Expecting my first baby...

6 Things You Can Do Before Baby Arrives

In just a matter of days, your life will change totally. Your baby will arrive and you will be busy taking care of your little one every single day and night.

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Marijuana Smoking

Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Exposing an unborn fetus to cannabinoids, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, can seriously affect the baby’s development during pregnancy.

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Pregnant Couple

How Men React to Pregnancy

When you find that you’re pregnant, it is a truly amazing feeling to know that a new life is developing inside your womb. However, the emotional reactions of your partner may be neutral or little negative.

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Pregnant Lady

Pregnancy Sleep Tips

During pregnancy, your sleep will undoubtedly be interrupted by bathroom visits, a kicking baby, leg cramps, and the inability to find a comfortable position. However, there are a few things that may help you attain the optimal amount of sleep.

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Pregnant woman

Morning Sickness during First Trimester

Morning sickness is a type of nausea that affects almost 70 percent of expectant mothers during their first trimester of pregnancy. The exact cause and reason for morning sickness have not yet been determined by medical science.

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Pregnancy and Sex

Is it Safe to have Intercourse during Pregnancy?

How safe is it to continue having intercourse during pregnancy? The definite answer to this is that it is “perfectly safe" to maintain a normal and healthy sexual life during the entire pregnancy term.

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Zumba

Zumba And Pregnancy

Zumba is basically a fast-paced exercise, but as with any type of cardio, modifications can be made for safety and comfortability. A number of considerations and precautions should be followed.

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Papayas

Papaya and Abortion

For centuries it is been claimed that papaya consumption leads to abortion. Not the ripped one, but green or unripe papaya is widely used to induce abortion.

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Having a natural pregnancy

Having a natural pregnancy

Statistics show that home births may carry less risk than having a birth at hospital. See the various advantages and disadvantages of natural pregnancy.

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A Pregnant Woman

Healthy Pregnancy after a Miscarriage – Don’t Delay

New studies say that don’t delay getting pregnant after miscarriage. Women who conceive within six months of a miscarriage have better chances of healthy pregnancy.

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Types of Deliveries

Types of Deliveries

Fertilization is the union of a mature ovum with a sperm. If sexual intercourse takes place within 12 to 24 hours of ovulation, then one of the thousands of sperms deposited in vagina unites with the ovum to fertilize it after travelling uterine cavity and reaching fallopian tube.

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Abortion

Abortion

Complete – Complete abortion is the termination of a pregnancy before the age of viability almost in 50% cases. It occurs at less than 20 weeks from the first day of the last normal menstrual period or involving a fetus of weight less than 500gm. Incomplete – It is the spontaneous passage of some of [...]

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Diagnosis of Pregnancy

Diagnosis of Pregnancy

Radiological method of diagnosis should not be employed before the 28th week and are rarely necessary thereafter to find out the structural abnormalities and in twin pregnancy when one head is nearer the X-ray tube than other.

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Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Third Trimester of Pregnancy

The period from 29th to 40th week of pregnancy is called the third trimester. The expectant mother feels excitement and joy in anticipation of seeing the baby and at the same time the fear of labor and process of painful delivery worries her.

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STAGES OF PREGNANCY

Second Trimester of Pregnancy

The second trimester of pregnancy starts from the 13th week and continues up to the 28th week. It is most enjoyable period as the discomforts of each pregnancy begin to wear off. This is the time to dream and plan ahead.

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First Trimester of Pregnancy

First trimester of Pregnancy

The first trimester (0-12 weeks) is the most important period of pregnancy. See the do’s and don’ts that pregnant women should follow during this period.

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Technique for getting a Healthy Child

Technique for getting a Healthy Child

Child’s health does not start after the birth, it starts even before the baby is conceived in the mother’s womb. Planning of children can be considered in three parts such as before conception, during conception and after conception.

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8 Ways to Give Birth to a Healthy Child

8 Ways to Give Birth to a Healthy Child

In this modern era it is very much essential that every couple must know the importance of giving birth to a healthy baby.

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