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  • 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 […]

  • Early Signs Of Pregnancy Before Missed Period

Early Signs Of Pregnancy Before Missed Period

When you are very in tune with your body, you can usually tell that something is occurring within before any medical test can confirm your suspicions. You know the rhythm at which your body functions and what symptoms are normal and which ones are cause for alarm. Because your brain is so in sync with your body, it may be easy for you to tell when you are pregnant even before you miss your period. Early pregnancy symptoms, particularly those that occur before you miss a cycle, are very subtle […]

  • When Does Implantation Occur

When Does Implantation Occur After IVF And IUI?

CNN reported that in 2014 close to 1.5 percent of the 4 million babies born that year were the result of in-vitro fertilization or intrauterine insemination, otherwise known as IVF and IUI. In fact, studies show that more women each year are using one of these methods to conceive and have children. As popular as these conception methods are today, women still may wonder just when implantation will occur after they undergo these procedures. These procedures are designed to mimic as much as possible the natural conception process in women […]

  • White Discharge Before Period

Thick Sticky White Discharge Before Period?

As a woman, your reproductive system is always working. It intuitively knows where you are in your reproductive cycle and helps you know the same information by what kind of discharge you are experiencing. In fact, right before you start a period you may have a thick white discharge that may seem mucus-like and sticky. As you will discover, this discharge is perfectly normal and is entirely expected if you are in good health. Rather than anticipate this discharge with dread or disgust, you should take it as a sign […]

  • Bacterial Vaginosis During Pregnancy

Bacterial Vaginosis During Pregnancy Home Remedies?

When you are pregnant, you must be on guard to protect your health and that of your unborn baby. Despite your best efforts, you may be unable to protect yourself from bacterial vaginosis. Scientists do not know for sure what causes bacterial vaginosis, or BV. They do know that it occurs because of an imbalance of bacteria in your vagina. The vagina normally contains both good and bad bacteria. The good bacteria should outnumber the bad so that you avoid infections like BV. When the bad bacteria begin to overtake […]

  • Reasons For Sore Nipples

Top 5 Reasons For Sore Nipples?

Within just a few days after finding out you are pregnant, your body begins to change and experience sensations that are entirely new to you. Among the various body parts affected by the sensations, your nipples in particular will undergo a transformation that may leave you uncomfortable and embarrassed. During your entire pregnancy your breasts and nipples will be one of the most sensitive parts of your body. You can relax and enjoy the rest of your pregnancy as best as you can by understanding the reasons behind sore nipples.

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