What does Aqua Natal involve

What does Aqua Natal Classes mean? Pregnancy is a time to enjoy every moment. It is always advisable to have an active lifestyle during pregnancy. What a woman selects entirely depends upon their own choice, interests as well as doctor’s advice to them. Out of many exercises which you can opt for during pregnancy, one […]

Gestational Diabetes

What is Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)? Gestational Diabetes Mellitus is a condition when a non-diabetic woman get diabetes during her pregnancy. Though it can happen during any time of your pregnancy but is more common during your second trimester. It is not dangerous if diagnosed on time and well treated. This can eliminate any risk […]

Acidity and Pregnancy

Acidity is caused due to changing hormones during pregnancy. In the later months, it is more due to the increasing size of baby in your womb which is pressing your stomach and causing acidity. It is the most common problem which many women face during their pregnancy. Here are a few useful tips which can […]

Iron and Pregnancy

Iron is an essential nutrition during pregnancy. Iron deficiency anemia occurs when your red blood cell is less than the required count. During pregnancy, iron helps create haemoglobin for you and your baby. Lack of haemoglobin can cause tiredness, breathlessness and can have severe complications like preterm delivery, infant mortality, or low birth weight. How […]

Calcium and Pregnancy

Calcium is considered an important nutrition in a women’s life. It is needed more once she is pregnant. Calcium helps build the bones, teeth, and skeleton of the baby. It also helps develop baby’s strong heart and muscles etc. The expected calcium intake in an adult is around 1000 mg daily. In pregnancy, it should […]

Folic Acid and Pregnancy

Folic acid also known as Vitamin B9 is one of the most important vitamin you need to take before conception and during  pregnancy. Your midwife or doctor would have already recommended you to take a prenatal vitamin which includes the daily recommended requisite of 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid before and during pregnancy can help prevent […]