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Category: Well-being

Learn how to care for your well-being during pregnancy in articles about morning sickness, allergies, sleep, anxiety, and more.

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Anxiety during pregnancy

Anxiety is very common amongst expectant moms, due to doubts about pregnancy, concerns about the future baby, and fears about

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Kangaroo care for premature babies

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 15 million babies are born pretermº every year. Being pre-term means that a

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Postpartum depression

It’s totally normal to feel sad, irritable, anxious or tearful a few days after delivery. If you feel like this,

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Environmental risk factors

Prenatal exposure to radiation, heavy metals, plastics, and pesticides could cause birth defects, or affect the physical and cognitive development

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Necessary prenatal tests

Your doctor will ask for a series of tests during your pregnancy to make sure everything’s running smoothly. These tests

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First doctor’s appointment

Once you suspect you are pregnant, you should attend to your gynecologist between weeks 6 and 9 for your first

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Self-care and vaginal infections

There’s a group of controlled microorganisms (good bacteria) that reside in the vagina to maintain an adequate pH level, and

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Circumcision: risks and benefts

Circumcision is a surgical procedure in which the foreskin, the skin that protects the penis from dryness and irritation, is

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Birthing methods

There are different ways to give birth. Natural birth is the traditional way, in which the high levels of oxytocin

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Preclampsia: symptoms and risks

Preeclampsia can pose high complications during pregnancy as it is characterized by protein in urine and arterial hypertension. Approximately 5%

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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes developed during pregnancy, especially during the third trimester. Having gestational diabetes means that

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Food for a restful sleep

Nowadays there are many distractions nowadays and bad habits that could really take a toll on the quality of your

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