Pregnancy Health

Herbs to Avoid When Pregnant

Posted on September 7, 2012 | No comments

The usefulness of certain herbs during pregnancy is acknowledged by many people. Herbs can be used to help alleviate some of the more uncomfortable pregnancy symptoms, and are thought to help relive things like morning sickness. That being said, there are some herbs that really shouldn’t be taken during pregnancy. Here’s a list of some […]

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How Can Chiropractic Help Me Through Pregnancy?

Posted on September 5, 2012 | No comments

  There are a lot of things that go through your mind when you find out you are pregnant, and chiropractic care is probably not one of them. But maybe it should be. What would you say if we told you that you could potentially reduce your labor time by 25-30%? If you’re like most […]

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Signs of a Miscarriage

Posted on August 8, 2012 | No comments

If you are currently pregnant and experience the following symptoms you should contact your doctor or midwife as they can be signs that you have had, or are having a miscarriage. Bleeding – bleeding is the main symptom that women have when they miscarry.  Some light bleeding during the first trimester is normal, but if […]

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The Problem of Smoke During Pregnancy

Posted on July 20, 2012 | No comments

Is It Hazardous To Be Around Smoke During Pregnancy? Being around smoke during your pregnancy is hazardous, both to you and to your unborn baby. Breathing in smoke or smoking while pregnant will increase the risk of premature and/or low-birthweight babies. Low birthweight babies tend to have a large number of health problems both immediately […]

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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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Miscarriage Symptoms and Morning Sickness

Posted on June 15, 2012 | No comments

One of the biggest worries a pregnant woman can have is the prospect of miscarriage. Miscarriage typically happens during that first 13 weeks or so of pregnancy, and can be devastating especially for a couple who have been trying to conceive for a while. What makes it even more frustrating is that the causes of […]

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Can Yogurt During Pregnancy Cause Asthma?

Posted on June 6, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: DaveCrosby There are some basic nutritional principles that you should follow whether or not you’re pregnant. A low-fat diet, getting enough folic acid, and watching your cholesterol are all good ideas regardless of whether you’re expecting. One of those innocuous foods that’s usually considered to be good for you is low-fat yoghurt. There […]

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Morning Sickness Safety

Posted on May 24, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: Vassilis Online Pregnancy is like no other time in your life. The things that you put into your body matter now perhaps more than at any other time. What makes this particularly frustrating is that pregnancy brings with it so many physical symptoms and side effects. For example, if you were feeling nauseous […]

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Breakfast Ideas for Morning Sickness

Posted on May 1, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: TinyTall Morning sickness can happen at any time of the day, but for many women it seems to be the worst in the morning. That means they often don’t feel well enough to eat breakfast, which in itself can make your nausea even worse. You’ve probably found some foods you can tolerate – […]

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No Morning Sickness? Check for Lower Back Pain

Posted on April 24, 2012 | No comments

photo credit: Bhumika.B Lower back pain is a common sign of pregnancy. To be sure, it’s not the most common sign of pregnancy by any means. It’s also not especially common as a sign in pregnancy during the very early stages of pregnancy. If you’re looking for pregnancy symptoms, you’re better off looking at things […]

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