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What to Do If You Hear an Intruder in Your Home

by Editorial Team May 30th, 2019| Pregnancy

Hearing an intruder in your home can be very frightening, especially if you live alone or are responsible for children. However, there are certain steps you can take to minimise the potential danger to yourself and others. Make sure you’re prepared by

Planning for a Family

by Editorial Team February 28th, 2019| Pregnancy

When it comes to the point in your life that you decide it's time to start a family, there are so many fun things to consider. You need to think about what baby names you like, how you want to decorate

The Life of a Surrogate Mother

by Editorial Team June 18th, 2018| Pregnancy
The life of a surrogate mother may not be what you would think. Surrogacy Ukraine is a burgeoning field for many women and I was fortunate enough to speak to one.

Surrogacy Ukraine has become a viable and wonderful option of employment for many women. While pitfalls can exist, progressive laws

Is Older Pregnancy Possible?

by Editorial Team June 14th, 2018| Pregnancy
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Let’s be honest, most women don’t plan on waiting until their late forties or even early fifties to have a child. Life, however, can sometimes throw you a curveball.

When you’ve spent your life advancing a career, searching for Mr.

Providing Education to Expectant Mothers on the Dangers of GBS in Newborns

by Editorial Team February 16th, 2018| Pregnancy
Group B streptococcus, more commonly known as GBS, has recently received more acknowledgment from patient advocacy groups, medical professionals, and the healthcare systems in play. Thanks in part to a new partnership between the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, or RCOG, and the charitable organisation Group B Strep Support,

What is Pelvic Vein Incompetence, and Why Does it Affect Women During Pregnancy?

by Editorial Team November 21st, 2017| Pregnancy
During pregnancy, women’s bodies change in a number of different ways. It’s not just a matter of your belly getting larger as the baby grows bigger. Two changes that you might not know about are the massive increase in blood volume during pregnancy, and changes to the pelvis (including bone
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How to Plan a Healthy Pregnancy

by R. Carnavale February 2nd, 2015| Pregnancy
Once you've decided to get pregnant, your goal is to have a healthy pregnancy and to get the process rolling as quickly as possible, so some preconception planning is in order. The first thing to do is to schedule an appointment with your health care provider, especially if you're
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9 Tips on Surviving Your Pregnancy in Winter

by R. Carnavale January 19th, 2015| Pregnancy
The cold, icy blasts of winter mean you will have to take special care as you trudge about on icy pavement and snow-filled paths with your bulging belly. Not only will you face hazards as you go from place to place, but you'll also face dangers of the germ
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How to Cope With Infections When You’re Pregnant

by R. Carnavale January 5th, 2015| Pregnancy
Despite your best efforts to stay healthy when you're pregnant, you may come down with an infection of some sort -- a cold, a respiratory flu, hay fever, chickenpox, or bladder infections. The key thing to remember is most infections will not harm your baby, so focus on getting
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Have a Healthy Pregnancy During the Holidays

by R. Carnavale December 22nd, 2014| Pregnancy
The holidays can be a wonderful time to be pregnant and you'll want to ensure you're healthy, prepared and having fun throughout the festivities. In order for you and your baby to stay healthy, you'll want to avoid packing on too many unnecessary pounds when it comes to eating
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What to Eat Before You Become Pregnant

by R. Carnavale December 8th, 2014| Pregnancy
What you eat before you become pregnant is just as important as what you eat during your pregnancy. If you're planning to become pregnant, you'll need to consider your body fat stores, antioxidant intake, use of supplements and recognize that if you're well-nourished, you'll increase your fertility and be
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Genetic Disorders: You and Your Unborn Child

by R. Carnavale November 24th, 2014| Pregnancy
There's the true story of a young woman who was expecting a child, had a successful delivery and gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Early on, it became clear that something was very wrong with the baby -- she gradually started to lose her eyesight, became deaf and