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Pregnancy & Exercise Parameters

The amount of exercise you should be getting while pregnant will depend on your activity level, the duration of the pregnancy, and if there are any complications. During a normal pregnancy, light exercise is often recommended by doctors as a way of staying toned and keeping from gaining too much wei

Pregnancy Symptoms During First Trimester

According to the Mayo Clinic, pregnancy symptoms can develop as soon as two weeks after conception. Many pregnancy symptoms are due to fluctuations in hormone levels and the body's preparation to nourish the fetus. However, every woman will experience different combinations and levels of symptoms in

Less Common Causes of Infertility

Although there are several well known causes of infertility, such as low sperm count, failure to ovulate, tubal blockages and endometriosis, there are several "non medical" factors which can be responsible which fail to show up in conventional medical tests. These less common causes of inf

Find Out What AFertility Doctor Does

Today's world has generated many fields of specialization and one which doctors have advanced quite a bit in the past two decades is in the area of fertility.

8 Signs of Postpartum Anxiety

New mothers may experience postpartum anxiety and not even know it. Here are some of the common signs of postpartum anxiety and what to do to get help.

Once a C, Always a C?

A recent study agrees that most women who have had a cesarean can safely give birth to their next child au natural -- when conditions are right.

Cure For Infertility

Conception is not immediate for many couples who are desperate to become parents. It seems like a sad twist of fate that people who do not even want children have lots of them, while others who want a child so badly cannot even have one. In these modern and very scientific times, there are many opti

A Girl Baby Conception. What Makes This Happen?

I often hear from women who are dead set on conceiving a girl. They want the whole experience of raising a daughter – the pink nursery, the dance or gymnastics classes, and having another female with

Fit Pregnancy Magazine

Expecting a baby soon? Or planning to conceive? Fit Pregnancy can help you through this rather challenging time and breeze through it with ease. Fit Pregnancy magazine provides you state-of-the-art, useful information on various aspects of health, nutrition and exercise fit for expectant mothers.

VBAC: Type of Past Incision-Topic Overview

It is standard practice for doctors to use a low,side-to-side (transverse) incision across the uterus for a cesarean delivery. But a vertical type of incision is sometimes needed,such as for some emergency cesarean deliveries. Before deciding whether you are a good candidate for a safe vaginal ...

Ten Earliest Possible Pregnancy Signs to End the Suspense

The ten earliest possible pregnancy signs are manifested at the initial stages that indicate the pregnant state of a woman. It is normal for some women to have all the early signs of pregnancy while some women experience one or two of them.

Eating Good Food For Your Baby

Congratulations, you are pregnant! The next nine months are going to be an exciting time, not just for you but for your growing baby! Think of all the things a baby has to accomplish in only nine (ten

Cytomegalovirus Infection and Pregnancy

CMV stands for Cytomegalovirus, which is a DNA herpesvirus that infects up to 85% of all people in the United States at some point in their lives. A positive antibody blood test for CMV means that you carry the antibody against CMV in your blood and that you have been infected with CMV in the past.

What You Have Been Waiting For - Giving Birth

Almost from the moment you find out that you are pregnant, you will be thinking about giving birth. After all, that is the whole point of these very special nine months in your life - bringing your little baby into the world.