Marriage is an institution that has been sacred for centuries. Today it has become more of a legally binding contract between two adults who have intentions of spending the rest of their lives together. The part that is legally binding allows the pair to enjoy some financial benefits to help them raise their children but […]
Stretch marks are slightly depressed linear marks with varying length and breadth found on certain parts of the body in conditions like pregnancy, obesity, puberty etc due to the excessive stretching of skin for a long period.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection that moves past the vagina, breaks the cervical barrier and infects the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Often the bacteria originate from sexually transmitted diseases, such as gonorrhea.
The idea of prevention has got a great significance in all health related problems. The old dictum, “Prevention is better than cure”, is fully applicable to every cosmetic lesion including stretch marks. We all know that modern treatment methods like cosmetic surgery and laser therapy are beyond the reach of ordinary man; hence, preventive measures […]
Expectant mothers often fret over whether they should breastfeed or rely on bottled formula for their baby’s nutrition. Although whether or not to breastfeed is a parent’s decision, it cannot be denied that breastfeeding has many advantages that bottle feeding does not offer. It is recommended that breastfeeding be the choice of nutrition for infants […]
A cesarean section is a surgical procedure used to deliver a baby when a vaginal delivery poses too much danger to the health of the baby or the mother. In the U.S. the number of cesarean section deliveries continues to rise each decade. In the 1970’s the rate of c-sections was 6%, in the 1980’s […]
If breast milk has now been the manna of your child’s life for the last few months, and you think that now would be the best time to initiate the switch to solid foods? Then here are a few things you need to be aware of as you commence this undertaking.
The first six weeks after having a baby are the toughest for a mother as she takes care of her new born infant while recovering from the physical exercise her body has undergone. And it is also a special time where a strong bond is being formed between mother and child while the feeding, sleeping, […]
The momentous day has finally arrived. You are about to give birth to a baby, the culmination of exciting, anxious, and somewhat discomforting stages of pregnancy. On the eventful day when your baby is about to be born, you will be taken to a labor or delivery room. You will be here until you deliver […]