Women Health

A Healthy Pregnancy Diet

During pregnancy you have to make sure that all of your decisions on what you eat are the right ones.  Whilst the choices may become harder, you have to remember that everything you eat is also feeding your baby.  So that creamy curry might not always be the best option!  […]

Early Signs And Symptoms Of Pregnancy

One of the best feelings in the world is to become a mother. No other means of this materialistic world can give you such pleasure. Motherhood is the phase of a woman’s life which she cherishes for the lifetime. It’s the birth of a new life within her which fills […]

Vaginal Odor : Meaning, Disadvantage, Causes And Treatment

Vaginal odor refers to any abnormal odor originating from the vaginal area. The odor is typically described as a “fishy” smell. Aside from a noticeable odor, symptoms may include an unusual vaginal discharge, itching and irritation. Vaginal odor can be a personal annoyance and an embarrassment in certain social and […]

Getting Back in Shape After Childbirth

Motherhood is a beautiful thing; however the toll it takes on your body is not. So, while every woman wants to regain the body she had before becoming pregnant, the process of pregnancy and childbirth can be extremely hard on the body; hormonal changes, cravings for less-than-healthy foods, lack of […]

A List of the Necessary Vitamins During Pregnancy

Women who are pregnant and healthy should include 5 main vitamins in their diet: vitamin D, vitamin B, vitamin C, calcium and folic acid. Of course other minerals and vitamins are equally important and they can easily be found in foods. Taking supplements is not compulsory, but there are cases […]

Foods to Avoid during Pregnancy

Why is healthy eating important during pregnancy? Healthy eating during pregnancy is like insurance. It ensures that the growing fetus gets enough of the proper nutrients to sustain life, build healthy and properly functioning organ systems and keep the pregnancy going to full-term or 38 weeks. It also ensures that […]

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Menopause – Definition, Causes And Symptoms

What is menopause? Menopause is officially defined as the permanent cessation of a woman’s menstrual period either naturally or induced. Natural menopause is when a woman has not had a period for 12 full months, and induced menopause is when a woman has both of her ovaries removed surgically or […]