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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

CTS can be caused by typing. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common pregnancy symptom that results from the excess fluid you retain in your body when you are pregnant. Basically, what causes swollen ankles during your pregnancy can also cause CTS. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the tingling and numbness you may be feeling in your hands, wrists and fingers. ... Leer Más »

Coping with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common pregnancy symptom that results from the excess fluid you retain in your body when you are pregnant. Basically, what causes swollen ankles during your pregnancy can also cause CTS. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to ease your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptomsso that CTS doesn’t prevent you from doing daily ... Leer Más »

SPD and labour

  You can still have an amazing birthing experience even if you have SPD SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) or PPGP (Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain) is severe pelvic pain which results from excess levels of relaxin softening your pelvic ligaments in preparation for labour and childbirth. Suffering from SPD can make childbirth a little more challenging, but the majority of mothers ... Leer Más »

Pelvic pain

Your pelvis can cause you a lot of pregnancy pain.Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net Pelvic pain is a common pregnancy symptom and it really is a pain, especially if it becomes severe and develops into SPD (symphysis pubis dysfunction). Pelvic pain is the result of increased levels of the hormone relaxin in your body. Your pelvis is a combination of ... Leer Más »

Nesting

Nesting is all part of your pregnancy experience. Have you noticed that you have suddenly whipped yourself into a cleaning and organising frenzy? Well, that means you're nesting and if you just can’t find enough to do you’re probably getting very close to giving birth. Nesting is a common pregnancy symptom that is actually very useful. What a nice change, ... Leer Más »

Avoiding hemorrhoids

Go to the bathroom whenever you need to, but don't hang around in there. Hemorrhoids are among the most-hated pregnancy symptoms and for this reason we know everyone is looking for any means of avoiding them. Luckily, we’ve got a few hints and tips that should definitely help you to lower your risk of getting hemorrhoids. Avoid constipation at all ... Leer Más »

Surprise, you're expecting twins…

“And that’s the second heartbeat...” “The second what?!?!” Finding out you’re expecting twins or even more multiples can be an emotional roller coaster. You literally feel the entire spectrum of emotions: excitement, worry, anxiety, luck, shock and premature exhaustion to name a few. Irregardless, having twins is an incredible experience and if you’re expecting more than one baby double congratulationsare ... Leer Más »