The normal period of pregnancy is 280 days (40 weeks) from the first day of the last menstrual period. Throughout pregnancy, the growing fetus is entirely dependent on its mother. The mother’s diet, her general state of health and the amount of physical work she does — all have their effect on the child. Therefore,… [ Continue Reading ]
When your first child is growing inside you, it is hard to believe all they say about childbirth being the most amazing experience of your life. How could the legendary pain of giving birth be memorable or amazing, you wonder? You tend to dismiss it as mere romanticism. But it is amazing. I can vouch… [ Continue Reading ]
If you see pus, or notice a foul smell emanating from the umbilical cord, this could lead to infections like Sepsis, or even Tetanus. If the skin around the cord looks red, this could also be an infection. Consult your doctor immediately. In future, make sure that you keep the umbilical cord clean and dry.