Baby, Pregnancy

51 Baby shower games

Are you planning a baby shower sometime soon? You’re probably trying to put the games of this shower together but can’t find the right ones. If you still haven’t found baby shower games ideas that grab you, look no further as we have compiled some really fun ideas. Here they are for you: Baby shower

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Pregnancy

7 Symptoms of Blue Baby Syndrome – Causes & Management

The coming of a newborn baby into any family is often a joyous moment. Indeed, first-time mothers and couples do find a reason to be joyous knowing that they have now embarked on a long path to taking care of their newborn baby. However, that joy is often shuttered a few days later. While other

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Baby, Pregnancy

Infant Low Birth Weight – Causes, Risks & Management

A study conducted by US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) a few years ago established that of the 3.8 million births recorded in the US in 2011, 6.1% representing about 231,900 infants were born with low birth weight with 1.3% representing about 49,300 infants born with extremely low birth weight. The situation is

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5 Contraception Methods after Pregnancy – Available Options

The need for contraception is the last thing that is most likely to occupy your mind soon after giving birth. This is simply because your sex drive remains low. However, it is something that becomes very necessary. You need to talk with your partner on the best way to prevent another pregnancy so as to

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Anencephaly – Symptoms, Cause, Treatment & Prevention

There are simply many health defects that a developing baby in the womb can develop. While some are minor, others are very complicated. There are also those birth defects that are simply on the extreme. One such birth defect is anencephaly. This is a rare condition associated with incomplete development of the skull, scalp and

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Pregnancy

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – Causes, Risk Factors

Carrying pregnancy to term and delivering a healthy baby is always what every expecting mother looks forward to. Losing the baby soon or several months after delivery can therefore be very devastating. Unfortunately, this is what some mothers around the world go through after delivering healthy babies. Commonly referred to as crib death, Sudden Infant

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Baby, Pregnancy

Gastroschisis in Unborn Babies – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Gastroschisis is a condition that can affect a baby while still in the womb. It often affects boys although girls also do get affected. It is actually a birth defect characterized by formation of an opening in the wall of a baby’s abdomen. The opening can be of any size. It can be as small

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Spina Bifida in Unborn – Symptoms, Cause, Treatment & Prevention

Spina bifida is one of the birth defects that affect about 10% of newborns worldwide, with affected babies living with the condition for the rest of their lives. However, distribution of cases is uneven across the world. For instance, the condition occurs in at least two newborns out of every 1,000 births in developing countries

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Pregnancy

Episiotomy or Tear at Birth – What You Need to Know!

Cases of episiotomy and tear are becoming very common and you may just be among many moms who had episiotomy or tear when giving birth. It is, therefore, only appropriate that you know about the two for proper care and management. Episiotomy and tear are two different things and it is only necessary that you

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Pregnancy

Zika Virus and Pregnancy – What You Need to Know

Zika fever is presently a major concern for heath authorities across the world. This is particularly in regard to pregnant women who the fever presents serious risks. Zika fever is caused by Zika virus (ZIKV), a type of virus that is normally found in rhesus monkeys. The virus was first identified in Zika Forest in

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