Category: Health advice

I am pregnant and have some bleeding. I am very tense, how can I relax?

I am pregnant and have some bleeding. I am very tense, how can I relax?

I am expecting my second baby and am 14 weeks pregnant. I had a bit of bleeding a couple of times, and I am so
Origins of the Placenta

Origins of the Placenta

The placenta forms when a fertilised egg (ova and sperm) arrive in the uterus to nest in the mucous membrane inside the uterus.
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)

In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)

Read the first part of this article: Assisted Human Reproduction Techniques. Lisez la première partie de ce billet ici : La procréation médicalement assistée (PMA) - Les
Pacifiers and Bottle Nipples: Questions and Answers

Pacifiers and Bottle Nipples: Questions and Answers

The choice of using a pacifier or not leads to many questions. What is the best mode adapted to my baby? Should I use latex
Listeriosis Diagnosis

Listeriosis Diagnosis

Did you read What are the Signs of a Listeria Infection? Frequently, a listeriosis diagnosis for a pregnant woman will be made through a blood
Whooping Cough Vaccine - Mandatory?

Whooping Cough Vaccine – Mandatory?

Your doctor has suggested that you receive the Whooping Cough vaccine. Is it mandatory to receive this vaccine during pregnancy? What is it used for?
I feel nauseous and am very tired! How long will I have these pregnancy symptoms for?

I feel nauseous and am very tired! How long will I have these pregnancy symptoms for?

I am seven weeks pregnant with my first baby. I am already fed up! Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and fatigue...how long will these symptoms
What’s a TENS?

What’s a TENS?

Marie, my friend told me I could use a TENS device to help soothe my painful back. I’m 30 weeks pregnant and was wondering if
The Needs of New Mothers

The Needs of New Mothers

Hello Everyone, The postnatal period is another stage in the parenthood continuum. You carry your baby, give birth to it, then you breastfeed it and
Can I have an epidural with a tattoo on my back?

Can I have an epidural with a tattoo on my back?

Marie, I was wondering whether if I can get an epidural even with a tattoo on my lower back. My friend said that it wasn’t
Returning Home with a Premature Baby

Returning Home with a Premature Baby

To read the previous, read Prematurity and Breastfeeding. Many parents wonder when a premature baby can go home with them. An excellent question, but there
Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure: Hypertension in Pregnant Women

Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure: Hypertension in Pregnant Women

Article Updated June 4, 2018 Hypertension in a pregnant woman is a well-known phenomenon in the scientific community as it affects 5–10% of pregnant women.