Birth Preparation Classes

Birth Preparation Classes

Whether you are about to deliver your first child or fourth, childbirth preparation classes can help you prepare to meet the challenges of labor and delivery. Consider the opportunities: Learn things you never knew about labor, delivery and postpartum care. You’ll find out how to identify the signs of labor and what happens to your body…

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COVID Vaccine in Pregnancy

COVID Vaccine in Pregnancy

Planning for pregnancy? – You can get covid vaccine. Got one vaccine and if pregnancy test is positive? – Don’t worry! It’s safe; continue pregnancy. Post-delivery, breast feeding your baby? – Please get your covid vaccine. Menstrual bleeding is on? – You can get covid vaccine. Taking any medication? – Still can take vaccine (consult…

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When will I Feel Baby Movements?

When will I Feel Baby Movements?

Most mothers-to-be eagerly await first reassuring baby kick. For first-time moms, it may occur closer to 26-28 weeks and for second or third-time moms, it may occur closer to 20 weeks. Counting fetal movements beginning at 28 weeks will be beneficial for all pregnancies. Moms find their babies are most active after eating a meal…

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Weight Gain in Pregnancy

Weight Gain in Pregnancy

Most pregnant women gain between 10kg and 12.5kg, most of the weight is after week 20. Gaining too much or too little weight can lead to health problems for you or baby: Increase in blood pressure (PIH) Gestational diabetes Gaining less weight can also cause problems too: premature birth low birth weight baby less than…

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in Pregnancy

Travel in Pregnancy

First Trimester – Nausea, vomiting, tiredness and risk of miscarriage are higher in the first 3 months (first trimester). Second Trimester – the best time to travel or take a holiday is in mid-pregnancy, between 4 and 6 months (16- 26 weeks) Third Trimester – Traveling in the final months; after 32 weeks of pregnancy…

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Sex - Breast Stimulation During Pregnancy

Sex – Breast Stimulation During Pregnancy

When to Avoid? In early pregnancy till 12 weeks Any previous history of miscarriage or preterm labour and delivery Placenta is low lying (placenta previa is low placenta even after 28 weeks) Infective vaginal discharge Short cervix Unexplained vaginal bleeding Your developing baby is protected by the amniotic fluid in your uterus, as well as…

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Pineapple in Pregnancy

Pineapple in Pregnancy

Here is what you should know about the consumption of pineapple in pregnancy: Pineapple is a safe, healthy choice during pregnancy. People might have told you to avoid this fruit because it may cause early miscarriage or bring on preterm labour. However, this is just a myth. One cup of pineapple contains daily recommended dose…

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Pelvic pain in pregnancy

Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

This pain is known as Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) or Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD). PGP is painful and uncomfortable symptoms are caused by stiffness of your pelvic joints. Pain over the pubic bone at the front in the centre 1 or both sides of your lower back and hip in the area between your…

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Papaya in Pregnancy is HEALTHY

Papaya in Pregnancy is HEALTHY!

There has been a lot of debate on the consumption of papaya during pregnancy. Ripe papayas offer a number of benefits to the mother-to-be as well as her baby. Let’s know about the goodness of papaya in pregnancy: Ripe papaya (fruit) is rich in Folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C and Vitamin E Papaya…

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Painful Labour or not? (Birthing plan)

Painful Labour or not? (Birthing plan)

A birth plan is a record of how you would like your labour room experience to be. Whether you want music and mobility Whether you want husband or your mom with you Whether you want birthing ball or doula Around 36 weeks, the clock starts ticking You will be given a special form for your…

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