Foods and beverages to avoid during pregnancy include unpasteurized milk or dairy products and fruit juices, raw meat, fish, caffeine, alcohol, papaya, etc.
The right diet in pregnancy includes plenty of fruits and vegetables, high folate foods, lean proteins, lots of water, calcium and vitamin D, starchy foods.
Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her menstrual cycles come to an end and she can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years.
Breastfeeding is the act of feeding a baby human milk through a woman's breast. It is recommended to start breastfeeding within the first hour after birth.
A glucose tolerance test, also known as an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), is a routine medical examination that measures how well the body handles sugar.
Gestational diabetes (GDM), also known as pregnancy-induced diabetes, is a condition in which blood sugar levels rise during pregnancy.
Puerperal pyrexia, also known as puerperal fever is a rise of temperature (fever) reaching 100.4° F or more within the first 10 days after delivery.
Some degree of skin changes, seen in 90% of pregnant women from 3rd month to the end of pregnancy due to stretching of the skin and change in hormone levels.
Generally, a pregnant woman can gain weight around 11 to 16 kg during her single pregnancy depending on her pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI).