People have been trying to predict baby genders for centuries. A new study published online in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity says that women who are carrying a female child may actually experience heightened inflammation which could make them feel worse during their pregnancy.
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Often one of the first indicators that a woman is expecting is a change in her palate – either she wants more of some foods or nothing to do with any of them.
Nutrition is probably one of the most important parts of pregnancy – not just because you’re taking care of your own body, but because everything you do affects your baby. This is why it’s so important for women to include a wide variety of healthy fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals in their daily diets. But there are some foods you should eat regularly during pregnancy; grapefruit is one of them.
One of the first signs of pregnancy can be nausea or vomiting. For most women morning sickness starts 6 weeks into the pregnancy, and subsides just before the second trimester begins. But for others the illness can continue throughout the pregnancy. The silver lining could be a new study that suggests there may actually be some benefits to the loathsome condition that affects as much as 85% of all pregnant women.
For months Kelly Clarkson gushed about how much she wanted to get pregnant and become a mom. But, now that her dream is becoming a reality, the experience is not what she hoped it would be.
A UCLA study has revealed that woman who deal with a severe form of nausea during pregnancy, and take antihistamines to sleep it through, might be at risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes like preterm births or low term babies.
Nausea can be a very serious issue for some pregnant moms. In many cases it is something that levels off after she enters her second trimester but for some it can be so severe that it threatens the health of both the mother and unborn baby.
Morning sickness is experienced by 50 to 60 percent of all pregnant women. In most cases, morning sickness is a temporary condition that dissipates as the pregnancy progresses. However, for some pregnant women (about 1 percent), morning sickness can cause severe disturbances in everyday life.
Lyndsey Plummer’s pregnancy turned from happy news to frightening news when her constant illness and weight loss turned out to be an allergic reaction to pregnancy. Diagnosed with hyperemises gravidarum, Plummer has to take powerful medications to keep healthy while her pregnancy continues.
Morning sickness is an unfortunate symptom of early pregnancy that many women experience to some degree. A new study may show that women who have morning sickness are less likely to miscarry during the early weeks of pregnancy.