Can women with small/large breasts breastfeed?
The size of a woman's breasts does not determine the ability to breastfeed.
Is it safe to have sex after a placental abruption?
After a placental abruption, avoiding any further damage to the placenta and uterus is important. Your doctor may recommend resting at home and avoiding sex for some time. You can discuss with your do…
What are the symptoms of breastmilk engorgement?
An engorged breast is hot, hard and painful, the skin can look shiny and reddish and milk does not flow easily from it.
What are the symptoms of morning sickness?
Symptoms of morning sickness include feeling nauseous or sick in the stomach, loss of appetite and aversion to some foods, and vomiting.
Can gestational diabetes be prevented?
Gestational diabetes cannot always be prevented, but taking measures before pregnancy to achieve a healthy weight, good nutritional intake and exercise can help to reduce your risk. Prenatal care can …
How do I find the pelvic floor muscles?
It is possible to identify different areas of the pelvic floor muscles. This can be done by stopping urination midstream and by 'holding in' when needing to break wind. This will identify different mu…
How much do newborns sleep?
Healthy newborns can sleep between 9 and 20 hours a day. An average newborn's sleep is 16 to 18 hours.
Is HELLP syndrome serious?
HELLP syndrome is a rare but serious pregnancy complication. Early diagnosis and treatment are very important to improve outcomes for the mother and baby.
What increases the chances of developing cholestasis of pregnancy?
Women from some ethnic backgrounds, including Indian and South American origin, can be at increased risk of developing cholestasis of pregnancy. Women who have a family history of the condition, or ha…
Will my baby's sleep improve on its own?
The large majority of infants start gradually moving towards more mature sleep patterns at 10 to 12 weeks of age. For some, this will be a longer or more gradual shift than for others.
Can HELLP syndrome be prevented?
Although there is no known prevention for HELLP syndrome, the risk of developing HELLP syndrome may be decreased by maintaining good health and fitness before becoming pregnant, getting good prenatal …