You should sleep in the position that's most comfortable for you during pregnancy, though the left side appears safer than the back or right side.
There is no solid scientific evidence that bed rest during pregnancy works in most cases, and in some cases it may even hurt.
Smoking can cause more than low birth weight. Pregnant mothers who smoke are at an increased risk of miscarriage and premature birth.
There are many reasons why sex during pregnancy can be more enjoyable, even if you are doing it less.
The changes in the eyes / vision during pregnancy can be attributed to corneal edema, retinal changes, central serous choroidopathy, glaucoma and pituitary adenoma.
Smoking before and during pregnancy increases many risks. Our 12 step program helps you dealing with this issue and stop smoking quickly.
Digestion issues during pregnancy are very common. As the uterus expands, the pressure moves outward and this causes pressure on the wall of the stomach as well as the pelvic veins. Pressure is also felt on the rib cage and the stomach.
It is recommended that you sleep on the left side during pregnancy, especially during the last 3-4 months. Women who sleep on their back or the right side have an increased risk of stillbirth.
For the pregnant woman on antidepressants, the psychiatrist and the obstetrician can work together to find a suitable treatment that will work with pregnancy and keep baby healthy during gestation.
Mother-in-laws can be helpful or not when you are pregnant. Read how to deal with your MIL in 12 steps.
Flying during pregnancy in and by itself is not dangerous and does not increase pregnancy complications. Read on to find out how to make flying during pregnancy safer in 12 steps.
There are a few studies that have linked the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy with psoriasis outbreaks. There are several factors that can be the cause of the psoriasis breakout and these are not limited to the change in hormones.
You should eat 6-7 small meals and not 3 big meals a day during pregnancy.
It is a myth that eating spicy food during pregnancy to induce labor actually brings on labor. There is no known food that brings on labor.
According to research, second hand smoke is just as harmful to the fetus as first hand smoke. The chemicals and carcinogens present in first hand smoke are still present in second hand smoke.
Bipolar disorder is not a rare condition and there is no contraindication getting pregnant as long as you are under good medical care.
Diabetes, the tendency to have increased blood sugars, is among the most common medical conditions in pregnancy.
It is never too late to stop smoking. The fetus will benefit from mom stopping to smoke at any time during the pregnancy.
Diarrhea is an unpleasant thing to deal with during pregnancy, but it can affect a woman's health when not addressed promptly.
Vaginal discharge is common not only during pregnancy but also in women who are not pregnant.
While the time I spent with mom and dad did not last the entire pregnancy and birth, it was more than enough to teach me a few things about how to manage my life while keeping family life on track.
Find out what's causing that heartburning sensation during pregnancy and what you can do about it.
As if mom did not have to go through enough with her pregnancy, she also has to deal with a lack of memory during pregnancy. This slight memory loss is a common problem with pregnant women and is often nothing to worry about.
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Research is lacking, so there is very little proven fact to guide patients and doctors down the proper treatment path. We do know, however, that a woman who is diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy can carry the fetus to term and deliver a healthy infant.