Category: Pregnancy

 

Myths and truths about infertility

Myths and truths about infertility

Infertility problems are inherent problems, lifestyle does not have an effect. MYTH. One of the most important factors of infertility is constant stress. Stress accompanied with some bad habits, like smoking or drinking has a direct effect on the immune system and fertility issues. Overweight affects fertility. TRUTH. Overweight is especially dangerous for men. Weight

The importance of water during pregnancy

The importance of water during pregnancy

No one can deny that water is vital to human body, but during the period of pregnancy, it becomes even more important. Pregnant women are recommended to drink at least 2 liters of water every day, which about 8-12 glasses. Here are the reasons why pregnant women should drink plenty of water: Increased blood volume.

Vitamins and supplements for pregnant women

Vitamins and supplements for pregnant women

Pregnancy increases a need of certain vitamins and minerals. In order to avoid unnecessary use of vitamins and possible overdose of certain substances, as well as the increased likelihood of the occurrence of allergies for the child, you have to know what substances are essential for a healthy pregnant woman. Folic acid. Folic acid is

Snacks that will help you to facilitate nausea

Snacks that will help you to facilitate nausea

Whether you feel sick because of a party last night, you got pregnant, you ate something bad or you suffer from sea sickness, there are some products that can help you to feel better. Ginger. Ginger is known as a product that facilitate nausea, so if you feel sick, get a piece of ginger with

The importance of drinking water during pregnancy

The importance of drinking water during pregnancy

Nobody can deny that water is vital for humans. However, during pregnancy it becomes even more important. Pregnant women are recommended to drink at least 2 liters of water every day that is 8-12 glasses. Below we provide reasons why pregnant women should drink a lot of water. Increased blood volume. Volume of blood circulating

Mediterranean diet may help you to get pregnant

Mediterranean diet may help you to get pregnant

Patients who eat according to Mediterranean-style diet may find less trouble when trying to get pregnant and have a healthy child, scientists say. Studies have shown that monounsaturated fats, such as olive oil and sunflower oil, nuts and seeds are much more useful for the future mothers than other fats – women who consumed the

5 symptoms that you are pregnant

5 symptoms that you are pregnant

You don’t have your period? Are you worried that you can be pregnant? Here are 5 main symptoms that can mean you are pregnant. Missing period. This is the most obvious sign of pregnancy. If your cycle is usually regular, then you should be worried even more. However, your period can be delayed because of

Pregnancy and alcohol

Pregnancy and alcohol

The recent Danish research has revealed that moderate alcohol consumption in early pregnancy is not associated with children development issues that may appear in next 5 years. Danish researchers have also reported that one to eight drinks a week during the pregnancy does not adversely affect any stage of fetal development. In Denmark a normal

Going to beach when pregnant

Going to beach when pregnant

Nowadays, it‘s normal to see pregnant women in the beach. However, those who have decided to spend their time under the sun should take into account some important facts. Pregnant woman should always know that ultraviolet rays may initiate sun stroke, fainting or even be a cause of premature birth. By the way, immunologists warn

Depression after giving birth

Depression after giving birth

Numerous women report about depression that begins just after giving birth. It is believed that there are about 70 percent of young mothers suffering from unpleasant feelings and about 10-15 percent experiencing true postpartum depression symptoms. Why this happens when woman should enjoy her long-awaited baby? Is it possible to recognize its symptoms and signs?