Cramps in Early Pregnancy: Causes & Ways To Treat

It happens quite often. In the most cases, there is no reason to worry if you have light cramps. Very often it doesn’t turn into anything more serious and soon passes. But sometimes, uterine cramps

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What Is Ovary? Definition and Functions

Ovaries are a pair of female sex glands, which are located in the pelvic cavity. Their importance is derived from their role in producing both the female sex hormones that control reproduction and the female

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Pregnancy Weight Gain: Healthy Weight in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a joyful period for any woman. The weight of an expectant mother doesn’t change much in the first trimester while it starts notably increasing in the period of active growth of the fetus.

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Labor Contractions: What Do They Feel Like?

Labor contractions – regular involuntary contractions of muscles of the uterus, which a woman in labor cannot handle. True contractions. The shortest last 20 seconds with 15 minutes pauses. The longest last 60 seconds with

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Diarrhea During Pregnancy: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

The expectation in the case of pregnancy may be a joyful period for a woman. Preparing the nursery, buying clothes and toys for the baby and other pleasant chores associated with the completion of the

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C-Section Recovery – Terms, Care & Useful Tips

Recovery after childbirth is not an easy process. The C-section recovery is a separate topic. Knowing all the rules and details of the process, a young mother will be able to restore her body strength

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What Pregnant Women Should Not Eat? Unhealthy Meals

The diet of pregnant women (as well as of women who are planning pregnancy) should consist only of natural products, such as fruits, vegetables, and products that have no additives. Some of these additives, for

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): Description, Causes & Treatment

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is also known as the Stein-Leventhal syndrome. In general, it is an endocrine (hormonal) disorder which is characterized by the enlarged ovaries. They are filled with small bubbles with fluid. PCOS is

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Braxton Hicks Contractions – What do They Feel Like?

Pregnancy is a natural process and nature has designed several mechanisms to help your body recognize those processes. One of those mechanisms is Braxton Hicks contractions. Let’s find out more about the phenomenon: what are

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Foods to Eat While Pregnant. Pregnancy Diet Rules

Happiness, expectation, anticipation and even fear – all these feelings accompany pregnant women. It is very important to stay sane and remember about the responsibility for your and your baby’s health. Being pregnant you should

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