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Pregnancy and post-partum information



Do's and don'ts during pregnancy
Lists things pregnant women should and shouldn't do to assure a healthy pregnancy and baby

Relief measures for common discomforts of pregnancy
Provides relief measures for nausea and vomiting, frequent urination, breast tenderness, increased vaginal discharge, stuffy nose, increased saliva and bad breath; heartburn, swollen ankles, varicose veins, constipation, leg cramps, hemorrhoids, backache, faintness, shortness of breath, and mood swings

Danger signs during pregnancy
Symptoms which require an immediate call to the doctor

Fitness for two: exercise during pregnancy
Covers benefits of exercise, risk factors during pregnancy, exercise guidelines, do's and don'ts for exercising, and special exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor and the abdominal and back muscles

Caring for yourself after delivery
Special care for new moms during the six weeks after the baby is born, including symptoms which require medical attention

Postpartum depression
Discusses the major physical and psychological adjustments women have to make when they become mothers, the difference between normal "postpartum blues" and postpartum depression, and coping mechanisms to help get over the blues