May 5, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Herbal Remedies for Increasing Milk Supply in Breastfeeding Moms

Herbal Remedies for Increasing Milk Supply in Breastfeeding Moms
Nearly all cultures have some kind of herbs or plants or potions for increasing milk supply – some having a placebo effect, others working fine while some failing miserably at their designated task. Some herbal remedies won’t be increasing milk flow though having other undesirable side-effects. One needs to bear in mind that herbs too carry some side-effects, even grave ones. Even innate-sourced medications are yet medications & there’s isn’t anything as a one hundred percent safe medication. Providentially, as is the case with majority of the medications, the infant would be getting merely a small fraction of the  [...]

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Apr 14, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Sex During Pregnancy – What You Need to Know

Sex During Pregnancy – What You Need to Know
Though it might be hard to believe, but your partner still finds you sexy. Keep the intensity & intimacy going strong whilst the infant is growing with the following things to bear in mind for making preggo sex comfy, safe & pleasurable for both the partners. Sex During Pregnancy Important Information Positions like the side-by-side, from behind or woman-on-top are preferable for sex during pregnancy since they are lesser uncomfortable with advancing gestation. Deeply penetrating by the male partner must be something decided by the woman & her comfort level. Air, some foreign object or air in the vaginal  [...]

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Mar 10, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care, Staying Fit

Pregnancy Exercises – What Every Mother Must Know

Pregnancy Exercises – What Every Mother Must Know
Hypothetically speaking, in case your little one was already delivered & be capable of talking then he/ she would certainly be thankful to momma for self-caring whilst he/ she grew within. Earlier, gestation equated to confinements though presently expectant moms in good health are doing whatever is needed to get on with their lives in as unhampered way as possible. Several trials have found that moms who are physically fit go through a briefer labor & lesser delivery complications. In all probability, this is because of enhanced muscular efficacy & lesser weariness at the time of L&D. An intriguing trial  [...]

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Mar 8, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care, Pregnancy Health

OTC Drugs for Sick Breastfeeding Mothers – Important Dos & Don’ts

OTC Drugs for Sick Breastfeeding Mothers – Important Dos & Don’ts
When a breastfeeding mother falls ill, she & her infant would in most occasions be benefiting from continually nursing. There are hardly any sicknesses which necessitate a mom in halting breastfeeding. As majority of the sicknesses arise from viral organisms which are most communicable prior to one realizing that one is ill, your little one would have had exposure prior to you even becoming symptomatic (like puking, nasal dribbling, coughing, fevers, diarrhoea, rashes among others). Continue to nurse which would assist you in protecting your little one from the infection since maternal body manufactures antibodies to a  [...]

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Feb 15, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Breech Baby – Safe, Natural Techniques to Change Presentation

Breech Baby – Safe, Natural Techniques to Change Presentation
Generally some weeks pre-delivery, majority of the infants would be moving into birthing position head nearing birth canal. When this doesn’t occur, the infant’s butts &/or feet would be positioned for delivery first known as breech presentation. Breech baby cases arise in one from twenty-five full-term deliveries and in trio kinds of presentations: Complete Breech – Butts are downwards faced, feet close to butts and cross-legged at knees. Frank Breech – The infant’s butts are directed towards the birthing canal & legs sticking straight up to the fore of the body. Feet are close to the head. Footling  [...]

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Jan 6, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Seat Belt Safety Information for Expectant Mothers

Seat Belt Safety Information for Expectant Mothers
Vehicular accident cases are the prime reason for mortality among pregnant females & also the top reason for trauma-linked hospitalizations during gestational period in the United States. Hence clipping on that seat belt is the ideal means of preventing injuries & death for mothers during motor mishaps. How safe are seat belts for foetuses? Studies have shown that foetuses have the most favourable survival chances during vehicle crashes when mothers use their seat belts in a proper manner. There's absence of proof suggesting seat belt usage being harmful to the developing fetus. The use of seat belt vastly lowers  [...]

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Jan 1, 2011
Posted in News, Pregnancy Care

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs unsafe for Pregnant Women & Little Ones

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs unsafe for Pregnant Women & Little Ones
Eco bulbs or energy efficient light bulbs are at the core of new health alert just lately, subsequent to scientists asserting that they emit rather risky levels of mercury on rupture. Amounts of lethal vapours in close vicinity of the shattered eco bulbs were twenty folds more as compared to what is deemed as risk-free rule limitation for indoors areas, the trial has indicated. Moreover, cracked bulbs tend to be potentially risky to expectant mothers, infants & little kids. The worries encase CFL or compact fluorescent lamp type which is a commonly used eco bulb in U.K. that are  miniscule adaptations of strip-light  [...]

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Dec 15, 2010
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Hypnobirthing Techniques – Making Labour & Birthing More Comfortable

Hypnobirthing Techniques – Making Labour & Birthing More Comfortable
Since long, females delivered babies sans the assistance of any video or class and largely with agonizing experiences, however rather clear-cut. Our body paves the path & generally our mates, a couple of cooperative nursing, physician staff assisting the lady through. Hence, is it really worthwhile spending cash & time for attending such courses which are devised for teaching women on the right approach for undergoing labor & childbirth - & optimistically making the experience lesser excruciating. Many couple participate in such classes that teach hypnobirthing techniques for comprehending ways of relaxing  [...]

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Dec 2, 2010
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Brain Damage in Fetuses linked to Toothpaste Brand Used by Pregnant Mothers

Brain Damage in Fetuses linked to Toothpaste Brand Used by Pregnant Mothers
A chemical present in several brands of soap & toothpaste are being associated with fetal brain damage. Researchers are fearful that expectant mothers with exposure to elevated amounts of the chemical known as triclosan might place their infants at greater risk. Startling novel discoveries indicate that triclosan might disturb blood circulation to the uterine region causing brain damage in the fetus by malnourishment due to oxygen shortage it urgently requires for proper development. Lately Univ. of Florida scientists who were part of the trial urged for critical examinations into the risks posed to fetuses. Prof.  [...]

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Oct 13, 2010
Posted in Pregnancy Care, Pregnancy Health

Foods to be Avoided During Pregnancy – Part II

Foods to be Avoided During Pregnancy – Part II
Here is a detailed guide to which foods are to be evaded and which ones are safe to consume during pregnancy. Beverages that should be restricted or avoided Alcohols (beers, wines, spirits) – These tend to rob growing cells of O2 & several other vital nutrient types which prevents proper fetal growth. The impact of being exposed to alcohols ‘in utero’ on the foetus’s cerebral capabilities and physical development are lasting. As per information provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention & ‘the March of Dimes’, there is nothing as a safe amount of alcoholic drink intake which is risk-free  [...]

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