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Constipation During Pregnancy

Constipation During Pregnancy

If you find yourself suffering from constipation during pregnancy, you’re not alone. Depending on the sources, statistics range from between 38% to 50% of all women that are pregnant, who experience constipation during some stage of their pregnancy. Bloating and...
Bleeding Gums In Pregnancy

Bleeding Gums In Pregnancy

Bleeding gums, sore gums and swollen gums can be caused by a combination of hormonal changes and a build-up of plaque, during a time when your gums are more vulnerable. This can lead to bleeding and inflammation, known as pregnancy gingivitis. Why pregnancy gingivitis...
What is an Implantation Bleed?

What is an Implantation Bleed?

What is implantation? Implantation is the attachment of a fertilised egg to the lining of the uterus. Implantation usually happens about 9 days after ovulation and is required for the fetus to continue to grow. How does implantation occur? Implantation occurs when a...