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Benzoyl Peroxide During Pregnancy

A common symptom many women experience during pregnancy is acne. This skin condition causes spots and blemishes to appear on your skin. It is important to remember that this is very normal and should not cause distress. If you wish to eradicate the blemishes and spots, then you may opt …

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7th Month of Pregnancy Diet

When you are 7th month pregnant, you know you have traveled through a long road and you are almost there. You are in your third trimester between 28 and 31 weeks of pregnancy and this is the time when you have to be extra careful about your diet to ensure your …

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Pyelonephritis in Pregnancy

Pyelonephritis refers to a condition in which the uppermost section of your urinary tract becomes infected. It usually affects women with asymptomatic urinary tract, but studies have found a risk ratio of 14 to 1,000, which implies that every 14 in 1,000 pregnant women are diagnosed with acute pyelonephritis. Research …

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Loose Motion in Pregnancy

Loose motion is marked by unusually loose and frequent bowel movements. They may even appear watery and happen with cramps. Under normal circumstances, having loose bowels isn’t a problem, but loose motion during pregnancy can make you panic and uncomfortable. If you experience this three or more times in one …

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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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Can Pregnancy Tests Be Wrong?

You are feeling off and a little bloated. You begin thinking, “Maybe I am pregnant.” This leads you to the store where you purchase not only one, but two pregnancy tests. You want to make sure you get the answer you need and you need it now. You tear the …

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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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