Unfortunately, irregular bowel movements and constipation are common pregnancy complaints. And, all that straining can lead to painful hemorrhoids — swollen veins in the rectum. Can pushing When…

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Although bupropion isn’t generally considered a first line treatment for depression during pregnancy, it might be an option for women who haven’t responded to other medications. Research suggests…

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A fitted dress needs to have plenty of give in the fabric so that it doesn’t put too much pressure on your bump and make you uncomfortable. This…

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Is Lamb safe during pregnancy? Raw or undercooked meat should be avoided during pregnancy due to the risk of toxoplasmosis, an infection with bacteria often found in raw…

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At present, the most promising pregnancy tests are the enzyme-linked immunoassays. These are qualitative tests that involve enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and monoclonal antibodies. This technology is readily…

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Chemical pregnancies take place before ultrasounds can detect a fetus, but not too early for a pregnancy test to detect levels of hCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin. This…

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If you take a home pregnancy test and the results reveal a faint positive line, there’s a strong possibility that you’re pregnant. Some women see a clearly distinguishable…

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The no-undercooked-or-raw-fish-sushi rule applies to all three trimesters. During the first trimester, several significant developments are happening, so it’s crucial to abstain as soon as you know you’re…

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Smoking before pregnancy does not affect your unborn baby, and if you have been smoking up until now, it’s best not to dwell on the past but to…

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Sparkling grape juice and sparkling cider seem to be everyone’s go-to non-alcoholic alternative and for good reason! What can I drink instead of alcohol while pregnant? You can…

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