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Cheese During Pregnancy: What To Eat, What To Avoid


Are you craving for cheese? Is it safe to eat cheese when pregnant? Safe and unsafe cheeses during pregnancy Is it safe to eat goat cheese while pregnant? Listeriosis due to cheese cravings Tips to prevent listeriosis due to cheese craving during pregnancy Want to make your food interesting? Add some cheese to it, and […]

Amoxicillin Dosage For Kids – Uses, Side Effects & Precautions

Amoxicillin Dosage For Kids

Image: Shutterstock Amoxicillin for kids What is amoxicillin? When is the antibiotic prescribed for your child? How to use/ not use amoxicillin for children? Amoxicillin dosage chart based on the child’s weight/ age Side-effects of amoxicillin in children Important points to remember “Antibiotics? No, my God, I won’t use them!” This is the fear we […]

Missed Miscarriage: How Does It Happen And What To Do?

Missed Miscarriage

What is a missed miscarriage? How common are missed miscarriages after seeing the heartbeat? What are the causes of a missed miscarriage? How to treat a missed miscarriage? How is D&C (dilation and curettage) done? What to expect after D&C? What are the risks of D&C? How to prevent a missed miscarriage? How long after […]

24 Signs & Symptoms Of Twin Pregnancy

Signs & Symptoms Of Twin Pregnancy

What factors increase chances of twin pregnancy? Early signs of twin pregnancy More signs and symptoms of twin pregnancy How much weight to gain during twin pregnancy How twin pregnancy affect Babie’s health Twin pregnancy and its complications How to deal with twin pregnancy stress Does your bump look bigger than most other mothers’? Well, […]

Headache During Pregnancy: Causes, Treatment And Preventive Measures

Headache During Pregnancy

Are headaches common during pregnancy? Causes of headaches during pregnancy What are the different types of headaches? How common are migraines during pregnancy? How is headache associated with preeclampsia? Non-pharmacological treatments for headaches during pregnancy Can you take pain medication to treat a headache? When to consult your healthcare provider? How to prevent headaches during […]

Acne During Pregnancy: Causes And Natural Ways To Prevent Them

Acne During Pregnancy

What is acne? Is acne a sign of pregnancy? When does pregnancy acne start? What causes acne during pregnancy? How to manage acne based on its severity? General measures to deal with acne during pregnancy Home remedies to treat pregnancy acne Is acne treatment safe during pregnancy? What acne treatments are safe during pregnancy? Acne […]

Postpartum Preeclampsia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Postpartum Preeclampsia

Pregnancy brings along several health issues with it. Most of them are gone after you deliver the baby, but some stay longer. What’s worse is that some crop up immediately after your delivery. Postpartum preeclampsia is one such condition. The rare condition needs immediate medical attention as it may result in seizures and other health […]

21 Safe Abdominal (Ab) Exercises To Perform During Pregnancy


Pregnancy need not disrupt your fitness regime. If you feel light and energetic after working out, and that’s how you like to be even during pregnancy, then you should continue with what you have been doing. In fact, being active will make your pregnancy and delivery easy. Some abdominal exercises keep you fit and tone your muscles to help prepare you for the delivery.

However, you might have to tone down the vigor and also choose the exercises that suit your condition. What could be those exercises? Momjunction gives you a list of the best abdominal exercises you can safely perform during pregnancy. But start with them only after consulting your healthcare provider.