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There are a thousand things that affect your health during pregnancy. Before doing anything new or even what you have been doing since years you ask is it safe for baby. Coffee, tattoo, hair dye, piercing, dental work and many others come under your scrutiny.

Regularly adding to the list, we bring the most important topics for having a healthy pregnancy.

Quad Screen

Quad Screen

PrecapA Quadruple screen or Quad screen is a blood screen test during the second-trimester that tests for hCG, estriol, AFP and inhibin A.All the four chemicals (hCG, estriol, AFP and inhibin A) are present in...
Dehydration During Pregnancy

Dehydration During Pregnancy

Dehydration may conjure up an image of an athlete sweating it out or a thirsty traveler lost in a desert. But the fact is that there is a risk of dehydration during pregnancy also. Dehydration...
Amniocentesis Test During Pregnancy

Amniocentesis

PrecapAmniocentesis is a prenatal test that can check for many genetic conditions and baby's sex using aspirated amniotic fluid.Inside your womb, the baby has a bag with fluid cushioning and supplying nutrients to your...
Diastasis Recti

Diastasis Recti

Most of us confuse when we see a woman who has a lot of fat near the belly, and it looks as if she is still pregnant. In fact, in some cases, the makeup...
What Causes Hip Pain During Pregnancy?

Hip Pain During Pregnancy

Growing out your favorite jeans doesn't seem a deal breaker when you are soon going to have your baby. But its the pelvis and hip pain during pregnancy won't let you cherish the moments.Pregnancy...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome During Pregnancy

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome During Pregnancy: Symptoms & Treatment

Tingly feelings are common in your feet during pregnancy. You already know about pregnancy leg cramps. Leg cramps have a counterpart called carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy that occurs in your fingers, wrists and...
Gas during pregnancy

Gas During Pregnancy

From being hot to becoming a hot air balloon, pregnancy welcomes you. Gas is not a new thing, and every human passes it a dozen times a day. During pregnancy, you may feel like...
Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Once you have a baby, love oodles between you, baby and baby's dad! While getting all cozy and cuddling, you get surprising news. Another baby's on the way! Healthy moms can go ahead with...
Placenta Encapsulation: Is It Safe To Eat My Placenta?

Placenta Encapsulation: Is It Safe To Eat My Placenta?

The third stage of labor involves the removal of the placenta from your body. Some women get their placenta and baby's umbilical cord preserved for the presence of stem cells. The latest trend is...
Is It Safe To Take Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy?

Is It Safe To Take Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy?

PrecapIs it safe to take artificial sweeteners during pregnancy? FDA has approved artificial sweeteners for pregnant women. Stevia, Sucralose, Aspartame, and Sunette are safe for pregnant women. Saccharin - the sweetener in Sweet N...