Vaginal Discharge: Causes and Treatment

Nearly every woman will experience vaginal discharge at some point in life. Most often, vaginal discharge is normal and does need no treatment, but there can be other causes which require medical treatment. ... read more »

Common Breastfeeding Problems

Breastfeeding may be natural, but it does not happen without some common problems. Every mother's experience with breastfeeding will bedifferent, but here are a few of the more common problems and likelyexplanations. ... read more »

Prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis in Young Women

Nigerian researchers recently published a study on vaginal candidiasis in The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal showing a high rate of vaginal candidiasis in women with vaginal infections. ... read more »

Breastfeeding: Infant Thrush (Yeast Infection)

Yeast is part of the human digestive system. Infants often come in contact with yeast for the first time during vaginal labor. They can also come in contact with yeast while breastfeeding. ... read more »

What You Need to Know About Yeast Infections

Yeast is a type of fungus that lives in our bodies and thrives in warm, moist environments. Normally, yeast doesn't bother us, but in certain conditions, it can multiply and cause infection. ... read more »

Yeast Infections and Pregnancy

Yeast infections are more common during pregnancy due to hormonal changes, specifically increased estrogen which sparks glycogen production. ... read more »

Fluconazole During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Fluconazole and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Penicillin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about penicillin and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to take during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Breastfeeding: Cracked or Bleeding Nipples

There is no part of normal breastfeeding that results in cracked or bleeding nipples. This is a symptom of improper breastfeeding technique or yeast infection, in most cases. ... read more »

Vaginal Discharge In Pregnancy

Vaginal discharge is common not only during pregnancy but also in women who are not pregnant. ... read more »

Causes - Vaginal Discharge

A vaginal discharge could be normal, but it can also be caused by a vaginal infection. ... read more »

Don’t Breastfeed if Your Baby Has Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is common, and it is the overgrowth of a fungus called Candida albicans. This fungus is the same that causes vaginal yeast infections and diaper rashes. ... read more »

Diaper Rash or Yeast Infection?

If your baby gets diaper rash, it does not mean you are a bad mom or you are doing something wrong. In many cases, the cause of diaper rash is completely out of a parent’s hands. ... read more »

Prevent Preterm Delivery; Balance Your Bacteria

Even outside of pregnancy, your vagina operates as its own ecosystem, where natural microbes consistently uphold balance. When the balance is off, it is usually from an external influence and you might experience uncomfortable conditions such as yeast infections. ... read more »

Your Underwear Choice Could Affect Your Pregnancy Health

You’ll make a lot of adjustments when you become pregnant. Your lifestyle, eating habits, wardrobe, sleep schedule, and exercise regimen will all change over time as your baby bump gets larger and your hormones become more prevalent. ... read more »

Yeast Infections are Common during Pregnancy

Vaginal yeast infections are one of the most common effects of pregnancy. Changes in hormonal balance as well as vaginal acidity increase the instance and severity of yeast infection, particularly during the first trimester. ... read more »