When it comes to your baby’s birth weight, first-time parents want it to be average! Anything on the extreme end can make them fret. If the baby doesn’t weight a lot, they start thinking it might be sick. A weight that is too high puts them on the path of worrying about obesity.
Continue reading “Average Baby Weight at Birth and Growth in the First 3 Months”
Pre-eclampsia can occur anywhere between the 20th week of gestation to 4-6 weeks’ postpartum. It can be defined as a clinical condition of hypertension and proteinuria. If you think you may be suffering from pre-eclampsia during pregnancy, it is important that you seek immediate medical attention.
Read on to find out what to be on the lookout for.
Continue reading “Assessing the Onset of Pre-Eclampsia”
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Tag a mama on our Facebook page that you think looks radiant when pregnant. Continue reading “Every pregnant mama is radiant”
It’s Monday. Normally a day to dread as we have to juggle the challenges of pregnancy and heading off to work. Clothes that no longer fit. Or maybe worse, perhaps you have a toddler and haven’t even noticed the peanut butter stain on your shirt? Continue reading “#MagicalMonday”
The third stage of labour is the period after the birth of your baby and until you birth your placenta. In technical terms, it will also continue until all bleeding (if any) is controlled.
A lot of women don’t consider this stage of labour to be important. You will be surprised by the number of women who have not consider their options, for the third stage of labour, before their birth.
Continue reading “Informed choice: the third stage of labour”
If you’re having an uncomplicated low-risk pregnancy, a natural unmedicated vaginal birth is completely achievable. You know you want one – but do you know to make it happen? Continue reading “5 tips to help you have a natural birth”