• What Is Implantation Bleeding

What Is Implantation Bleeding?

Six to 12 days after conception takes place, the newly fertilized ovum travels into the uterus where it attaches itself to the lining. When it attaches to the uterine wall, it may cause implantation bleeding to occur. Women who are in these earliest days of pregnancy may confuse this bleeding with the onset of their regular menstrual period. However, they can easily distinguish between their periods and implantation bleeding by knowing a few basic details about this early pregnancy phenomenon.

They also can put any fears they have to rest by […]

  • Thick White Vaginal Discharge

Thick White Vaginal Discharge?

One of the vagina’s main functions is to produce discharge. The thick white vaginal discharge that is generated serves as the body’s way to rid the vaginal canal and cervix of harmful bacteria and viruses as well as eliminate dead skin cells. A woman can know that her body is doing its job by the presence of white discharge that may occur several times a month. This white vaginal discharge is entirely normal and a sign that a woman’s body is healthy and free from reproductive diseases that could negatively […]

  • Brown Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy

What Is A Brown Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy?

Most pregnant women assume that their bodies should not produce any kind of vaginal discharge during the nine months leading up to delivery. However, a brown vaginal discharge is in fact very normal during pregnancy and even to be expected at certain points throughout the three trimesters. When women notice a discharge during pregnancy, however, they may grow alarmed and fear that they are miscarrying their pregnancies. Before they panic, they are encouraged to learn more about why brown vaginal discharge during pregnancy most often occurs and why it may […]

  • 8 Weeks Pregnant

What Symptoms To Expect At 8 Weeks Pregnant?

The eighth week of your pregnancy is a prenatal landmark that culminates in the end of your unborn child’s embryonic stage and begins his or her development into the physical human being he or she will become. During this last week of embryonic development, your baby will grow at a rate of one millimeter per day. This growth rate may seem minimal to you. However, it is actually scientifically impressive and will definitely make its impact on your own body as well. Further, in terms of what to expect at […]

  • Drug Use While Pregnant

Effects Of Drug Use While Pregnant?

Doctors have known for decades now that pregnant women who use drugs during pregnancy put their unborn babies at risk for a host of fetal abnormalities and prenatal death. Even common over-the-counter medications can be harmful to a developing baby. Doctors do everything in their power to stop drug use while pregnant women are under their care. They administer blood and urine tests to check for the presence of drugs. They also refer women to rehabilitation services if they find that their patients are using illegal drugs while pregnant.

Chronic drug […]

  • 37 Weeks Pregnant Water Leaking

37 Weeks Pregnant Water Leaking?

Your baby is surrounded by what is known as bags of water. This water cushions your baby and protects him or her in the womb. When it is time for you to deliver, your bags of water will break. Many women refer to this as their water breaking, which is technically correct. It is a sign that labor is impending and that your baby should arrive within a matter of hours. Once you reach your final few weeks of pregnancy, your bags of water can break anytime. If you have […]

  • Dealing With Depression While Pregnant

Dealing With Depression While Pregnant

Within the last two decades, the subject of depression during pregnancy has lost its taboo and become a forerunner topic in women’s health. Before that, many people wrongly assumed that pregnant women were content, if not downright giddy about being pregnant and giving birth. Anticipation of a baby’s arrival does little to calm the depression with which a significant number of expectant mothers suffer. In fact, the CDC reports that between 14 and 23 percent of all pregnant women will develop depression at some point in their pregnancies. If you […]

  • What Is The Best Baby Registry

What Is The Best Baby Registry?

Nine months may not seem like a lot of time to get everything you need for your soon-to-be newborn. Even if you have other children, you may find that you need to get new things like a bassinet, crib, baby bath, bottles, and other necessities. You may even need to get more clothing for your baby if your older children are the opposite gender of your newborn. Like most expectant parents, however, you may find that funds are tight and that you cannot afford to buy some of what you […]

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