Archive for the ‘Women’s Health’ Category
Make the appropriate introductions Many experts recommend introducing the baby to your household pets through their sense of smell. Have your partner bring an item of the baby’s clothing or bedding to your pet for “inspection” before the baby comes home from the hospital. When Fido comes face-to-face with your little bundle of joy, his [...]
The words “I’m pregnant” had hardly left my lips when friends and family began discussing the future of our three pets. I was amazed at the wide-ranging advice on the matter. Pet owners shared their personal war stories. One unnamed relative even suggested we give all of our pets away.
Women with urinary tract infections caused by the organism Urea urealyticum appear to have a threefold higher incidence of infertility compared with women who have not had the bacterial infection, according to a report from a meeting in Barcelona, Spain.
Few things are more frustrating and upsetting to a new mom than a baby who won’t stop crying. Usually, baby’s crying has a simple cause: he may be hungry or tired, hot or cold, or in need of a diaper change. She might want to be held, or she might be not feeling well. Remember [...]
Medications raise a red flag prior to and during pregnancy. A fetus is extremely vulnerable, especially during the first trimester, and medications that are relatively harmless for an adult may have serious consequences to a fetus. A physician or midwife can determine this risk. The majority of medications that an expectant mother may need during [...]
A growing number of women are plagued by vaginal yeast infections that resist treatment. Read about this chronic condition known as RVVC. Approximately 75% of all women have experienced vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) at least once in their lifetime. The VVC infection, commonly referred to as a “yeast infection,” is caused by an overgrowth of the [...]
Protein, iron, and calcium are found in soy… Regardless of whether a woman follows a vegetarian diet or not, protein from tofu and other soy products can provide plenty of protein. getting enough protein is a nutritional concern during pregnancy, as well as the right kind of protein. A Journal study done by the American [...]