Health

Talking To Your Baby In The Womb

Talking To Your Baby In The Womb

A baby learns even in womb. Don’t be surprised, it’s true. It is scientifically proved that after third month of pregnancy, fetus in womb can recognize sound, light, stimuli, smell etc. Teaching can help the baby to recognize, light, sound, smell etc. But how? Here teaching is not like teaching a baby. Here are some [...]

List Of Unsafe Foods During Pregnancy

List Of Unsafe Foods During Pregnancy

Special care has to be taken in the choice of food by a pregnant lady for her own safety and that of her unborn child. Most of the time hygiene is the only concern but many animal products harbour dangerous bacteria and must be avoided, especially if they are not properly cooked. List of unsafe [...]

Medical Test Before Pregnancy Tips

Medical Test Before Pregnancy Tips

Getting pregnant is an important event in the life of a woman. This is the time when lots of hormonal changes take place and she has to adapt to the changes that are going to take postpartum. Considering the importance of likely physical and psychological effects that will take place in the body of a [...]

What Is Postpartum Depression?

What Is Postpartum Depression?

The birth of a baby is a joyful event no doubt, but it brings with it loads of extra work and constant vigil of the little one. The new born is totally dependent on the mother and as he is unable to communicate, she has to pre-empt his every need and act accordingly. She has [...]

Tips For Pregnant Working Women

Tips For Pregnant Working Women

The period of pregnancy is quite long and it is not possible or advisable to stop doing your routine work or going to the office. However, it is important to look after yourself and the growing baby. For a working woman who is pregnant some problems do arise in the form of fatigue, uncomfortable clothes [...]

Best Prenatal Vitamins During Pregnancy

Best Prenatal Vitamins During Pregnancy

The nutritional requirements of a pregnant woman are entirely different from the requirement of a woman who is not pregnant. Eating a well balanced diet is essential not only for the healthy development of the child but also for the health of the mother undergoing pregnancy. Vitamins provide energy and vital inputs to the body [...]

Stress During Pregnancy Effects On Baby

Stress During Pregnancy Effects On Baby

It is rightly said that the seeds of health are planted before the child takes his or her first breath. Period of stay and development in the womb of the mother shapes the health of the, to be born child. Healthy development of the foetus results in birth of a healthy child. According to researchers, [...]

Pain Management During Labor

Pain Management During Labor

The birth of a child has been much eulogised but it comes accompanied with much pain and discomfort. The labor pains last between five to twelve hours. They are mild and infrequent in the beginning but as time progresses they increase in intensity and frequency. You must attempt to be in a positive frame of [...]

What Are The Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills?

What Are The Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills?

Birth control pills contain hormones which change the functioning of the body to prevent pregnancy. The hormone contained in the pills helps to control ovaries and uterus. Most of the birth control pills contain progesterone and oestrogen hormones. For pregnancy ovation is essential. If there is no ovation there can be no pregnancy. When a [...]

Party Dresses For Pregnant Women

Party Dresses For Pregnant Women

Maternity party dresses should be elegant and designed in a way to make you look smart. Being pregnant should not be an occasion to make you secluded in your home. In fact it should be time of which you should feel proud of and a party should be an occasion for you to look your [...]

What Is Hypnobirthing?

What Is Hypnobirthing?

First time mothers often talk to their friends and relatives about the difficulties and pain faced during the process of giving birth to the child. The extent of labour one has to face often causes a sense of fear in their minds. Now the process of giving birth to a child by the natural process [...]

Childbirth Injuries To Be Avoided

Childbirth Injuries To Be Avoided

Giving birth to a child is a complex process and delivery of a child may not be as smooth as considered by many. Both the mother and her child are likely to sustain some sort of injury during the child birth process. The type of injuries that can be suffered by the child and the [...]

Effects Of Caffeine During Pregnancy

Effects Of Caffeine During Pregnancy

There is an agreement in the medical fraternity that those ladies who have already conceived or those who are planning to conceive should quit or reduce intake of caffeine. Doctors differ on the fact as to how much caffeine is safe. In the absence of a consensus it is better to limit the caffeine intake [...]

Breast Care During Pregnancy

Breast Care During Pregnancy

During pregnancy a large number of hormonal changes take place in the body of a woman. As the foetus begins to grow, the body, by its natural process, starts making adjustments to be ready for the delivery of the child. It is a fact that with pregnancy the milk ducts start to develop in the [...]

Birth Control Methods Safe During Breastfeeding

Birth Control Methods Safe During Breastfeeding

After the birth of a child, as per the research conducted by doctors, breast feeding is essential. A child who has been breast fed during the early part of life, is lesser prone to diseases and is likely to lead a healthy life. Based on this research, the trend in recent times is to breast [...]

How To Relieve Back Pain During Pregnancy?

How To Relieve Back Pain During Pregnancy?

Back pain is a problem which is invariably faced by all women at one time or the other during pregnancy. It needs to be checked right at the time when a woman starts experiencing it, and negligence on this account can result in prolonged problem of back ache, which may continue even after delivery. Third [...]

Hair Straightening During Pregnancy Side Effects

Hair Straightening During Pregnancy Side Effects

Pregnant women often wonder whether they should go in for hair straightening or not as they are concerned about their babies. Hair straightening is a cosmetic process in which curly or frizzy hair is straightened either by using physical methods or by chemical treatment. Physical methods are blow drying and ironing. In blow drying a [...]

Tips To Reduce Menstrual Period Problems

Tips To Reduce Menstrual Period Problems

Menstruation or periods can start when a girl is as young as ten years old and continue till the fifties. Some women just take it in their stride and do not feel much discomfort. Others suffer from pre-menstrual blues, cramps and nausea. There are certain things you can do both before menstruation starts every month [...]

Tips For Safe Makeup During Pregnancy

Tips For Safe Makeup During Pregnancy

Pregnant women often make a mistake of opting out of using makeup altogether. Pregnancy is a time when there are so many changes occurring in the body leaving the women bewildered. Using makeup to make themselves pretty give them some control over their body. However, during pregnancy choose makeup carefully, read all labels and select [...]

Benefits Of Drinking Milk During Pregnancy

Benefits Of Drinking Milk During Pregnancy

Pregnant women require more nutrients than they normally consume. Milk is a food recommended especially for an expecting mother. It contains calcium, Vitamin D, riboflavin and energy. Not drinking milk stunts the growth of the baby and lowers his birth weight, according to medical research. Some women avoid drinking milk assuming that it will lower [...]