Pregnancy

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: THE MANY DANGERS OF SELF-DIAGNOSIS

People turn to Google for a medical diagnosis for one of three reasons: lack of time for a formal appointment, mistrust in a doctor’s...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

PREGNANCY DO’S AND DON’TS – A BRIEF GUIDE

Familial advice, self-help books, and now, the internet, serve as a guide for women to safely maneuver the obstacle course that is pregnancy. However,...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
3 min read

TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT: A GUIDE TO…

Every mother-to-be is dedicated to providing her growing baby with the right nutrition. However, the lines between what’s ‘good’ and what’s ‘bad’ are often...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

THE IMPORTANCE OF ORAL HYGIENE DURING PREGNANCY

Dentist visits aren’t usually on people’s priority lists, let alone those of mothers-to-be. However, due to the drastic hormonal shifts, pregnant women are greatly...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

BUNDLES OF STRESS: DEALING WITH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common psychological condition that many new mothers face, yet few acknowledge. Brought on by hormonal imbalances and feelings of...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
3 min read

YOUR PREGNANCY EXERCISE GUIDE: THE 3RD TRIMESTER

While it may feel like your belly can in no way become  bigger than what it already is, it will actually get a lot...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
3 min read

YOUR PREGNANCY EXERCISE GUIDE: THE 2ND TRIMESTER

You have now entered the ‘golden trimester’, as many call it, which also marks an end to the miscarriage worries of trimester 1, as...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

YOUR PREGNANCY EXERCISE GUIDE: THE 1ST TRIMESTER

In Pakistan, exercising during pregnancy is virtually unknown. While some have valid reasons, like a high-risk pregnancy or chances of a premature delivery, many...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

WORRIED ABOUT CERVICAL CANCER? SYMPTOMS, RISK FACTORS AND PREVENTION

The word ‘cervix’ refers to the lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina. According to a 2017 report by the HPV...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read