minded? According to

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Saudi Arabian Employer Pours Hot Water Over Phillipino Housemaid

A Phillipino housemaid in Saudi Arabia, was asked by her employer’s mother to bring her some coffee. Delaying in granting her wish, the employer’s mother who’s  Saudi, poured boiling water over her. Continue reading…… According to The Independent; The 23-year-old

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HIV Positive Nurse Jailed For Intentionally Attempting To Infect A Child With The Virus

In Uganda, a nurse carrying the HIV virus has been jailed for knowingly trying to infect a child in her care, with the virus, via a needle. There are mixed feelings however, over her sentence as some people are of

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7 Year-Old Misdiagnosed For Flat Feet Discovered To Have Leukemia

Sad News for parents of 7 year old whose earlier diagnosis, turns out to be leukemia. Continue reading….. According to Daily Mail; A mother was repeatedly told her six-year-old daughter had ‘flat feet’ by doctors when in fact she had

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Baby Dies From Swallowing A Pistachio Nut Shell

A baby who swallowed a pistachio nut shell without anyone knowing, died from suffocation after the struggle for her life. According to Daily Mail; A seven-month-old baby died after choking to death on a pistachio nutshell which paramedics did not

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Doctors Remove An Egg-Sized Tumor From 27-Weeks Pregnant Woman Via Open Heart Surgery.

Doctors of Brook University Hospital have saved the life of 25-year-old Sharon Savino, by performing an open heart surgery on her to remove a tumor the size of an egg. The young mother was pregnant with her third child. Savino

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SuperMUM who gave birth at home without epidural

PIctured above, Lee-Ann Ellison is seen lifting heavy weights just 2 weeks before her delivery Not only is Lee-Ann Ellison (35), a fitness freak seen lifting heavy weights a few weeks just before delivery, she also had a home birth

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Pregnant Woman Runs Marathon Shortly Before Due Date

BEIJING (KGO) — A pregnant woman has become a local celebrity after running a marathon four weeks before her baby is due. Xu Yunyun says she took part in the competition at the Beijing Olympic Park, believing that the training

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WEIRD: Baby Born Without Blood, Ghostly Pale

Hope Juarez was born with a rare condition of fetal-maternal hemorrhage, a case where she had lost majority of her fetal blood in her mother’s uterus. Te Huffingtonpost reports; Jennifer Juarez had a gut feeling that something was wrong when

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Healthy Pregnancy: 12 Things You Should Do

There are a lot of pregnancy dos and don’ts out on the web. To keep it straight and simple, Women’s Health suggested the following basic tips to ensure that you are on the right track to a healthy pregnancy. 1.

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