March 28, 2015

Stages of Pregnancy

There are several stages of pregnancy and several stages of labor and birth. But for the purposes of this article, we will restrict the information to the stages of pregnancy. As a matter for consideration, prior to getting pregnant, there are some important things to do in order for your body to be in its best health for preparation before conception. And conception is the very first pregnancy stage. But before conception and the early stage of pregnancy, the woman’s body must ovulate. When the ripened egg is released by the ovary, it travels through the fallopian tube where it will be penetrated by the sperm and become fertilized. This is conception.

March 26, 2015

Birth control questions

Birth control: Introduction

Birth control, the overall concept is not understood by many till date and still many questions arise about it and its related issues. Fertility awareness is a major issue of family planning as the population of the world is boosting considerably every moment. The minds still crave for information as the proliferation of knowledge has not been so effective through the years. The various artificial methods like the oral pills, contraceptive devices, hormonal preparations and surgical methods are little complicated and the in depth information about the same is extremely essential.

Various FAQ’s about birth control

March 24, 2015

Earliest signs of pregnancy result from hormone changes

By keeping an eye out for the earliest signs of pregnancy, you can learn to distinguish between false alarms and when it is really time to visit the doctor or purchase a pregnancy test. The most common and reliable sign of a positive pregnancy is the missed period, but the earliest signs of pregnancy may be noticeable in some women before a missed period occurs. There are a few common earliest signs of pregnancy that are experienced by a wide range of women as soon as a couple of weeks after conception. These include:

March 22, 2015

Basic Guide for Stages of Pregnancy

This is a short, simple basic guide for stages of pregnancy. It will cover the general stages and what happens during a normal pregnancy. Not all pregnancies will progress exactly as indicated in this basic guide for stages of pregnancy, but it should give women who have never been pregnant, and the men around them, an idea of what will occur during the pregnancy. Good prenatal care is important during all stages. It is also helpful if the woman and her partner develop a good relationship with her doctor, who can expand on this basic guide for stages of pregnancy and provide details pertinent to each specific pregnancy.

March 20, 2015

Fear Of Painful Childbirth

A painful childbirth is a fear of many women. Many people joke that only a woman could bear the pain of delivering children, those women have the pain threshold for it. This can be scary when you’ve never faced that pain and don’t know what to expect. Fear of the unknown can be the most frightening part of the childhood process so knowledge is your best weapon against that fear. Learn everything you can about what your body will go through during pregnancy as well as childbirth. Although the potential for a painful childbirth is certainly possible, there are ways to avoid pain through use of medication as well as pain management techniques if you prefer a natural childbirth.

March 18, 2015

Pregnancy After Miscarriage, An Emotional Journey

Are previous miscarriages making you nervous about getting pregnant or being pregnant? While a miscarriage is a common event, miscarriage is a hard life event to deal with. It’s important to realize that no matter what you did or didn’t do during pregnancy miscarriage is typically not your fault. Pregnancy after a miscarriage can be very emotionally difficult. You may spend a great deal of time being fearful about another miscarriage.

March 16, 2015

The Truth of Getting Pregnant During Period

It is amazing the sheer number of myths and old wives’ tales that surround conception and pregnancy. Many a baby has been born because the woman or girl thought she couldn’t get pregnant the first time she had sex. Another common pregnancy myth is that dousing after sex either prevents or promotes pregnancy, that one depends on who is telling the story. Then of course, there is the question of the possibility of getting pregnant during period time. This one is a little harder to debunk, as the possibility does indeed exist. In case you were wondering, this is how it works.

March 14, 2015

Gestational Diabetes

You are twenty eight weeks pregnant! Congratulations, you have made it to your third trimester with a picture perfect pregnancy. You go in to see your obgyn for your appointment and the bomb drops. You have gestational diabetes.

Gestational diabetes is one of the most common pregnancy complications that women face. It is when pregnant women have high blood sugar levels during their pregnancy. It is not really known what can cause gestational diabetes. Some experts say that overweight women have a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes, but there is not much evidence to support this.

March 12, 2015

Getting Great Plus Size Maternity Care

Women of all sizes deserve the best maternity care when they become pregnant. This includes larger women, even though there are some health practitioners who don’t provide the same level of treatment to women who require plus size maternity care.

Simply put, bigger women are as human as smaller women and have every right to be treated with care and respect by all health practitioners.

Larger women probably know better than anyone about how their body size affects them and their babies. Part of getting great plus size maternity care means that you’ll want a practitioner who is willing to respect your intuitions about your body and your pregnancy.

March 10, 2015

Teens Talking to Teens – Science Fair Project Ideas on Teen Pregnancy

Science fairs are a forum where children are able to demonstrate their abilities at approaching certain topics from a different point of view compared to the standard classroom lesson. Furthermore, science fairs are places where information can flow from child to child, a highly effective method of transmission, for children can relate to each other often better than to adults. For these reasons coming up with science fair project ideas on teen pregnancy could be an excellent method to teach adolescents about this issue.