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Breastfeeding – Unexpected Pregnancies – What Should Be Done?

Breastfeeding – Unexpected Pregnancies – What Should Be Done?

Unexpected situations of pregnancy can be confounding to mothers that are already breastfeeding. Unanticipated Pregnancies Occurring While You Are Breastfeeding In several cases where a woman is already breastfeeding an infant, an unplanned pregnancy can be shocking. In many of these types of situations, the mother may choose to terminate the pregnancy, simply because she is already overwhelmed taking care of one baby and certainly not ready to give birth to another. There are two different options for termination that are available for women that find themselves in this type of situation, and a great deal of consideration over which choice is best for their particular situation. The choices available are surgical abortions and medical abortions. In women who opt for a surgical abortion, they  [...]

Rising Down’s Syndrome Cases Linked With Delayed Maternity

Rising Down’s Syndrome Cases Linked With Delayed Maternity

Women that postponed maternity have led to a major soar in the number of offspring detected with Down’s syndrome in the span of the previous two decades. With documentation revealing a sharp seventy-one percent rise in cases diagnosed during pregnancy has shot up from 1,075 during 1989-1990 to 1,843 cases during the years 2007-2008. However, the rate of births of babies congenitally having Down’s syndrome has shown slight plummet over the same span of time due to the major improvement in diagnostic procedures and consequent medical terminations of pregnancy. The cases of women in their forties giving birth to children have risen twofold in ten years time. Authorized statistics during 2005 have shown more than 22,000 child births among forty-plus women that have risen from 11,300 child births  [...]

6 Post Pregnancy Exercises For Metamorphosing Into A Yummy Mummy

6 Post Pregnancy Exercises For Metamorphosing Into A Yummy Mummy

Regaining pre-pregnancy figure is mostly a hard nut to crack. However hard this task can seem on the outset, several experts profess that the sooner one gets started, the simpler it becomes to shed that extra flab and have firm and toned muscles which in turn would make it easier to care for the child. Studies also reveal that getting started on a regular exercise routine soon following delivery aids in lowering the chances of developing PPD or postpartum depression. One needs to bear in mind that all pregnancies and deliveries are different. Hence, one needs to always consult with one’s doctor prior to starting on any exercise schedule following childbirth. In case one is experiencing symptoms like uncontrolled, heavy bleeding, unwarranted tenderness, headaches or any atypical symptoms during  [...]