Parental care and Pregnancy

A period from conception to birth is known as Pregnancy. When egg is fertilized by a sperm it implanted in the lining of the uterus, then it develops into the placenta and embryo, and later into a fetus. Duration of Pregnancy usually lasts 40 weeks, beginning from the first day of the woman’s last menstrual…

Psychological Changes during Pregnancy

Women and their partners may go through a wide range of emotional experiences during pregnancy and the year following birth (the perinatal period). Physical changes in pregnancy can affect your emotions and mood, and being a parent may be different from your expectations. Common symptoms of antenatal depression: The following symptoms may help you to…

Nutrition during Pregnancy and lactation

Good nutrition is essential to ensure that a mother’s body can give baby the nourishment she or he requires to develop and grow. Mainly,balanced diet is to be followed ­ lots of fruits, vegetables grains and proteins. You do not require eating for two but certainly requirement for calorie intake and recommended daily allowance for…

During Pregnancy you may Require Bed Rest Sometimes

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy at any time When labor like painful uterine contraction started before term Intrauterine Growth Restriction (when the baby’s growth is less in comparison to expected growth) Hypertension (high blood pressure) Preeclampsia (PREGNANCY complication where you develop high blood pressure,protein in the urine and swelling over body) More than one baby (TWINS,…