Black Maternal Health, What Does It Mean?

What is Maternal Health? According to dictionary, Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encompasses the health care dimensions of family planning, preconception, prenatal, and postnatal care in order to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality.  What is Black Maternal Health? The United States has the worst maternalContinue reading “Black Maternal Health, What Does It Mean?”

Mucus plug: what it looks like and how long until labour starts

What you need to know about losing your mucus plug during pregnancy How long after losing your mucus plug do you go into labour? Dr Louise Wiseman answers your questions. By Dr Louise Wiseman MBBS, BSc (Hons), DRCOG, MRCGP 24/02/2021 RidofranzGetty Images If you’re preparing for the arrival of a new baby you might haveContinue reading “Mucus plug: what it looks like and how long until labour starts”

Coconut and it’s benefits for women who are pregnant.

Coconut is a really big thing for a lot of people. I use coconut oil for my skin, hair and so many more things, but what we are going to talk about is how it affects women who are pregnant and the benefits it provides. Coconut water benefits for pregnancy Coconut water may be refreshingContinue reading “Coconut and it’s benefits for women who are pregnant.”

How do you know when you’re ovulating and how long does it last.

So many opportunities to get pregnant in 2020 and 2021. We’ve had stay at mandates, valentines and winter storms that have kept us in the house with our loved one with sometimes nothing to do. We know the saying “and idle mind is the devils workshop” but let’s change that because trying to bring aContinue reading “How do you know when you’re ovulating and how long does it last.”

Emergency contraception: Which type is best for you?

If you’ve recently had unprotected sex and are looking for emergency contraception your main options are: Plan B Ella Copper IUD Yuzpe regimen Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons of each type and how to choose the best emergency contraception for you. — Read on