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Weight Gain Before Period – What You Should Know [REASONS] 0

Until I was 18, my periods were quite normal, and without any visible trouble. I assumed it that way since I had not experienced any physical-irritations, pain, or any other allergy forms whatsoever.

It was only after my 18 birthday celebrations that I started observing my body-changes closely.

One of the reasons could be that I was trying to shed weight!

That was when I brought home my first weighing machine.

The first time I measured my weight, it showed 130.7 pounds, which I felt was too heavy!

Then I started exercising regularly.

Within a matter of 3-4 months, I had lost about 8-9 pounds due to my efforts.

Just 10 days before my period’s days in August, I checked my weight.

My god!

I had gained about 4-pounds again! This really made me worried, because I had honestly followed all the advice given in the lose-weight-naturally book!

I had even eaten any fatty-food as I sued to before.

First, I called up my friend Anita and spoke to her about my problem.

She is two years elder to me, and I thought she would certainly have a solution for me.

But surprisingly

She also did not know the head or tail of this problem since she had also experienced a similar problem when she was 17!

But she coolly said that the problem went away after some time!

This did not solve my doubts, anyway, and my fear started increasing!

Then I told my mom about it.

She only smiled and asked me to call a number!

I called that number in the evening, hoping to speak to one of her friends.

But the person was a female-gynecologist who happened to be mom’s best friend also.

She asked me to visit her once, which I did.

She examined me once and said everything is normal!

When I told her about my weight-problem, she said it is natural for females to gain weight during this time due to one of the following reasons I have shared with you.

  • Internal Water retention: This happens mainly because the water-intake is insufficient. The body has a natural mechanism to preserve water to keep the sexual/reproductive-organs moist and soft. When we intake ore-water, this tendency will stop gradually.
  • The Pre period follicular cycle can also result in weight gain because the female body is preparing for any eventual “fertilization.” The uterus-walls start thickening with protective-liquids and lipids.

Once the periods start

All the liquids will be naturally drained-out from the female body, and the weight will naturally come back to its originals!

She also spoke about the peculiar-changes in this pre-period time food-habits.

Some females tend to eat lots of salty and spicy food or consume alcohol, forcing the body to retain more water and liquid content within the body.

This may also lead to an increase in weight.

After speaking to her for about 30 minutes, my doubts got cleared.

This is only my experience that I have shared with you about weight gain before the period.

If you have cleared at least one of your doubts, it is great!

But the best person to find a solution is your physician.

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Carol Turner
Carol Turner, M.D. is an obstetrician who treats a broad range of women’s health issues. She specializes in pregnancy, general obstetrics, cervical cancer prevention, abnormal vaginal bleeding, minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. Dr. Turner’s philosophy of care is the patient. She has spent most of her live educating young women on the importance of routine pre-cancer testing. Carol received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Menstrual Cycles Spotting – Know Everything [THE GUIDE] 1

What is spotting before period?

Spotting before the period is a phenomenon where the female vagina starts bleeding.

There could be three types of spots: Whitish fluid spotting, Yellowish fluid spotting, and blood spots.

These three types of spots are clearly due to three different reasons, and they should not be confused with each other.

Whitish fluid spotting

This is a normal type of pre-period spotting, which almost every female experience at some point in time in her life.

This process helps in keeping the vaginal lining moist. This is also called clear discharge before period.

Yellowish fluid spotting

This type of yellow discharge before period could mean that the female is experiencing some vaginal irritation.

This could also mean some vaginal infection problems.

Though the exact causes could not be clinically verified, case to case studies has led to gynecologist/specialists to conclude that the following reasons could be responsible for bleeding a week before period.

  • Yeast infection: This is mainly due to Candida fungus. She often experiences an intense feeling of itches, swelling symptoms, or even intense irritation feeling.
  • Menopause caused Vaginal Atrophy: The tissues start thinning. Lubrication is lessened. This could be due to estrogen deficiency during this period.
  • Urethra infection: This is the tube that eliminates urine/fluids out of the female body.
  • Inflammation of the Pelvic region. This is said to be mainly caused by a pre-period bacterial infection. Sometimes this could result in pain.
  • Possible Pregnancy: She needs to carry out a pregnancy test.
  • Intense stress: This often leads to temporary blockage in the path of periods. If the periods don’t happen for over 2 3 months, she will need to undergo related treatment from a gynecologist.

