Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy

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Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy

Posted on06. Feb, 2012 by .

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Gestational diabetes is a common occurrence that some women face during their pregnancy. About 4% of women develop gestational diabetes – diabetes that occurs only when you’re pregnant. During your pregnancy, your body produces high amounts of hormones. It’s this increase in hormones such as estrogen, cortisol, and lactogen that may interfere with your body’s […]

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Benefits of a Vaginal Birth

Posted on03. Feb, 2012 by .

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If you’re on the fence about whether or not to give birth naturally, here are some helpful benefits to both mom and baby if you deliver vaginally.   Benefits for baby:   Babies come when they’re ready We’re not talking about being induced here, if you just let nature take its course, then your baby […]

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4 Things You Can Do While On Bed Rest

Posted on01. Feb, 2012 by .

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Being on bed rest is always for the health of you and your child. And while it may seem boring or tedious that you can’t get up and go about your daily business, there are lots of things that you can do while you’re on bed rest. Shop & Organize You can shop for clothes, […]

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4 Alternative Ideas to Traditional Baby Showers

Posted on30. Jan, 2012 by .

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Not feeling a traditional baby shower? You’re not the only one. More and more women are turning to other creative ways to celebrate their pregnancy and prepare for their baby’s arrival. It’s not uncommon for women to receive an abundance of gifts that they may never use or need at their baby shower. So, instead, […]

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Physical And Emotional Changes During The Third Trimester Of Pregnancy

Posted on27. Jan, 2012 by .

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You’ve made it to the final trimester of pregnancy and very soon you’ll be holding your newborn baby. Wondering what to expect in terms of physical and emotional changes? Then read on, we’ve got your covered. Physical Changes During The Final Trimester Expanding Belly: Your baby is putting on some weight during these last months […]

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Physical And Emotional Changes During The Second Trimester Of Pregnancy

Posted on25. Jan, 2012 by .

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You’ve made it to your second trimester and you’re now half way to meeting your new angel. Here’s what to expect when it comes to your physical and emotional states during your second trimester of pregnancy. Physical Changes During The Second Trimester Breast Enlargement: Your milk-producing glands will enlarge thanks to stimulation from your estrogen […]

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Physical And Emotional Changes During The First Trimester Of Pregnancy

Posted on23. Jan, 2012 by .

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Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Wondering what’s going to happen to your physical and emotional state now that you’ll be growing a baby for the next nine months? No problem, I’ve got you covered. Lots of things will be happening, let’s take a look… Physical Changes During the First Trimester: Nausea: Commonly referred to as ‘morning sickness’, […]

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Finding Comfort During Labor And Delivery

Posted on20. Jan, 2012 by .

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Delivering a baby is no easy task. True that it’s a very natural thing and can usually be done without major complications, but that doesn’t trivialize the act of labor by any means. Finding comfort, strength, and determination while you’re going through labor and delivery is a crucial and vital role for both mother and baby. Read […]

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Male Fertility Problems and Treatments

Posted on18. Jan, 2012 by .

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A few days ago, we talked about female fertility issues and their treatments. Today is the guys’ turn. Read on for common male fertility issues and their potential treatments. Sperm Production Probably the most common male fertility issue is how much sperm a man produces. Usually, sperm production problems tend to start in the testes […]

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Female Fertility Problems Explained

Posted on16. Jan, 2012 by .

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There’s nothing more frustrating than not becoming pregnant when you want to be. Perhaps you and your partner are in the early stages of trying to conceive and you’re on the hunt for information and explanations as to why it’s not happening as quickly as you’d like it to. Or maybe you and your partner […]

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