Weight Control During Pregnancy
Believe this or not, I personally am one of the few lucky women who did no gain one little bit of weight during my…
Precious Premature Babies Part 2
Your precious premature baby is a blessing in many ways. He is special and a miracle too. There are many things to…
Will You Have Trouble Getting Pregnant?
Everyone can get pregnant, right? People have been doing this since the dawn of time, so it can't be rocket science,…
Reasons To Consider Donor Eggs For In Vitro Fertilization
In-vitro fertilization if the process of combining a woman’s eggs with a man’s sperm in a petri dish and then transferring…
What is A Normal Weight Gain During Pregnancy?
What’s really a normal weight gain during pregnancy? There is so much conflicting information out there, and normal…
Who Qualifies For Donating An Egg
Advances in medical science have provided the hope of fertility to many infertile couples. An increasing number of…
Pregnancy Articles (193)
Omega 3 Fatty Acids
The best source of Omega 3 fatty acids are salmon, tuna, sardines, anchovies and herring. These are all examples of cold water fish. Any good mom would be concerned about the mercury content and the other toxins in fish that's caught from the ocean as there is so much pollution…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Pregnancy And Medical Conditions Part 3 – Asthma
Chronic medical conditions does not have to be a balancing act, there are many ways to deal with asthma and to manage being pregnant together with an asthma condition. You may experience a bit of a balancing act with the special diets, extra exercise, the medications you have to take…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Ivf Process Step By Step
Any kind of fertility treatment can seem full of confusing procedures and many couples feel that they are being swept along on a tide over which they have little control.  As with many things, a deeper knowledge can mean less apprehension and understanding the IVF process step by step can…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 08, 2011  
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How to Improve Ivf Chances By Getting Enough Sleep
If you are wondering how to improve IVF chances, there are various strategies you can employ which will give you the best possible opportunity for success. There are many you have probably already heard of and maybe have adopted. However, did you realise that simply getting enough sleep could make…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 17, 2011  
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Piles Of Problems
Often during pregnancy and especially after normal natural delivery, many women are prone to developing piles or haemorrhoids. About a third of pregnant woman suffer from piles, especially in latter stages of pregnancy. There are those who are lucky enough to not suffer from these at all, but they soon…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Celebrate Your Pregnancy – Make Some Memories
This is a special magical time in your life. And it is a once in a lifetime experience that you cannot live through ever again. Why not think about doing something to memorise these nine months, something a little interesting, something clever, something quirky and always something fun to commemorate…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Future Hurdles With Your Precious Premature Baby
You and your premature baby has overcome a massive challenge in the past weeks or months with getting well and strong enough to go home. Then as time passes by, you start to notice a few difficulties; some may be long term, and some only short term. These include like…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Symptoms Of Pregnancy
Many women often find themselves anxious about whether or not they could be pregnant. Knowing the symptoms of pregnancy is a good thing. You need to be aware of the pregnancy as soon as possible so that you can begin taking the steps toward a healthy pregnancy. The trick is,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Feb 23, 2011  
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More Than Moring Sickness – Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Two of the least appreciated symptoms of many pregnancies are nausea and vomiting, aka morning sickness. About seventy percent of pregnant woman suffer from morning sickness, with nausea and vomiting. But for about two percent of these, morning sickness can turn into something horrible, something much worse than your normal…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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How to Introduce A Bottle to Your Breastfed Baby
I have received many mails from first time moms about getting their babies to take the bottle as well while they are exclusively breastfeeding. After a few months of exclusively breastfeeding, you do need some time to yourself. Expressed milk in a bottle is a good way to get some…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Beat the Winter Bugs Without Drugs While You Are Pregnant
The winter wonderland can be a wonderful and an awful time. You can survive this time by staying clear of medications. Here are a few tips on how to beat the winder bugs. Normally the flu is not fun, and when you are pregnant this is the worst thing that…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Pregnancy And Medical Conditions Part 4 – Diabetes
As with any chronic medical condition, the key is to have a healthy safe and happy pregnancy, then it is best to have your diabetes condition under control before you fall pregnant. You also want your baby to be as healthy and strong as possible. If you have a diabetic…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Foods to Eat During Ivf
A bad diet can wreak havoc with your fertility and what you consume is so important that it can make the difference between a successful pregnancy or not, whether via the medium of IVF or conventional methods.  If you are about to undergo IVF treatment then you will want to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 15, 2011  
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The Ivf Timeline - the Steps for Invitro Fertilization
Once a joint decision has been made between yourselves and your doctors to undergo invitro fertilization, you will no doubt want to more about the procedures you are about to undergo. A knowledge of the IVF timeline and the associated processes will make you feel less anxious and as stress…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 17, 2011  
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Breastfeeding Through Pregnancy And Beyonde
I can still remember many of the older generation taking about breastfeeding and pregnancy at the same time. I remember them saying that it was taboo, it is bad for mother and developing baby. What a load of old wives tales this all is. I am absolutely passionate about breastfeeding,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Caesarean Sections – What Can You Expect?
