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Irregular Menstrual Periods: What Should You Do?

A regular menstrual period occurs every 28 days on average and it lasts for the same duration each time. Nonetheless, some women can experience irregular menstrual periods with cycles that are longer or shorter than the average. What should you…

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…

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.…

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)…

Menstrual Cycle Alterations During Adolescence

When a girl first gets her period, she usually suffers from menstrual cycle imbalances. This is because her body is getting used to this new condition. In this article, you’ll discover everything you need to know about menstrual cycle alterations…

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…

5 Tests Gynecologists Perform and Their Purpose

The tests gynecologists perform screen for diseases like cervical cancer and breast cancer that unfortunately affect many women. These screening tests help to check for the early signs of cervical and breast cancer and assess other aspects of your reproductive…

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…

What Is Pregorexia? Symptoms and Consequences

Basically, Pregorexia is an eating disorder in pregnant women. It occurs when a pregnant woman wants to maintain the body weight she had before getting pregnant. Undoubtedly, this is a serious problem, because pregnant women with this condition reduce the…

Bridal Headpieces: Romantic Styles with Flowers

Up until a few years ago, it was rare to see someone using bridal headpieces with flowers. However, today floral hairpieces are becoming more common and they give a romantic feeling to the bridal look. It’s currently very fashionable to…

Nutrition for Pregnant Women: A Guide

In this article you’ll find a guide to proper nutrition for pregnant women. Eating the right kind of diet when you’re pregnant or have just given birth is important for your health and the baby’s growth. Don’t forget that what…

4 Home Pregnancy Tests

Today, we have pregnancy tests that guarantee a very high percentage of accuracy. We have many options when it comes to pregnancy tests. But how did our ancestors find out they were pregnant? Beyond the absences or delays in the…

What Are the Causes of Postpartum Pre-eclampsia?

Postpartum pre-eclampsia is one of the most delicate medical conditions a woman can experience. Although it isn’t common, it’s important to take proper preventative measures. Women also need to know how to recognize the symptoms of postpartum pre-eclampsia in order…