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Spotting During Early Pregnancy

Posted on July 16, 2012 | No comments

Vaginal discharge of some sort is common during pregnancy. During early pregnancy, there is an increased production of hormones, particularly estrogen, that can lead to vaginal discharge. In addition to the increased production of estrogen, there is increased flow of blood to the vaginal area during pregnancy. These factors can cause a variety of secretions, […]

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Making Your Own Herbal Tea for Morning Sickness

Posted on July 14, 2012 | No comments

    Making your own herbal tea can be a relatively easy process. Essentially, you just need to pour water that is boiling over the herbs. The herbs need to be in a non-metal container, and have a lid. You then allow the herbs to seep for a certain amount of time. Once the herbs […]

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Acupressure Bands for Your Morning Sickness

Posted on July 13, 2012 | No comments

Nausea is an all too common condition. Nearly every person will struggle with nausea at one point or another in their lives. Whether the nausea is due to motion sickness, medical treatment such as chemotherapy, or even morning sickness during pregnancy, nausea can be an inconvenient and difficult thing. Adding to this difficulty is the […]

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Stay Away from These Herbs during Pregnancy

Posted on July 12, 2012 | No comments

While we usually think about the beneficial properties of herbs and herbal remedies, the fact of the matter is that not all herbs are considered to be safe to be used by every individual at all times. While herbs have helped pregnant women with everything from morning sickness to helping with pain relief during labor, […]

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Great Morning Sickness Treatments

Posted on July 11, 2012 | No comments

  Around 70 to 80 per cent of pregnant women suffer nausea and vomiting, which can occur day or night, according to GP Dr Roger Gadsby MBE, associate clinical professor at Warwick Medical School. ‘Symptoms often start at around six weeks from your first missed period and usually get better by 12 weeks,’ he says. […]

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Not Simply Morning Sickness

Posted on July 10, 2012 | No comments

While morning sickness affects most pregnant women, most pregnant women don’t experience the debilitation that can come from severe morning sickness. If you have hyperemesis gravidarum – the medical term for severe morning sickness – you can find yourself in serious medical danger. In some cases, it can even be life-threatening. What makes HG different […]

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The Natural Morning Sickness Help Trend

Posted on July 9, 2012 | No comments

Women have been using natural morning sickness remedies for centuries. In ages past, that was because we didn’t necessarily have access to modern medications. Today, however, women realize that those modern medications aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. After the thalidomide scare in the 50s and 60s, it’s no wonder more women are turning […]

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The Morning Sickness Vitamin

Posted on June 30, 2012 | No comments

Perhaps the most frustrating thing about morning sickness is that most women just aren’t comfortable taking the prescription or over the counter remedies for nausea during pregnancy. This is with good reason, of course. The fact of the matter is that most anti-nausea medications just haven’t been sufficiently tested to know whether or not they […]

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Is Hyperemesis Gravidarum a Common Condition?

Posted on June 29, 2012 | No comments

  Hyperemesis Gravidarum is a severe form of morning sickness that affects many women. It is estimated that somewhere around 1% of women will experience Hyperemesis Gravidarum. This means that Hyperemesis Gravidarum is much more common than we would like it to be. Hyperemesis Gravidarum can be dangerous to both the mother and to her […]

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4 Ways to Combat Pregnancy-Related Backache

Posted on June 27, 2012 | No comments

Backache is one of the most common pregnancy symptoms out there. Some women experience pregnancy backache in the first trimester due to hormonal changes; most women experience some degree or another of backache later on in pregnancy when their center of gravity shifts so significantly. What makes pregnancy backache particularly frustrating is that you can’t […]

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