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What Causes Constipation During Pregnancy and How to Get Relief

Constipation is a very common inconvenience faced by pregnant women world over. When it occurs a pregnant woman needs to obtain immediate relief from constipation to avoid abdominal pains and complications such as rectal bleeding or haemorrhoids. Have your lavatory sessions become nightmares so much so that after conceiving you dread each step you take […]

Antibiotics During Pregnancy: Side effects, Risks and Uses

Will the consumption of antibiotics during pregnancy harm your baby or are you advised to take it during pregnancy? What would be the risks involved? Antibiotics have been used over a thousands of years to treat infections affecting the human body. It was only until the last century that people got to know that most infections […]

Exercise during pregnancy

While exercising may be the last thing you feel like doing when you’re pregnant, it’s important to stay active as regular exercise has a range of health benefits for both you and your baby. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) encourages pregnant women to do between 150 and 300 minutes of moderate […]

Should we still be drinking fruit juice?

Drinking fruit juice may seem like a healthy option but drinking a lot of juice can be bad for our health. Fruit juice does have some health benefits including containing vitamins, minerals and plant compounds that can protect you from disease. However, fruit juice is also a concentrated source of natural sugar. One small glass […]

Breast Implants – Know the Risks, Take the Precautions

Breast implants are done mainly for two reasons: Purely cosmetic reasons As a corrective surgery, after resection with breast cancer There are two common types of implants used – silicone saline implants and silicone gel implants. In the first one, empty silicone implants are put into place and then injected with a saline solution. In […]

15 Superfoods that Can Save You from Cancer

Imagine abnormal cells in your body do not die, but rather multiply at an unstoppable rate? Well, this phenomenon is called cancer where abnormal cells grow at an uncontrollable growth rate, thus forming abnormal cells that multiply. The worst part of this disease is that the old cells do not die, instead, multiply resulting in […]

Newborn Care Week: Celebrating Parenthood

The joy of watching your tiny bundle of happiness that has arrived and is squeaking its heart aloud is very special. It is of utmost importance that after the baby is born, both parents work together and plan for the baby’s warm surroundings, vaccinations and immunization schedule, the height-weight checkup, etc. To celebrate parenthood and […]

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