Menstrual Cycle: How Long After Your Period Do You Ovulate

Knowing how the menstrual cycle works is fundamental to understanding one’s fertility. Here are its various phases and the main signs of ovulation. Most women do not care about their menstrual cycle until they decide to have a baby. In fact, knowing what’s going on in your body is crucial to understanding the mechanisms behind fertility, and correctly interpreting any signs that may indicate fertile days. Understanding the body’s physiological events, however, is important at all ages! What is the […]

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How Early Can You Get Pregnancy Symptoms?

What are the first symptoms of pregnancy? Am I pregnant or just an impression of myself? Are they just the classic premenstrual symptoms or is pregnancy? Is it normal what is happening to me, or do I have to go to a doctor? All women, when they start to feel something “strange” in their bodies, start asking themselves a lot of questions. Let’s try to clarify the concept of pregnancy, first symptoms and effects on a woman’s body. Pregnancy: first […]

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Healthy Recipe Ideas for Busy Single Parents

With so much research correlating proper nutrition with strong growth and development, parents are becoming increasingly concerned about providing balanced meals for their children.  Single parents are especially troubled as they don’t always have the time to cook fresh meals from scratch.  Below are five quick, affordable and healthy recipes perfect for your hectic schedule. –         Breakfast for Dinner: Prepare eggs as desired; serve with Canadian bacon, whole wheat toast and a fresh fruit slice. –         Veggie Burgers with Roasted Ranch Fries: […]

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6 Things to Know When Your Baby Starts Crawling

Crawling is a important stage when your baby becomes stronger, learn the surroundings, improve visual skills and improve physical abilities. Crawling is a natural ability most babies automatically learn. But there are some babies who start crawling between 6-9 months, even in some cases the baby had never learning to crawl. In the normal crawl, baby will start learning how to balance using his hands and knees. Then baby will learn how to move forward and backward by pushing off with […]

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Seven best mobile services for women by 100appsnow Team

Friends from 100appsnow.com prepared a selection for us the most exciting and useful applications for iPhone and Android, which will facilitate, brighten and improve the quality of life of a modern woman. And the fact that a modern woman has an appropriate gadget-we have no doubt! FatSecret If counting calories and, in General, a healthy lifestyle for you is associated with something boring, monotonous and even repulsive, it is unlikely that you use the calorie counter from FatSecret.  This application […]

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Postpartum Concerns – Beyond Postpartum Depression

When can sex resume? What about tub baths? And other questions about Baby In addition to questions about Baby, new mothers often have a list of concerns about their own recovery. Read on for some common postpartum questions. Immediately following childbirth is a recuperative time for new mothers. While moms are dealing with a myriad of emotions and “firsts,” most first-time mothers have the same concerns. When can sex resume? Usually after six weeks of healing (even with a bad […]

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Flat Heads on the Rise | Treating Baby’s Asymmetrical Head | Are Helmets Necessary?

The Importance of Tummy Time for Baby’s Developing Head Parents can use tummy playtime to avoid their infant developing an asymmetrical (or flat) head, and they can remedy “positional plagiocephaly.” New parents protectively swaddling their newborn are typically sent home from the hospital with directions on how to care for their bundle of joy. They’re told how to change a diaper, how often to feed the baby, and when to start using a bath. And then there’s one of today’s […]

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Breast Tenderness – Handling this common pregnancy symptom

Signs & Symptoms | Breast Tenderness Breast tenderness in pregnancy Davi Peters had a feeling she was pregnant. Her breasts were tender, and felt different than when she had her period. The Hollis, N.H., resident took a pregnancy test, but it was negative. She figured her period was on its way and forgot about it. About five days later, she realized she hadn’t gotten her period and took another pregnancy test. This time it was positive. Peters describes her breasts […]

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Are Those My Breasts? – A lifetime of changes from pregnancy to menopause

Signs & Symptoms | Breast Changes Most women have them to some degree or another. How we feel about them often depends on our upbringing, our circumstances and the amount of pressure, expectations, and acceptance we received when we sprouted them. I’m talking about our breasts, those often maligned, revered or misunderstood glands that women just can’t get away from. One way or another, we deal with them. We push them up, flatten them out, support them, add to them, […]

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A Look at Leukorrhea – A Look at Leukorrhea-Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy

Signs & Symptoms | A Look at Leukorrhea Leukorrhea – excessive vaginal discharge during pregnancy. Of all the things that women worry about or expect during pregnancy, vaginal discharge, or leukorrhea, may not be one of them. Yet excessive vaginal discharge is quite common and quite a shock to women who have never heard of it. Heather Cook from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was concerned that the heavy discharge was the beginning of premature labor. “I had some abdominal and lower […]

