Is Your Work Lowering Your Chances of Pregnancy?

Pregnancy Working Woman

Being overworked isn’t a good thing for anybody, mentally or physically. Yet, along with the traditional problems associated with increased workloads, comes a new problem, difficulty in conceiving. THe link between too much work and chances of pregnancy A study conducted by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Brigham and …


6 STDs that can affect Pregnant Women


Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are diseases that can severely affect pregnant women and their foetuses, if left untreated. The good news is that most of these infections can be treated. Mothers-to-be to should get themselves clinically tested for potential symptoms. Here is a compilation of 6 diseases to get tested …


Simple Steps to Drop That Baby Weight

Baby Weight

Your body goes through immense changes over the pregnancy period. Along with planning for the baby’s arrival, you need to plan for how to shed those post-baby pounds. Once the baby has a steady sleep-cycle, your days and nights begin to take on a comfortable rhythm. This is a good time to start the weight loss …


Potatoes linked to Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes Potato

If you’re pregnant or planning for it, you may just want to trade in your French fries and potato cutlets for something more nutritious. It turns out that women who consume potatoes before their pregnancy run a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes. According to senior author Dr. Cuilin Zhang, a senior investigator with the …


Beat the Postpartum Blues, The Natural Way

Postpartum mother with child

Postpartum period is the period right after child birth, which extends to approximately six weeks. This period is critical for new mothers and their babies; it is a time for them to take good care of themselves. After childbirth, the mother should stay at home and take rest for approximately 40 days. Careful monitoring of the mother’s bowel, …


Postnatal Care for Mothers

Postnatal Care

Pregnancy is a period when an expectant mother follows a careful diet and her doctor’s instructions, to make sure her baby doesn’t develop any congenital disorders. However, after childbirth, a mother tends to take less care of herself. India ranks 55th in the global list of countries with high maternal deaths. According to a survey, …


What You Should Know About Infertility Treatments

If you’ve been planning a baby for a while and haven’t been successful yet, you should know that you’re not alone. About 1 in 8 couples experience infertility and are often blindsided. Not to worry! There are various ways to overcome infertility; many fertility experts can provide excellent guidance. Here are some things that you …