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More On Pregnancy Supplement To Avoid

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Everyone knows that vitamins and supplements are needed for pregnant women to be able to stay healthy and keep their baby healthy during their term. The problem is that since it is so well known that women need this there is a growing number of different pregnancy supplements that can be gotten and not all of them are a good idea.

For example many people are getting into the herbal options for things, and while sometimes these can be a good idea they are not always a good idea, for example there are some of these can actually harm the baby.

For example there are some herbal supplements that contain things like quinine; this is not something that should be used during pregnancy. If you take a pregnancy supplement that has this in it then when the child is born there is a good chance they will go through what is consider withdrawal symptoms. The baby might shows signs of something like a nervous quiver for a few months and then hopefully this will start to fade away. Read the rest of this entry »

Should Your Dog Take A Pregnancy Supplement?

Should Your Dog Take A Pregnancy Supplement? 5.00/5 (100.00%) 3 votes

It’s a well-known fact that people often times need to take vitamins and supplements to make sure that they get all the nutrients that they need to function at a good level. It’s even more common for pregnant women to need to take a pregnancy supplement. This helps to ensure the safety of the baby and the mother.

What some people want to know is, if it’s a good idea for their pregnant dog to take these pregnancy supplements as well. The answer is yes, just like people a pregnant dog needs extra nutrients that they may not be getting from other places, in fact it might be even more important for a dog because they are not only carrying one baby but an entire litter.

If you find that you are concerned about your dog and want to purchase a pregnancy supplement for them then a good place to get it is at your vet’s office or animal hospital. If there are any places that are stores and vets offices then you should be able to find them there, and even many places such as health food stores and vitamins stores will carry these types of things for your pet. You shouldn’t have that much of a hard time locating the pregnancy supplement that you need for your dog. Read the rest of this entry »

Remove Foreign Body From Child’s Nose

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A foreign body is anything not organic to the human body: a toy, a piece of wadded-up newspaper, or a bead. Even something technically organic, such as a pea, is considered a foreign body since it’s not supposed to be lodged in the nose.


Toddlers put all sorts of things up their noses. Even if your child does not seem bothered, these objects can eventually cause problems and must be removed.

Sometimes objects end up in the nose accidentally. For instance, an object can become lodged in the nose after a fall.


Objects can also wind up in the nose thanks to friends or sib­lings. As a result, the answer to the question “Did you put some­thing up your nose?” may be a truthful “No,” even though an object is stuck in there.

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Effects Of Iron During Pregnancy

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Iron forms part of the red blood pigment, haemoglobin, which carries oxygen around both your body and that of your baby. It is also involved in the production of energy and in immunity.

Women suffering from iron deficiency in pregnancy are much more likely to develop Candida (thrush) infections, for example. You need more iron during pregnancy as your total blood volume increases by around a third.

A common symptom of lack of iron during pregnancy is a craving for strange foods such as soil or coal; this is known as pica. If it happens to you during pregnancy, start taking a supplement containing iron immediately—ask your pharmacist or doctor for advice on dosage.

Your doctor may also want to perform a blood test to check your iron stores as iron deficiency increases the risk of poor fetal growth and low birth weight.

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