Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Can You Consume All Fruits During Pregnancy? Experts Suggest Fruits To Avoid

Pregnancy can be a challenging time for women with all the emotional and physical changes their bodies go through. While there is excitement to welcome a newborn into the world, it’s no secret that nine-months of morning sickness, midnight hunger pangs and mood swings can be pretty daunting too. It needs a lot of patience and care to look after ... Read More »

Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Motherhood brings with it a host of changes in a woman, be it physical or mental. One of the many changes that hormonal fluctuations can cause is amnesia as the hormones alter the functional ability of the brain. Around 50-80% of expectant mothers report having memory lapse or concentration problems during or post-delivery, a phenomenon that is also described as ... Read More »

Ibuprofen in early pregnancy may harm female foetus’ fertility

Women who consume commonly used Ibuprofen even for just two days during the first 24 weeks of their pregnancy may reduce their daughter’s number of eggs, potentially affecting their fertility in the future, new research has warned. The research carried out on human cells in the laboratory revealed that exposure to Ibuprofen during the crucial first three months of foetal ... Read More »

Alcohol During Pregnancy May Affect Many Generations

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy may affect not only your child but also increases the chances in next three generations of developing alcoholism, warns a study conducted on rats. “Our findings show that in rats, when a mother consumes the equivalent of one glass of wine four times during the pregnancy, her offspring and grand-offspring — up to the third generation ... Read More »

Zika Scare Prompts Philippines To Advise Women To Postpone Pregnancy

The Philippines, sole reported case of Zika was in 2012 and involved a teenage boy in Cebu island in central Philippines. (Reuters File Photo) MANILA:  A minister in the Philippines has urged women to delay pregnancy until more is known about the mosquito-borne Zika virus raging in Latin America, even though the Asian country’s only reported case of zika was ... Read More »