Blood spotting

If the pre-period vaginal bleeding contains stains of blood, it could be a complex situation and needs immediate attention.

Again, this depends on the intensity of the bleeding.

If the blood bleeding is very thin in intensity, it could be due to excess body heat during that time. She can try to cool his body temperature by consuming heat, reducing smoothies and food.

If the intensity is moderate or high, then she will need to consult her gynecologist for sure.


The Yellowish fluid spotting and blood spotting could also be due to other reasons.

Some such possible reasons have been discussed in the next section.

What are the possible causes of Pre Period spotting?

First period. She is maturing from childhood into adolescence.

Usually females get their first period between the ages of 8 11.

Sometimes, it could take till she is 13 years.

During this time:

Many hormonal changes keep happening inside her body.

These are the typical changes that could cause imbalances in her physical conditions.

This could also cause many psychological changes/stresses etc.

It is possible that pre-period bleeding is happening due to any of the reasons.

She can wait until the actual menstrual cycle starts.

If the girl has any slight knowledge about it, the question of why I am spotting before my period is natural to occur.

In case the period does not happen for about 10 15 days after the expected time, it would be better to consult a gynecologist/specialist.

Use of Intra Urinal Device/Copper T/physical Contraceptive.

This pre-period bleeding phenomenon normally occurs during the initial 6 – 7 months after inserting the device; it is natural for the bleeding to happen.

  • If the bleeding is not accompanied by irritation/pain, she can consider it as usual. However, she could try out a simple experiment. Try to take out the device for a while and observe any changes. If the bleeding stops or reduces, she could forget about it and go ahead with her regular life.
  • If the bleeding is accompanied by irritation/pain/ physical discomfort, it would be wise to consult the gynecologist/specialist.

Usage of Contraceptive Pills: 

This could be one of the causes.

She may have started using pills, changed the prescription type/pill brand, or stopped using it.

In all the cases also, the chances of pre-period bleeding still exist.

Physical/mental stress:

This is said to be one of the most hidden causes of pre-period bleeding.

Physical stress happens due to excess workload, lack of sleep, post-surgery recovery, post-illness recovery, post-childbirth recovery, etc.

The growth of fibroids in the inner uterus region: 

They could vary in size from very thin ones to very thick ones.


This will be marked by more than just the yellowish or blood bleeding.

Some of the most common symptoms could be

  • Frequent Pelvic pain
  • Frequent urination urges
  • Pain during urination
  • Frequent signs of constipation

Frequent Back pain/muscle pain etc.

It is always better to go for a checkup from the specialist if any such signs continue.

  • It is estimated that pre-period bleeding could start anywhere between 5 10 days before the actual periods. If any of the above specified five symptoms (ae) persist up to 3 4days consistently, it is better to go for the testing.

There are many types of treatments available related to the curing of fibroid problems.

Some of the most commonly used medications/treatments include

  • LNG IUS Device: This miniature plastic device, which is placed in the inner female womb region, starts releasing a hormone called progestogen. This hormone stops the growth of the fibroids.
  • Tran Examic Tablets Consumption: They can help prevent fibroid growth. The consumption should be strictly according to the prescriptions given by the gynecologist/specialist.
  • Inflammation prevention medication: It mainly consists of a Mefenamic acid compound. It helps in preventing the inner uterine fibroid growth. It also acts as an effective pain reliever.
  • The surgical method of fibroid removal: This is the least preferred method. If the above-specified methods are not effective or the intensity of fibroid growth is heavy, the specialists recommend this method.

Hypothyroid symptoms:

This could be another reason for excessive pre-period bleeding.

Suppose she is feeling frequent fatigue, throat irritations, consistent sweating, and other thyroid-related symptoms. In that case, it is better to take her to the family physician/expert and get a complete diagnosis.

Diabetic condition:

When the glucose levels in the blood vary during the pre-period, the chances of bleeding increases.

If she is a known diabetic patient, it is better to consult the physician and take treatment prescriptions.

