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.

Chlamydia During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Many women suffer the consequences of chlamydia during pregnancy, since this illness is almost symptom free. For that reason, early diagnosis is key. In the case of a positive diagnosis, women should seek immediate treatment. This will help prevent damage during…

What Is Belly Painting During Pregnancy?

Treating the body like a canvas is a trend that has been gaining popularity for some years through what is known as body painting. Belly painting is just the next step, but here the bellies of pregnant women are the main…

All You Need to Know About Postpartum Bleeding

Postpartum bleeding is one of the natural consequences of childbirth. If the bleeding is light, then you can treat it at home. However, if the bleeding is heavier, then there may be certain complications. Also called postpartum lochia, this expulsion…

Summer Fashion for Pregnant Women

How to dress during the summer months if you’re pregnant can cause you quite a few headaches. We’ll have to face high temperatures and at the same time, we’ll want to look good and feel comfortable. Here are some great options…

Caring for Postpartum Stitches

Whether you’ve had a C-section or an episiotomy, the healing process for postpartum stitches is very important, as it can ensure faster recovery and prevent infections. We’ll tell you more about the necessary care in the following article. Caring for…

How Your Body Changes During Pregnancy

Your body changes during pregnancy in many different ways. At first, you won’t feel the changes too much. Some women don’t feel any different for the first few months. However, at some point, everything starts to change. In reality, no two pregnancies are alike.…

Winter Clothes for Pregnant Women

Winter is one of the most difficult times of the year to choose the right clothes. If you’re pregnant, not only do you have to find something you like, but it has to be warm and comfortable. With some creativity, you…

Dining Out While Pregnant: How to Eat Healthy

Eating healthy while pregnant is incredibly important. You have to worry about your own well-being, as well as your baby’s. Also remember that your immune system changes during pregnancy. Keep this in mind in order to make healthy choices both while eating…

How Does Kidney Disease Affect Pregnancy?

Kidney disease or kidney failure can cause big problems for pregnant women and their babies. It’s important to know how kidney disease affects pregnancy, and how to avoid complications that put both of your lives at risk. Kidney disease causes the…

6 Keys to Preventing Postpartum Depression

We all know that managing our emotions is no easy task. But it’s not impossible. The solution is often simpler than we think. No matter what you’ve heard, preventing postpartum depression is possible through the adoption of good habits. Good habits…

Symptoms and Causes of Placental Abruption

Placental abruption is a serious condition that occurs when the placenta separates from the uterine wall before childbirth.  The placenta is in charge of providing the baby with oxygen and nutrients through the umbilical cord. If the abruption is significant,…

Excessive Amniotic Fluid During Pregnancy

It’s estimated that 2% of pregnant women have an excessive amount of amniotic fluid. This is a condition called “Polyhydramnios.” It’s basically an alteration in the amniotic fluid at any stage of pregnancy, which can bring complications that may put…

The Best Apps for Pregnant Women

Though people criticize our dependence on technology, it has made many aspects of our day-to-day lives much easier. We use technology at school, work, in the kitchen, and during our downtime. Pregnancy, it turns out, is no exception. We’ve done…

Running and Pregnancy: A Possible Combination

It always seems amazing to see pregnant women performing demanding exercise routines, even though it’s becoming more and more common. Until recently, it was believed that running and pregnancy were incompatible. However, today it’s almost considered a medical requirement for…