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Probiotics During Pregnancy

Are probiotics essential during pregnancy? Probiotics are living microorganisms, the majority of which are bacteria followed by yeast. They are similar to the naturally occurring microorganisms found in the intestines,... more...
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Postpartum Recovery

The first six weeks after the delivery of your baby are considered your “recovery” period, eight weeks if you had a cesarean section. But some believe recovery lasts for six... more...
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Constipation in Pregnancy

Constipation during pregnancy is a common problem and nearly half of all pregnant women get constipated at some point. Constipation occurs when there is abdominal pain or discomfort, difficult and infrequent... more...
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Nesting During Pregnancy

You might wake up one morning feeling energetic and wanting to clean and organize your entire house. This urge to clean and organize is known as nesting. Nesting during pregnancy is... more...
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Pica Cravings During Pregnancy

Unusual Cravings During Pregnancy Pica is the practice of craving substances with little or no nutritional value. Most pregnancy and pica-related cravings involve non-food substances such as dirt or chalk.... more...
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Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy

Pregnancy Hemorrhoids: Causes, Treatment and Prevention Unfortunately, hemorrhoids during pregnancy are common. Hemorrhoids are varicose (swollen) veins of the rectum and are usually painful.  They most often appear during the third trimester. The... more...
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Ultrasound: Sonogram

What is an Ultrasound Exam? This procedure uses high-frequency sound waves to scan a woman's abdomen and pelvic cavity, creating a picture (sonogram) of the baby and placenta. Although the... more...
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