Pregnancy

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Pregnant Women Can and Should Exercise

Pregnant women can and should exercise in moderation unless there are health factors or risks that prevent them from participating in a fitness program. This should consist of intervals of no more than thirty minutes at a time, several days each week if not every day of the week. Exercising has been proven to help…

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Body Changes During Pregnancy

Becoming pregnant is a special time in someone’s life. There are a lot of body changes during pregnancy that you should be aware of. The best source of getting accurate information about your pregnancy is from your obstetrician. You should abide by the recommendations provided to ensure you have a comfortable pregnancy resulting in a healthy…

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Breastfeeding As Contraception

Breastfeeding, if done right, can serve as contraception. In the first six months after birth, breastfeeding provides many benefits to the new mum and her baby and serving as an effective contraception is one of these benefits.  How does it work? Breastfeeding as contraception  As a baby nurses, a hormone called prolactin is triggered to increase in…

A New Family Planning Alternative

Deciding when their family is the right size–or how to make sure it stays that size–is a personal decision that many women may find easier to make in the years to come. Deciding when your family is the right size-or how to make sure it stays that size-is a personal decision that many women may…

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Old Wives Tales About Pregnancy

It is great and necessary to hear advice during your pregnancy, however handling unwelcome advice take some skill. There are many old wives tales about pregnancy I’m sure you’ve been told by one person or another on what and what not to do during pregnancy. It only gets worse the further along in your pregnancy…

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A Guide To Your Pregnancy

A guide to your pregnancy The first step of your pregnancy, after seeing the little positive stick, or missing your period is for you to have it confirmed. Call immediately to have a pregnancy test done with your doctor or a lab, the doctor will most likely run a blood pregnancy test as these are…

Concerns During Pregnancy

There is nothing more stressful than to have something go wrong during pregnancy. It doesn’t matter if it is your first time being pregnant or your fourth. There are many things to be concerned about during your pregnancy and it is easier when you know what they are. Vaginal bleeding – This may also known…

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Eating Right During Your Pregnancy

You already know it is important to eat a well-balanced diet, but it is even more important when you are pregnant. Keep in mind now you are eating for two. Whatever you eat, the baby eats as well. In fact the baby actually takes your nourishments so you must eat enough for both of you.…

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