How to Overcome Heartburn During Pregnancy

Have you ever feeling burning in your body? Being confuse to heal?

Heartburn is a painful and hot sensation in the of the chest. This condition can worsen when lying down or looking down. Heartburn can be treated by reducing risk factors and lifestyle and drug changes gradually. Continue reading “How to Overcome Heartburn During Pregnancy”

The physiology of childbirth

The physiology of childbirth

Childbirth is a natural process in which cervical dilatation, the birth of the baby and the placenta from the mother’s uterus occur. Normally labor begins when the fetus is old enough to be able to maintain itself from intrauterine life to extrauterine life. The childbirth process consists of 4 phases, the first phase is called the opening, where the cervix ripens and opens up to a completely about 10 cm. Continue reading “The physiology of childbirth”

Gentle Birth Meditation

Gentle birth is a normal and calm childbirth process so that the mother will give birth with minimal pain. Helper and companion must help calmly and soft voice, so that when the baby is born, the atmosphere around calm, quiet, and full of peace. It is an approach in the natural birth process that combines the values and beliefs held by the woman herself. Continue reading “Gentle Birth Meditation”

Factors influencing the labor

Factors influencing the labor

Physiologically, when the gestational age is mature enough, a series of symptoms arise as the signal starting for labor. Here are several factors causing the timing of labor. These factors work together to produce a very strong, regular, rhythmic uterine contraction that ends with the birth of the fetus and placenta. Here, we have submitted the factors also what things are should be known to the mother before labor. Continue reading “Factors influencing the labor”

The benefits of baby spa

The benefits of baby spa

Spa is a traditional health effort with a holistic approach, in the form of comprehensive care using a combination of hydrotherapy skills, massage, aromatherapy, and added food services, healthy drinks, and physical activity. So, the meaning of baby spa is treatment or treatment using water as a medium. The stages of the baby spa also use water as a medium. Continue reading “The benefits of baby spa”

How to Increase Milk Supply

Breast milk is milk produced by humans to be consumed by babies as the main source of nutrition for babies who have not been able to digest solid food. Providing breast milk for babies is recommended until the baby 2 years old. After entering the age of 6 months, babies are given complementary food of breastmilk. However, breastfeeding is recommended to continually given until the age of 2 years. Continue reading “How to Increase Milk Supply”

Physiological adaptation to pregnancy – Digestive system

Physiological adaptation to pregnancy – Digestive system

The gastrointestinal system is affected in several ways in pregnancy. The height of progesterone levels interfere with body fluid balance, increase blood cholesterol, and slow contraction of smooth muscles. Secretion of saliva becomes more and more acidic. Later, stomach acid decreases. Enlargement of the uterus suppresses the diaphragm, stomach, and intestine. In early pregnancy, some women experience nausea and vomiting. As pregnancy continues, they will get decreased stomach acid, slower stomach emptying and bloating. Continue reading “Physiological adaptation to pregnancy – Digestive system”

Physiological cardiovascular adaptation in pregnancy

Physiological cardiovascular adaptation in pregnancy

The cardiovascular system adapts during pregnancy towards the occurrence of changes. Although changes in the cardiovascular system are seen early in the first trimester, progress to the second and third trimesters of cardiac output increases by approximately 40% than in non-pregnant women. Cardiac output increased from the fifth week of pregnancy and reached the maximum level around the 32nd week of pregnancy. Continue reading “Physiological cardiovascular adaptation in pregnancy”

Physiological adaptation of pregnancy – Integumentary System

Physiological adaptation of pregnancy – Integumentary System

The integumentary system is an organ system that distinguishes, separates, protects, and informs animals about the surrounding environment. This system is often the largest part of the organ system that includes skin, hair, fur, scales, nails, sweat glands and products (sweat or mucus). Continue reading “Physiological adaptation of pregnancy – Integumentary System”

Physiological adaptation to pregnancy – Hematology System

Physiological adaptation to pregnancy – Hematology System

Blood is a tissue in the form of a liquid consisting of two major parts, the blood plasma, and the corpuscular part. In another sense, hematology is also known as a branch of medicine concerning blood cells, blood-forming organs, and abnormalities associated with cells and blood-forming organs. Pregnant women experience various anatomical, physiological and biochemical changes in the body. Most of these changes have occurred immediately after fertilization and continue throughout the pregnancy. Continue reading “Physiological adaptation to pregnancy – Hematology System”