Pregnancy is a magical time filled with many changes, including the expanding of the belly and the stretching of the abdominal wall. But with these changes come some challenges, such as the dreaded diastasis recti. As a pregnant woman, it’s essential to maintain a strong core and pelvic floor to support your growing baby and […]
Can you take Paracetamol when pregnant? – Know important facts and myths
Paracetamol is a popular painkiller used to relieve headaches, fevers and other aches. It’s also used as an over-the-counter drug to help with common pregnancy side effects like nausea and achy joints. But can you take Paracetamol when pregnant? Paracetamol is safe for most people when used in recommended doses But it can be risky […]
Is non-alcoholic wine safe during pregnancy?
As many new moms know, it’s not always easy to avoid alcohol when you’re expecting. It’s in a lot of foods that don’t come with obvious warning labels, such as salad dressing, iced tea and other unexpected sources. But cutting alcohol out of your life completely can be tricky, especially if you love drinking wine. […]
Can You Take Azo While Pregnant for UTI treatment? Know the risks and simple facts
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard of the bacterial infection called UTI (Urinary Tract Infections). Pregnant women and those with a weakened immune system are at an increased risk for developing a UTI. However, as with most things related to being pregnant or having a new baby, there are risks involved […]
Hip Pain After Pregnancy C Section – Get pain relief with these 8 effective tips
Pregnancy can take its toll on a women’s health. Apart from the usual stretch marks, swollen feet and nausea, some pregnant women may also experience pelvic pain and hip pain after pregnancy C section that might persist for months or years. Although this may be worrisome, it is not uncommon. As much as one in […]
Can you use Vicks while pregnant? Is it completely safe?
If you’re pregnant, you may be worried about using Vicks to help with your congestion. After all, there are so many myths about what is safe and what isn’t during pregnancy. It can be confusing! Read further to identify can you use Vicks while pregnant and is Vicks Vaporub safe during pregnancy. When you’re pregnant, […]
Can You Take Mucinex While Pregnant? – Important facts and myths
You’re pregnant, and you have the flu. You can’t stand being sick any longer. What do you do? You reach for the bottle of Mucinex that you keep next to your bed but can you take Mucinex while pregnant? Pregnant women are more susceptible to catching colds because of a weakened immune system. This article […]
Can you take Robitussin DM while pregnant? What is the risk?
Robitussin is a OTC drug trusted brand of cough suppressant that comes in many flavors and formulas. One of the most popular types of Robitussin is the one that comes in a cherry-flavored bottle with the word “DM” printed on it. This stands for “double menthol,” which is a main ingredients in this product. It […]
The D-Day: Giving birth & its side effects
A D-Day usually signifies a day on which an important operation begin or something iconic took place. My D-Day was the day I gave birth to a little brat. He is now four and I really don’t know why I didn’t write about this earlier. The iconic event in my life took place more than […]