Causes of Postpartum Depression

No one knows the exact causes of postpartum depression. PPD is more than the baby blues; it lasts longer and is more severe. The “baby blues” typically resolves within about ten days after delivery. Postpartum depression lingers. The baby blues cause mild sadness and mood swings. PPD causes severe depression and loss of interest in…

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Management of hypothyroidism during pregnancy

Thyroid hormones are very important for our body. They control all the cells and all important organs of the body. Pregnancy is a stressful condition and the demand for thyroid hormones increases by about 50%, because these hormones are very important for the development of fetus, therefore the gland has to increase its secretion accordingly…

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Reduced bleeding during periods while using natural conception, feeling nauseous and tired – is it pregnancy?

Previously I was using Oral Contraceptive Pills, which I stopped more than one month back. Then, we shifted to natural contraceptive methods. However, this time, my period was delayed by about 5-6 days and moreover, the period lasted for a much shorter duration of only 2-3 days against a normal duration of 4-6 days.

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Is it possible to become pregnant after family planning operation (tubal ligation)?

I had an operation of tubal ligation (family planning operation) about 3 years back after the birth of my son. Thereafter, I have been having regular periods. Duration of the periods has been varied, sometimes longer and sometimes shorter. This time, the period lasted for a very short duration, even less than 2 days.

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Eczema Treatment What S A Pregnant Woman With Eczema To Do

A woman with eczema during pregnancy is swamped with a lot of concerns. Should she continue her typical eczema treatment? Will it not have some nasty effects on the baby she’s carrying in her womb? It’s normal for her to be concerned about both her and her baby’s health when it comes to taking medications,…

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