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Feb, 2018

Labour and birth

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  The woman goes through three stages of labour. This article lets you understand what goes on in each of the stages. The first stage of labour In this stage, the cervix dilates because of the contractions. At the start, the cervix first softens so that it is able to open. You would feel contractions that are irregular and this is called the latent phase. The phase lasts for many…

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Feb, 2018

10 Noteworthy Tips and Advice for First time Expectant Mothers

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    Attaining parenthood is a major milestone in every person’s life. However, for a woman, attaining motherhood that too for the first time can be both physically, as well as emotionally intimidating. As a first time expectant mother, you may come across several scary and exciting things in your journey through pregnancy. While every pregnancy is different, yet there are certain recommendations and advice that can help you sail…

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Feb, 2018

Drinking One or More Sodas a Day Could Lower Your Pregnancy Odds

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Couples looking to conceive might want to curb a common habit: drinking even just one soda per day. Boston University School of Public Health research, published recently in Epidemiology, discovered that consuming one or more sugary beverages each day – by either the male or female partner – is linked to a lower chance of getting pregnant Men and women's soda consumption was linked to a 20 percent lower average monthly probability of getting pregnant.…

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Relationship factors impact young adults' decisions related to contraceptive use

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Feb, 2018

Relationship factors impact young adults’ decisions related to contraceptive use

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The dynamics of a couple's relationship, including the exclusivity of the partnership, the level of commitment to the partnership and participation in sexual decision-making with their partner, impact young adults' decisions related to contraceptive use, new research from Oregon State University shows. Young adults who reported greater exclusivity with a partner and great relationship commitment were more likely to use hormonal or long-acting methods of birth control or a less…

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Feb, 2018

Rh Factor and Pregnancy – Healtheoz

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  A Brief Overview of RH Factorand its Implications on Pregnancy The long-awaited moment of your life is here. Yes…you are pregnant, and the joy and enthusiasm of you and your family know no bounds. However, before you start preparing for the arrival of your little bundle of joy, it’s important to prepare your body well so as to make your pregnancy, as well as the delivery more enjoyable and…

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