Post delivering a child, you may wonder when you can have your next one. What would be the ideal wait time? How long should the gap be between two pregnancies? When will you get your first postpartum period? Does breast feeding affect menstruation? Let’s try and get you a few answers to help you better plan your next baby
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”Experts do no attribute any reliability to these tests and suggest that these should only be conducted at home for fun. The more accurate pregnancy tests available are urine tests or blood tests. Even if your home-ingredients react and become fizzy, frothy or bubbly, you need to get one of the credible tests or visit your doctor to know the actual pregnancy result and not solely rely on the homemade tests.”
Baby-wearing has recently become super-popular right now, but you might be surprised to learn it has a long history. Mums have been wearing various versions of the baby carrier since many centuries to keep babies close to them. Some of the early carriers were made from just a long piece of cloth wrapped tightly around the woman’s body to keep the baby close to them while they worked the fields or went about their day.
“When I was pregnant, one of the best buys that I treasure till date was my pregnancy pillow. Right as we hit the middle of the second trimester and the belly got slightly bigger, needing extra support under my tummy and behind my back became extremely important. Sleeping with it was the difference between a good night’s sleep and a restless night where I was constantly adjusting my position to be comfortable.
The portable changing mats now come in the form of a clutch, which holds all those changing essentials in the one convenient place, as well as unfold to protect your baby’s bottom from rough and wet surfaces. They are easy and light to carry, can be a part of your diaper bag or your handbag when out for quick visit to the shops and even in your hand when out for a quick walk.
Once you notice the early signs of pregnancy and take a test to confirm pregnancy, the next step is to go through what to do after a positive pregnancy test, a large part of which is screenings and scans. These screening tests begin at your first prenatal appointment and are mostly non-invasive. A screening test only tells you if you are at risk, or high probability of a particular condition.