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  • Emergencies and First Aid – Birth of the Placenta

    Emergencies and First Aid – Birth of the Placenta

    Birth of the Placenta Published: September, 2005 The placenta, which has provided the fetus with nourishment, is attached to the umbilical cord and is delivered about 20 minutes after the baby. Do not pull on the cord; delivery of the placenta occurs on its own. You can help by gently massaging the woman’s lower abdomen. […]

  • Study elucidates health risks for DES daughters

    Study elucidates health risks for DES daughters

    The synthetic estrogen diethylstilbestrol (DES) was widely prescribed in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s to prevent miscarriage and premature delivery. Its dangers were first revealed in the early 1970s, when Harvard-affiliated researchers linked the drug to a rare cancer of the vagina and cervix in the daughters of women who took DES while pregnant. In […]

  • When You Visit Your Doctor – Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester

    When You Visit Your Doctor – Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester

    Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Questions to Discuss With Your Doctor: Do you have adequate support at home from family or friends? How do you feel? Have you had any problems since your last visit? Have you had any vaginal bleeding or spotting? Have you had any pain or uterine cramping? Have you had any discharge or […]

  • When You Visit Your Doctor – Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester

    When You Visit Your Doctor – Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester

    Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Questions to Discuss with Your Doctor: How do you feel? Have you had any problems since your last visit? Have you had any vaginal bleeding or spotting? Have you had persistent vomiting? Have you had any pain or uterine cramping? Have you noticed swelling of your face or fingers? Have you had […]

  • When You Visit Your Doctor – Pregnancy: 1st Trimester

    When You Visit Your Doctor – Pregnancy: 1st Trimester

    Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Questions to Discuss with Your Doctor: Your age and how it will affect your pregnancy. Have you been pregnant before? If so, what was the outcome of each pregnancy. Did you have a full-term pregnancy (your baby was born close to your due date)? Did you give birth via a vaginal delivery […]

  • How to Prevention and Successful Treating the Postpartum Depression

    How to Prevention and Successful Treating the Postpartum Depression

    In fact, for most new mothers, the first several days after having a baby is an emotional roller coaster ride. Thrilling moments of happiness and joy are abruptly interrupted by a plunge into moments of depressive symptoms including weeping, anxiety, anger, and sadness. These “baby blues” usually peak in the first two to five days […]

  • Tips On How To Overcome Common Problems During Pregnancy

    Tips On How To Overcome Common Problems During Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is accompanied by physiological and hormonal changes that can throw your life a little out of gear. So it’s very important to pay great attention to the stage of pregnancy. And here are some tips to help you comfortably overcome these common pregnancy problems. 1. Feeling dizzy You could feel occasional dizziness sometime from […]

  • Things Must-Know About Menstruation & Periods After Delivery

    Things Must-Know About Menstruation & Periods After Delivery

    The best part about being pregnant is no periods! But one you’ve delivered your little one, how long does it take before your body swings back into action? You might also notice that your cycles are a bit irregular, with more or slightly less cramping. What might have been like clockwork earlier might be off […]

  • The 10 Health Benefits of Avocados

    The 10 Health Benefits of Avocados

    Voted the healthiest food by doctors and dieticians, the avocado is packed with all the health benefits that you’ve been looking for. So you know the superfood avocados is very good to our health. Here are 10 health benefits of avocados. 1. Blood pressure Potassium is important to keep blood pressure levels at its best […]

  • 8 Useful Pregnancy Tips For Normal Delivery

    8 Useful Pregnancy Tips For Normal Delivery

    You’ve heard enough stories from mom and grandmom about normal delivery to make you squirm. How can something so big come out from something so small! And the pain, and the screaming, and the sweating? Before you opt for the easy way out, here are some benefits of normal delivery you should know: Benefits of […]

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