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Pelvic pain is a common condition faced by many women during their pregnancy. You can experience it during any stage of pregnancy. Your body produces a substance called relaxin when you are pregnant which softens the ligaments connecting your joints. This pain experienced in the back and front of your pelvis is also termed as Pelvic Girdle Pain. Pelvic Girdle Pain is not harmful for babies. Causes of Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy The causes of pelvic pain may vary according to the stages of pregnancy. Some of the common causes can be: PGP is usually caused when the joints in the pelvis move unevenly. Cysts in the Ovary Overweight Hormonal change History of Lower Back Pain Constipation Weight of the baby Symptoms of Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy Different women experience different symptoms of pelvic pain. Some common symptoms are: Back Ache Worsening pain in legs, thighs or knees while walking, standing or during any day to day activities Pain in Pubic Area (Pressure or Stress) Clicking or Grinding in the Pelvic Area Difficulty in Turning Sides while Sleeping. Difficulty in Getting Up Suddenly. Share with your midwife, doctor or physiotherapist and get proper advice to control the pain. The discomfort […]
Expecting your first baby? It’s always a good idea to get your knowledge updated on what’s correct or what’s wrong while handling a new baby. Here are a few baby care tips you should be aware of: 1- You should always breastfeed your baby as soon as you both are ready. Most of the midwives help you do that, in the case for any reason they are keeping your baby in a nursery, you should speak to them if you can breastfeed your baby. The first yellowish colostrum is full of nutrition and is very healthy for your baby. 2- As soon as you leave the hospital, you will need a car seat to take your baby. Hospitals won’t allow you to take away your babies without car seats. If you are taking your baby via your own car, buy a car seat or arrange for one. If you are going back home via a taxi, then find out in advance the taxi services which come with a baby car seat. 3- Your baby might get rashes at the beginning on his / her face or the body. It is normal for the baby’s to show up those small red […]
Most of the pregnant women worry about weight gain during their pregnancies. It is important that you start your pregnancy at a right BMI. It is normally found that most of the women are already overweight when they plan their pregnancy. Healthy weight keeps both the mother as well as they baby healthy too. Here are few quick tips to ensure that you are on right track with your pregnancy: Try to lose weight if you are high on BMI before planning pregnancy. You don’t need to eat for two people while pregnant. Don’t follow any diet plan to reduce weight when pregnant as it can harm your baby growth. Include more of healthy options in your diet like fruits, vegetables, dairy etc. Avoid unwanted fats / ice creams / sweets cravings as this will not only increase your weight but also lead to dental issues. Eat fresh fruits than fruit juices as they also increase your weight due to increase in sugar levels. Eat small meals if you feel too much of acidity or bloated after eating. Try to be active during your pregnancy until advised otherwise by a doctor. Take small walks during the mornings or evenings. Water […]