Tag: pregnancy

Tilted Cervix

A tilted uterus is one that curves backwards at the cervix rather than the normal forward position. Other names used to refer to a tilted uterus include: Uterine retro displacement Backward uterus Tipped uterus Uterine retroversion Retroverted uterus Retroflexed uterus   Symptoms of a tilted uterus There are some females who will not experience any […]

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Burping During Pregnancy

Most of the people burp a few times in a day and usually after having food. Pregnant women however burp more frequently because of the increased progesterone in the body and also because of the baby pushing on the lungs, stomach as well as intestines. For most of the women in such situations, being embarrassed […]

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Pregnancy Week By Week – Symptoms

 The different stages of pregnancy as per the three trimesters are detailed below. The First Trimester It begins in the first week of pregnancy and ends after 12 weeks. The First to Fourth week The Mother: Doctors calculate the due date from the first day of the last period. This includes the menstrual cycle and […]

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Tailbone During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a time of joy as well as a period riddled with varied pains and aches. One such abnormality is tailbone pain during pregnancy. It is most common in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. It may however be noted that despite the severe discomfort associated with tailbone pain during pregnancy, the condition is […]

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Inflamed Cervix

The lower part of uterus of in the reproductive system of females is known as cervix. It is has a rough round shape and is about 2 to 3 cm in length. The documentation of the cervix is more than 2000 years old. The swelling and inflammation of the end of the uterus, in the cervix […]

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Decidual Bleeding – Symptoms of Early Pregnancy or Normal Period?

The term ‘decidual bleeding’ refers to limited shedding of the lining of the uterus during the initial few months of pregnancy. Such bleeding may appear similar to normal periods and can sometimes mislead women into believing that they are not pregnant, until the other signs of pregnancy occur. Mothers may find the thought of shedding […]

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Pyogenic Granuloma

Pyogenic granuloma or pregnancy tumor usually starts as a lesion and then grows rapidly for few weeks. They appear like small, red bumps on the skin. These bumps appear as an overgrowth of tissue due to hormonal factors, irritation and physical trauma. They appear like reddish or yellowish nodule and usually smaller than 2 cms. […]

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Black Cohosh – Used to Induce Labor and Other Benefits

Black cohosh or Actaea racemosa, a perennial plant found in North America, is used for several ailments.  It belongs to the buttercup family and is also known as snakeroot. Black cohosh is available in the form of capsule, tea and tincture. Although not supported by the theory, but black cohosh is said to work in […]

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C-section Scar – Delivery, Procedure, Healing, Recovery Time, Pictures

C-sections scars are caused due to Cesarean delivery/childbirth, which is also referred to as C-section delivery. C-section childbirth is a surgical procedure wherein the newborn is delivered via an incision in the mother’s abdomen and another incision in the uterus.Pregnant women can prepare in advance by educating themselves about a C-section procedure and aftercare. Why […]

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Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy

Cloudy urine during pregnancy can arise due to certain mild conditions or causes. It may also signify the presence of severe underlying conditions that require urgent medical treatment. It is therefore essential for all pregnant women to seek medical attention whenever they experience cloudy urine. Beginning at conception, expectant women may undergo various mental and […]

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