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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Do You Have The Baby Blues? Signs of Post-Natal Depression.

Having a new baby is supposed to be one of the most joyous events of your life. So why are you feeling so deflated and depressed? Perhaps you’re suffering...
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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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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...
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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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Infertility Treatments Using Fertility Drugs

If you are unable to conceive owing to ovulation disorders, fertility drugs may be able to help you to become pregnant. A variety of drugs are used, but only...
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The Process of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Summarized

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) has helped countless couples to conceive. It’s not a new treatment. In fact, it’s been around for more than 35 years. The process of IVF...
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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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Choosing an Obstetrician to Guide You Through Your Pregnancy

If your gynae is also an obstetrician, you might want to keep seeing a familiar face. If not, asking for recommendations is a good way to start. Who does...
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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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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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Pregnancy Symptoms: 10 Signs You Might Be Pregnant

Every woman knows that a missed period is the first sign of pregnancy, but it could also be a reaction to imbalances in the body caused by stress...