Women’s Health

Importance of Protein in Pregnancy Diet

The birth of a child is one of the most cherished moments in the life of a mother. All the nine months of pregnancy actually leads up to that one cherished moment. All these months are spent by the expecting mother in fantasizing about how the baby will look, whether the baby will be healthy or not etc. However during this period, the expecting mother should also take care of herself and the unborn child. All she needs to do during this period is stay healthy and happy.

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Pregnancy Diet Plans – What and Why?

First time pregnancy is a phase when most of the women need maximum care and enough guidance, as the whole thing is new around them. Lack of awareness and guidance can lead them towards unhealthy diet plans and schedules; a common thinking for going to be Mom’s is to eat plenty of health food as it is good for the sake of their baby’s growth. This is somewhat not right!!!!? So for a healthy pregnancy, now is the time to change the approach towards their diet and healthy eating habits during pregnancy, hereby the best approach is to eat balanced meals in smaller portions, eat little but eat often, due to this practice your stomach is never empty and your blood sugar levels don’t drop too low.

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What is C-section and Why Should You Choose C-section?

A Caesarean delivery is a surgery performed for delivering a baby through the mother’s abdomen. This procedure is commonly known as a c-section. Although many pregnant women request it today to avoid the pain of normal birth, this complex surgery involves risks.

Why Should You Choose C-section?

A c-section is conducted if the doctor considers that this is the safest way for both the mom and the baby.

The most common reasons are:

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5 Shocking Signs of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Women are always told to be careful about Breast lumps, which is an important sign of Breast Cancer. Andrew Putnam, Director of Palliative Care Program at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Georgetown University says that Lump may not be the first sign of Cancer. Putnam further says that this Lump is found deep in the Breast Tissue, sometimes the surrounding tissue is dense, due to which Lump is not felt. Inflammatory Breast Cancer has other symptoms so be careful about all other signs too.

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Impact of HIV/AIDS on Pregnant Women and their Babies

What is HIV/AIDS?

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that can develop AIDS. AIDS stands for (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome).

An individual can be “HIV Positive” but don’t have AIDS. A person infected with HIV may develop this disease within 10 years or longer.

A person who is HIV Positive can transfer this disease to others through infected Blood, Semen and Vaginal liquid.

A person infected with AIDS cannot fight against diseases as they normally do, the risk of carrying infections, Cancers and other health problems increases, which can be life threatening.

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