During pregnancy, the amount of blood pumped by the heart (cardiac output) increases by 30 to 50%. As cardiac output increases, the heart rate at rest speeds up…

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Mild stomach pain in early pregnancy (during the first 12 weeks) is usually caused by your womb expanding, the ligaments stretching as your bump grows, hormones constipation or…

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The study confirmed vitamin D at this level is not only safe for you, but for your baby, and the researchers from this study now recommend this daily…

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Most women gain between 8kg-20kg during a pregnancy for a single baby. Please note that dieting is not recommended during pregnancy but rather a well-balanced diet. During pregnancy…

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Manicures, pedicures and nail polish are considered safe during pregnancy — so go ahead and treat yourself! Can getting your nails done cause a miscarriage? If you’re regularly…

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Pain during labor is caused by contractions of the muscles of the uterus and by pressure on the cervix. This pain can be felt as strong cramping in…

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If you have a hankering for Caesar salad while you’re pregnant, be careful about how it’s prepared. In its most traditional preparation, Caesar salad dressing contains raw eggs,…

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