Postpartum gas is when a woman experiences increased flatulence after having a baby. Postpartum gas is common and usually goes away on its own but can also be a sign of a pelvic injury or underlying health condition. In this article, we explore the causes of postpartum gas and bloating. We also cover when to
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Despite what the celebrity news says, stars are typically not “just like us.” But when it comes to breastfeeding, regular moms can often relate to their famous counterparts.  In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we’ve compiled a collection of memorable breastfeeding moments from celebrity moms like Kristen Bell, Serena Williams and Chrissy Teigen. Here are
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An intrauterine device, or IUD, is a small device that doctors place inside the uterus as a contraceptive. Many people experience IUD side effects, especially in the first few weeks to months following insertion. There are two types of IUD available. One type secretes hormones while the other contains copper. Hormone-secreting IUDs release the synthetic
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This is a guest post written by Motif Medical. Sleep, eat, work, play, repeat. If this sounds like your normal routine then you might be a new mom getting into the groove of things. However, now you need be prepared to return to your job after your maternity leave! We understand that you have a
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A chemical pregnancy is one that results in very early pregnancy loss, usually in the first few weeks. Doctors call it a chemical pregnancy because levels of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) are initially elevated enough to produce a positive result on a pregnancy test but dip again before a doctor can see the
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Artificial turf has become more advanced in recent years, and it is increasingly popular as a surface on which to play a variety of sports. However, it does come with the risk of turf burn. In some ways, turf may be safer than grass. For example, it provides more cushioning than grass during winter. However,
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When someone close to you suffers a loss, you may want to do something to comfort your friend, but you are afraid of doing the “wrong” thing. You may be even so scared of doing the “wrong thing” that you do not do anything for the person. There is no one size fits all approach
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What causes irregular periods? Your menstrual cycle is counted from the first day of your last period to the start of your next period. Your period is considered irregular if it’s longer than 38 days or if the duration varies. Irregular periods can have several causes, from hormonal imbalances to other underlying conditions, and should
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