Pregnancy

breastfeeding

Truth or Myth – Does Breastfeeding Cause Saggy Breasts?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Your angel sucking your breasts for months on end can result in issues like sore nipples, but saggy breasts are not one of them. Pregnancy seems to be the real culprit. Post-pregnancy, enlarged mammary glands shrink, leaving you with the aftermath of saggy breasts and stretch marks. The number of pregnancies and age affect the amount of sagging. Exercise, avoid smoking, and wear supportive bras. The challenges of being on call for a hungry tummy makes breastfeeding an annoyance sometimes, but for most mothers, it still counts as a happy experience. Then, after months of having a baby suckle at the breast, the worry of sagging breasts seems to become a reality. But is age, weight, diet, exercise, or genetics ‒ rather than breastfeeding ‒ the...

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Postpartum Care: Health Risks You Need to Know After Childbirth

During pregnancy, you might be all about reading parenting books, baby name books, and all about the things that you want to prepare for during pregnancy and the things that you need to do for your child after giving birth. But, what about the one who gave birth? Have you ever considered what you need to do to take care of yourself after childbirth? You may be really excited about being a mom and going home with your little mini-you. However, nothing prepares you for a tsunami of emotions that strikes you after childbirth. Not to mention that the postpartum period is talked about the least in the pregnancy cycle. With this said, it is essential to know about the body care you should do after...

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Can You Use CBD Oil While Pregnant?

In this article, you'll learn and discover based on animal studies if you can use CBD oil while pregnant? Pregnancy is considered by many women to be one of the most profound of all life experiences - but with many unwanted symptoms, too. What’s interesting is that the symptoms associated with pregnancy, such as headaches, nausea, and abdominal pain, are easily remedied by cannabis. In fact, CBD products are well known for relieving symptoms just like these ones. But is it actually safe to use during pregnancy? Unfortunately, the body of research with respect to CBD is much smaller than that of THC. Some research exists about the effect of THC consumption on the embryo, fetus and breastfeeding mother. However, there isn’t much out there for CBD....

Know the Significant Uses of Birthing Ball

Ways A Birthing Ball Helps With Pregnancy

The exercises women do during pregnancy are helpful to avoid complications in this period. It has a broad range of benefits for pregnant women keeping them fit and fine during this time. The exercise given at this time is to keep the weight under control and avoid complications like preeclampsia and diabetes. The most important part here is that it helps the women to remain active and also reduce the labor pain. The exercises are recommended to help a woman produce effective contractions by increasing pelvic diameter.  As a result, there are fewer interventions such as forceps or vacuum births. In order to maintain a fit body during pregnancy, the women use birthing ball inflated with air. It is referred to as physiotherapy ball and it...

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Acupuncture for Fertility: Does It Really Work?

Acupuncture is best known worldwide for treatment of pain, but over the past few decades, this surprisingly painless and relaxing experience of needle placement into acupuncture points has become well-known for increasing virility and fertility. Acupuncture is an age-old method to promote healthy pre- and post-natal care. However, its popularity in America to enhance fertility was not spurred until 2001 when a German study reported a significant increase in pregnancies when provided along with In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Since this time, numerous studies show supporting evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of fertility issues. Acupuncture Treatment An acupuncture treatment typically lasts 20-30 minutes and is received at least once a week to balance the flow of energy within the 14 main meridian pathways of the...