Tired? Short of breath? And somewhere around week 20 of your pregnancy? You probably need more iron.
Many medications can affect your baby so always consult with your doctor before starting or continuing any medication during pregnancy.
Even if you eat a healthy, varied diet during pregnancy, it can be hard to get enough folic acid and calcium, in particular. Multivitamin tablets can be a good solution.
The first signs of pre-eclampsia are often high blood pressure and swelling of the hands, feet and abdomen. The most common remedy is rest. If this doesn't help and the pre-eclampsia goes from mild to severe, a caesarean may be advised.
A lot of pregnant women experience back pain and pain in the pelvis. Here are some things you can do to ease the pain.
First of all, to prevent cot death, put your baby down to sleep on their back. And never smoke around your baby.
Nobody knows how much alcohol you can drink before it harms your baby. So for that reason, abstaining from alcohol altogether during pregnancy is a good idea.
Because of its nutritional value, fish is great to eat when you're pregnant. It contains important fatty acids which are crucial to the development of your baby's brain. So eat away - with a few provisos!
Most bacteria and viruses will not harm your baby. But unfortunately there are some exceptions.
Fatigue, weight, joy - double it; you’re having twins! But not to worry. Odds are that you’re going to have two healthy babies.
Breastfeeding is the only thing you can't do. But you're still nearly as important as your partner in the breastfeeding process. That's because help and support are the key to successful breastfeeding.
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