Pregnancy

scheduled c section what should you expect

Scheduled C Section: What to Expect

Do you have a schedule C section? What to expect varies by person, but there are a few commonalities that most women experience. A lot of worries may spring to mind when you think about your scheduled C section and wonder what to expect. Some of your expectations will prove spot on, such as the […] Read more…

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How to Prevent Pre-eclampsia

Few things are as beautiful as creating and carrying life. Unfortunately, the side effects of pregnancy aren’t quite as endearing. Do you know how to prevent pre-eclampsia and other adverse side effects of being pregnant? Whether this is your first pregnancy or you’re an expectant mother who’s already established a big family, you may be […] Read more…

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Exercises to Avoid During Early Pregnancy

Exercising is an easy way to stay in shape, boost your mood and feel great — which is why pregnant women are often more than willing to get their heart pumping in an attempt to keep both themselves and their baby fit and healthy. If you’re experiencing pesky yet common early symptoms of pregnancy like morning […] Read more…

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Side Effects After Egg Retrieval

Life is beautiful. But sometimes, it doesn’t happen as easily as it should. For women experiencing fertility issues, the idea of undergoing countless procedures in an attempt to conceive may seem uncertain, and at times, scary. You may have heard strange tales about the side effects after egg retrieval and decided not to pursue it. […] Read more…

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Twins Discovered Late in Pregnancy: How Often Are Twins Missed on Ultrasounds?

It’s hard enough planning for one baby without worrying about whether there will be more. Even if you’re told multiple times that you’re only having one, you might still be convinced you’re having double. Tales of twins discovered late in pregnancy may cause you to wonder, how often are twins missed on ultrasounds, really? The […] Read more…

high blood pressure pregnancy

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: What’s Going on?

High blood pressure in pregnancy occurs more often than you think, but it’s not necessarily dangerous. You may have had high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, before you conceived, or you may develop gestational high blood pressure as your pregnancy progresses. You swore you were swelling up, but you don’t need this kind of […] Read more…

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Does Alcohol Affect Fertility?

Perhaps you’re trying to conceive and it’s taking longer than you thought. You know that many women struggle with conceiving, but your worry may be making you analyze every chemical or substance your body comes into contact with. And that’s understandable! You know you won’t drink after becoming pregnant, but does drinking now inhibit your […] Read more…

thyroid issues pregnancy

Thyroid Issues After Pregnancy? Here’s What Might Be Going On

After childbirth, you may experience fatigue and mood swings, along with a whole bunch of other fun symptoms. Thyroid issues after pregnancy, or postpartum thyroiditis, can cause added stress and discomfort to new mothers. The condition usually sets in during the first year after you give birth, miscarry or induce abortion. Researchers consider it a […] Read more…

skin tags during pregnancy

Skin Tags During Pregnancy: How Common Are They, and Why?

No visits from Aunt Flo. You can eat your weight and your baby’s weight in food while indulging more in your cravings. People gift you with that thing they’re supposed to bestow upon you as a human being anyway, but sometimes have trouble finding — also known as common courtesy and decency. The doors just […] Read more…

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