Category Pregnancy

7 Danger Signs In Pregnancy You Should Never Ignore

At any stage of your pregnancy, you will do well to watch out for any these danger signs. If you have observed any of these symptoms, consult your doctor immediately. 1. VAGINAL BLEEDING While vaginal bleeding in pregnancy might be considered

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9 Things You Should Do Before Getting Pregnant

So you and your partner have been seriously discussing having a baby. Congratulations! But before you start trying to conceive a baby, there are certain foods you should cut back on (and avoid), and some healthy lifestyle changes to start

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Stress Makes Getting Pregnant Twice As Hard – Study

Many factors can contribute to preventing a woman from becoming pregnant and one of such is stress. A new study published online in the journal Human Reproduction, shows a link between stress and difficulty conceiving by measuring an enzyme found

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Sex During Pregnancy

  Q; Can I have sex during pregnancy? Yes! With a normal pregnancy, the answer is a ‘big’ YES. Sex during pregnancy is good for your relationship now and after your baby has arrived. But if you’re having any complications

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8 Common Pregnancy Woes And How To Beat Them

A mother’s joy knows no bounds when a doctor confirms a baby is on the way. However, with the immeasurable euphoria may come quite a number of unpredictable and unpleasant surprises due to hormonal changes as the foetus grows. Find out

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Sperm Meets Egg: Top 3 Sex Positions To Aid Conception

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could boost your odds of concieving a baby by just performing a few (fun) acrobatics during your next roll in the sack? Well, it’s not necessarily that simple. That’s because there’s not really anything

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8 Reasons You Need Folic Acid Before & During Pregnancy

Regular consumption of foods that contain folates as well as daily intake of 400 mcg of folic acid supplement before conception, and a prenatal vitamin with 600 mcg of folic acid once pregnancy is confirmed is recommended for these salient

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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Should Be Avoided During Pregnancy

As you already know, pregnancy is a critical time that calls for lots of extra caution. Find 9 things you probably didn’t know should be avoided to foster having a healthy pregnancy… 1. Hot tubs & saunas. As pleasurable as

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“Don’t Get Pregnant Again!” Kim Kardashian’s Doctors Issue Warning

36-year-old reality star mum Kim Kardashian-West, who has 3-year-old daughter North and 11-month-old son Saint with husband Kanye West revealed that she would love to expand her family and have another child, but her doctors said it wouldn’t be “safe” for

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Baby Number 2: Rockstar, Pink, Reveals Baby Bump!

The 37-year-old Rockstar sensation, three-time Grammy-winner, Alecia Beth Moore, Pink, confirmed on Saturday that she and her husband Carey Hart were expecting their second baby as they shared a photo of Pink cuddling their five-year-old daughter, Willow Sage. She put her

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Top Guidelines For A Healthy Pregnancy

Every expecting mum wants a hitch free pregnancy and healthy baby. To foster these, find a detailed list of top things you need to do… 1. Pre-natal Care Registering for pre-natal care at a reputable hospital or maternity care clinic

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Amazing: How 62-Year-Old Woman Conceived And Gave Birth To Her Third Child

A  Spanish doctor in the Northwestern town of Lugo, Lina Alvarez, 62 had just given birth to her healthy baby-girl Lina via C-section. Lina was born at Lucas Augusti Hospital two weeks early and weighing  5 lbs., 3 oz. According to The Sun, when

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Week 3: Your Pregnancy, Week By Week

Continued from week 1 – 2. Week 3 Your Baby Fertilization has taken place – your released egg and partner’s sperm which formed a zygote during the first week has made its way into your uterus where it’s burrowing into

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7 Tips On Recovering After A Miscarriage

Healing after a miscarriage can be quite tough, especially emotionally. However, trying all you can to recover in earnest boosts your chances of having a full-term and healthy pregnancy when you’re ready to conceive again. Find a few tips to

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Top Dos & Don’ts For A Healthy Pregnancy

There’s no more critical time to take your health seriously than during pregnancy as its successful completion is largely influenced by how healthy the lifestyle choices you make are. Find a list of top dos and don’ts to use as 

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Week 1 – 2: Your Pregnancy, Week By Week

Despite the several upsets that may come with pregnancy, knowing a baby is developing inside you triggers a variety of amazing emotions. As you bask in the euphoria, here’s a week by week guide on what to expect and how

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7 Common Upsets During Pregnancy & What To Do

For a lot of women, pregnancy comes with a variety of unexpected upsets and behavioural changes that often make the nine-month period a rollercoaster. From constipation, varicose veins, skin changes, short attention span to heartburn and so on, find sure-fire

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6 STIs You Should Get Tested For During Pregnancy & Why

As you already know, there’s no more critical time to take your health more seriously than during pregnancy as any lapses may have adverse effects on overall pregnancy outcome. Screenings for these sexually transmitted infections during pregnancy are quite important

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7 Things Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Before Giving Birth

After two pregnancies, I’ve discovered despite the usual upsets, pregnancy is really as much fun as you make it. With my first pregnancy, I was overwhelmed by the discomforts and the alarming way my body was changing. My body felt

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9 Sure-fire Ways Pregnant Women Can Get Better Sleep At Night

Due to factors including the growing baby bump, fluctuating hormones, leg cramps, frequent urination, baby movements, upsetting dreams, anxiety and stress, a lot of pregnant women struggle with getting enough sleep at night. If you are pregnant and struggling to

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5 Ways To Minimize Your Risk Of Having A Baby With Birth Defects

Birth defects are abnormalities present at birth which occur during baby’s development in the womb. Majority of these defects are said to occur during the first 3 months of pregnancy, and may result in changes in baby’s appearance, body function

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Pregnancy Brain: Why It Happens & How To Cope

For some pregnant women, joining the list of pregnancy upsets such as nausea, fatigue, constipation, heartburn, backaches, sleepless nights, and so on, is the often frustrating memory lapses or forgetfulness, tagged ‘pregnancy brain’. According to some studies, factors including the

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“I’m Pregnant and I Smoke” Pregnant Woman Holding A Cig Posts Photo On Facebook

A woman has been slammed by social media users for posting a photo of herself and her baby bump holding and smoking a cigarette on her Facebook wall. ”Before people run their mouth, yes i’m smoking a cigarette, no its

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Pregnant & Working: How To Stay Healthy & Productive In The Workplace

Working during pregnancy can be challenging, especially for women who have to deal with discomforts in the workplace. It is, however, not impossible. Here are five tips for pregnant working women on staying safe, healthy and productive on the job.

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How to Prevent & Manage Swollen Ankles & Feet During Pregnancy

Swollen ankles and feet, fuelled by more fluid retention in the body and pressure from the expanding uterus, is a common symptom during pregnancy and can be quite uncomfortable. Find useful tips to help you prevent or manage the situation…

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