Archive for March, 2011

Early Miscarriage

Mar 04, 2011 1 Comment

What is it? A miscarriage—known in medical speak as a spontaneous expulsion of an embryo or fetus from the uterus before the fetus is able to live on the outside (in other words, the unplanned end of a pregnancy). Such a loss in the first trimester is referred to as an early miscarriage. 80% of miscarriages occur […]

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Losing Weight Postpartum

Mar 03, 2011 No Comments

Though childbirth produces more rapid weight loss than any diet you’ll find on the bestseller lists (an average of 12 pounds overnight), most women don’t find it quite rapid enough. Particularly after they catch a glimpse of their paunchy postpartum profiles in the mirror. The fact is, no one come out of the delivery room […]

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10 Best Ways To Relieve Postpartum Backache

Mar 02, 2011 No Comments

Welcome back, backache. If you’re like nearly half of all newly delivered moms, your old pal from pregnancy has returned for an unwelcome visit. Some of the pain still has the same cause—hormonally loosened ligaments that haven’t yet tightened up. It may take time, and several weeks of soreness, before these ligaments regain their strength. Ditto […]

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12 Ways To Deal With Morning Sickness

Mar 01, 2011 1 Comment

Pregnancy is an amazing ride, but the morning sickness that often comes with it? Approximately 70 percent of women experience nausea early in pregnancy and about 50 percent experience vomiting. “Lots of people are sick all day, some are sick mostly in the evening, and others are sick if they haven’t gotten enough sleep.” Morning sickness can start […]

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