Early reassurance scans are a fantastic way to confirm your gestation period and get a rough estimate of your baby’s due date. Providing that you are at least…

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Many parents-to-be wait until the end of the first trimester — around week 13 — to tell friends and family about their pregnancy. A number of factors influence…

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Cumin has been used by some cultures as a substance to trigger miscarriage, so women that are pregnant or trying to become pregnant should keep that in mind….

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There are many species of monkeys in the world, and each has a different gestation period, but on average, these range from about 4 to 6 months. How…

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All pregnant women are tested for syphilis and chlamydia early in pregnancy. Tests for these infections may be repeated later in pregnancy if you have certain risk factors….

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No. Unpasteurized juice may contain harmful bacteria from the raw fruits and vegetables used to make the juice. These bacteria can cause food poisoning (such as listeriosis and…

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‘Craving chocolate in pregnancy may indicate deficiencies,’ says Mr Downes. ‘Chocolate contains B vitamins, so it may be that you’re low in these vitamins.’ ‘However, chocolate contains high…

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Pregnant women should not eat refrigerated smoked seafood like salmon, trout, whitefish, tuna, cod, and mackerel unless it is served in a casserole or cooked dish. You can…

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When you’re pregnant, you need more water than the average person in order to form amniotic fluid, produce extra blood, build new tissue, carry nutrients, enhance digestion, and…

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Constipation is more common in the early stages of pregnancy. This is due to the chemical (hormone) progesterone making your bowel more relaxed and sluggish. It is important…

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