If the diabetic condition is yet to be detected, it will wise to get her diabetes diagnosis.

Endometriosis condition:

This is a peculiar condition where the tissue located on the external surface of the uterus will tend to break up.

This causes bleeding to happen.

Blood thinner compound/medication usage:

They are primarily used when blood clots appear. If the user has been in excess or has other medical complications due to their usage, this can also lead to pre-period bleeding.

Since the thinners are mostly administered by experts/doctors in the form of injections, they will not do anything by themselves.

Therefore it is a better idea to take expert consultations for curing this condition.

Earlier miscarriage condition:

If a previous pregnancy had led to a miscarriage condition, the chances of pre-period bleeding increase.

It is better to avoid self-medication techniques for this type of problem and seek an expert to find a cure.

Pregnancy condition: 

During this period, the chances of periods are next to zero.


The possibilities of bleeding still exist.

It is always better to take a precautionary pregnancy test.

If it is proved positive, then it could be due to excess pressure on the uterus walls.

This can be cured with the help of expert prescribed medications.

What are the possible Colors of spotting?

We have seen three types of pre-period bleeding and tried to analyze the possible causes.

There are other types also, which could be observed during this time. Some of them are

Thick white discharge before period

Unless this type of discharge has any bad odor associated with it, it can be considered usual.

Wetness will be usually experienced, but pain, irritation/itching will not be there if it is normal.

If any of these symptoms persist, then she will need medical help.

Bloody discharge before period

We have already discussed this sort of condition earlier (11 points).

 There is one more possibility, namely cancer.

Some of the commonly occurring types could be

Digestive system cancer tumor:

According to experts, this symptom is restricted to the digestive organs.

But experience has shown that it could even be related to pre-period bleeding.

  • If she is having frequent constipation, which is refusing to go away after consuming regular medications.
  • If she is experiencing regular fatigue, nausea, and vomiting sensations/vomiting, which are not getting subdued despite medications.
  • If the bleeding is happening in the frequency of hours, rather than days.

Vulva/vagina structural changes/swelling etc.

This has to be immediately examined by a gynecologist/expert.

It is swelling in the abdominal region.

She will be able to feel the swelling upon self-examination physically.

If any such signs are felt, then also it is recommended that she is taken for examination.

Cancer in the Uterus region:

A lower backache accompanies bleeding.

Experts opine that this symptom could be a strong indication of cancer in the uterus region.

The problem in most of such cases is that they are seldom reported.

Therefore the doctor/expert is not able to take timely action.

One such case was reported in 2011. The patient was basically from the countryside and naturally did not know about such conditions’ medical hazards.

She was prescribed some pain relievers to take out her backache.

Even after 15 20 days, she did not get relief from her lower back pain.

Moreover, her periods were also got postponed.

The pregnancy test proved negative; hence the doctor merely changed her prescription for curing her back pain.

Nothing worked.

Only when the bleeding became severe was she transferred to an advanced hospital in the capital.

There she was diagnosed with Uterus cancer.

By that time, unfortunately, the options of treatment had run out.

The doctor had to remove her uterus to save her from getting into other critical conditions.

Pink spotting before period

This is a type of bloody discharge, where the quantity of blood bleeding is far lesser.

However, the chances of a serious health condition cannot be ruled out.

It is not the goal of this article to scare the patients out of their wits; rather, it is only a precautionary warning.

If she stops bleeding after a brief period before her actual period starts, she can feel safe.

On the other hand:

If the bleeding persists even further, it could be a serious cause of concern.

Let us look at some of the most probable conditions which have to lead to this sort of bleeding.

Hormone disorder.

There are many reasons for this to happen. Some of the Hormone imbalance problems occur when

  • She is on a birth control pill.
  • She has a hormone deficiency.
  • She is suffering from a lack of nutrition, minerals, and other forms of energizing vitamins. They can be treated easily when she consults her gynecologist expert.

Attachment of the fertilized egg to either the fallopian tube/abdominal cavity region/ cervix region.


These are rare conditions; experience shows that such conditions are also possible.

Creamy discharge before period

This is quite a normal condition before the periods time.

The possible chances are that she is consuming pregnancy prevention medications; her ovulation cycles have problems or even natural causes.

