Taking pain relievers is not recommended during the first months of pregnancy, especially Ibuprofen, because it can affect the child's health, and especially fertility if it's a girl, as found by a French team of researchers.
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According to the Word health Organization infertility, infecundity and childlessness affects one in every four couples in developing countries. Boosting L- arginine to improve fertility is a well - known procedure used by holistic doctors. So, below are 3 vegan foods that provide L- arginine to improve fertility.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection — sometimes referred to as SCAD — is an uncommon emergency condition that occurs when a tear forms in one of the blood vessels in the heart. This frightening condition strikes suddenly, without warning, and is most common in young healthy women in their 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, and you have probably never even heard of it.
Last year, the headlines were everywhere warning us of the dangers of Zika Virus. This “new” and terrifying mosquito-borne illness captured our attention, as we learned it is harmful to the most vulnerable amongst us—pregnant women and babies. Researchers have discovered some information about how this virus is transmitted, how it affects us, and what we still don’t know. Read on to learn how you can be informed and take precautions to avoid being infected during mosquito season.
Postpartum depression symptoms are unmistakable, leaving any new mom feeling stressed, overwhelmed, anxious and depressed. Science has found postpartum depression is strongly linked to a common Herpes virus.
As you progress in your pregnancy, you may have heard of a thing called kick counts. While at first pregnancy kick counts were something that I would never do or do occasionally, I was wrong. It has become a part of my daily routine.
I know a home birth is all the rage in the natural community. But you can have a peaceful and natural hospital birth.
If you have had kids you may have had some strange changes in your body after including stinky pits. Don’t despair. While weird, having stinky pits after pregnancy is a normal side effect of having kids.
An all-female team of researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and McCormick School of Engineering recently made history by successfully using 3-dimensional (3-D) printing to bioengineer functional prosthetic ovaries which were implanted in mice and allowed ovulation and impregnation to take place. This breakthrough shows promise for eventual use in humans in the treatment of infertility.
Congratulations on your newborn! While you and the world are focusing on your new bundle of joy, some physical changes might start happening to your body. Don't worry – here are some healthy tips to ease your post-pregnancy changes.
Research has shown that breastfeeding could prevent shocking disparities in health outcomes.
Should morning sickness be something to worry about during your pregnancy—especially when it’s really bad and often? Here’s what the latest study revealed after following roughly 800 women during their pregnancy.
What could be sweeter than a study that says chocolate and pregnancy may be a great combination. That finding and the reasons why will be presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual meeting on February 4 in Atlanta.
It is well accepted that it is important for pregnant women to get adequate amounts of folic acid to help prevent neural tube birth defects. However, excess folic acid during pregnancy could be harmful, based on new findings and some previous research.
A new study focuses on concerns among pregnant women who have celiac disease. Researchers studied more than 300,000 pregnancies to find 892 women who were suffering from celiac disease. Their goal was to determine if the condition led to complications associated with carrying a child.