Category Archives: Pregnancy

Realizing the Dream of Being a Mother with IUI Infertility Treatment

Intrauterine insemination is also known as IUI and it is a fertility treatment that one will opt for when they are not fertile. This is a process where a tube is inserted to the uterus and the sperm is washed inside it. A lot of people will know it as Artificial Insemination and it uses the same process and procedure as IUI.

Before one seeks all other infertility treatment, they should try out this method first as this is one of the most effective methods .  This infertility treatment is an assisted form of reproduction which will involve the medicinal assistance. It has proved to bring in the required results according to the survey that was conducted among patients seeking for treatments. Continue reading

Is A Different Life After Pregnant (Part 2)

Reality Checking Your Lifestyle

pregnant womanYour new baby will also alter your social life. “I hardly go out with my friends anymore, because I have to express my milk every three to four hours daily. Even when I do, I’m often too tired to enjoy the night out. A simple trip to the shops gets tiring when I have to bring along tons of my pumping equipment,” shares Bonny.

And even if you do venture out, your expeditions would most likely be limited to baby-friendly shopping centers with nursing rooms. Karen, 26, a mother of a eight-month-old baby, who even had to change her circle of friends as not everyone fou venues, such as nd “poo” comparisons and diaper brand debates stimulating. Continue reading

Is A Different Life After Pregnant (Part 1)

Reality Checking Your Body

checkingThe first shocking realization comes when new mothers realize that they still look six months pregnant after being wheeled out of the delivery room! I remained quite plump for the first two months, and only started to regain my figure in the seventh month.

According to doctor research explains that the amount a mother loses immediately after delivery would depend on the weight of the baby (usually 3 to 3.2kg), placenta (1/7th of the baby’s weight) and amniotic fluid (1 to 1.54); on average, 7kg in all.

“How long she takes to lose all the weight from pregnancy will depend on how much she has gained. So, don’t put on too much weight; 10 to 12kg is just perfect,” says doctor, who recommends total breastfeeding, dieting and exercise after the first six weeks of birth as good ways to regain your svelte pre-birth figure. Continue reading

Pregnancy Soothing Backpain

To minimize back pains, here are some simple things to do:backpainpregnancy

  1. Cut down on your physical activities, especially those that stress the lower back and pelvis, like climbing stairs, walking long distances and standing for long periods.
  2. Sleeping with your face up puts a lot of pressure on your back. Lying on your side with a pillow between your knees would reduce the pressure. If you are used to sleeping on your back, placing a pillow under your knees can cut the pressure by half.
  3. Another small pillow under the lower back will also help.
  4. Control your diet to avoid excessive weight gain, which will make the strain worse.
  5. Strengthen your back muscles through exercise or yoga.

The seven yoga poses below are good for strengthening the lower back, and increasing lung capacity and elasticity for easy delivery. Do them once or twice a week if you are in your third to eighth month of pregnancy. Some Yoga instructor even advice that pregnancy female handles prenatal classes at Yoga. They describe the poses: Continue reading