Whatever you want to know about being pregnant or caring for your newborn baby, if you follow each guide below, you should give yourself the best chance of having a safe delivery and a healthy baby.
Danger signals in pregnancy. Pregnant women always want to know that their life and the life of their baby are safe. Pregnancy is a fulfilling but delicate experience and it is of utmost importance for women to detect signs of danger early in order to seek medical intervention immediately.
Emotional and behavioral changes during pregnancy. There are variations in the range of emotional and behavioral changes during pregnancy; Start understanding psychological changes during pregnancy.
Commonly reported minor discomforts in Pregnancy. Pregnancy is a unique experience, unique for different women and also unique for that woman with each child. There are however discomforts, referred to as ‘minor disorders’ that are most commonly reported by pregnant women. They can be related to either hormonal changes in pregnancy or the physical changes due to the growing uterus.
Things to pack when you or someone you know is 7 months pregnant. “I’m in my seventh month of pregnancy and my nurse says I should be all packed and ready”.
Understanding postpartum baby blues. Postpartum Baby Blues occurs about the third or fourth day after delivery and appears to be related to the rapid alteration of hormonal levels after birth.
The symptoms of postpartum depression and the risks involved. Postpartum Depression is a non-psychotic depressive disorder of variable severity which occurs in the first year of childbirth.
All you need to know about puerperal psychosis. Puerperal Psychosis is a group of illnesses which occur following childbirth. It is characterized by delusions, hallucinations and impaired perception of reality and usually becomes evident within the first 3 months postpartum.
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