Category Pregnancy / Childbirth

The first hug, or skin-to-skin contact
Pregnancy / Childbirth

The first hug, or skin-to-skin contact

The moment when a mother embraces her newborn baby for the first time is probably the most moving moment in the delivery room. The most important need for a newborn baby and woman right after delivery is close and continuous skin-to-skin contact. It is of great importance for the baby (provides warmth, security and food), as well as for a mother who, exhausted by giving birth, wants to hug her baby.

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What should a pregnant woman do?

The Labor Code, currently introduced amendments to the Act on maternity and parental leave, childbirth, childcare and a number of other legal aspects are one side of the coin with which a woman expecting a child meets. The other side is the social issue, as I would put it. The pre-Christmas period is behind us.
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Swollen problem - swelling in pregnancy

This is one of the more unpleasant and unpleasant "side effects" of the beautiful state of waiting for a child. We feel sluggish, footwear is too tight, rings do not want to come off the toes, we also often have impaired feeling in our hands ... Edema affects up to 75% of pregnant women. What are the reasons and how to deal with them?
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7 reasons why it is worth giving birth in water

Not every woman can give birth to a child in water. There are contraindications to this, which you can read about here. It is certain that, where possible, it is worth trying to take advantage of the advantages that lie behind this form of relieving labor pains and giving birth to children. Water has relaxing properties. It knows every pregnant woman.
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Pregnant feet under special supervision

Often forgotten and underestimated. And yet they are burdened even more than the spine or knee joints ... Our feet undergo a real ordeal during pregnancy. Swelling, flat feet, hallux are just a few ailments that can happen to us. How to care for your feet so that they are not another part of the body that causes you discomfort?
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Postpartum - it may surprise you

In childbirth, all the attention of a woman is often focused on the baby. However, it is worth that the young mother also takes care of herself. This is important, because after the hardships of pregnancy and childbirth, a woman must have time for her body and mind to recover, achieving balance. Not much can be accelerated in this respect, but that's not the point.
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Future mom's diet - some important tips

Congratulations! The pregnancy test showed a positive result, the doctor confirmed the test result. You're pregnant! Although you have undoubtedly felt a surge of happiness, you are also probably accompanied by a slight dizziness when trying to answer the question what to eat, how to proceed, to give your child as much as possible at the start.
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Insomnia during pregnancy

Many women hear: sleep well in advance, because when a child is born, it will not be so easy. The advice sounds reasonable, but it is completely useless for pregnant women who are struggling with insomnia during pregnancy. Paradoxically, when the body is struggling with considerable physical effort, during which its weaknesses are revealed, it is difficult for a moment of respite and regeneration.
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Since when can I see my pregnant tummy?

Shortly after, when the expectant mother reads the result of the pregnancy test, a confusion usually appears in the head. One of the first thoughts is the one about notifying your loved ones about your condition. Often, the deadline for the delivery of this important news depends on when the tummy appears.
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Cramps in pregnancy

Leg cramps in pregnancy are a very common female ailment seen in the second and third trimesters. So far, it has not been possible to fully explain what they are caused by. However, we know ways to prevent cramps. We also know what to do when they appear; and most often bring discomfort at night, unexpectedly, while sleeping ...
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Viral infections in pregnancy

Pregnancy is a special time during which viral infections can be a serious problem. There are at least a few dangers that can harm your child. Below we answer the question, how does infection with rubella, chickenpox, herpes, toxoplasmosis and mycosis affect the course of pregnancy. Rubella during pregnancy Rubella, or German measles, is an infectious disease that is most commonly seen in children.
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Top 3 ingredients to enhance fertility

Good quality food has a direct impact on our health. Unfortunately, widely available products differ and many of them reduce fertility. Avoiding pesticides, synthetic additives and chemicals helps to avoid the havoc effect on the body. It is also very important from the point of view of hormonal economy.
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Induction of labor - that is, induced labor

Every expectant mother is looking forward to the date of delivery. Impatience increases when the date of delivery has passed and the baby does not even think about welcoming his parents to the world. Date of delivery Our reflection on when a child should be born should be started by setting the date of delivery.
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What not to take to delivery room?

There are things necessary in the delivery room. There are also those that are not worth taking with you, because in practice they are very rare. Of course, each of us is different, so before you start removing the following items from your bag, think about whether you will not feel more confident with them. It is also worth calling the hospital where you are going to give birth, finding out what to bring with you.
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Pregnancy cravings

In the movies it looks like this. A woman with already visible tummy wakes up unexpectedly at night. There is an unhealthy flash of desire in her eyes, and her face becomes a patience. He tugs at the sleeping man. There is a close-up of a sleepy, pale face, a slow getting out of bed, a moment to yawn, an attempt to straighten curled arms and the camera follows a man going on a rainy night for a jar of pickled cucumbers and a pack of ice cream.
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Preeclampsia - you need to know

When the term 'pre-eclampsia' is mentioned, it is most often referred to as a threat, a health problem that can have many negative effects. Often, the term gestosis or pregnancy intoxication is also used interchangeably to describe it. What exactly does preeclampsia mean and what do you need to know about it?
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