Category: Pregnancy

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Recipes recommended during pregnancy

Anything you eat or drink as a pregnant woman gets to your baby. Expectant mothers need to eat well to ensure they are healthy as well as the baby. When it comes to eating a balanced diet when pregnant, it can be challenging due to all the crazy cravings. Regardless of the challenges, you can stick...

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How to Calculate Pregnancy Weeks and Months Accurately

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting yet anxious phases of life. It brings a mixture of emotions and feelings. A woman experiences joys, frustration, depression, anxiety, and happiness, almost everything spontaneously during pregnancy. Pregnancy, in human being usually last for about nine months, there can be a slight up and down like a week or...

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Nutrition and Fertility: Increasing your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Women who have ovulatory disorder don’t menstruate or have irregular menstrual period. Even if these women get their period, their eggs tend not to develop well or be released from the ovaries. The cause of this is not really clear; however, it can be usually traced to insulin resistance, eating disorders, hormonal imbalance or too much...

A Real Baby Brother or Sister – Are Your Other Children Ready?

Having your first baby was a challenge, now you have another one on the way. Your children may understand they are “having a baby”, and are excitedly playing with dolls and looking at pictures. Are they ready for a real baby brother or sister to join the family? More importantly, are you ready? You already know...

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How to manage the gestational diabetes: Diet. Exercise. Treatment

Once diagnosed with gestational diabetes, the mother should monitor her blood glucose, to detect and prevent the glucose concentrations which are high enough to put at risk herself and the baby. The blood glucose level can be kept at normal values, through a specific diet. The Gestational Diabetes diet aims to provide adequate nutrition for both...

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What is Gestational Diabetes?

Morning sickness, nausea, increased appetite, changes in the pigment of the skin, pain and inflammation of ligaments, unexplainable mood swings… These are some of the “mild” effects of the hormonal changes in the body of a pregnant woman. Among the “not so mild” pregnancy “symptoms”, gestational diabetes is on the top. Gestational diabetes is a condition...

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Summer is the best season to conceive the healthiest babies

It almost seems like a mystical correlation. Babies conceived at certain times of the year appear healthier than those conceived during other times. Now, scientists have shown that the surprising impression may actually be true — and they think they may know why it happens. As early as the 1930s, researchers noticed that children born in...