Words to Know

You need to know the meaning of the following words frequently used during pregnancy time- Abdomen Belly, tummy or stomach. Afterbirth The placenta. It provides the baby with food and oxygen. It’s attached to your baby by the umbilical cord. Amniotic fluid The liquid the baby floats in inside the uterus. Sometimes called ‘the waters’….

Pica – food habit disorder during pregnancy

Pica is characterized by an appetite for substances that are largely non-nutritive, such as ice (pagophagia); hair (trichophagia); paper (xylophagia); drywall or paint; metal (metallophagia); stones (lithophagia) or soil (geophagia); glass (hyalophagia); or feces (coprophagia); and chalk. According to DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition) criteria, for these actions to be…

Children’s Day

Children’s Day is celebrated in various days around the world. Children’s Celebration Day was first begun on the second Sunday of June in 1856 by the Reverend Dr. Charles Leonard, pastor of the Universalist Church of the Redeemer in Chelsea, Massachusetts. At that time Dr. Leonard named the day Rose Day, though it was later…

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special day observed worldwide to celebrate the honour of the mother, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in family and society. It is celebrated on various days in various countries, most commonly in the months of March or May. It complements similar celebrations honoring family members,…