In these cases also, the possibility of creamy discharge is there.

Most of the cases consist of creamy white discharge before the period or milky discharge before the period.

Watery discharge before period

This is considered to be a normal condition.

Hence, there is no need to panic in such situations.

Brownish discharge before period

When the color is brown, it could be assumed that the uterus’s blood could be due to the previous period’s cycle.

In such circumstances, she needs to wait for at least 2 3 days.

If the low/moderate level of bleeding stops naturally, she will have nothing to fear.

Only when the bleeding continues into the 4thday/the intensity of bleeding is too high, and then she will need medical attention.

Light spotting before period

This is also considered to be quite normal in nature.

Most of the females experience this bleeding about 5 7 days before their actual periods start.

Though the exact reasons for this sort of bleeding are medically not established, it is presumed that they could be due to hormone changes that go with every period.

If one observes closely, the female’s physical and mental experiences are not the same during all eh period cycles.

This could be attributed to the varying physical conditions of each individual.

Other cases

In some cases, no discharge before period is observed.

However, the average period gets postponed.

This could be attributed to changed/varied physical activities, changes in previous menstrual cycles, pregnancy, previous miscarriage incidents, increasing stress levels, etc.

If the period cycle is pushed beyond 3 4 months compared to the regular cycles, she highly recommended that she consult her gynecologist/physician.

Stress is supposed to play a significant role in altering the menstrual cycle.

This could be either physical or psychological in nature.

 Physical stresses could occur due to many reasons, including

If she is an athlete/sportsperson.

It is common for such individuals to experience delayed periods quite often.

But such delays, when they happen frequently, could lead to further complications in a future pregnancy.

Some such symptoms could be noticed in females who happen to

  • Go through excess physical stress due to exercising: This could result in imbalanced hormones and delayed periods.
  • Ovary failure: This could happen due to critical issues concerned with ovaries producing hormones. Medical science is yet to find a reliable solution to this problem. It occurs in females, who usually are approaching their 40s.
  • Fibroids in the uterus region: As we have seen earlier in this article, it is one of the most commonly occurring problems. It can be cured with medications, as described earlier.

Psychological stress is yet another cause that results in delayed periods.

Change of place, personal problems, uncertainty about the future, and other related issues could also cause this.

Side effects of medications:

This could be another major cause of delayed menstrual cycles.

In some cases:

The patients take medications without proper prescriptions. Such a phenomenon could be quite commonly observed in cases o a headache, common cold/cough, etc.

Recovery from surgery/illness:

In such cases also, the hormone balance in the female anatomy will fluctuate.

Sometimes this could be normal, and menstruation will automatically resume once she is physically well.

In some other complex cases, the delay could be extended up to more than 6 – 7 months.

It is recommended that she consult her gynecologist in such cases of abnormal delays.

Cervical mucus before period

A female is naturally protected by Cervical mucus.

It gets produced within her sexual/reproductive organs and gets discharged sometimes.

It is a liquid responsible for protecting the uterus from any external attacks and infections.

This fluid density is said to be relatively thin during regular cycles and grow thicker during her pregnancy.

On the other hand

It also shows the fertility level of a female ovary.

Hence, there will be no need to fear/panic when such fluids are observed during the pre-period cycles.

Female periods typically occur in three phases, namely.

  • Follicular: This is the initial period in the menstrual cycle when the female ovary releases the egg. It lasts roughly about five days.
  • Ovulatory: This is the phase when the female ovary releases the egg. The released egg passes through the fallopian tube travel to the end.
  • Luteal: In this phase, the egg awaits a sperm cell to fertilize it. The duration typically lasts for 24 hours. If the process of fertilization fails to happen, the endometrial substance compound within the uterus is exhausted. This naturally leads to the next phase called the menstrual phase. If there happen to be any variations in any steps, this could lead to abnormalities in the menstrual cycle.

Tracking the Cervix Before Period [ACTIONABLE TIPS] 0

Your menstrual cycles could be monitored by observing the cervix before the period.

If you are new to this concept, it is the lining located on to of your vaginal region, which is very closely connected with your uterus region.