I will go into great detail about all the ins, the outs, the pros and the cons where caesarean sections are concerned. This is a major surgical procedure. Another name for a C-section is a normal birth bypass, although they can be lifesaving in case there are complications during birth…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Pre - eclampsia…what is It?
Even though we feel perfectly healthy, we to tend feel like a whale at times. When we feel bloated and we feel a lot of swelling it might be an indication of a serious problem. This problem is called pre-eclampsia, and it is thought to happen when your placenta is…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Weight Control During Pregnancy
Believe this or not, I personally am one of the few lucky women who did no gain one little bit of weight during my entire pregnancy. During my whole 9 months of pregnancy, I lost about 8kg of weight. Both baby and I was healthy, full of energy with no…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Morning Sickness
The severity of morning sickness during pregnancy depends on the woman. It will be different for everyone. Many women suffer tremendously, while others suffer only in a minimal sense and go through it rather quickly. But to back up a step, what exactly is morning sickness? Morning sickness is the…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Feb 27, 2011  
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Staying Fit During Pregnancy
You don't have to "let go of yourself" when you become pregnant. Staying fit during pregnancy doesn’t have to be hard. With just a few simple exercises that you can do at home and eating a balanced diet, you can still look fit and feel fit during those nine months.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Aug 16, 2011  
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Organ By Organ, Your Baby’s Growth is Fascinating
To build a complete healthy strong little baby in nine months is exactly like building a skyscraper in nine months. Every single brick that is used gives rise to every other material needed to finish constructing and operation that finishes the magnificent tower. There are many tons of various materials…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Ivf Success Rates Over 40
Since the first test tube baby was born in 1978, there have been over 3 million live births of IVF babies born across 52 countries.   Current reports suggest that there are around 122,000 IVF babies born per year across the USA and Europe out of around 600,000 IVF cycles.  As…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 16, 2011  
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Cope With Labor – Breathe In… Breathe Out…
I am writing this today because this is something I really needed to do when I was in labor. I did not know all about the breathing to cope with labor, it is really simple and powerful. Apparently this is one of the most profound ways to manage your labor.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Pregnancy Discomforts And How To Deal With Them
Pregnancy is a wonderful time in a woman's life. Albeit that, there are discomforts that dot this journey to motherhood. Whether it's you, your partner, your daughter, your sister, friend or even surrogate who is pregnant, there are tips for everyone to help in easing these pregnancy discomforts. Morning sickness,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   May 31, 2011  
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Pregnancy And Medical Conditions Part 5 – Epilepsy
First of all let’s explain epilepsy. This is a brain disorder that causes you to have repeated seizures, or convulsions. These seizures or convulsions are episodes of disturbed brain activity. This causes changes in your behavior. There are almost one in one hundred pregnancies complicated by epilepsy, but the good…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Premature Ovarian Failure And Ivf
The term Premature Ovarian Failure refers to the condition where women under the age of 40 experience lowered ovarian function.  The symptoms of "POF" include a sporadic menstrual cycle, with women experiencing this condition exhibiting high FSH levels and lowered estrogen levels.  In addition, many women begin to experience classic…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 09, 2011  
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Omega Goodness for You And Your Baby
Omega fish oils are good for a great many things, your heart, your brain, your mood, to balance your hormones and your baby. As your brain is mostly made up of fats, the consumption of fish and flaxseed oils help your brains health and your mood. This is good for…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Enjoy Your Beautiful Pregnant Body
Although your pregnant changing body may be difficult to adjust to, there are a few nice ways you can enjoy every moment. Especially if you are a new first time mom, your growing blooming tummy can be terrifying and you may feel oversized and ugly. You might also be afraid…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Anemia During Pregnancy? Are You Weak And Tired?
We all know it, you are pregnant. But you are also always tired, looking pale, have no concentrations and you are listless and always irritable. Chances are you probably are anemic. This only means that you probably do not have enough red or oxygen carrying cells in your blood. Generally…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Beat the Bladder Blues While Being Pregnant
When you feel a burning sensation down there, you may have a urinary tract infection so you should have it checked out. This is common in pregnancy and also treatable. Some of us have to imagine this feeling, others know it very well. When you go to the loo and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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