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Pregnancy Hormones
Pregnancy Hormones | A Detailed Guide For Roles And Levels

Your health, structure, and ability to function throughout the years of your life depend on hormones. These chemicals deliver the messages responsible for coordinating and controlling the functions of cells and organs. Hormones play a particularly prominent role during pregnancy to help protect and nourish…

phantom pregnancy
Phantom Pregnancy | Imagine you’re pregnant?

Do you imagine that you’re pregnant ? Menstruation stops, morning sickness, and a bloated stomach seem like symptoms of pregnancy, but those may also be symptoms of a phantom pregnancy. That is because false pregnancy includes all pregnancy symptoms, except for the fetus’s real presence…

Pregnancy symptoms
The 12 Early Pregnancy symptoms

Are you pregnant, or are you not? If you’ve been busy between the sheets with the hope of making a baby, this might be a question of paramount importance to you. You might have to rely on guesswork until you are a few weeks along.…

Stages of Childbirth
The Stages of Childbirth

The 9 months of pregnancy are divided into three trimesters. So also, the process of childbirth from the first contraction you feel to that final push is broken down into three defined stages – labor, delivery (pushing) and delivery of the placenta. Knowing what to…

Bleeding During Pregnancy
Bleeding During Pregnancy | Is It Normal?

One morning the unexpected happened … You spotted a few drops of blood on your underwear. Frantically you called up your doctor, told him about you bleeding during pregnancy, and a few hours later, you were at his office waiting to see him. After a…

Inducing Labor
Why Inducing Labor? | Methods And What Doctors Suggest?

Birth stories tend to be very comforting when you’re looking for ways to ease the nervousness surrounding your fast-approaching delivery. It is an excellent source related to real experiences – the various ways in which mothers prepare for delivery, the strategies adopted to cope with…

Signs of labor
Signs of labor | 5 Symptoms You Are About to Labor

It happened once before. You thought you were in labor. Excited and anxious you headed to the hospital only to be told they were “Braxton Hicks Contractions”. Oops, false alarm! Pregnancy is difficult to predict, and such confusions are common occurrences. But, how will you…

Pregnancy Cramps
Pregnancy Cramps | What does it indicate?

Some women experience short spasms of pain in the abdominal area in early pregnancy. It is known as cramping and feels similar to menstrual cramps in their intensity. Are pregnancy cramps in the early stages normal, or is it a cause of concern?  The question…