What did you crave when you were pregnant?

Lots of women have food cravings during pregnancy. You have a food craving when you want a certain food really, really badly. You want pizza and you want it now! It’s usually okay to satisfy your food cravings, as long as what you eat is safe and you don’t eat too much of it. It’s

What causes food cravings in Pregnancy?

Are you hungry for something special? Are you craving something sweet or spicy? Lots of women have food cravings during pregnancy. You have a food craving when you want a certain food really, really badly. You want pizza and you want it now! It’s usually OK to satisfy your food cravings, as long as what

Emotional follow-up care after an abortion

An abortion is more than just a medical procedure. It is a choice about your pregnancy that can affect a woman physically as well as emotionally. If you’ve had an abortion or are considering one, there is emotional and psychological follow-up care that is important to be aware of. There are some women that may

High or low Amniotic fluid in pregnancy

Amniotic fluid is the fluid that surrounds the fetus in the uterus. The fluid and fetus are contained in membranes called the amniotic sac. There may be too much or too little amniotic fluid. The fluid, amniotic sac, and/or placenta may become infected (see Intra-Amniotic Infection). Too much amniotic fluid (polyhydramnios or hydramnios) stretches the

43-year-old discovers she was pregnant day she gives birth

Is it possible that you can carry a baby in your womb for nine months yet you don’t know about it? Also, could it be true that you can still get pregnant even if you have contraceptive implants? All these happened to Aleta O’Meara. The 43-year-old mother from New South Wales found out on the

2 men are pregnant expecting first biological son 

Gay husband and husband are expecting a bouncing baby boy soon – No, they are not adopting him. He will be their first biological child – The couple, however, has two other children that they had adopted earlier – Coming of their own child is something they have always dreamt about – Since people want

Pregnancy: Mood Swings and Irritability

Mood changes during pregnancy can be caused by physical stresses, fatigues changes in your metabolism, or by the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Significant changes in your hormone levels can affect your level of neurotransmitters, which are brain chemicals that regulate mood. Mood swings are mostly experienced during the first trimester between 6 to 10 weeks

All you need to know about Breastfeeding and medication

One common area of concern for breastfeeding mothers is medication safety. It can be very difficult to accurately estimate what concentration of a drug finds its way via a mother’s blood stream through to her breast milk. But it is best to always be on the side of caution and seek expert pharmaceutical advice before

Arrival of your baby: Packing for the hospital

Packing for the hospital can be a daunting task. It is best to get some things ready before your due date just in case you go into labor a little earlier. This is a guide about things that many new moms have found useful during their labour and deliveries. Essentials For Mum Hospital card Pre-registration

Bleeding during pregnancy-  What’s normal and what’s not

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy can occur frequently in the first trimester of pregnancy, and may not be a sign of problems. However, bleeding that occurs in the second and third trimester of pregnancy can often be a sign of a possible complication. Bleeding can be caused by a number of potential reasons. Some basic things