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What are the benefits of Kegel exercises?

Kegel exercises, also referred to as pelvic floor exercises, are basically working on the pelvic muscles to strengthen them so you can exert better control. The pelvic muscles support the bladder, small intestine, rectum and uterus in women. Kegel exercises have many benefits for women, especially those who suffer from urinary incontinence and post childbirth problems such as excess fat in the lower abdominal area, a lowered uterus, poor bladder control and stress incontinence. Some women lose the firmness in their vaginal muscles. Kegel exercises can undo these effects of pregnancy and childbirth. Kegel exercises are also beneficial for men. Here is a comprehensive list of benefits of kegel exercises.

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How To Avoid Getting Swollen Feet During Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, your body undergoes a lot of changes. One unpleasant change that you may notice is that your feet and ankles begin to swell. The severity of the swelling can range from mild to quite extreme, depending on the time of the day and what the weather is like outside. Swelling is generally worse later in the day and during periods of hot weather.

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Tips for Drinking All the Water You Need While Pregnant

One of the worst things about pregnancy is the increased need to pass water. It can lead to a strong dislike for consuming liquids because it feels like every time you have a glass of water, it comes right out. Besides that, there is the fact that water doesn't have much taste to it. It's boring to drink glass after glass, yet most other beverages should be avoided because they could hurt the child.

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Pregnancy Tests are Getting Lighter: Do I need to Worry Now?

I was impatient because of excitement. When the test read BFP at 10 DPO, I gave the good news to everybody. However, you know, I wanted to be sure, so I took another one today. My heart sunk!

Now, I am having doubts. I took one last test, and there was barely a line at all! Pregnancy test results are getting lighter. Did I just get pregnant yesterday and now not anymore?

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I always feel wet down there. Am I pregnant? How to Be Sure?

I jumped from the seat! I just thought I had sudden bleeding. It was all clear. Why do I always feel a lot of wetness down there? Am I pregnant?

I am reliant on my cervical mucus in determining where I am at in my menstrual cycle. I heard that I could detect signs of pregnancy through its changes too.  I want to dig deeper if this is true. If you have the same watery discharge, then you might also be wondering what’s going on.

Please tell me that I am not alone.

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It’s BFP! 10 DPO Symptoms I need to share with you!

I am glad that I finally got my BFP. I was hoping for it but did not anticipate just much. It took me awhile the first time. However, I got it for 10 DPO, and it was a shocking surprise!

By the way, just in case it’s not yet clear to you, DPO means “Days Past Ovulation “and BFP is "Big Fat Positive". The first time I encountered these abbreviations, I was a bit puzzled before I did research. After joining some mom groups, I was acquainted with all the terms.

I noted down all my symptoms so I can share it with you. I know how much it helps to see that you are not the only one on this journey.

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Postnatal Care: How to Bring Back the Pretty You?

Did you just give birth to the most adorable baby? Giving birth is strenuous and overwhelming. It is a mixture of happiness and excitement!

From now on, a lot will change. New routines, diet, environment and even your sleeping hours will be a challenge. It is essential to focus on the time you need to spend with your newborn. Are you anxious about it?

I have prepared a postnatal care guide to help you back into shape and bring back the pretty you. Be ready for new mom tips, practical advice, and useful tricks.

Welcome to the club!

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