Pregnancy

Skin care for pregnant women

Avocado Butter Booty Balm Avocado Butter Booty Balm is a fabulous soft salve that is great at protecting baby's bottom. Massage a bit during the diaper change to a clean bottom to place a barrier between her skin and a soiled diaper. Ingredients: .02 ounces (about 1 teaspoon) lanolin 1/2 ounce (about 6 teaspoons) sweet almond oil .06 ounces...

Birth control for women of 30’s

Finding the right contraceptive Fallen out of love with your birth control? Maybe you’re put off by side effects. Or remembering to pop a pill isn’t your strong suit. Problem is, going without isn’t a good choice, even as you get older: Nearly 40% of pregnancies among women in their 40s, for ...

Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Many women found themselves asking the question “Am I pregnant?” Early pregnancy has signs and symptoms that are easy to recognize, and generally they are the same, though different women may not experience the same symptoms. One of the main symptoms of early pregnancy is swollen breast and nipples. You may feel your breasts tender...

What exercises during the pregnancy

Although you may not feel like running a marathon, most women benefit greatly from exercising throughout their pregnancies. But during that time, you'll need to discuss your exercise plans with your doctor or other health care provider early on and make a few adjustments to your normal exercise routine. The...

Questions about breastfeeding

Whether you're a new mom or a seasoned parenting pro, breastfeeding often comes with its fair share of questions. Here are some answers to common inquiries that mothers — new and veteran — may have. When will my milk come in? During the first few days after the birth of your baby, your body will...

Which medicine drugs can I take when I am pregnant

While some medications are considered safe to take during pregnancy, the effects of other medications on your unborn baby are unknown. Therefore, it is very important to pay special attention to medications you take while you are pregnant, especially during the first trimester, a crucial time of development for your...

When the second child is appeare in your life

The happiness and love that your first baby brought into your life is beyond measure, and now you're thrilled to learn you are expecting another child. Although you've been through pregnancy and childbirth before, you now have added responsibilities and considerations in order to prepare for your second child. Fortunately, preparing for a...

Are pregnancy scars problem?

There are many different types of scars that may develop during and after your pregnancy. However, there are essentially two main types of external scars. The first type of pregnancy scar is formed as a result of having a Caesarian section. This scar is often quite large and while the...

All for genital herpes and pregnant women

Pregnant women with genital herpes should be careful about passing the virus on to the baby, but not overly worried about it. A mother can infect her baby during delivery, often fatally. But if a woman had genital herpes before getting pregnant, or if she is first infected early in pregnancy, the chance...

Samala’s birth story

Is This Labor? I was 37 weeks' pregnant when my beautiful daughter arrived. There had been some minor complications the week before her birth (I was leaking small amounts of amniotic fluid), and my doctor thought we might have to induce labor. But after a nonstress test and an ultrasound, he ...

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