During normal times, this will be long in shape and relatively rigid.

It is also closed.

If you are in the period of ovulation, it tends to soften in its position and bulges above its normal level.

It also tends to open up a bit during this time.

If you are pregnant, the cervix will be softer, and its location will be slightly elevated, but the closing-position will be relatively-unyielding around the uterus.

On the other hand, if your pregnancy is negative and approaching your periods-time, your cervix-membrane’s shape and position will undergo various changes.

  • It is clinically called the cervical-OS, and it has two openings, one leading to the vagina-region and the other leading to the uterus-region.
  • As your regular-ovulation-time approaches, it starts getting cavernous-in-nature into the vaginal-region. In some cases, it is positioned at an angle concerning its original position. If you are trying to locate it with your finger, you may need to dig deeper. You might find it softer and relatively more open.
  • Once the ovulation has occurred, you have another 20-24-hours before your periods start. During this time, it is natural for the levels of estrogen in your body to decrease. Unless this period results in pregnancy, the cervix-organ will go back to its initial hardness and straightness in shape after the periods.

You will be able to do a self-test and determine whether you are normally approaching the ovulation-period. You are pregnant or in the post-ovulation-time and waiting for the periods to start.

You need to place a chair of at least 3-4 feet height.

Stand with one leg on the floor and the other placed on the chair.

Now insert your middle-finger in your vagina and feel it just above your vaginal-region and below the uterus; if you get

  • Somewhat open-structure, which is straight-in-nature and soft in nature, you can conclude that the estrogen levels increase in your body.
  • Wide-open-structure, which has now become vertical-in-position. That means your ovulation-period is fast-approaching.
  • Tightly-closed-inwards (That means it is closed around the uterus-region). This will be normally ganged in the direction of the rectum-region.

This follows a simple logical cycle.

The cervical position before the period will be initially closed because it has to protect the womb.

As soon as the estrogen levels start increasing, it opens slightly to allow the probably fertile egg.

After the ovulation has happened,

It opens even wider to welcome the fertilized egg and lead it into the uterus-region.

Once this phase is through without any fertilization-process happening, your physical body’s internal mechanism makes this organ close by itself.

Once your menstrual-cycles are complete, it closes down and returns back to its original position.


Make sure that you have wet your vaginal-region before carrying out this sort of self-test.

You could use Vaseline-agent or any other clinically approved-oil/gel for it.

As you are aware, there are three-knuckles in your finger.

If you can feel your cervix-membrane within the first knuckle, which means it is low.

Two knuckles mean it is intermediate-position, and three knuckles mean it is high-natured.

There may be certain cases in which this sort of testing may not work.

At that time:

You will have to depend on the color of Cervix mucus to know your status.

There are plenty of charts available online, which will reveal the details.

Is It Bad to Sleep with a Bra On ? [RUMOR & FACTS] 0

Whether sleeping with a bra is a good idea or not is a question that has troubled women’s minds for a very long time.

Although every woman spends the entire daytime of their lives wearing a bra, they often find it difficult to decide whether the habit of sleeping in a bra is a good one or not.

That is the reason why they depend on too many speculations and queries about what they should do.

The cancer rumor:

It is a question that has different answers from every woman whom you ask is it bad to sleep with a bra on or not.

Some will say that there can be too many medical difficulties and issues when you sleep wearing a bra.

The commonest tension and risk that they fear is of welcoming cancer.


Even after rigorous medical researchers, no evidence establishes the association between cancer and wearing a bra.

The fact:

The basic reason behind wearing a bra is to avoid the breasts from drooping and becoming saggy.

As the gravitational pull always pulls everything down, the breasts also do not get to escape it.


You must bolster the breasts to avoid the sagging due to this pull.


When you wear the bra throughout the day to keep the breasts strong and firm, there is no solid reason why you should not do that during the long eight hours of your sleep.

Although many women wonder and ask is it bad to sleep with a bra on, the fact is that it is not.

It is the best way to retain your breasts’ shape even when you reach the post-menopausal state.

Wearing a bra even during sleeping will help you maintain the shape and the size and prevent the dropping of the breasts that are medically called breast ptosis.

