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Are you magnesium deficient? Why you need magnesium during pregnancy?


Magnesium is naturally mineral used for more than 300 biochemical reactions, making it crucial for health. Magnesium is almost as basic as water and air for healthy living.  It is an anti-inflammatory mineral that offers protection from a host of illnesses and diseases. Magnesium is important for many systems in the body, especially the muscles and nerves. It keeps the heart beat steady, helps bones remain strong, supports a healthy immune system, helps regulate blood glucose levels etc...

Epidural anesthesia during labor – Fear of side effects


What is epidural anesthesia?

The most popular method of pain relief during labor is epidural anesthesia. More than 50% of women use epidural anesthesia due to giving birth. Epidural anesthesia is regional anesthesia that blocks pain in a particular region of the body. Epidurals block the nerve impulses from the lower spinal segments, which results in decreased sensation in the lower part of the body and allows you to remain awake during the delivery. Epidural anesthesia can be used for either a C-section or a vaginal birth.

First time pregnant! Now what?

You are first time pregnant and in your head you have a bunch of questions. Here are the most important answers for you.

Am I really pregnant?

The surest sign of pregnancy is the absence of menstruation. Typical symptoms such as nausea, sensitivity to smells and sudden desire for a particular food usually appear a little later. Further suspicion in pregnancy can cause slight bleeding that occurs due to the implantation of the embryo in the uterus. This light bleeding comes a little earlier than the day when you should get your period.

The last months of pregnancy


The big day is coming.
Some women in the last months of pregnancy can feel fatigue and irritability again. But soon the day will come when everything will be resolved, and then followed by a period of endless enjoyment of motherhood.

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Changes in pregnancy


In addition to all the beautiful things in pregnancy, you will meet with a variety of inconveniences. This primarily refers to pain in different parts of the body. It is normal to expect that during pregnancy and after childbirth, occur different kinds of discomfort. Although unpleasant, pains associated with pregnancy are completely natural and normal thing and it should not make you worry.