The dynamic duo behind Ripe Maternity

The dynamic duo behind Ripe Maternity

– Ripe started because I was young, pregnant and I had nothing to wear. And through each of my three pregnancies that didn’t change. So, I saw a gap in the market that I thought was quite obvious to fill. – And, when Lisa had…

Sex Doesn’t Induce Labor | Week 41 of Pregnancy

Sex Doesn’t Induce Labor | Week 41 of Pregnancy

(upbeat music) – I know, I hate when people are late too. Ticktock, mother (beep). Why didn’t your baby come by your due date? Well, it isn’t because your doctor is bad at math. Only 5% of babies show up on their D day. Anywhere…

Signs of Miscarriage | Parents

Signs of Miscarriage | Parents

About a third of patients may experience light cramping and spotting during the first trimester. This doesn’t necessarily mean that it will lead to a miscarriage. Sometimes, what women identify as a cramping feeling is actually stretching and growth of the ligaments as the uterus…

The Vitamin That May Reduce Risk of Having a Miscarriage

The Vitamin That May Reduce Risk of Having a Miscarriage

You probably know having adequate vitamin D that’s a good thing, that’s important. But did you know it can reduce your risk of a miscarriage? The National Institutes of Health looked at 1200 women who had experienced a miscarriage. Found vitamin D did play a…

Pregnancy After Miscarriage | Parents

Pregnancy After Miscarriage | Parents

In general, having a miscarriage does not affect your chances of conceiving again, and it’s safe to start trying again after your next period, which usually occurs four to six weeks after the bleeding of the miscarriage stops. If you plan to get pregnant again…

Your Chance of Miscarriage | Parents

Your Chance of Miscarriage | Parents

Your chance of miscarriage from the timing when you’re pregnant is roughly 10 to 20%. However, there are certain factors which can influence your risk. Your age is an important factor in your risk of miscarriage. As you get older, your risk increases. For instance….

You Will Absolutely Poop When You Push  | Week 40 of Pregnancy
What Causes Miscarriage | Parents

What Causes Miscarriage | Parents

Up to 20% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. So the most common reason for miscarriage is genetics. The egg and the sperm join incorrectly and the number of chromosomes is abnormal. Usually these mutations are spontaneous. They’re not passed down genetically. And won’t necessarily…

Coping After A Miscarriage I Zita West Talks To Mothercare
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