Understanding Prenatal Depression

 

A pregnant woman is expected to be jolly and in “cloud 9” while waiting for her baby to arrive. She should be happy always since a little angel is inside her blessed body and will be ready to come out in 9 months. It is also anticipated that after giving birth, the hormones are in disarray and a bit of Post-Partum Depression can be suffered by the mother. But with love and some help, it can be managed easily.…

How To Deal With Postpartum Depression

 

Postpartum depression is a type of depression that some mothers might experience after the birth of their new baby. If you suspect that you might be suffering with postpartum depression, then it’s time to take the next step and treat it immediately. Some moms might feel as though they don’t need the depression chat room; BetterHelp gave some insights on this. However, treating postpartum depression is necessary for both mom and the baby.…

How to Handle Unintended Pregnancies

 

After hearing that you are pregnant, when you’re not expecting it, can be quite overwhelming and it can stir up a whole lot of negative emotions and stress too. It is also a challenge for both you and your partner. At times, you might feel as though you’re all alone and that nobody cares. When that happens, it might be helpful to pursue therapy… speaking to a licensed counselor. You might also be confused about how your future will go and how to handle this unintended pregnancy.…

Natural Birth vs C-Section

After you have received the wonderful news that you are expecting a bundle of joy, you might be wondering how to bring your bundle into this world. It’s one of the things that you need to decide on. These days, we have a choice of giving birth naturally or having a C-section. Both births have pros and cons. Before deciding, you might want to have a closer look at both options. You should also plan ahead, so that you can make the necessary hospital bookings, etc……

What You Need to Know About Post-Partum Bleeding

 

For first time moms, you might be wondering what post-partum bleeding is and it might sound mortifying. However, there’s nothing to be scared or worried about. In fact, it is perfectly normal. Postpartum bleeding is when a woman bleeds after delivering her baby. It is usually heavier than your normal period.…

Advantages Of Having A Midwife During Pregnancy

 

Most women seek the health services of a physician or obstetrician during their journey to pregnancy. But there is a growing number of pregnant women who seek the care and service of a midwife. Some women have tested and proven the benefits of getting a midwife while they are pregnant and during birth. In fact, they believe that there is much better outcome both for the mother and the baby.

Midwives can guide the mother with having the proper nutrition. They have sufficient knowledge of the different healthy foods that the pregnant mother needs. They can also teach routine exercises to maintain fitness and health. Additionally, some, if not most, midwives help pregnant mothers stop their bad habits, such as smoking. For more severe forms of smoking habits, getting help for this addiction from institutions is also an option.…