General pregnancytotal topics: 12 | replies: 12
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Hello, Because serotonin is made from tryptophan - an amino acid that comes from high-protein foods such as milk, eggs, meat and fish - this result also provides a clear link between the amount and type of protein consumed by the mother early in pregnancy and the generation of islet cells needed to protect her against gestational diabetes late in pregnancy, when the fetal caloric needs are highest. S...
Hi everyone-- this is my first forum post! A little back story: I still nurse my now fifteen month son, and was not getting my monthly periods for a while or ovulating. In late August, the obgyn prescribed prosgesterone pills for ten da...
If you have no health conditions or pregnancy complications, and have your heart set on giving birth in a birth center or at home, you'll want to find a midwife who practices these things. In other cases, you probably should go with the traditional birth at the hospital.
Hi, I read somewhere there was a research that proved that women need a good rest before giving birth, I think about a couple of months. I had my maternity leave on my 7th month. I had a nice time, I think I really started to enjoy my pregnancy only when I left work. But a lot of women leave work in two weeks before due date.
I had a very positive experience, the birth was a textbook, no intervention, used pool, no pain relief, it was overwhelmingly intense when DS was coming out but not exactly painful. It was a wonderful experience for me. Hypnobirthing is also wonderful during pregnancy to help to prepare for the birth. I highly recommend.