Category Archives for "Pregnancy"

Can Kids Sense Pregnancy?

A conspicuous bump on a mother’s belly naturally triggers a host of inexplicable queries in an inquisitive child’s mind. Plaintively asking mom, dad, and even others, he fervently desires to unravel the big mystery. Interestingly, despite limited knowledge and scanty assistance from others, many children uncannily are able to sense the approaching event – the […]

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Epsom Salt Bath While Pregnant

Epsom salt has been popularly used in baths, since time immemorial, to attain relief from aches and pains [4]. Contrary to its name, it is not a true salt as it lacks sodium chloride, with magnesium sulfate being its major component. Owing to its anti-inflammatory and stress relieving properties, it has worked wonders for pregnant women, […]

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Craving Ice during Pregnancy

Each mother has an interesting story to tell of her frenzied pregnancy cravings, be it crying for her favorite candy in the middle of the night or finishing bowls of ice creams in no time. Besides the regular food cravings, some may even experience unusual ones like an undying urge for a potful of salt […]

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Chewing Gum while Pregnant

When the bouts of morning or evening sickness make you feel nauseated and jittery, you are often tempted to get relief, even if temporarily, by chewing some flavored gum. However, before you start indulging your cravings for chewing gum, stop to think how safe they may be for you and your baby.

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