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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  [...]

What Must Be The Idyllic Age Gap In-Between Kids?

What Must Be The Idyllic Age Gap In-Between Kids?

When it comes to the apposite age gap in-between kids, there seems to be no clearly demarcated correct or incorrect answer. The best person to evaluate when the moment is right is oneself. One needs to self-probe in-depth as to whether one is truly ready in the emotional as well as physical manner for the arrival of another child. A woman’s body requires time to recuperate from a previous birth and both partners must ensure that they spend value time together prior to the wakeful nights start reappearing yet again. One needs to analyze the manner in which another child would fit in with one’s life. Handling a single baby is still easy – one could still manage to possibly meet up with chums, utilize public transport and a holiday could well be afforded. However, two tends to totally alter  [...]

10 Hush-Hush Weird Pregnancy Body Quirks – Part I

10 Hush-Hush Weird Pregnancy Body Quirks – Part I

Undoubtedly, many mommas-to-be radiate a particular pregnant allure – till the moment they unexpectedly break wind or snore like a booming fog whistle through the night. Factually, a host of cruddy stuff goes on inside the body during pregnancy – the kind of occurrences one’s pals might be too discomfited to open up regarding them – and the ones that the doctor would probably let it slip by deeming them not much of a health risk. Pregnant women are constantly confounded with queries about what is taking place inside their bodies, to which they are simply told that it is a usual occurrence. However, when one is feeling excessively gaseous or detecting odd effects on one’s skin, the last emotion one could feel at that moment is normal. Well, here’s a low-down on the reasons behind  [...]