Menstrual Cycle Calculator https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com Calculate your Period with our Menstrual Cycle Calculator Fri, 26 May 2017 11:12:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Trying to Conceive When You Have Irregular Periods After Birth Control https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/trying-to-conceive-when-you-have-irregular-periods-after-birth-control/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/trying-to-conceive-when-you-have-irregular-periods-after-birth-control/#respond Fri, 26 May 2017 11:12:01 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1917 Many modern birth control methods have high success rates and are effective at preventing pregnancies. But what if you’re using birth control and have decided that you’re ready to get pregnant? There’s no need to worry since you can technically conceive right after quitting your birth control. However, if you’re like many women, you might end up having irregular periods (or even have zero periods for a few months) after you stop taking your pills or putting on your patch. This can get in the way of your pregnancy plans. Are Irregular Periods Normal After Quitting Birth Control? The short

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9 Best Ways to Cope with Pregnancy Fatigue https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/9-best-ways-to-cope-with-pregnancy-fatigue/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/9-best-ways-to-cope-with-pregnancy-fatigue/#respond Sun, 21 May 2017 11:09:50 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1914 Being pregnant is one of the happiest times in any woman’s life, but it’s also one of the most tiring. Some women feel a slight dip in energy while others experience a deeper level of tiredness, but the fatigue is there at various levels. This nagging feeling of exhaustion usually begins in the first trimester as hormone levels fluctuate and the body prepares itself for the pregnancy. It goes away in the second trimester (although some weakness might still remain), but it comes back in full force in the third trimester. During this time, the baby has grown larger to

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Which Medications Are Safe and Unsafe to Use While Pregnant https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/which-medications-are-safe-and-unsafe-to-use-while-pregnant/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/which-medications-are-safe-and-unsafe-to-use-while-pregnant/#respond Mon, 15 May 2017 13:54:07 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1873 There are many things you need to avoid when you’re pregnant, including drugs that are perceived harmful for you and your baby. But what if you get sick and need medication? The good news is that not all over-the-counter medicines are unsafe. You just need to know which drugs are safe for an expectant mother to use. List of Safe and Unsafe Drugs for Pregnant Women Safe Pain Relievers Acetaminophen (Tylenol) used in prescribed doses Unsafe Pain Relievers Aspirin Ibuprofen Naproxen Safe Allergy Medications Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Loratadine (Claritin) Steroid nasal spray (Rhinocort) Safe Cold and Flu Meds Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Saline

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Spotting During Pregnancy: When Should You See Your Gynecologist? https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/spotting-during-pregnancy-when-should-you-see-your-gynecologist/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/spotting-during-pregnancy-when-should-you-see-your-gynecologist/#respond Tue, 09 May 2017 13:48:57 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1869 Spotting is defined as the presence of a few drops of blood in your underwear. This is normal, particularly if you’re approaching your menstruation or if you’re on the last days of your period. However, if you’re pregnant, you shouldn’t be too complacent when you experience spotting. Causes of Spotting During Pregnancy Spotting is not a normal part of pregnancy, but it’s usually not cause for alarm. This is especially true when you when you experience it during the first trimester. Around 20 percent of pregnant women have spotting in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, and some of the

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Getting Pregnant after the Age of 35: What You Need to Know https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/getting-pregnant-after-the-age-of-35-what-you-need-to-know/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/getting-pregnant-after-the-age-of-35-what-you-need-to-know/#comments Tue, 02 May 2017 22:52:54 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1850 A lot of women nowadays get pregnant at a later age. There are many reasons for this: some take their time in choosing their partner, while others opt to focus on building their careers first. Still others have health conditions that make it hard for them to conceive. Regardless of the reason, many women find that getting pregnant at age 35 and above is not easy. If you’re at this age bracket, you might find it difficult to conceive, and when you do get pregnant, you might encounter complications that can affect your health as well as your baby’s. Fortunately,

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When Should You Take a Home Pregnancy Test https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/home-pregnancy-test/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/home-pregnancy-test/#comments Tue, 02 May 2017 15:15:16 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=447 Do you suspect you are pregnant? If so, a pregnancy test can give you the answer one way or another. For many women, the two week wait to know if they are pregnant just adds more anxiety to deciding the best time to take a pregnancy test. One of the most important things to know if you are confused about when you should take a home pregnancy test is that you are more likely to get a negative result if it’s done too early. How Does a Pregnancy Test Work? Before going further, it will be helpful for you to

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Risks of Obesity During Pregnancy https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/risks-of-obesity-during-pregnancy/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/risks-of-obesity-during-pregnancy/#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:58:04 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1843 Obesity exposes you to a wide range of illnesses, such as diabetes, osteoarthritis, gout, gallstones, and heart disease. It can even lead to cancer of the kidney, colon, esophagus, breast, and uterine lining, and recent studies have found out that it can also contribute to gallbladder, pancreatic, and ovarian cancers. Obesity also exposes pregnant women to various complications, and it can even affect the health of their unborn baby. If you are obese, you might find your pregnancy to be difficult and challenging. What Is Obesity? Obesity is the state of having large amounts of body fat. It’s often determined

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How Many Months After Being Pregnant Is Termination an Option? https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/how-many-months-after-being-pregnant-is-termination-an-option/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/how-many-months-after-being-pregnant-is-termination-an-option/#respond Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:04:02 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1836 Although abortion is legal in many developed nations, it continues to be a source of debate with arguments hitting several spectrums: biological, ethical, legal, moral, philosophical and religious. An abortion is seen as a solution to an unplanned pregnancy, particularly in the United States. Finding out a fetus has abnormalities is also a reason for opting for an abortion. Sometimes a therapeutic abortion is recommended when the health of the mother is at risk. When Can an Abortion Be Performed? Getting an abortion is dependent on how pregnant you are. Most abortions are performed during the first eight weeks of

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10 Ways to Prevent Preeclampsia https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/10-ways-to-prevent-preeclampsia/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/10-ways-to-prevent-preeclampsia/#respond Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:44:05 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1831 One in every 20 pregnancies may lead to preeclampsia, which generally develops during the third trimester. It is a serious pregnancy complication, but early detection may keep it from becoming a severe condition. What is preeclampsia? This is a pregnancy complication that runs from mild to severe. First-time moms, those carrying twins, or diabetes patients are at high risk of developing the condition. Pregnant women who have previous experience with gestational hypertension can expect to suffer the same thing in their next pregnancy. Other risk factors include age (younger than 20 and older than 40), pre-existing kidney disease or high

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Reusable Cloth Pads vs. Menstrual Cups: Pros and Cons https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/reusable-cloth-pads-vs-menstrual-cups-pros-and-cons/ https://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/reusable-cloth-pads-vs-menstrual-cups-pros-and-cons/#respond Sat, 15 Apr 2017 18:07:00 +0000 http://menstrual-cycle-calculator.com/?p=1816 Although menstruation is necessary, it can sometimes be such a hassle. For one, you have to change regularly to avoid blood from staining your clothes. Having your period might also cause some discomfort when you want to engage in physical activities thanks to cramps and other ailments that come with getting your period. Menstruating should not prevent you from doing what you love and participating in activities that make you happy. This is what feminine hygiene products such as reusable cloth pads and menstrual cups are for: to allow you to continue regular activities even when it’s that time of

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