You may be losing sleep while you are pregnant for a variety of reasons. Insomnia during pregnancy is normal and affects approximately 78% of pregnant women. While insomnia isn't harmful to your baby, it is hard on your sense of humor and functionality. Read on for trick and tips that will get you snoozing and keep you snoozing!
If you are pregnant or are supporting someone through pregnancy you probably have had some experience with mood swings. You are not alone; mood swings are common during pregnancy.
Chiropractic care is the health maintenance of the spinal column, discs, related nerves and bone geometry without drugs or surgery. Chiropractic care is safe during pregnancy when provided by a chiropractor that has been trained in the physical changes that occur within a pregnant woman's body.
A CAT scan procedure uses a computer to combine several x-ray images to produce cross-sectional and three-dimensional images of internal organs and other structures within the body. Should it be done during pregnancy?
During pregnancy, the most important thing is having support. Anai Rhoads shares ideas for partner support both during and after pregnancy.
A woman who drinks alcohol during pregnancy risks giving birth to an abnormal child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). A child born with FAS has a pattern of mental and physical defects.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) refers to a group of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) that are caused by viruses or bacteria. The first stages begin with vaginal infection.
by Anai Rhoads
A healthy baby is an active baby
In order to ensure your baby is doing well, you will need to monitor your baby's movements daily. The following is a list of how to monitor your baby's movements, which you can do after 20 weeks of pregnancy:
- Make sure to count the fetal movements at least once a day.
- Set aside a specific time, and do this the same time each day.
Since douching changes the delicate chemical balance in the vagina (and the vaginal flora), which can make a woman more prone to bacterial infection, health care providers don't recommend it. Studies show that women who douche on a routine basis tend to have more problems including vaginal irritations, infection, and STD's.
Pregnancy is an amazing phenomenon of nature that is the core of our existence. Yet even today, few people really have an understanding of what goes on inside a pregnant woman. It's not just nine months of belly growth followed by the birth of a baby.