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Providing Protection-Breastfeeding and Allergies

Providing Protection | Through Breast Milk Breastfed babies are provided with protection from developing allergies during the breastfeeding period and well into the future for two major reasons, says Ann Russell, IBCLC, of Poway, Calif. “[Breastfed] babies are exposed to fewer allergens in the first months of life, and secondly, the first feedings of colostrum literally ‘seal the gut’ (the porous lining of the intestines), providing a barrier to the absorption of allergy-producing agents.” Additionally, both colostrum and Mother’s mature […]

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Considerations for Pregnancy after a Miscarriage | About Miscarriage

Pregnancy After a Miscarriage Considerations for Pregnancy after a Miscarriage Pregnancy after miscarriage can be somehow risky. For this, it is imperative to learn when it’s safe to attempt another pregnancy, chances of a miscarriage occurring again, causes of having another miscarriage, when will the time be right. Do not forget about consulting with a doctor and/or receiving support. About Miscarriage An abortion is a loss that can cause extreme psychological consequences depending on the nature of women. After an […]

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Worried About Conceiving? Simple changes can increase your chances of conception!

Preconception – Trying to Conceive. Worried About Conceiving?                                                                                 Moms want the best for their babies. From quality skin care products to a baby-proof home, you’re willing to do whatever it takes to make sure your child is healthy. But all […]

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10 Myths About Conceiving – falsehoods that could hold you up

Preconception – Trying to Conceive – 10 Myths There was a time when I used to think I could get pregnant anytime I didn’t use birth control. I remember my high school sex-ed class: “You can get pregnant the very first time you have sex.” “You can never be too careful – the first time you decide not to use contraception could be the time you get pregnant.” After a lot of “anti-pregnancy conditioning,” I slowly started to see my […]

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Upping the Odds – Doing Your Best to Conceive

Preconception – Trying to Conceive Planning to conceive a baby means different things to different women. Marlene Vickers quit smoking cold turkey. Gail Myers gave up alcohol and caffeine. Angela Peterson started drinking more water and avoided being near cigarette smoke. They all saw their OB/GYNs or family doctors and began taking prenatal vitamins – essential steps in preparing to conceive. Preconception Counseling “Preconception counseling is an essential element in attaining the goal of a healthy pregnancy and birth,” says […]

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Mommy Trends of 2018 The Next Big Things in Pregnancy and Parenting

Parenting Trends of 2018 and Top Baby Names In 2017, the very act of being pregnant was hip, trendy, and popular. Angelina Jolie, Katie Holmes, and Sophia Coppola (to name just a few) made sporting a bump the fashionable thing to do. Forecasting into the future — what can we expect to see as the next hot, new thing when it comes to preconception, pregnancy and parenting? Procreation Vacations Expectant parents plan babymoons, but what about couples hoping to conceive? […]

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Oligohydramnios: Low Amniotic Fluid – When amniotic fluid is too low

Complications & Cesareans | Oligohydramnios: Low Amniotic Fluid When Koni Howard was 25 and pregnant with her second child, she sensed something wasn’t quite right. The Oak Ridge, Tenn., mother wasn’t gaining much weight, and at 36 weeks into the pregnancy, was continuing to measure small for the baby’s due date. “Unlike my first baby, [my second child] hardly ever moved,” she says. “I had a feeling there might be a problem.” Oligohydramnios is often the result of a tear […]

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How to Prevent Miscarriage: Tips and Recommendations

Miscarriage Prevention How to prevent miscarriage? Faced with a threatened abortion, the only thing you can do is rest and deal with sexual abstinence. There are no drugs to prevent pregnancy loss naturally. Remember to enjoy every moment, which will encourage good spirits, great security and confidence among other things. Although the loss of a pregnancy is a relatively common phenomenon, it is a painful and distressing for the family. In many cases, prevention, control and disposal of medical risk […]

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A Guideline about the Causes of Miscarriage

Miscarriage Causes A Guideline about the Causes of Miscarriage The risk of spontaneous abortion can be reduced with special attention and medical help, especially if the possible causes of miscarriage may be due to physical limitations of the mother. Some recommendations on how to challenge the leading causes of miscarriage are as follows. Genetic Alterations The causes of miscarriage also include genetic alterations. Approximately 85% of spontaneous abortions have genetic causes of type. The risk of transmitting a genetic inheritance […]

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