It’s is a fact that breast milk is the best source of nutrients for your newborn. Therefore, it is always recommended that you breastfeed your baby regularly. However, due to different hormonal changes both during pregnancy and the nursing period, your breast will have significant changes. They can be larger and more sensitive than usual. After weaning, some women find ...

Swollen feet or foot edema is a common physiological phenomenon in pregnant women, especially in the last 3 months of pregnancy. The most obvious signs of foot edema are the lower part of your ankle and foot become swollen. This phenomenon normally does not dangerous for you. However, it may make you feel inconvenient and uncomfortable in daily activities. So ...

Doing exercises is always recommended for pregnant women to keep their bodies healthy for the babies. However, as your weight increases during pregnancy, doing exercise may not be that easy for you. Luckily, different exercises will keep you healthy but not hard to do. Swimming is one of them. In a pool, you weigh just a tenth of what you ...

Noticing your baby’s movements like punches or kicks since they are still in the womb is a wonderful feeling. However, alongside the jabs and kicks, you sometime may notice other movements like rhythmic twitching in one spot. Surely that your baby can not punch or kick that frequently. These movements may feel more like muscle spasms or other pulsing. But ...

The umbilical cords are truly the cords of life as they connect your baby to their life source. This cord helps your body provide all the necessary nutrients to your baby. Here are interesting facts about the umbilical cord that will surprise you. Stay tuned! The Umbilical Cord Comes From Your Baby When the egg is fertilized, it is divided ...

Postpartum depression (PPD)  affects some women after their babies are born. Symptoms include psychological depression, sadness, fatigue, anxiety, and discomfort. Typically, this kind of depression occurs within 4 to 6 weeks after birth, but sometimes several months. It can bring some bad effects to your health and mess up your daily activities. Although it is not easy to do, dealing ...

Having a miscarriage will be a really bad thing for expecting mothers and it can happen even in the first month of pregnancy.  The signs of miscarriage in the first month may not be so clear and they are often ignored because many women have not even found out they are pregnant. According to surveys, miscarriage in the first 1 ...

Different researches have shown that exercising during pregnancy does not harm you and your baby in most cases. In fact, it will bring various benefits to you. More than likely, your healthcare provider will tell you to remain active during pregnancy. However, it doesn’t mean that you can work out freely. There are still things not to do when exercising ...

Pregnant mothers need a lot of energy to help the little ones get ready to come out. Sleeping and resting are a good way to save or recover your energy. However, sleeping when you are pregnant, especially in the second or third trimester, may be troublesome sometimes. As your belly grows bigger, finding a suitable sleep position is challenging. Stomach ...