Pregnancy

In this section, you’ll find all you need to know about being pregnant, from the moment you find out you’re expecting a baby until it’s time to give birth. What are the first symptoms, what happens week after week, what changes your body will have, how to care for yourself, and how to have a healthy diet are some of the questions we’ll answer here, and this information will help you fully enjoy this wonderful phase.

Fibromyalgia and Pregnancy: What You Should Know

The combination of fibromyalgia and pregnancy can make a mother-to-be doubt whether she’s able to face all the challenges that lie ahead. Normally, women feel infinite joy when they find out they’re expecting a baby, but health complications can become more…

Best Maternity Clothes for Pregnant Women

During pregnancy, women gain weight, their bellies widen, and they can’t always wear the same clothing as before. All of this requires a temporary change in wardrobe and maternity clothes. However, it’s not that simple. Pregnant women gain weight rapidly, so…

How Can You Tell If You’re in Labor?

If you feel intense contractions that last for roughly a minute and occur roughly every five minutes, or if your water breaks, you’re in labor. We’ll tell you a few other signs that you should pay attention to so you…

Everything You Need to Know About Sonograms

Find out everything you need to know about sonograms and why they’re much more than just a picture of your baby. Pregnancy can seem to take forever while you’re expecting your baby and wondering what he or she will be like.…

Glucose Test During Pregnancy

The glucose test is a routine test during pregnancy. Doctors perform it between weeks 24 and 28 of pregnancy. Its goal is to rule out gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes generally affects a low percentage of women. This means they have a high…

Vaginal Tears During Birth: What You Need to Know

Almost all women experience pain both during and after childbirth. Some women also experience what are called “vaginal tears.” It’s true that the vagina stretches during birth. However, the pressure of babies passing through the pelvis can cause skin and…

3 Iodine-Rich Recipes for Your First Trimester

Most women know that iodine consumption is fundamental during the first trimester of pregnancy. But do you know where to find it or why it’s so relevant? Besides revealing the answers, we’ll offer three iodine-rich recipes to help you cover…

How Changes in the Weather Affect Pregnancy

It may seem hard to believe that changes in the weather can affect your pregnancy, but it can have an impact on the baby’s proper development. Temperature and seasonal changes can have different effects on our body and health. The…

How to Fight Cellulite After Pregnancy

Find out how you can fight cellulite after pregnancy in this article. During and after pregnancy, multiple changes occur that leave women’s bodies different than before. One of them is cellulite. Although this may appear even before pregnancy, you can…

What to Do About Hair Loss During Pregnancy?

Women go through numerous changes while pregnant. Some may even experience hair loss during pregnancy. In this article we’ll explain some of the possible causes as well as ways to deal with this issue. Possible causes of hair loss during pregnancy…

What Are the Symptoms of Pregnancy?

After fertilization of the egg, a woman’s body starts to prepare itself to cope with pregnancy. Though the symptoms of pregnancy don’t start immediately, internal changes begin which can cause different signs to appear. If you don’t menstruate the month after intercourse, it’s very…

Emotional Changes During Pregnancy

Undoubtedly, women go through many physical and emotional changes throughout their pregnancy. They need to know how to act in the most appropriate way to have a healthy and happy nine months. Important psychological changes occur during pregnancy. Some examples include anxiety,…

Soft Food Diet for Pregnant Women

Many women suffer from diarrhea during pregnancy, usually due to hormonal changes and sensitivity to certain foods. Although the episodes are typically short-lived and almost never end in a more severe problem, it’s recommended to take precautionary measures, such as…

Do All Women Have Contractions After Childbirth?

During postpartum recovery, a woman’s body experiences new anatomical, physiological and hormonal changes. An important change that occurs during this stage is the involution of the uterus and it can cause contractions after childbirth. In this article we’ll discuss what these…

What Happens If My Pregnancy Doesn’t Come to Term?

If you’re wondering what happens if your pregnancy doesn’t come to term on the planned date, you’ll find helpful information on this topic below. Towards the final stretch, gestation can become increasingly bothersome. Mothers become anxious to have their babies…

Can You Do Sit-Ups While Pregnant?

Doing sit-ups while pregnant isn’t recommended for all women. In this article, you’ll find out what the best ways are, when to do them, and in what cases they can be beneficial. Can You Do Sit-ups While Pregnant? Yes, you can.…

Babypod: What Is It and What Are the Benefits?

Babypod is a small device that pregnant woman can insert in their vaginas, just as they would a tampon. It allows the fetus to listen to music clearly once they’ve reached 18 weeks of gestation.  Hearing is the first sense that…

Nausea and Vomiting During Labor

Vomiting during labor is common in some women. In most cases it happens without warning. What should you know about this? It’s important to know that vomiting during labor is caused by different factors such as hormone changes or even due to…

The Complex Feelings After a Miscarriage

Managing feelings after a miscarriage is no simple matter. Mourning, the feeling of impotence, stress and loss of self-esteem are just a few of the feelings that a woman can experience when going through this situation. A pregnancy goes far beyond biology…

Is It Normal to Throw Up During Childbirth?

Some women are worried when they feel an intense desire to throw up during childbirth. This can happen to any woman. Even those who don’t experience this symptom throughout their pregnancy aren’t spared from vomiting during childbirth. Is it normal to throw up…