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Ingrown toenail in children: causes and treatments

If you notice your child's toe is red and swollen, it is due to an ingrown toenail and this is very common in children. It's an inherited inclination in some circumstances and it can sometimes cut through the skin, causing infection. Photo Credit: FirstCry

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Ingrown toenail in children: causes and treatments

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Jaundice in new born babies

Photo Credit: WebMD Jaundice is a common, short-term illness that causes the skin and whites of a baby's eyes to turn yellow. New born jaundice is quite common and occurs when a baby's bilirubin level is too high. The good news is that infant jaundice usually fades away on its own when a baby's liver matures and the baby begins to feed, allowing bilirubin to flow through the body more easily.

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Jaundice in new born babies

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How to minimize the risk of HIV transmission during pregnancy

Photo Credit: Women's health Since the outbreak of the HIV and AIDS sickness in the 1980s, people have been terrified of it. When a woman who is pregnant is infected with the virus, the already difficult task of pregnancy is made even more difficult. Medical advancements, on the other hand, have not only made HIV pregnancy safe but have also lowered the risk of the virus infecting the baby.

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How to minimize the risk of HIV transmission during pregnancy

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How to massage your baby

You're not the only one who occasionally craves a relaxing body rub. A gentle laying on of hands is also highly calming and even therapeutic for babies. Photo Credit: Verywell Massaging your baby has numerous advantages from aiding your baby with digestive difficulties and teething pains, as well as enhancing his muscle growth, quieting him when he's irritable, and putting him to sleep.

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How to massage your baby

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Low HCG level in pregnancy

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced during pregnancy by cells in the placenta. Its job is to care for and nourish the embryo that is connected to the uterine wall. The hCG levels can vary a lot between people and even from one pregnancy to the next in the same person.

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Low HCG level in pregnancy

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How Low Amniotic Fluid Affects The Pregnancy

Your amniotic fluid protects your baby and allows him to grow and move during pregnancy. It also prevents the umbilical cord from being compressed against the uterine wall by your baby's body. Photo Credit: Vigourfact Oligohydramnios is a pregnancy disorder in which the amniotic fluid surrounding a baby is less than expected for his or her gestational age.

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How Low Amniotic Fluid Affects The Pregnancy

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Your baby's APGAR score and what it means

Photo Credit: Verywell The Apgar test is the initial test administered to most babies, and most of them pass with flying colors. This test is done right after the baby is delivered to check if the baby is ready to face the world or if he or she needs some assistance.

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Your baby's APGAR score and what it means

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How to get rid of baby hiccups

A case of hiccups in a baby is quite normal. Some kids even have hiccups before they're born, beginning around month 6 of your pregnancy, when your baby's lungs begin to mature. If you've ever had regular tiny spasms in your abdomen during pregnancy, they were likely hiccups.

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How to get rid of baby hiccups

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Fertility: Importance of vitex

Photo Credit: Verywell Vitex is a herb that has been used to treat hormone imbalances and increase fertility since ancient times and it is also known as chasteberry. It is used to treat depression, mood changes, cramps, water retention, weight gain, and other symptoms connected with the menstrual cycle.

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Fertility: Importance of vitex

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Bacterial and viral infections that increase the risk of miscarriage

Photo Credit: Verywell Some viral and bacterial diseases can make you more likely to lose your baby. It is important to be familiar with these infections in other to avoid the risk of miscarriage so if you think you might have one of these infections, speak with your doctor about getting tested and getting the appropriate treatment.

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Bacterial and viral infections that increase the risk of miscarriage

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Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction During Pregnancy

Symphysis pubis dysfunction occurs when the ligaments that keep your pelvic bone aligned during pregnancy become too relaxed and stretchy before labor occurs. This can cause the pelvic joint to become unstable which results in pelvic pain. Photo Credit: Verywell This condition isn't hazardous to your kid, but it could cause you a lot of discomfort and sometimes it could limit your mobility.

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Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction During Pregnancy

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How to stop breastfeeding a baby

Breast milk is without a doubt one of the most important sources of nutrition for your baby but there comes a time when you must transition from breast milk to other sources of nutrition because once your baby reaches the age of six months, your milk will not be enough to provide your baby with all of the essential nutrients required for optimum growth.

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How to stop breastfeeding a baby

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Losing your mucus plug during pregnancy

During pregnancy, the mucus plug is a thick piece of mucus that plugs the opening of your cervix. It helps protect your baby from the outside world when you're pregnant, together with your amniotic sac, until you're ready to deliver. Photo Credit: Verywell

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Losing your mucus plug during pregnancy

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Signs That Indicates Pregnancy Before Your Period Is Due

Photo Credit: Verywell The signs and symptoms of pregnancy differ from one woman to the other and missing your period isn't always a sign that you are pregnant. However, there are several signs that can indicate pregnancy before your period is due which is why it is important to note them a week or two before your period if you're trying to conceive.

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Signs That Indicates Pregnancy Before Your Period Is Due

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Separation anxiety in babies

Whether you're going on a much-needed date night or taking a long trip for work, any separation will be harder on you than it will be on your baby when they're still a newborn. However, everything will change when your baby's separation anxiety kicks in.

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Separation anxiety in babies

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How to burb your baby

Photo Credit: Verywell When gas bubbles become stuck in your baby's stomach during feeding, they can cause discomfort and a feeling of fullness and burping can assist the passage of gas bubbles up the esophagus and out the mouth. If you notice your baby is cranky during or after feeding, it is probably because he or she swallowed gas while feeding making her feel uncomfortable.

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How to burb your baby

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The Importance Of Child Proofing Your Home

Photo Credit: Verywell Few things are more thrilling than witnessing your beautiful bundle of joy push himself off his knees and onto two feet, only to learn that those two feet can take him anywhere. However, now that he's progressed from crawling to walking, the kid safety risks are increasing, and your childproofing efforts will have to scale new heights.

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The Importance Of Child Proofing Your Home

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Dangers of engaging in hot yoga during pregnancy

Photo Credit: Verywell Hot yoga is a type of yoga that is done in a setting that is extremely humid and hot. It is up to 105 degrees with a humidity of 40% and extreme types of hot yoga are often practiced in rooms with temperatures ranging from 90 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit and a humidity level of 60 to 70%.

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Dangers of engaging in hot yoga during pregnancy

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Recurrent pregnancy loss- What you should know

Recurrent pregnancy loss is not rare, and the person who experiences it undergoes a great deal of emotional distress. However, in many situations, there is no established explanation for repeated miscarriages. Photo Credit: Verywell Having one miscarriage after another can be emotionally draining. However, despite having repeated miscarriages, it has been observed that the majority of women continue to have children especially when there is no known explanation for the miscarriage.

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Recurrent pregnancy loss- What you should know

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How to manage genital warts during pregnancy

Genital warts are sexually transmitted infections that usually manifest as fleshy growths in the tissues of both men's and women's genitals. It is normal for genital warts to occur during pregnancy. This is primarily due to a dormant strain of HPV that is forming as a result of a weaker immune system and hormonal imbalances.

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How to manage genital warts during pregnancy