Going through the birthing process for the first time has a lot of uncertainties..
During pregnancy, the mother’s health is essential to both mom and the baby. Common infections include Chickenpox, Rubella, Genital Herpes and more.
You just delivered a baby! Your little bundle of joy is a miracle and you couldn’t be happier. But along with the many changes the baby has brought, you notice that your body has gone through plenty of changes too.
There are many questions about labour and delivery that you will want to ask yourself – and your doctor – weeks before the onset of labour. You have a lot of choices to make about the process.
If you are healthy, there is no reason to avoid normal activities such as work, travel, or sexual relations. Depending on your occupation, you may be able to continue working for the duration of your pregnancy, if you wish.
An episiotomy is an incision made in the perineum—the area between the anus and the vagina—to enlarge the birth canal when it is considered advisable to avoid tearing your skin during childbirth.
The uterus is the remarkable organ that serves as your little one's home during pregnancy. After delivery, it will still weigh as much as 0.7 kg (1 1/2 lb).
Women who have already had a child tend to feel their child's first movements at around 16-18 weeks
Congratulations on delivering your precious bundle of joy into the world! After 9 long months, it has been quite a journey.