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Understanding Gestational Diabetes

Roughly 2 – 10% of expectant mothers suffer from gestational diabetes. Just like a true diabetic, your blood sugar level soars. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can make your body...
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Home Pregnancy Tests: How do They Work & Are They Accurate?

If you are hoping to get pregnant or believe you may already be pregnant thanks to early pregnancy symptoms, you might be wondering if you should use a...
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Is it Labor Pains?

Pregnancy is one of the most sensitive conditions women have to face in their life. If you are a pregnant woman, you may suffer from several pains. The only...
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Pregnancy Week-by-Week: What to Expect From Week 1 to 40

It is amazing the changes that occur over just 36 weeks! Follow your pregnancy progress week-by-week below.   Week1: You don’t even know you’re pregnant yet, but all sorts of changes are...
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Early Signs of Pregnancy: Symptoms to Expect in First Stages

Although various symptoms can be associated with the early stages of pregnancy, every woman and every pregnancy is unique. You may experience a combination of the symptoms of early...
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Prevention and Treatment of Pregnancy Anemia

Anemia is more common than you might think. The WHO estimates that around 40% of the world’s population suffers from anemia. When you’re pregnant, there’s a higher risk...
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7 Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Doctors recognize the benefits of non-strenuous exercise for pregnant women. Among the types of exercise most suitable for pregnant women, yoga is generally considered to be among the most...
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Pregnancy and Exercise: Benefits of the Right Type of Activities

Back in the day, the false belief that pregnant women should not exercise at all was widespread. Today, we know that the right kind of exercise is great for...
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Birth Defects Linked to Low Vitamin B12 Levels

We all know that we should watch our diets carefully during pregnancy, but the results of a frightening new study show just how important nutrition can be and...

6 Benefits of Massage Therapy During Pregnancy

Most of the time we think of massage as being a luxury to be indulged in once in a while, but during pregnancy, massage becomes more important than...
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