frequent urination during pregnancy

frequent urination during pregnancy
Frequent Urination Frequent urination is common during pregnancy. This happens because the volume of blood in your body increases dramatically, putting your kidneys through extra effort. Like the heart, the kidneys work harder throughout pregnancy. They filter the increasing volume of blood and in the process causing you to empty your bladder [...]

PREGNANCY BEGINS

symptoms of pregnancy day after intercourse
Symptoms of Pregnancy “Am I pregnant”, is a question that excites many eager women who are anxious to know the result. Pregnancy is a long awaited moment in every family. While there is no denying the fact that a medical maternity test is effective for solving all doubts on the possibility of motherhood, there are also several way [...]

kegel exercises during pregnancy

kegel exercises during pregnancy
Dr. Arnold H. Kegel is perhaps best known for his invention of exercises for the pelvic floor muscles, which are now called Kegel exercises. This is one of the most recommended forms of exercise during pregnancy. Kegels are designed to strengthen the muscles that are used for pushing during labour. Weak Kegel muscles can contribute to pain du [...]

some little known pregnancy facts

some little known pregnancy facts
Some Pregnancy Facts  The ovum is one of the largest cells in the human body. It can be seen without the use of a microscope. A mature ovum’s diameter is about 0.2 mm. The ovum is about the size of a period (dot at the end of a sentence) on this page. The female body has two ovaries —one on the left and one on the right. Normally only [...]

development of the fertilised egg dur...

development of the fertilised egg during pregnancy
The Fertilised Egg At the beginning of the menstrual cycle an egg is released from one of the two ovaries. It travels along the fallopian tube. Also known as uterine tubes they connect the ovaries to the uterus. Pregnancy Facts • 33   The sperm, from the man, enters the woman’s vagina during sexual intercourse. From there it goes u [...]

don t over do it during pregnancy

don t over do it during pregnancy
As your pregnancy progresses, your energy and vigour may reduce greatly. As your baby grows and pushes up on your lungs you will notice a decreased ability to breathe in more air when you exercise. On some days you feel that your body says, “Stop!” Then just stop! Your body is signalling that you have over done exercise if you fee [...]

breast growth during pregnancy

breast growth during pregnancy
Breast Growth An increase in breast size is one of the first signs of pregnancy. They tend to enlarge because hormones (mainly oestrogen) are preparing the breasts for milk production. The glands that produce milk gradually increase in number as the weeks pass. Even the areola, the area around the nipples, becomes darker. The breasts may feel [...]

tips to overcome fatigue during pregn...

tips to overcome fatigue during pregnancy
Tips to Combat Fatigue • rest as much as you can • Make sure you’re getting enough iron and protein • Include physical activity and exercise in your daily routine.

unusual fatigue during pregnancy

unusual fatigue during pregnancy
Unusual Fatigue Fatigue is common, especially in the first 12 weeks and again in late pregnancy. You may feel tired as your body prepares to support the pregnancy. Your heart will pump faster and harder, and your pulse will quicken.

PREGNANCY FACTS

pregnancy facts and myths
The Fertilised Egg At the beginning of the menstrual cycle an egg is released from one of the two ovaries. It travels along the fallopian tube. Also known as uterine tubes they connect the ovaries to the uterus. Pregnancy Facts • 33   The sperm, from the man, enters the woman’s vagina during sexual intercourse. From there it goes u [...]