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Apgar score

Apgar scoreUpon arrival into this big world, the first thing in store for your new arrival is an Apgar score. Continue reading »

Strength training for beginners

Strength trainingSimply put, strength training makes your muscles stronger by breaking them down. You break them down by making them work. Continue reading »

Exercises to prepare your body for pregnancy

pre-pregnancy exercisesDo you want to have a fit and healthy pregnancy and avoid the aches and pains associated with carrying around the extra weight? Get in shape before you conceive. Here’s a look at which pre-pregnancy exercises are most important for your body. Continue reading »

Craving sweets during pregnancy

craving sweets during pregnancyQuestion: I am pregnant and lately I have had intense cravings for sweets and sugary foods Continue reading »

Child height predictor

child height predictorThis Child Height Predictor can help you predict how tall your child will be at age 18. Continue reading »

Acid base balance calculator

This calculator will help to diagnose a patient’s acid-base status. Continue reading »

The birth partner

the birth partnerRecent research shows that effective labor support can actually shorten labors and prevent complications. Continue reading »

About Angelina Jolie’s mastectomy decision

Angelina Jolie before and afterAngelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy as a preventative measure. She is a carrier of the BRCA1 gene, which increases a woman’s chances of developing breast cancer Continue reading »

Benign breast disease

Breast anatomy. Benign breast diseasesBenign breast disease is a term for a group of breast diseases that are not cancer. Continue reading »

Breast calcifications

Breast calcificationsBreast calcifications are a medical condition wherein small calcium deposits are present within the breast tissue. These deposits of calcium are a non-palpable finding visualized by mammography. Continue reading »

Who should be in the delivery room

Who should be in the delivery roomBack in the 1950s, doctors and nurses attended the mother in the delivery room, and dads weren’t allowed in. Thankfully, times have changed. Continue reading »

How to choose the right diet plan

How to choose the right diet planChoosing the right diet plan can be quite a difficult task these days. Continue reading »

Why do men lose weight faster than women

Why do men lose weight faster than womenMen and women are very different in their fat storage, as I’m sure you’ve observed. Women store more fat than men – about double the amount. Continue reading »

How a baby’s gender is determined

Chromosomes XX XYIt is vital to understand how mother nature determines a baby’s gender. Let’s take a look at what scientists have discovered about the flow of events that lead to the determination of gender. These facts are mostly fascinating and amazing combined. Continue reading »

Nutrition and supplements for PMS

Nutrition and supplements for PMSAre there any foods and supplements that can help alleviate PMS symptoms, such as bloating and irritability, mild cramps or even severe depression, as well as mood swings, fluid retention, weight gain, and others? Continue reading »