pregnancy

A Closer Look at Momnesia: What Is It?

During pregnancy or after birth, many mothers claim to suffer from lack of memory and concentration and coordination problems. They also mention that they have difficulty thinking, remembering things, and even making decisions. This temporary brain condition is termed “momnesia.”…

Hair Removal During Pregnancy: Effective Methods

During pregnancy, hormones make your hair grow thicker, sometimes in unexpected and unwanted places. While some hair removal methods should be avoided, there are some tips to keep in mind to remove hair safely when you’re pregnant. Increased blood flow…

The Relationship Between Vitamin D and Fertility

Doctors and researchers have found links between Vitamin D and fertility, due to its effects on the endocrine system. For this reason, fertility specialists and obstetricians recommend that couples who are looking to conceive make healthy choices and incorporate certain…

When Are Assisted Deliveries Necessary?

Assisted deliveries are vaginal deliveries where doctors must use certain tools or instruments to help the baby out through the birth canal. Doctors have used these methods for years, and even centuries with midwives. These tools are so old, there are even…

What Is Fetal Lung Maturity?

Fetal lung maturity is one of the most important aspects during the process of a baby’s development. This is especially true for babies that present certain issues or are born prematurely. In practice, when the risk of premature birth exists, doctors…

21 Basque Names for Boys

From the moment women learn they’re about to have a baby boy, in addition to feeling nervous about the new experience, they immediately think about what to name him. If this is you, you might want to consider Basque names for…

Everything You Need to Know About Fetal Surgeries

Fetal surgeries are operations that doctors perform on the fetus, inside the mother’s uterus. These surgeries are an option when babies have malformations or other serious diseases. Statistically, 1 in every 1000 pregnancies will need this process. Fetal surgeries try to…

What Causes Bleeding During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy, women experience many changes and symptoms. Some are normal, and others require treatment or a change in routine. In the following article, we’ll explain what can cause bleeding during pregnancy and what symptoms mean you should consult a doctor.…

5 Natural Birth Control Methods

Natural birth control methods are ways of preventing pregnancy by studying the cycle of ovulation. This way you can avoid barrier methods or ingesting hormones. This type of family planning was the only method available until hormonal and barrier methods of birth…

Habits that Cause Infertility in Men

When a couple decides to have a child and then goes several months without getting pregnant, it’s common for the woman to feel she’s “responsible.” However, it’s worth learning about certain habits that cause infertility in men so they can…

Pillows and Cushions for Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the most precious and special moments a mother can share with her child. However, poor posture can make breastfeeding uncomfortable and produce back and neck pain. The good news is that there are special pillows and…

Brown Patches and Changes in Skin During Pregnancy

It’s very common for brown patches to appear as well as other changes in skin during pregnancy. These spots tend to appear as dark splotches, commonly known as the “mask of pregnancy.” Technically, they’re referred to as chloasma or melasma.…

Ultrasounds During Pregnancy: What Information Do They Provide?

Ultrasounds during pregnancy are one of the quintessential medical tests that control the fetus’ evolution and growth. Ultrasounds are used to visualize internal structures. Obstetric ultrasounds provide information about female sexual organs (uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries), neighboring structures (bladder)…

Changes in Breasts During Pregnancy

In addition to the obvious changes like increase in size, there are other changes in breasts that indicate that a woman is preparing to breastfeed her baby. What are these changes in breasts? It’s because of hormonal activity and increased blood…

Fit Moms: What Is This Popular Trend?

With the development of new technologies over the last few years, bloggers, influencers and “instamodels” have become very popular. However, the newest stars on social media are fit moms.  Have you heard of this trend? Find out what it’s all…

Fun Recipes for the Second Trimester of Pregnancy

You should have a variety of fun recipes for the second trimester of pregnancy at your disposal. These recipes will add variation to your diet without you having to compromise your nutritional needs or complicate things too much in the…

Why Do You Have Cravings During Pregnancy?

Cravings during pregnancy are quite common among future moms. Cravings open the door to an infinity of peculiar combinations of food, often intolerable before pregnancy. Even if they aren’t the most tasty or eye-catching, cravings during pregnancy are pleasurable and…