Author Archives: Sumeetha Manikandan

Postpartum Depression in Men

Well you are not only one to get depressed after giving birth to a baby. Your husband or partner might also be suffering from postpartum depression. Studies indicate that one in ten fathers suffer from postpartum depression. In women, postpartum … Continue reading

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Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Diarrhea is not a symptom that you would encounter regularly during early pregnancy but some women do experience it. Hormones might be one of the reasons of diarrhea or unclean food could have triggered it. Most often, pregnant women suffer … Continue reading

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Pregnancy after Miscarriage

It is understandable if you are anxious about your pregnancy especially after a miscarriage. Miscarriage is a very traumatic experience both for the mother and the partner. Apart from losing your precious little one, it also sets in fears about … Continue reading

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Sex During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is no longer a ‘delicate condition’ for women. Today ‘s pregnant woman, works, walks, travels, exercises, goes on shopping expeditions, parties and even has sex. Many are under the misconception that sex is not possible during pregnancy. Sex is … Continue reading

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Lactating Breasts

Lactation is a natural process that produces milk in your breasts. Milk is secreted through the mammary glands through hormonal influence. The lactation process however starts from the twenty-fourth week of the pregnancy during the second and third trimester. Hormones … Continue reading

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Missed Period & Negative Pregnancy Test

Those of you who are anxious to conceive must have been through this routine many times. You are waiting to get pregnant and your stress levels increase when it gets close to periods. Will I get it or will I … Continue reading

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Molar Pregnancy

Molar pregnancy is a rare complication that affects one in 1000 or 2000 women. It is found to be more common in Asian women particularly Indian and Pakistani. In a molar pregnancy, the fertilization process goes totally wrong and the … Continue reading

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HCG Levels in Early Pregnancy

HCG or Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone that is secreted when you are pregnant. Basic home pregnancy tests and laboratories try to find a trace of this hormone and its presence in the body is basically a confirmation of … Continue reading

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Ecoptic Pregnancy

Ecoptic Pregnancy is a rare condition where the fertilized egg grows outside the uterine cavity. In most cases, the fertilized egg gets implanted in the fallopian tubes but there have been cases where the implantation has occurred in the cervix, … Continue reading

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Early Signs of Pregnancy

Those of you, who are anxious to get pregnant, should know to recognize the early signs of pregnancy. There is no hard and fast rule that you will have all these symptoms. In some cases, some women do not have … Continue reading

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