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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Nose bleed - scary or not in pregnancy

Nose Bleed – Scary or not in Pregnancy?

Here are few things about nose bleeding pregnancy that you should know: Nosebleeds are quite common in pregnancy because of hormonal changes. During pregnancy, you may also find that your nose gets more blocked up than usual. Sit down and firmly pinch the soft part of your nose for 10-15 minutes. Lean forward and breathe…

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MAGGI in Pregnancy

MAGGI in Pregnancy

During pregnancy, you have to give on some foods that are not very good for the health of your baby. Sadly, one such food is everyone’s favourite Maggi or instant noodles. Here’s why you should avoid consumption of Maggi during pregnancy: It is simply overloaded with carbohydrates and contains no fibre which is not good…

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Labor is a natural process

Labor is a Natural Process

Sometimes labor is over in a matter of hours. In other cases, labor tests a mother’s stamina, patience and tolerance. PAINLESS LABOUR IS A BOON! Early labor / Latent phase of labour Duration – hours to days During early labor, your cervix dilates and softens. Mild, irregular contractions Clear, pink or slightly bloody discharge. Early…

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Jaggery, Mango and Ginger in Pregnancy

Jaggery, Mango and Ginger in Pregnancy

Shared below are the benefits of eating Jaggery, Mangoes and Ginger in Pregnancy: JAGGERYJaggery is rich in: Iron: Iron corrects anaemia. Potassium: Potassium controls water retention. Magnesium: Magnesium helps in joint pains and bone strength and controls blood pressure. Phosphorous All these minerals together purify blood. MANGO Mangoes are safe to eat while you’re pregnant,…

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Itchy / scratchy/ Red marks in Pregnancy

Itchy / Scratchy/ Red Marks in Pregnancy

Growing pregnant uterus causes the skin around the belly to stretch and the oil glands are not able to meet their normal moisture requirement. Itching is common in pregnancy caused by raised levels of certain chemicals in the blood. Skin condition like eczema might flare up in pregnancy. You could help prevent mild itching by…

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