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…