Doula vs Midwife: what is the difference?

Doula vs Midwife: What is the Difference? Every expectant and new mother needs physical and psychological help. Doula and Midwife are two experts that help an expectant or new mother during the period of pregnancy and early motherhood.  Most people think Doula...

Delayed Cord Clamping: How it Benefits Baby

Delayed Cord Clamping: What it Means and How it Benefits Baby As the name indicates, delayed cord clamping means the health professional does not clamp and cut the umbilical cord immediately after birth. The doctor allows an extra time of 1-3 minutes for the blood in...

Preeclampsia: Causes, Signs, and Treatments

Pre-eclampsia 101: Causes, Signs, and Treatments Research shows that pre-eclampsia incidence in the U.S ranges from 2-6% in healthy women. Of all the pre-eclampsia cases, around 10% occur in pregnant women. The global incidence of pre-eclampsia is 5% to 14% of all...

Heartburn during Pregnancy: Causes and Remedies

Heartburn during Pregnancy: Causes and Remedies Heartburn is very common during pregnancy. A pregnant woman may feel chest discomfort and heartburn during all three trimesters. It is a common gastrointestinal symptom in pregnant women, with an incidence of 17 to...

Melasma During Pregnancy: Causes and Remedies

A Simple Guide to Melasma during Pregnancy Research shows that 15-50% of pregnant women suffer from melasma, a condition characterized by dark and discolored patches on the skin. According to the American Academy of Dermatology’s research findings, more than 90%...