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Hemorrhoids – Relieving the pain and discomfort during pregnancy

Hemorrhoids are also known as varicose veins in the rectum. They can become itchy, uncomfortable and painful. While they may not make you comfortable now, they are considered common and harmless. In fact, more than half of pregnant women get them, especially those who are in the second to third trimesters. Hemorrhoids are blood vessels in the rectum that have become unusually inflamed and swollen. Their sizes can range from the size of a pea to a grape. They can be found inside the rectum. However, there are cases wherein they protrude through the anus. In some cases, hemorrhoids can cause rectal bleeding, especially when you are removing your bowel. In most cases, hemorrhoids that have developed during a [...]

25 weeks pregnant

Learning what is in store for you at this stage of your pregnancy... At 25 weeks pregnant, there are a lot of things that you need to prepare for the birth of your child. Aside from talking to your health care provider about your birth plan, you should also make sure that you have gathered all your maternity notes and made copies of everything in preparation for the big event. Mom at 25 weeks pregnant In preparing for the big day, it is worth knowing the different pregnancy symptoms that you may be feeling during this stage of your pregnancy. Knowing the changes that you will likely experience at 25 weeks pregnant as well as the growth and development [...]

29 weeks pregnant

Probably at this time you love what you are feeling... You are 29 weeks pregnant and moving to the day of your delivery. Despite the discomforts that generally come with pregnancy at this stage, you are only mindful of the joy of going to have a baby. How your baby is growing At 29 weeks pregnant your baby is getting closer to the 3 pounds mark, about the size of a butter squash. She is certainly within the range of the 2 ½ pounds that she weighed last week. She is stretching in length also as she is about 15 - 17 inches long from head to toes. During this week your baby’s skin is smoothing out and does [...]