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Too Much of Iodine Deficiency Leads to Infertility Issues

Low levels of iodine, an essential mineral, may cause infertility problems. It is necessary for proper functioning of the thyroid gland. Iodine found in iodized salt, seafood and dairy products helps to regulate metabolism. An under balanced iodine intake halts the much desired pregnancy one has been waiting for. “Women with mild deficiency have a hard time getting pregnant,” said to Dr. James Mill of U.S National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Interplay between nutrition and conception can be observed during fertility studies, according to the experts. Dr. Tomer Singer, Director of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Lenox Hill Hospital said, “Prenatal vitamins are required by patients, at least 3 months before conception.” Most importantly, iodine plays [...]

2018-02-07T12:36:03+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: Getting Pregnant, News|Tags: , , |

Multivitamins & Folic Acid Consumption in Pregnancy Lowers Rate of Autism

Extracting statistical data from a recent survey conducted by Stephen Z. Levine, Department of Community Mental Health, University of Haifa, Israel, - multivitamins and folic acid intake by mothers during pregnancy has shown positive effects on children by reducing chances of autism. Though this research is at a very nascent stage, however, Dr Levine stated that, “A disorder like autism is heterogeneous and certain environmental factors are also associated with it. Hence, before finalizing certain details, further research is required.” The report that has been prepared is based on data collected on 26th January, 2015 – which gives a detailed accounting of 45,300 children who were tested between January 1, 2003 and December 31, 2007. This data was prepared [...]

2018-02-07T12:37:26+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Categories: News, Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

Those Fad Diets Can Lower Your Chances of Getting Pregnant!

Losing weight seems to be everyone’s top priority nowadays. While there may seem to be many quick ways to do so, but in reality some of these can be harmful. Fad diets like, Ketogenic diets, juice cleanses or eating vegan foods only poses a threat to all those women who want to become pregnant in the near future. A woman’s choice of fad diets can be so risky that chances of low fertility affects her body. Such diets are adverse to your health creating unhealthy lifestyles that impact one’s fertility. Chantelle Houghton who rose to fame on Celebrity Big Brother revealed, “I have been diagnosed as infertile due to my extreme dieting tendencies.” Crash dieting ruins chances of having [...]

2018-02-07T12:39:12+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Categories: Getting Pregnant, News|Tags: , |

Probiotics Lowers Risks of Unwanted Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy can have certain adverse outcomes which affect a mother’s health. During those nine months, many women suffer from complicacies that often results in miscarriage, pre-eclampsia or pre-term birth. However, a new research has suggested that probiotics in women can reduce these risks of pregnancy complications. One needs to take precautions so that such consequences don’t take place. Pre-eclampsia can occur during the 20th week of pregnancy. It causes high blood pressure and abundant protein formation in the urine. Severe eclampsia disrupts the placenta’s ability to intake oxygen and nutrients for the growing fetus eventually harming the baby’s development. This escalates the risk of suffering from chronic seizures which may harm an affected mother’s well-being. A mother’s diet influences [...]

Childhood Rashes – Learn About Different Types, Causes and Remedies

Pediatric rashes are one of the most common allergic conditions that disturb every parent. Rashes come from the environment. In any case, one needs to avoid these maladies so that one’s child remains healthy and happy. Some childhood rashes are harmless and disappear with time. Others are however, dangerous and need immediate medical treatment to avoid further difficulties. Some of the common rashes that every child suffers through are measles, chicken pox, meningitis, heat allergy, scarlet fever and eczema. Common Rashes in Children – Which is what! Parents need to identify the symptoms of recurrent pediatric rashes at early stages and for that, they must have a clear idea about these infections. Have a look at the most occurring [...]

2018-02-07T12:42:30+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Baby, Toddler|Tags: , , , , , |

Find out If Your Weight Gain during Pregnancy is Too Much!

Studies by the US Institute of Medicine recently discovered and updated the pregnancy weight gain limit of women around the world. This was done to ensure healthy mothers and children through mass awareness. While gaining weight during baby’s fetal growth stage is quite normal, experts now suggest that too much could introduce a number of health risks in mothers. Recent guidelines for prenatal weight management are based on body mass index and body weight before pregnancy. For women with BMI less than 18.5, the recommended pregnancy weight gain bracket is around 12.5 to 18 kilograms. Women with BMI range between 18.5 and 24.9 can gain 11.5 to 16 kilograms. BMI up to 24.9 is considered normal by experts while [...]

2018-02-07T12:44:51+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: News, Pregnancy|Tags: , |

Truth behind Pregnancy While Breastfeeding Revealed by Experts

A common myth that often circulates around the ‘new mother’ circles is that one can’t get pregnant while breastfeeding a baby. In fact, there is a condition called lactation amenorrhea which causes postnatal menstrual disruptions during the breast feeding phase. This often leads people to think that they might have become pregnant even when it is impossible. However, Jennifer Wider, a reputed MD clarifies that the condition is a result of prolactin secretion and estrogen suppression, a common condition in postnatal women. Many doctors often advise new mothers to use the Lactation Amenorrhea Method of contraception. This process entails heavy breastfeeding to reduce ovulation and estrogen secretion by increasing prolactin requirement of the body. However, this is no sure [...]

2018-02-07T12:46:07+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Getting Pregnant, News, Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

Baby Brain Gets Real, Says Recent Scientific Research

Previously considered to be a myth, the baby brain concept is now getting a boost as a real phenomenon. Recent study on motherhood conducted by researchers from Deakin University shows that it might be an actual occurrence one of a kind. Pregnancy turns a mother into shadows of her ‘former self’ as the saying goes. But in reality, it might be an exceptional cognitive dissonance of the mother’s mind. Problems like losing focus, failure in concentrating, and forgetting trivial daily chores are some of the few typical side effects of the “mommy brain”. Breaking the myth that baby brain makes a mom’s mind sloppy; scientists are now arguing that it might actually heighten cognitive abilities of reason, empathy and [...]

2018-02-07T12:51:40+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Baby, Pregnancy|Tags: , |

If Your Due Date is Fast-Approaching, Here’s Your To-Do List!

Besides counting the kicks, making the birth plan and deciding on the junior’s name, would-be mothers have a lot more things to do before they welcome their baby. If you are in the second trimester or third trimester, you can include a few other things in your to-do list to get ready for the baby. First is learning to fold and unfold the pram. With the squirming new-born in arms, it’s quite tricky to deal with the pram. Therefore, mothers can practice using the pram as well as storing it in car boot beforehand. The next thing mothers can do is shop well ahead. It’s not that they cannot visit the supermarket after the baby’s birth, but it would [...]

2018-02-07T12:53:15+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova Post Cute Pictures of Twins for the First Time

Social media is presently buzzing with the unusual. Anna Kournikova and her boyfriend Enrique Iglesias have shared pictures of their darling twins for the first time. The couple is usually known for keeping their life private away from the media. The former tennis player gave birth to two adorable babies named Nicholas and Miami last month. Kournikova posted a picture of her kissing her baby boy in her Instagram account with the tag line “My little sunshine”. She seemed to be enjoying the early morning bliss with her precious one. A post shared by 🐾 Anna 🎈Аня (@annakournikova) on Jan 16, 2018 at 10:48am PST Enrique soon followed up with a picture of him snuggling with his child that [...]

2018-02-07T12:55:41+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Baby, Celebrity News|Tags: , |