Pregnant women need to drink between eight and ten glasses of water per day to stay properly hydrated. This is because their bodies are working hard to support the developing baby and they need more water than usual. Dehydration can cause a number … [Read more...] about Pregnant Women: You Need To Drink This Much Water Every Day
What To Expect From A Home Pregnancy Test
A home pregnancy test is a quick and efficient way to determine if you are pregnant. They have a high accuracy rate (about 97%) and are available from most drugstores. If you are unsure how a pregnancy test works, read on! How does a home test … [Read more...] about What To Expect From A Home Pregnancy Test
Endometriosis affects 2-10% of women ages 25-40 and is the leading cause of infertility. It is a common disorder and occurs when the uterus lining grows outside of the uterus itself. Although the cause of endometriosis is unknown, there are … [Read more...] about Endometriosis
Practicing Safe Sex
It is essential to practice safe sex to reduce the risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections and unintended pregnancy. Using condoms during sex prevents a barrier that protects both partners from spreading or contracting any STI. Some STDs often do … [Read more...] about Practicing Safe Sex
Getting Pregnant: When Am I Most Fertile?
Timing is important when trying to become pregnant. While there is a common process involved, it can vary from one woman to the next. That’s why it is essential to understand what’s happening and when it occurs in order to time reproduction. How do … [Read more...] about Getting Pregnant: When Am I Most Fertile?
How Do I Know If I Am Infertile?
About 12 to 13 couples out of 100 in the United States will have trouble conceiving. Infertility means that you have had unprotected, regular sex for at least six months to a year and can’t get pregnant. Other factors may apply as well, like age. … [Read more...] about How Do I Know If I Am Infertile?