pregnancy symptoms

Pregnancy and postpartum pain
Pregnancy and postpartum pain (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Bond University team has launched an extensive research project involving 60 pregnant women and 120 new mothers to ascertain the effectiveness of SRC Shorts on the management of prenatal and postnatal pain. The aim of the research is to evaluate ... Read More »

Morning sickness
Morning sickness (5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5)

Transcript Morning sickness is very common. Fortunately for most women it’s mild for most of the time and for a lot of women will pass after the first 12-13 weeks. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Now, having said that, it is ... Read More »

How pregnancy affects your sleep
How pregnancy affects your sleep (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant you’ve almost certainly heard that a healthy diet and the right amount of exercise are the pillars of a healthy pregnancy. But have you considered the importance of proper sleep? If not, it’s time to start thinking ... Read More »

Buying maternity bras
Buying maternity bras (4 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5)

So you’ve made the decision to wear a maternity bra and now it’s time to go shopping. Where to buy a maternity bra? Maternity bras are available at most department stores and lingerie shops, which usually also provide a free ... Read More »

Maternity bras for relieving the breast symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding
Maternity bras for relieving the breast symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The breast symptoms of pregnancy and preparing for breastfeeding affect all women differently. You may experience some of the symptoms and changes discussed below and not others, or you may experience them all. Any combination of breast symptoms in pregnancy ... Read More »

7 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum
7 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Now that your pregnancy is well underway, you’ll almost certainly be feeling pregnant. You’re pregnancy hormones have kicked in and this week they’re likely to contribute to pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness. As unpleasant as pregnancy symptoms are, they ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum
6 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum (7 votes, average: 4.29 out of 5)

If you haven’t noticed already, you probably will realise this week that your period is overdue. The missed period is often the first sign of pregnancy. You will not menstruate again until after the birth of your baby. Menstruation is ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Key points
6 weeks pregnant: Key points (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy week 6 is a time of rapid embryo development and change for pregnant mums. Changes for mum You have probably noticed your period is missing by this week. Pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) production by the placenta has ... Read More »

Pica: Unearthing a hidden dietary behavior
Pica: Unearthing a hidden dietary behavior (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Though it was identified as a disorder as early as the 14th century, pica, or the eating of non-food items, has for years believed to be all but non-existent in a few corners of the globe — a 2006 study ... Read More »

Hyperpigmentation in pregnancy: Darkening of freckles, scars, nipples, genitals, thighs and arm pits
Hyperpigmentation in pregnancy: Darkening of freckles, scars, nipples, genitals, thighs and arm pits (8 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

What is hyperpigmentation? During pregnancy up to 90% of women experience some degree of darkening to areas of the skin. This darkening of the skin is referred to as hyperpigmentation. This may occur in specific areas of the body such ... Read More »

 
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