It is very important for you to keep a close watch for signs of ectopic pregnancy as failure to do so could be extremely dangerous. Make sure you look out for symptoms of ectopic pregnancy This kind of a pregnancy is not at all common. But it can be detected by the clear indications that can be seen. For one, a person showing signs of this kind of pregnancy will experience pain or tenderness in the region of the abdomen or pelvis. Once this has been detected, it is very important to consult a doctor at once. If a doctor is…

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There are several muscles that reinforce the pelvic floor, also called the pelvic diaphragm.  These muscles support the pelvic organs including the bladder, intestines, and uterus. Keeping them toned and strong during pregnancy and post-partum helps prevent bladder incontinence, as well as prolapses of the uterus and bladder (a condition in which these organs can bulge into your vagina), and can be an aid in childbirth. One of the most important pelvic floor muscles, the pubococcygeus (PC) muscle directly aids in urinary control and childbirth, and contracts during orgasm.  During childbirth, having a strong PC muscle can help to position…

Dr. Tom Brewer developed the Brewer Diet for Pregnancy in the 1960’s as a way to help impoverished women learn how to eat in order to have a healthy pregnancy and childbirth. During the time Dr. Brewer was practicing, many doctors were looking for ways to medically treat pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. More often than not, their efforts were unsuccessful leading to high-risk pregnancies, difficult deliveries, and numerous C-sections. Dr. Brewer theorized that the root cause of the problem of pre-eclampsia during pregnancy was nutrition related and a result of women not eating enough high-quality foods, especially protein. During his 25…