Choose a comfortable bra:

When you decide to wear a bra all the while, even during sleeping, you must choose one that will give you comfort.

A bra that is not comfortable enough will not give you the peace of your mind, and you will never get a comfortable sleep.


It is a matter of habit that you choose a bra that you wear a bra during sleeping without any difficulties. Choosing the right bra is crucial.

In that is the case

It is highly recommended that a soft bra of the perfect size is the right one to choose from.

Many women make the mistake of choosing a bra that is not of their size and is smaller.

But the right thing to do is to find a comfortable bra.

In recent times

There have been too many designs available in the market, and some are specially made as night bras.

Choosing them will give you the peace of mind that you are wearing the right one.

Which are the best sleeping positions during pregnancy? 0

Sleeping positions play a vital role in good health. There are many sleeping positions in which people prefer to sleep. If you are pregnant and now want to know the best sleeping positions during pregnancy, so you should sleep on your left side. It is considered as the best sleeping position for pregnant ladies. Many ladies have a habit of sleeping on their backs or on the stomach. For sure, you cannot sleep in these positions during your pregnancy period. It is a period of life in which one more life lives with you. If you are concerned with your upcoming baby’s health and want to keep him fine, you should sleep on your left side.

It has been seen in many ladies that they fight with themself to sleep. It happens simply because of sleeping in the wrong position. If you are pregnant, then you should avoid sleeping on your back. This sleeping position may cause many damages to you and your kid’s health. Usually, we lay down on the bed in this position because it provides the best rest to the body. During pregnancy, back sleepers sleeping position becomes harmful for moms. It increases your abdomen size and also causes back pain. Probably you would not like to suffer from such issues.

Why should you avoid sleeping in a back sleeper position during pregnancy?

Some reasons are given above, for which you should strictly avoid sleeping on your back. Probably you would not like to wake up in the morning and face harsh back pain. Many ladies want to know sleeping positions during pregnancy, but they can’t avoid sleeping on their backs. When they go to the doctor to complain about back pain problems, they understand that it is a drawback of sleeping to back. While you are pregnant, you just not bear the weight of your own body, but you also bear your unborn baby’s weight. It causes pain issues in moms.

Heartburn is also a big disadvantage of sleeping in the back sleeper during pregnancy. Pregnant ladies, who sleep in a back sleeper position, they often feel frustrated. They think it is occurring because they are not ready for the baby, but the main reason is the back sleeping position. People may suggest many sleeping positions while pregnant, but only the left side sleeping position is the best for new moms. Many ladies face sleep apnea problems because of sleeping to their back in the pregnancy period. Lack of breath may cause huge damage to your unborn baby. It is why you should strictly avoid sleeping on your back during pregnancy.

Why should you sleep in a side-sleeper position?

Side sleeper is also called a pregnant sleeping position. It is a position in which many experts suggest you sleep. This sleeping position is not only good for pregnant ladies, but it is also healthy for all of us. While you sleep in a side-sleeper position, you don’t bear the abdomen’s weight, and thus, you do not suffer from back pain problems. It will be really good if you will sleep on your left side. It is simply the best position to sleep for pregnant ladies.

When you sleep to the left side, enough blood and nutrients go to your baby. Thus, your baby gets all those basic things which he needs to grow healthily. Sleep experts also suggest people keep a pillow between legs during this sleeping position. You should also keep your legs bent to have good results. For sure, this sleeping position will prevent you from many problems, and your baby will be fit and fine until his birth.

Some tips for healthy sleep during pregnancy:

  • During pregnancy, you may find it difficult to sleep well because of your tummy’s increased size. What you should do is simply put a pillow bellow your tummy to have good support. This will provide your body enough rest and good relief from the baby’s weight. If you don’t want to try this, you can also try to put a pillow between your bent legs. This tip will surely work to reduce the baby’s weight, and your body will get enough rest, which I good for the baby’s health. You should try this trick only with side sleeping positions while pregnant.
  • Many pregnant ladies face short of breathing problems during their pregnancy period. This is a very common issue, and it can be easily resolved by placing a pillow below the side. What you have to do is just take a soft pillow and put it below your breast. Thus, your chest will be up, and you will have enough breath. In this way, you will also get rid of the insomnia problem.
  • Both ‘sides pregnant sleeping positions are considered good for ladies. If you face problems, like heartburn, you should take the support of something at the bed’s head side. It will raise your bed up from the head side, and thus you will not feel heartburn issues anymore.

