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.

Pregnancy and Diarrhea: Causes and Prevention

Pregnancy and diarrhea is a really uncomfortable combination for any mother-to-be. In addition, and unfortunately for many pregnant women, it’s very common during pregnancy. Pregnant women may suffer from diarrhea throughout the entire gestation period, without this meaning that something…

Pregnancy Photos: 5 Ways to Remember This Time

Since you found out you were going to be a mother, you must have been the happiest woman in the world. Now you’re wondering what you can do to preserve these precious moments forever. Here we’ll give you some incredible suggestions for…

Is It Safe to Wear a Seat Belt During Pregnancy?

It’s inarguable that wearing a seat belts helps saves lives and can reduce the possibility of sustaining serious injury from a car accident. That’s why it’s important to wear a seat belt during pregnancy. Many women who have reached full…

I Want to Be a Mom, but I’m Scared

Being scared of becoming a mother is a much more common psychological phenomenon than you might think. Many women feel this way when they want to be a mom. Additionally, they know that this decision will radically change their lives forever.…

How to Relieve Hot Flashes in Pregnancy

From the moment gestation occurs, your body begins to undergo certain changes due to hormones. In the first trimester, you can suffer from breast pain, dizziness, and nausea during pregnancy. Hot flashes also occur. You many unexpectedly feel excessive heat,…

How to Care for Episiotomy Stitches After Delivery

Healing episiotomy stitches after delivery at home is one of mothers’ most common concerns. In addition to all the care your baby needs, there are also consequences from delivery that require special care. After having an episiotomy, nurses will start…

Exercise Ball Workouts to Do During Pregnancy

Exercise balls are specifically designed for physical and athletic training, but they’re also great for pregnant women. Keep reading to discover some great exercise ball workouts that you can do during pregnancy. This type of ball has a non-slip surface that…

4 Great Summer Plans for Pregnant Women

Many women are reluctant to carry out certain activities when they’re expecting a baby. But there are plenty of excellent summer plans for pregnant women to choose from. None of these activities pose any risk to their health or the…

Should Fathers Also Prepare for Birth?

The idea that only women should prepare for birth is a premise that has remained in the past. Fathers should also be physically and psychologically ready for their baby’s birth. Customs have changed and now hospitals allow fathers to be…

The Heightened Sense of Smell During Pregnancy

Some future mothers experience a heightened sense of smell during pregnancy. This tends to occur during the first trimester and may cause different consequences in a woman’s health. The heightened sense of smell occurs first in the brain, specifically in the olfactory…

The Risks of Eating Salad While Pregnant

While salads are usually very healthy, eating salad while pregnant poses certain risks. This all depends on the ingredients that make up the salad, and the way they’re prepared. Many foods simply aren’t safe to eat during gestation. Today, we’ll explain…

Why Do I Only Have Daughters?

Discover below why some couples seem to only have daughters, and enjoy the experience to the max! One of the things that’s most exciting about being pregnant is finding out whether you’re expecting a boy or a girl. Many parents…

Polyhydramnios or Excess Amniotic Fluid

Polyhydramnios, better known as excess amniotic fluid, is an accumulation of the fluid that surrounds the baby during gestation and provides the fetus with all the necessary proteins for development. However, when there is too much, it can lead to problems…

Post-Partum Hemorrhage: What You Need to Know

Post-partum hemorrhage occurs after giving birth, whether vaginal or via cesarean section.  After vaginal birth, the loss of blood can reach 500 milliliters, and up to 1000 milliliters after cesarean section. This loss of blood is dramatic can put the mother’s…

The 4 Obstacles of Childbirth

Women must face several obstacles of childbirth during the nine months of pregnancy. That’s why it’s very important to get informed and address any concerns that can generate anxiety. Certainly, pregnancy and childbirth are complex and delicate periods. Throughout the gestation stages,…