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5 Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

5 Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy Pregnancy is the most important physiological function in the life of a human as it involves recreation of the self. This accounts for many things to keep in mind before conceiving and also during the gestation period. You may heave heard your mother & grand mothers talking about certain things to avoid during pregnancy. Well, Old is Gold goes well with this and they were actually correct about many things regarding pregnancy situation & nutrition … [Read more...]

5 Ways In which Iron Can Benefit Pregnant Women

Iron deficiency in women is not an unknown fact. Its importance increases for a would-be mother. The lines below explain why iron is essential for a pregnant woman. Haemoglobin Production: Since the total volume of blood increases in your body during pregnancy, it becomes necessary to increase the amount of haemoglobin in it as well. It has been estimated that the body sees 50% addition in the volume of blood during this time. Therefore, the necessity for iron grows as it the key element in … [Read more...]

5 Main Symptoms Of Miscarriage

Main Symptoms of Miscarriage Motherhood gives a woman fulfillment in her life and when gets the news that she has conceived, she is perhaps on the top of the world. Then with every passing day during her pregnancy period, her eagerness, her impatience to have the baby, her waiting for the baby keeps on increasing. As she sees her baby belly, feels the baby inside growing, sees the baby moving on the ultrasound screen, she is already a mother to the unborn baby and develops a deep emotional … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Symptoms No One Talks About

A� In the regular movies we see, the first clue that the woman is pregnant is when she darts out of her bed, clutching her stomach and runs for the bathroom. But there are many lesser known pregnancy symptoms that rival morning sickness- which not just strikes only in the morning hours There are various symptoms one goes through whole day while she is pregnant. There might be lot of surprises coming your way when you conceive. Here are some symptoms which most wona��t know … [Read more...]

Know More: Pre-eclampsia & Eclampsia

Recently I went to the gynac with a Preggie friend of mine and in passing she happened to mention she'd been having headaches and lower back pains in her 3rd month itself. The gynac immediately checked her BP and her hands and legs for any swelling. After doing that, she happened to mention that, “It's all normal, not to worry, there's no Pre-eclampsia.' Both of us were googly eyed since we'd never heard of this term before so we asked the gynac and she gave us a short description about it. … [Read more...]

25th Pregnancy Week Updates

   Hello people ! Hope everyone is doing well :-) First of all sorry I have been away for soooo long.. My fingers were giving me a hard time. Too much pain and numbness. They swelled up a little in between too. It wasn't noticeable but I had to take off my rings so that explained it all. Now I am wearing them again so I think they are back to normal thankfully. Pain still exists though but not taking away my sleep. - I got some relief from my headaches. I get them thrice a week or so … [Read more...]

10 Tips To Deal With Labor Pain

I realise after my Delivery Story post, I may have scared a few gals. So I decided to do a short post on how one can manage their labour pains better..I'm not saying these tips will help you have a painless delivery..after all pushing a football sized baby out of a pea sized hole can never be painless but they need not send you into a screaming frenzy the very moment they hit. Labor can last a long time and if anything, you need to know that the most important thing is to conserve energy for … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Preconception Checklist

 Preconception Checklist  I know , I know! This is a baby blog. But, how does one maximize their chances of making a baby.. This a hitherto untouched topic on this blog and I thought let me add my two cents on what is right and wrong during the preconception stage. Get your blood work done: With today's modern lifestyle there are a host of diseases which most of us are not even aware of? Get your PCOS profiling,Rubella Antigen test and a general screening of any thyroid, hormonal … [Read more...]