These tips are very helpful for having a good sleep during the pregnancy period. It becomes quite difficult for new moms to sleep with the baby because they don’t have experience of this period. Some good suggestions can work to reduce your problems. You can get more details on sleeping positions during pregnancy online. By the way, you must be stick to side sleepers sleeping position because it is good for you and your baby’s health also.

Don’t fear in changing position during your sleep:

It is obvious to change sleeping positions while pregnant. Your body needs proper rest, which is possible only when you let your body move during your sleep. Well, it will be good for you if you will go to a back sleeper position during sleep and again sleep in the left side sleeper position. In starting, you may face problems, but these pregnant sleeping positions will become your habit soon. The pregnancy period is a very memorable period of life, which can be more pleasant if you sleep in the right position.

Home Abortion – 25 Natural & Powerful Remedies [END PREGANCY] 230

Terminating a pregnancy is a complicated process. Carrying out an abortion at home is even more complicated. Nonetheless, if you would rather keep the process private, home remedies for abortion are your best bet.

First, before panicking, ask yourself: I am pregnant? If you are not sure you can easily make a test from your home, read our article about the homemade pregnancy tests.

Introduction To Home Remedies For A Natural Abortion

Safety First

Unsurprisingly, most women prefer to carry out complete abortion safely in the comfort of their homes. Still, you have to ensure safety first. This is because aborting at a wrong time using improper methods can quickly lead to horrendous consequences that could have been avoided.

Note of Caution

While home remedies for pregnancy are not wrong methods, they may be used at an inappropriate time and inevitably lead to avoidable consequences.

When is the wrong time then?

Our note of caution is that you should abstain from using any home remedies abortion if you have been pregnant for more than ten weeks.

Further Deliberations

The idea of terminating your pregnancy at home may randomly pop as an idea. Still, it is recommended that you thoroughly weigh the beneficial and adverse effects before you move on with the decision to use home remedies for pregnancy.

With all these said, it is necessary to point out that abortion home remedies are safe and effective, as long as they are used at the right time and in the right way.

Physical Abuse versus Home Remedies for Abortion

First off, physical abuse sounds like, appears to be, and is a dreadful method to carry out an abortion. Unlike home remedies abortion, physical abuse can cause irreparable damage to your body.

Therefore, the use of physical abuse is strongly discouraged.

What are the Best Home Remedies for Abortion?

In the last section, we introduced the concept of home remedies for terminating a pregnancy.

In this section, we discuss the best remedies for carrying out an abortion at home.

To be accurate, there are several forms of home remedies abortion currently in use. Quite a number of these forms are popular, while some are obscure. Others are restricted to localities and regions where there is the availability of the abortion-inducing substance.

This list consists of home remedies that were selected based on the following parameters:

  • Widespread availability
  • Safe to use
  • Widely known to be effective

Classification of Home Remedies for Abortion

The home remedies in this list are classified into three groups. They include:

  • Food
  • Drugs
  • Herbs

Young women talk about their abortion experience

List of Best Home Remedies to Terminate Naturally a Pregnancy


  • Papaya (Pawpaw)
  • Papaya is one home remedy for pregnancy termination with excellent taste as a befitting complement for its abortion-inducing function. Reports from several women seem to affirm that most women would have planned miscarriages by eating copious amounts of Papaya. Papaya is safe and does not have the safety scare associated with ingesting high doses of most other home remedies for abortion.
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Sesame seeds are a healthy inclusion in the diets of many people around the world. Notwithstanding, it has an infamous property of inducing abortion. Intake may be by directly ingesting a handful of sesame seeds. Alternatively, the seeds can be soaked in a glass of water at night and left until the morning: the flavored water resulting from the prolonged (overnight) submergence can then be taken in the morning. To get the same result, you may also choose to include the seeds in your dishes. Sesame seeds are known to be safe and efficient home remedy abortion.
  • Cinnamon
  • Supplements of cinnamon can be ingested as well to induce abortion. For maximum effectiveness, it is recommended that the cinnamon should not be cooked prior to ingestion.
  • Pineapple
  • Pineapple owes its abortion-inducing property to Vitamin C and certain enzymes that constitute its chemical composition. You may decide to eat up the fruit directly or instead settle for a refreshing glass of pineapple juice daily.
  • Goji Berry
  • Goji berry is highly concentrated in vitamin C and carotenoids like zeaxanthin, lutein, lycopene, and anti-inflammatory properties. One of the best choices for quickly taking a large amount of vitamin C.


