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Pregnancy Stretch Marks- Myths and Facts

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Pregnancy stretch marks also medically known as ‘striae gravidarum’, are often formed when a woman reaches the last trimester. This is when her belly expands to the maximum, causing the elastin fibres and collagen that help to support the abdominal skin, to weaken and tear. Though women today are proudly flaunting their stretch marks to […]

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Healthy Pregnancy Diet for Trimester 3

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A healthy mom equals a healthy baby and to achieve this, having a healthy diet is important, especially during the third trimester of pregnancy. A normal pregnancy generally lasts for 40 weeks, which is divided into three trimesters. The first trimester ranges between 0-13 weeks, second between 14- 26 weeks and the third lies between […]

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Healthy Pregnancy Diet for Trimester 2

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The second trimester is considered to be the easiest phase of pregnancy as the discomforts from the first trimester have passed, and those of the final trimester are still at bay. However, the second trimester is equally crucial for the baby’s healthy development, making it very important to eat right in a manner that ensures […]

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Self Care During High Risk Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a happy situation for a woman but it may at times include high- risk for which the patient has to meet her gynaecologist who guides her through the ways of self-care, which can help a woman to bear her child and carry it for nine months without any grudge. The doctor helps the […]

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Second Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a very personal and blissful experience and once you decide to expand your family after having one child, your journey becomes a little easier the second time. You are wiser and know better how to get things done this time. While some things are quite obvious, others have to be learnt so that […]

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Postnatal Depression

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Pregnancy is one of the most important stages in a woman’s life. It is characterised by a lot of changes, varying from mental to physical to emotional. However, more changes tend to occur after childbirth. One of the most common problems that new mothers face, is postnatal depression. WHAT IS POSTNATAL DEPRESSION? The birth of […]

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Sleep Guide for Pregnant Women

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Soon to be Moms, heads up. Or er, heads down (in the pillows)! Now that you’re reading this post, there’s no need to get worried about making your forever tired body cuddle and fall into a deep sleep. As such, doctors recommend pregnant women a minimum of 8 hours in bed, so that she can […]

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Why Fiber is Important During Pregnancy?

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Fiber is known to provide bulk to your food and keeps you full for a longer period of time. Fibre rich foods are recommended to pregnant mothers for various reasons. Let us find out how crucial its role is in a to-be mother’s diet. Fiber rich food can help you deal with constipation. You can […]

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First Period After Pregnancy

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After nine months of freedom from your period during pregnancy, you are bound to be curious about when your period will return. This depends on whether or not you breastfeed. It is important to note that periods after pregnancy are not the same as before and may take some time to get used to. If […]

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Changes to Expect in Your Body During Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a special time in a woman’s life, and brings with it a host of changes to her body. These range from expected and widely known changes such as weight gain and fluid retention, to some little known and understood changes like vision changes. The broad categorisation of changes that occur in a woman’s […]