Month: July 2018

During labor, the cervix changes from a tightly closed entrance to a fully open exit for the baby. Looking at a cervix dilation chart can help people to understand what’s happening at each stage of labor. Each woman experience labor differently. In this article, we discuss in detail how the cervix is likely to change
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Vaginal cramps or spasms may feel like strong, painful muscle contractions. While mild vaginal cramps can be a symptom of menstruation, painful cramps or vaginal cramps that occur outside of menstruation often have an underlying medical cause. This article looks at some of the most common causes of vaginal cramps, as well as treatment options
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Many women experience night sweats or hot flashes after pregnancy. These are known as postpartum night sweats. Certain home remedies can help relieve the symptoms. Night sweats happen when a woman experiences a hot flash during the night. Many people associate hot flashes and night sweats with menopause, but pregnancy, which is also a time
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Dehydration occurs when the body uses or loses more fluid than it takes in. Dehydration can affect anyone, including toddlers. On most days, people will replace fluids easily by drinking and eating as usual. However, diarrhea, vomiting, illness, and hot weather can all increase fluid loss and make dehydration more likely. Caregivers should be aware
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The Nexcare Maternity Support features an adjustable support belt designed to support your growing bump during pregnancy, helping to spread the weight evenly and reduce back and abdominal pain. Nexcare Maternity Support is easy to apply, and for additional comfort and security you can attach the tummy strap over your bump by attaching it to
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During a period, the uterus sheds the lining that has built up in case of pregnancy. While a woman can experience uterine bleeding during pregnancy, it will not be due to a period. In this article, we take an in-depth look at menstruation and pregnancy and discuss other potential causes of bleeding during pregnancy. Can
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Green poop in kids can be alarming, but it usually not a cause for concern. Diet, such as eating leafy greens, often causes green poop. Otherwise, it may be linked to diarrhea or bacterial infections. Poop is usually brown, but it can change color daily. This is not usually a cause for concern. The reasons
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Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters, but there are many iron-rich foods that even the fussiest toddlers will eat. Toddlers are known to reject foods for all kinds of reasons – maybe it’s too red, it’s too mushy, or it touched something green. This can lead caregivers to worry about toddlers not getting the nutrition that
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Photo: iStockphoto I was so convinced that my vagina would be demolished after childbirth that I spent close to $100 on a makeshift repair kit: plus- size adult diapers, perineum-shaped ice packs, and Tucks antiseptic wipes. Although labour was an insane thirty-six hours, with an epidural that ONLY froze my legs (thank you, modern science),
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