Pregnancy

Ibuprofen During Pregnancy: Can it Impact my Pregnancy?

on December 12, 2018
Ibuprofen During Pregnancy: Can it Impact my Pregnancy?

Whether or not ibuprofen is safe to prescribe to a pregnant woman has been highly debated among medical scholars and doctors. Most research seems to be against the prescription of ibuprofen during pregnancy Drugs of varying compositions may be suggested by doctors to their patients, weighing benefits and any possible side-effects in a way that […]

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6 Important Facts to Remember to Get Pregnant Faster

on December 10, 2018
6 Important Facts to Remember to Get Pregnant Faster

Get off birth control, calculate fertile days, have sex without protection before ovulation, use the best time and the best position, create a routine and be vigilant of changes are some of the important facts to remember to get pregnant faster. Human beings comprise a race that procreates by the birth of a newer generation, […]

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11 Must Do Things Before Going into Labor

on December 6, 2018
11 Must Do Things Before Going into Labor

Breathe, take child birth classes, think about postpartum depression, breastfeeding, choosing a paediatrician, avoiding big meals, pre-wash baby’s clothes, install car seat for the baby, stack meals, packing your bag and birth plan are some of the must do things before labor. What is labor pain? Labour pain[i] is a recurrent pain felt by a […]

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11 Foods to Avoid After a Miscarriage

on December 6, 2018
11 Foods to Avoid After a Miscarriage

Salmon, meat, french fries, junk food, pizza and pie, sugary drinks, instantly cooked items, candy, dairy products, fried food and soy products are some of the foods to avoid after  miscarriage. Miscarriage is a heartbreaking but commonly occurring problem that affects more than 15% of the population of women who are reproductively active. Whether you are […]

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Can Morning Sex Increase My Chances of Conceiving?

on December 4, 2018
Can Morning Sex Increase My Chances of Conceiving?

Getting pregnant is not as easy as movies show. For some strange reason, pregnancy becomes the easiest when you are least expecting it. Jokes apart, having sex without a condom does not ensure your pregnancy. There are a lot of factors to be considered while trying to conceive. Trying to conceive isn’t always as simple […]

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Lotus Seeds in Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

on December 3, 2018
Lotus Seeds in Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

Lotus seeds are gaining traction as one of the healthiest ingredients to incorporate in one’s daily diet. But are lotus seeds safe during pregnancy? Belonging to the eponymous plant in the genus Nelumbo, particularly the species Nelumbo nucifera, lotus seeds are prominent in Asian cuisine as well as in conventional medicine. They are sold primarily […]

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Pregnancy Brain: Causes, Effects and Ways to Handle It

on December 3, 2018
Pregnancy Brain: Causes, Effects and Ways to Handle It

The main causes of pregnancy brain in expecting mothers include hormonal changes, anxiety, stress and fatigue. Pregnancy is a complex and beautiful condition that allows the human race to reproduce and procreate. During this period of nine months, women’s bodies go through a host of complex changes in order to accommodate the developing foetus and make […]

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Bentonite Clay During Pregnancy:  Benefits, Side Effects and Precautions

on November 29, 2018
Bentonite Clay During Pregnancy:  Benefits, Side Effects and Precautions

Bentonite is absorbent aluminium phyllosilicate clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite (aged volcanic ash). It usually forms from the weathering of volcanic ash, most often in the presence of water. There are certain different types of bentonite, each named after the respective dominant element such as potassium (K), sodium (Na), calcium (Ca), and aluminium (Al). It […]

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Water Birth: Benefits and Precautions

on November 28, 2018
Water Birth: Benefits and Precautions

Water birth a low-risk and safe process of childbirth that takes place in water.  It is widely believed that water birth as a procedure is more relaxed, less painful experience. It promotes a midwife-led model of care.  Scientific evidence suggests water immersion in the first stages of labor require fewer epidurals and few adverse effects. […]

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Can A pregnant Woman Undergo Tooth Extraction?

on November 27, 2018
Can A pregnant Woman Undergo Tooth Extraction?

Taking care of the teeth is very essential as good oral health indicates overall good health. Your teeth are exposed to several different kinds of bacteria and other foreign bodies and all one does is brush the teeth, sometimes even inadequately. During pregnancy, you experience morning sickness and retching and then there’s the sugary stuff […]

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