Doctors don't advise against sex during pregnancy, as long as there have been no complications with pregnancy in the past or present. But before having sex during the period, here are certain things you need to keep in mind.
It is essential that a woman starts taking folic acid at least one month before she starts trying to conceive. Consuming folic acid and other prenatal vitamins timely can help in reducing the risk of birth defects.
Usually, it is the baby’s calf muscle that remains underdeveloped; sometimes the feet are rotated inwards or downwards. Though a clubfoot does not cause any pain, it is best to receive treatment as soon as possible.
World Sleep Day: The ideal amount of sleep for a man or woman is seven to eight hours of uninterrupted sleep. That is enough to regularise your body functions. Keep your sleeping time fixed as far as possible.
Here is a basic guide to a few asanas you can introduce to your child to cultivate a taste for yoga as you practice together. With names and postures that mimic various animals and other forms of nature, the child can easily relate to these poses as they perform them.
Studies show that women with three or more full-term pregnancies are at an increased risk of cervical cancer. Women who deliver before the age of 17 are also twice more likely to be affected than those who deliver after 25 years of age.
World Cancer Day: Patients with cervical cancer, who continue their pregnancy, should be closely monitored until delivery. Advanced medical science has enabled gynecologists to remove cancerous cervix while preserving the womb.
Women with IVF pregnancies have a higher incidence of caesarian section, which can be due to the associated high risk factors like diabetes, high blood pressure, fibroids, multiple pregnancy and sometimes preterm delivery.
"It can start as early as in the womb, which is an involuntary smile. Parents often find their newborn smiling in his or her sleep. But that's just the twitching of the muscle and not really a smile as we understand it."