5 Ways To Relieve Your Labour Pain
Different methods are available to relieve labour pain. Effectiveness varies among individuals, but it is helpful to familiarise yourself with the more common methods before you go into labour, so you will be able to come to a quick decision when necessary.
Your antenatal care-Your birth plan
Preparing a plan for your labor and delivery in advance allows you to think through your alternatives with a clear and rational mind.
A natural birth is the low-tech way of having a baby by allowing nature to take its course.
Pregnancy Diet Tips: What Not To Eat
During pregnancy there are various reasons to be extra careful about what you eat – it is important to know which foods are safe to eat and which you need to avoid.
Pregnancy Meal Plan
Pregnant women need to eat healthy foods most of the time and still enjoy the occasional treat. Pregnancy is not a time for deprivation or giving up everything you hold precious and dear.
All About Toddler Cognitive Thinking
As your toddler approaches age two, you will probably notice quite a change in his thinking. This is the age when most children develop the ability to think ahead.
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Chickenpox and Pregnancy
Catching chickenpox at any age is a nuisance, but this blistering virus can cause serious complications when you are pregnant.
23 Weeks Pregnant – What To Expect?
In Trimester two, you may get vivid dreams which can disturb your sleep. Often, your baby in the womb also features in these dreams.
Most women have heard of this but are at a loss to explain what it actually means. During pregnancy there is an increase in circulating blood volume to almost 50% more than normal.
Itchy skin during pregnancy
One of many common side effects of pregnancy is itchy skin. And unless you’ve experienced this first hand you may wonder why it’s even worth mentioning – what’s a little itchiness you may ask yourself? But itchy skin during pregnancy has the potential to create a lot of distress because it can be so unrelenting.
Cramps during pregnancy
Cramps in early pregnancy are relatively common. In the majority of women light cramping is nothing to be concerned about, and tends to improve without any specific management or care. Occasionally, however, uterine cramping can be a sign of pregnancy complications, so it is always worthwhile to be checked by a health care practitioner such as your GP or maternity care provider.
Three Stages of Labour
Labour is usually divided into three stages. The first stage is the longest for almost everyone, but its length is very variable. Anything between one hour and 20 hours is normal.