3 Things You Should Never Do If You Are In Labor While In A Taxi

If you are pregnant and go into labor when there is no one at home to drive you or there is no one that you can call, a taxi can come to your rescue. This can be convenient for you but you should still be careful, as there are some things you should never do while en route to the hospital. Below are three of these things so you can have a happy, healthy baby. [Read More]

Emotional Support For Menopause: Treatments That Can Help

Probably the most difficult aspect of menopause is the roller coaster of emotions that you go through. Not only are these emotional cycles hard on you, but they are also difficult on your family. You may think you have no other choice but to weather out the storm, so to speak, but there are actually several menopause treatments that can help you cope with the emotional aspects of menopause. HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) [Read More]

Diagnosed with Fibrocystic Breasts? Ease Your Discomfort with These Tips

If your gynecologist has diagnosed you with fibrocystic breasts, you may wonder if there's anything you can do to ease the pain and other symptoms you are experiencing, especially the pain and symptoms of menstruation. Fibrocystic breast tissue occurs most often in women between the ages of 20 and 50 years old. Although the condition creates painful lumps and cysts in the breasts, it's not the same thing as breast cancer, which requires a different sort of medical care to treat. [Read More]

Five Miscarriage Risk Factors To Be Aware Of

One of the greatest fears of an expecting mother is the prospect of a miscarriage. Many common causes of miscarriage—chromosomal abnormalities and problems with placenta development—are largely random and uncontrollable. However, there are some huge risk factors that a woman can avoid to significantly lower her risks of experiencing a miscarriage. These include the following five risk factors: Consuming too much caffeine Caffeine consumption has been linked to miscarriage risks in numerous studies. [Read More]