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Morning Sickness During Pregnancy
Most of the pregnant women experience morning sickness during the earlier period of their pregnancy. It is mostly faced during the first trimester of your pregnancy where you suffer from nausea and vomiting. The exact causes of morning sickness are still unknown, however, they are considered as healthy signs of pregnancy. How long will I face morning sickness and will it affect my baby’s growth? Morning sickness usually starts before 9 weeks of pregnancy and clears by 14 weeks. For some women it lasts for months and for some the entire pregnancy period. Morning sickness is not harmful for your baby, however, ensure that you continue to take a healthy diet in spite of the sickness for proper growth of your baby. Sometimes, nausea and vomiting is severe, in such cases it is always advisable to consult your doctor. Who is at risk of getting morning sickness? Though there is no defined reason for morning sickness, however, below are some reasons which can be behind it: Nausea and vomiting in a previous pregnancy Multiple pregnancies Stress Obesity Effect of any diseases or any medications used by the mom Family history of Morning sickness If it is your first pregnancy Higher […]
Pilates During Pregnancy
What is Pilate? Pilate is the physical fitness system used to enhance and improve the physical fitness and strength of the body. It is a set of exercises that can refresh your body and mind. Is Pilate good during pregnancy? Pilate is a good exercise during pregnancy that can strengthen your abdominal, back and pelvic floor muscles. Pilates are perfects exercises that are safe in all stages of pregnancy and after birth. Pilates during pregnancy is mainly focused on Pelvic floor muscles. It can maintain your body balance and helps to build body strength. It can reduce your back pain during pregnancy. The breathing exercises or patterns helps you to control your breathing. It can reduce stress and tension. Just ensure that your Pilate trainer is an expert in training during pregnancy too. Consult your doctor or midwife before doing any exercises. Follow their advice on what to do and what not to. Avoid some positions and exercises during Pilates. Have proper care. A good Pilates instructor can help you on the exercises that you should do. Check if your instructor is a health professional and if she has got proper training in exercise during pregnancy. Avoid exercises that make […]
Cord Blood Banking
While pregnant, this is one of the important question that keeps arriving in front of your family, Cord Blood Banking. Here are a few things you need to know about it: What is Cord Blood? Your baby is connected with your placenta through the umbilical Cord which contains three vessels, two of them are arteries which carry blood from the baby to the placenta and a larger vein, which carries blood back to the baby. It carries oxygen and nutrients from the mother’s placenta into the baby’s bloodstream and bring back the waste products like carbon dioxide, from your baby to the placenta. It is usually 60 cm long which allows the baby to move freely inside you without harming it. Why is cord blood so important? Once your baby’s cord is cut, there is some blood that remains in the placenta and umbilical cord known as cord blood. This blood is rich in stem cells as found in bone marrow and can be used to treat many life threatening conditions such as Cancer, immunity related issues, genetic disorders to name a few. This is the reason why Cord Blood Banking is gaining a lot of importance these days. It […]