Author: Integrity Kay

Acne after Pregnancy – Is it Normal?

Acne after Pregnancy Is Normal The sudden appearance (or reappearance) of pimples can be narrowed down to one word: hormones. Acne is triggered by hormonal changes in the body. That’s why people often start breaking out during puberty, around the time of the menstrual cycle, during pregnancy and immediately post- pregnancy. It’s all because of […]

Factors that affect the average Birth Weight in Babies

Babies come in all shapes and sizes, and weight ranges can vary drastically. The weight range at birth for most full-term babies is between 5 pounds, 8 ounces and 8 pounds, 13 ounces. However, a percentage.of healthy-term babies are born under or over that range. Your newborn’s weight is determined by many factors. These include: Genetics For example, the size of […]

What are the Odds of another Stillbirth

For most women, the chances of having another stillbirth are very low. Less than 1 in 100 women (less than 1 percent) who’ve had a stillbirth go on to have another stillbirth.   What is stillbirth? A stillbirth is the death or loss of a baby before or during delivery. Both miscarriage and stillbirth describe […]

Body acne during Pregnancy

Pregnancy can trigger acne or make existing adult acne worse. (On the other hand, some women with acne-prone skin report a decrease in breakouts during pregnancy, so you never know.). Higher levels of hormones called androgens are at least partly responsible for pregnancy breakouts because they can prompt the sebaceous glands in your skin to […]

What is Body Acne: A broader view

WHAT IS ACNE? Acne is a common skin condition that occurs when oil and dead skin cells clog the skin’s pores. Acne primarily affects teens; more than 85% experience at least a mild form of this condition. It most commonly occurs on the face, chest, back, shoulders, and neck. Acne affects young men and young […]

Causes of Stillbirth in Pregnancy

What is stillbirth Stillbirth is when a baby is sadly born dead anytime after 24 weeks of pregnancy. The loss of a baby before the 24th week of pregnancy is called a miscarriage. What causes stillbirth? Sometimes, there isn’t an obvious explanation for a stillbirth to occur, and they can happen in otherwise healthy babies […]

How to prevent Stillbirth during Pregnancy

Most people are under the impression that stillbirth is random and unpredictable, but in actuality, there are very simple things we can do to prevent many stillbirth from happening. Sleep on your side New research released today in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists (BJOG) has confirmed that if women sleep on their side during the […]

How to Reduce Blood Sugar during Pregnancy

How to Naturally Lower Blood Pressure During Pregnancy According to the American Pregnancy Association, high blood pressure affects about 6 to 8% of pregnant women. If your blood pressure exceeds 140 mm Hg systolic (the top number) or 90 mm Hg diastolic (the lower number) you suffer from high blood pressure or hypertension. Some risks […]

Tramadol use and Its Effect on Pregnancy

Mothers are to be extremely careful with the drugs they take during pregnancy. Some of these drugs may reach the baby from the mother through the placenta and it’s effect could range from damage of the baby’s vital organs and tissues to fatalities. Trimadol is a medication that works by affecting the balance of mood […]

What to know about diapering a baby

  The process of putting a diaper on a baby may be a bit daunting for a new mother, father or someone doing it for the first time. Issues like diaper rash, leaking diaper, etc could arise if not properly worn. Hence, the need to know step by step how to diaper a baby. It […]