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9 Essential Tips On Sexual Health Every Couple Needs To Know

Most people find it embarrassing or plain silly to discuss sexual issues with their partners and even their physicians. These unanswered queries lead to assumptions that can lead to whole lot of health and mental problems. It time to get these niggling topics out of the closet and put the myths in their rightful place.[.....]

5 Causes Of Itchy Armpits

An underarm itch may stem from a rash or ingrown hair caused by incorrect shaving techniques. Although rare, but it could also be a potential indicator of hormonal changes during pregnancy or underlying health conditions such as cancer or hyperhidrosis. Other common causes include lack of hygiene, use of antiperspirants immediately after shaving.

9 Reasons For Cramps In Calves

Calf muscle cramps are the sudden spasms, or tightening, of the calf muscles, causing pain, which usually last for a few seconds to several minutes. They often happen when you are just about to fall asleep, or about to wake up. The reasons may range from issues as trivial as dehydration[.....]

If a 70-Year-Old Woman Can Give Birth, Is the Biological Clock a myth?

Each one of us has been told about our ticking biological clock, but those in their 30’s or 40’s who are hoping to have kids, probably think having a baby, is just not possible anymore. Well, it is, but with a few risks.1 But, after hearing the story about a[.....]

17 Saffron Health Benefits - The Spice Of Kings

Saffron Health Benefits Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the saffron crocus, a genus in the family Iridaceae. Mystery shrouds the origin of the English word, “saffron” but ancient texts suggest it to be derived from 12th-century Old French term safran, which comes[.....]

9 Ways You Can Avoid A Perineum Tear While Birthing

Most women want to avoid vaginal tear that happens during labor. A tear occurs when the perineum does not stretch enough to let the baby out. However, there are a few ways to minimize the risk of a tear. 1. Eat Healthy Improving skin and muscle health is vital when[.....]

Important Do’s And Don’ts About Sleeping During Pregnancy

Besides all the joy and anticipation, pregnancy can also bring a lot of tension. All mothers-to-be have some questions and concerns. These questions are not only about changes to expect throughout her pregnancy, but also concerns regarding the care of her body to ensure the health of her unborn child. Below are important do’s[.....]

How To Get Pregnant Fast - 7 Detailed Tips You Should Follow

Have sex for 5 days leading up to ovulation day, which you can track with an ovulation calendar and signs like raw egg white-like mucus. Pose does not matter, but try the much vouched-for doggy pose. Smoking and boozing both harm conception and sperm quality as do antidepressants and many over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs. Eat veggies for slow carbs and proteins, plant irons, and oily fish. Stay active.

Exposing The Truth Behind Epidurals

The mothers of the world are divided into two sections: the ones who take epidural during child birth and the ones who don’t. What is sad is the fact that even with more than 60% of American women opting for epidural to get relief from labor pain, it is something[.....]

Do’s & Don’ts For 8th Month Pregnancy Care

Are you feeling breathless, annoyed, nervous and emotional? Welcome to the eighth month of pregnancy. Your body has transformed a lot while nurturing the baby. And now, you need to keep the body fit and fine for the upcoming birth. Here are a few things that you need to take care[.....]

Parents Can Soon Meet Their Unborn Babies Using 3D Virtual Reality

Using MRI scans and ultrasound images, researchers can build 3D virtual reality immersive images of the fetus inside the womb. After wearing the VR headset, users can listen to the baby's heartbeat. By moving their heads around, they can even view the remarkable model of fetus.

In-Between Womb And World: 17 Amazing Water Birth Photos

For a brief moment, some babies exist in a space seemingly between the womb and the world. Take a look at some of the incredible images photographer Melissa Cate has captured while attending water births, including one newborn partially still inside the amniotic sac! 1. Opening up about two births[.....]

How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks During Or After Pregnancy

Explaining what stretch marks are and how to get rid of stretch marks is something I spend a lot of my time chatting with mothers about before, during and after pregnancy. I believe that knowing a bit about stretch marks can help you understand what’s going on and how to[.....]

7 Huge Benefits Of An Undisturbed First Hour After Birth

The way your baby is cared for and nurtured immediately after birth significantly impacts their transition from the womb to life outside. In a culture that commonly separates mothers and babies for routine procedures such as cleaning, weighing and measuring, most babies are missing that critical time of being skin[.....]

6 Ways To Speed Up A Slow Labor

Labor is unpredictable. Pregnant women tend to spend a lot of time worrying about what to do if they don’t make it to the hospital on time, but truthfully a long, slow labor is more likely to wind up increasing the likelihood of medical intervention and c-sections. So here are[.....]