During pregnancy


Does the loud noise from Diwali crackers affect my unborn baby

Does the loud noise from Diwali crackers affect my unborn baby

Diwali, the festival of lights, is incomplete without the sweets, presents, diyas and lanterns. But the most important tradition which cannot be missed is the colorful and huge variety of fireworks waiting to be burst! Because Diwali is children’s favorite festival they begin the celebrations as early as a week before the actual festival. Woman play a large role in this festival as they light...

Ultrasound in Pregnancy

Ultrasound in Pregnancy

Ultrasounds are medical tests for capturing live images inside the body, very commonly used throughout the course of pregnancy. It provides the highlight of a woman’s pregnancy, such as the baby’s due date, the gender of the babyand the position of placenta. Ultrasounds enable you to check the development and health status of the baby. Many mothers recommend ultrasounds during pregnancy in...

Uterus Size During Pregnancy

Uterus Size During Pregnancy

The uterus is one of the most vital organs in the female reproductive system. Implantation of the fertilized egg and development of the fetus all occur inside the uterus, making it a vital organ. Since the uterus holds the fetus as it develops into a baby, it’s natural that it should enlarge as the pregnancy progresses. During the entire pregnancy period, the uterus grows in size immensely and...

HCG Levels Chart during Pregnancy: Week by Week

HCG Levels Chart during Pregnancy: Week by Week

Pregnancy as beautiful and smooth it may seems is in reality very different. It is a journey full of surprises, one or the other. A very complicated one for the mother are the HCG levels that fluctuate during pregnancy on which she has no control but has to suffer the effects. HCG or popularly known as pregnancy hormone is very important for pregnancy and is measured at different intervals for...

5 Different Phases Of Fetal Lung Development

5 Different Phases Of Fetal Lung Development

Do you wish to understand how your unborn child’s lungs develop? During fetal growth, the development of lungs is a complex procedure that takes place throughout gestation and ends just before birth. Continue reading to understand the important aspects and stages of lung development in the fetus. What Is Fetal Lung Development? Fetal Lung development begins at around four weeks of gestational...

Why Does Milk Come out of Breast?

Why Does Milk Come out of Breast?

Mother nature has created a way to provide special nutrients and an easily accessible source of food for infants. Breasts, no matter how big or small, contain the intricate system to provide milk. The flow is usually self-adjusting depending on the needs of the baby. Why Does Milk Come out of Breast If You Are Pregnant? 1. The Process Begins During Your Pregnancy. The early symptoms of pregnancy...

Am I Pregnant with Twins?

Am I Pregnant with Twins?

Among the first questions a woman asks when she first discovers she’s pregnant is «am I pregnant with twins». This is always a possibility until the doctor confirms that there is only one baby. Some women have higher chances of having twins, including those with fertility assistance, those who have had twins before, and those with twins in their families. Since some forms of...

Frequent Urination During Pregnant

Frequent Urination During Pregnant

If you feel bathroom is just the place that you need to be all the time, well, we’d say it’s not that bad after all!! This pregnancy symptom is not enjoyed by any woman, but, it’s one of the most common symptoms that starts during the first trimester, somewhere around 6 weeks down and gets worse in late pregnancy, from about week 35 of your journey. Yes, it continues well after delivery as...

Communication:The Mantra For Expecting Parents

Communication:The Mantra For Expecting Parents

It is essential for any married couple to share a good rapport but it becomes all the more important for a couple expecting a baby to understand and communicate about the changes they are likely to face in the near future. During pregnancy, an expecting mother’s body undergoes major physical and hormonal changes, and that leads to a number of behavioral changes. Due to hormonal changes, the...

Staying Fit During Pregnancy

Staying Fit During Pregnancy

During pregnancy it is very necessary to keep yourself physically and mentally fit. For the physical fitness there are a number of light exercises which one can try during pregnancy. But before starting any exercise you must consult your doctor. One thing which should necessarily be a part of your daily routine is walk. It is not compulsory to go for only morning walk; you may do it in the...