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Breasts During Puberty

When a girl hits puberty, there are many changes that take place in her body. Some are clearly visible; some others happen inside. These changes shape the body to look and feel more feminine. One of the most common and obvious sign is breast development during puberty. The age when …

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Cocaine Use During Pregnancy

Cocaine use during pregnancy is absolutely contraindicated. The use of all illegal drugs like cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine is associated with severe risk to the baby and the expecting mother. The best thing to do if you are thinking to get pregnant, or are pregnant, is to quit them as soon …

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Is Craving Ice During Pregnancy Normal?

If you are pregnant and find yourself eating a lot of pickles and ice cream, don’t be alarmed. Often women experience strong desires for certain foods during their pregnancy. Nearly 70% of expecting mothers have cravings so you are not alone. Sometimes these food desires can be a little off …

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Sleeping on Back during Pregnancy

Some people say it is best to sleep on your back, while others find being on their sides more comfortable. Everyone has their favorite positions, but the choices are rather limited when you are pregnant. Due to several physical changes taking place in your body, you will find it difficult …

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How to Keep Baby Awake During Feeding

Many parents think there is nothing wrong in letting their babies sleep during breastfeeding. This is not always true. You may want to keep you baby awake if she/he has a tendency to fall asleep early in a feeding. This keeps them from taking in full breastfeeds, which in turn may …

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Swollen Ankles During Pregnancy

Almost all pregnant women experience swelling that occurs during pregnancy. This is a common occurrence and happens because a woman’s pregnant body increases fluids and blood by up to 50% to accommodate the growing foetus. In addition to swollen ankles, during pregnancy you can also experience swelling in the hands, …

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Essential Oils to Avoid During Pregnancy

Essential oils have a wonderful scent and certain medicinal properties. However, one has to be doubly careful when using such products during pregnancy, as they could have some detrimental effects on the body. Some essential oils can cross through the placenta and get access to the fetus, some mimic the …

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