Natural Ways To Relieve Pain During Labour

Many women worry a lot about the pain they will feel during labour. It is inevitable that every mother has to face pain during their delivery; the measure of pain could vary from person to person. Being well informed about the entire process and the various steps that can be taken to keep one going…

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Natural Ways To Relieve Pain During Labour
 

Giving Birth By Cesarean Section

A cesarean section, also known as a C-section is the procedure where surgery is used to deliver the baby. This medical process is generally necessary when a normal delivery could put the baby or the mother at risk. There are several reasons – twin birth, high blood pressure in the mother, breech position or problems…

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Giving Birth By Cesarean Section
 

Plugged Ducts – Prevention And Treatment

Breastfeeding as a bonding experience is not the same for all women. While some mothers have a smooth sail, others face a lot of difficulties. It’s important to be aware of the problems that may appear at any time. Let us look at one such problem of plugged ducts that is faced by a lot…

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Plugged Ducts – Prevention And Treatment
 

Pregnancy And Diet: The Macronutrients

Maintaining a healthy diet can never be emphasized enough. This is especially important when pregnant. During pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes numerous hormone-induced changes, thus helping the body to adapt to the pregnancy. With these bodily changes, there is an increased demand for essential nutrients especially the macronutrients. Macronutrients are nutrients which the body requires…

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Pregnancy And Diet: The Macronutrients
 

Health Problems During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a special period during a woman’s life. It is a feeling of inexplicable bliss when you know that you will be welcoming a child into this world. However, with all the warm feelings of happiness, you are also introduced to a host of health-related issues that are closely related to pregnancy. Pregnancies come with…

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Health Problems During Pregnancy
 

Why Micronutrients Play An Important Role In Feeding Infants

During the first six months of life, breast milk is the only nutrition that your baby needs. Breast milk has all the required nutrients in this time, like protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. However, as your baby grows into a toddler, breast milk does not provide all the required nutrition. There are very specific…

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Why Micronutrients Play An Important Role In Feeding Infants
 

Breastfeeding And Thrush

Thrush, also known as candidiasis, is a yeast or fungal infection that may occur commonly among breastfeeding mothers. It is caused by a variety of fungus known as Candida albicans. It may cause infection in the body, especially in the skin and mouth, but it is kept in check because of the presence of other…

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Breastfeeding And Thrush