Amitriptyline in Pregnancy Safety

amitriptyline-effects-on-pregnancyDid anyone take amitriptyline while pregnant? If you did without knowing it, you need to be careful since the pregnancy risk cannot be ruled out. Pregnancy can cause changes of enzymes and affect metabolism of certain drugs to some degree. When drugs fail to be successfully excreted from the body, it may lead to toxic accumulation. As a result, drugs may also have some effect on fetal development during the first trimester. Continue reading Amitriptyline in Pregnancy Safety

What Food Has DHA for Toddlers?

sources-of-dhaYou must have heard a lot about docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), but you may not know that this omega-3 fatty acid is essential to the development of infants and toddlers. This is evident in various types of infant formula milk since these days it can be found in most of them. No doubt, DHA-fortified foods can benefit your child’s development, especially the eyes and brain. Continue reading What Food Has DHA for Toddlers?

Nosebleeds and Headache while Pregnant

38-weeks-pregnant-nosebleedYou probably know that nosebleeds and headache can be often caused by hay fever, hypertensive crisis, and sinusitis. In fact, they are one of the common complaints during pregnancy too. That’s to say, it is quite normal for a pregnant women to have nose bleeding and headache. But for all this, you should learn how to prevent and handle them since they are often associated inconvenient and embarrassing. Continue reading Nosebleeds and Headache while Pregnant

Is it good to Eat Dates during Pregnancy?

healthy-foods-during-pregnancySpeaking of the health benefits of eating dates, many of you may have heard it a lot. Indeed, it has long been prized as an amazing blood tonic in the east. For that reason, it is frequently used for weakness after overcoming an illness, anemia, cold hands and feet, and so on. However, if you are pregnant you may probably wonder: “Can we eat dates during pregnancy?” Simply put, it is rather safe to consume as long as you eat it properly. Continue reading Is it good to Eat Dates during Pregnancy?

Can You Get Pregnant from Precum?

pre-ejaculatory-fluidSexual excitement tends to make men release precum, which is also formally known as pre-ejaculatory fluid. It is a normal physiological phenomenon. This clear, colorless bodily fluid works like a lubricant, preparing for a normal sex life. So, what are the chances of getting pregnant from precum? Well, the chances of conception from pre-cum are approximately zero since only dead or no sperm exists there. Continue reading Can You Get Pregnant from Precum?

Third Trimester Nausea

late-pregnancy-symptoms-of-laborThird trimester refers to weeks 27-40 of pregnancy. That’s to say, you will expect to welcome a new life in only a couple of weeks. For a few of you with nausea during the third trimester, this is still one of the tough times of your pregnancy. Just like fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, and hot flashes, nausea is also one of common third trimester symptoms. In fact, nausea may be more common than you think. Continue reading Third Trimester Nausea

Is Lemon Water Good for Pregnancy?

lemon-water-during-pregnancyThe sweet and sour lemon water is a great attraction to many, especially to women in early pregnancy. Almost every expectant mother has morning sickness during her first trimester. In this case, a cup of sweet sour drink is something that can make her crave something again. However, you may doubt that is it safe to drink it in this special time and is it good for the baby’s development? If it is, what are the health benefits for pregnant women then? Continue reading Is Lemon Water Good for Pregnancy?