Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Things to take care of during pregnancy

Pregnancy can sure be a bittersweet experience, with all the food cravings and the dizziness and nausea, it can get a little overwhelming. Pregnancy can sure be a bittersweet experience, with all the food cravings and the dizziness and nausea, it can get a little overwhelming. But the happiness of holding your child for the… Read More »

Risks of Preeclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

One in 20 pregnancies will result in preeclampsia. What exactly is preeclampsia and how does it impact blood pressure? We spoke with Mary Cascio, MSN, RNC, about preeclampsia, and what it means before, during and after pregnancy, and what symptoms you should look for. What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia (sometimes referred to as toxemia) is a… Read More »

Letshego Zulu’s Top 6 Alternative Ways To Keep Fit During Pregnancy

Exercising during pregnancy has long been recognised by obstetricians and gynaecologists as both safe and beneficial (for mom and baby). However, your body goes through some SERIOUS physical and hormonal changes and it’ll soon dawn on you that you’ll have to tweak your exercise regime. What you could do pre-pregnancy is not quite the same… Read More »