  • Vitamin C used in High Doses
  • To get started, it must be said that Vitamin C has safe thresholds above which it is toxic. With that said, taking higher dosages of Vitamin C is widely known to induce abortion. While Vitamin C is present in citrus fruits and can be sourced by eating these fruits, Vitamin C supplements are recommended for better effectiveness. You should gradually increase the daily dosage from 500 mg to 1200 mg over a standard course of time. The gradual increase in Vitamin C dosage will cause a corresponding rise in estrogen levels in your body.

Furthermore, the rise in estrogen levels will lead to a decrease in progesterone levels. Progesterone is a hormone essential for the healthy development of a fetus.

Thus, the decrease in progesterone resulting from an increased Vitamin C intake eventually leads to a safe pregnancy abortion.

Vitamin C in high dosage can be dangerous; know more about it at the end of this article.

  • Dong Quai Capsule
  • The use of this drug often follows a consistent intake of high Vitamin C dosage for six days. At this stage, a woman will generally need to take only one Dong Quai capsule. The combined action of both drugs (vitamin C supplements and Dong Quai capsule) causes forced contraction of the uterus, leading to the expulsion of the fetus.

For more information, read our article: “Dong Quai Abortion – Everything You Should Know For Safe Use.”


  • Parsley Leaves
  • Parsley leaves are very natural home remedies for abortion that are known to be effective. You must ingest the parsley leaves in a whole, but only a little at a time. The mode of action of this herb closely mirrors that of Vitamin C.In that, it leads to the combined effort of contraction of the uterus and dilatation of the cervix, ultimately leading to an abortion. For increased potency, you could supplement intake of parsley leaves with Vitamin C. You must, however, note that for safety reasons, you would have to take far less quantity than you normally would if either (parsley leaves or Vitamin C) were taken singly.
  • Black Cohosh
  • This herb prepares the uterus for abortion. After intake, there has to be a follow-up intake of red cohosh. It is important to note that the black cohosh’s information does not terminate a pregnancy by itself. However, its effect on the uterus would lead to an abortion. Recommended dose requirements vary. Thus, it is in your best interest to consult an experienced herbalist. Black cohosh is generally safe to use, though there are multiple reports of temporary side effects.
  • Angelica
  • The impact of Angelica on women is two-fold. It activates contractions and facilitates menstruation. Both products make it a suitable home remedy for the termination of a pregnancy. Angelica should be mixed in a cup of warm water and taken four times every 24 hours. The recommended safety range for the use of this natural product is between 5 and 15 falls.
  • Pennyroyal
  • Unlike the other herbs above, the abortion-inducing substance in Pennyroyal is known. This substance is called ‘pulegone.’ Pulegone causes uterine contractions that are not precisely mild, thus predisposing to abortion of the developing fetus. A particularly strong point for Pennyroyal’s use is that it is entirely natural and remarkably effective.

Precautions to Note When Using Home Remedies for Abortion

Vitamin C precautions

Vitamin C ranks highly (arguably tops the ranking) in potency for terminating a pregnancy. In fact, for most women, Vitamin C is the first choice of home remedy for abortion.

In any case, Vitamin C must be consumed thoughtfully while adhering to safe limits, mostly when consumed in the form of supplements.

The maximum limit is 1250 mg, and the climb to the maximum limit should be gradual rather than immediate.

Vitamin C in liposomal will be absorbed by your body and not filtered by your kidneys as the old generation of “classic” vitamin C.  Past the recommended safe range, excessive levels of Vitamin C can cause localized and extensive damage to the kidneys.

Parsley Leaves precautions

The toxicity associated with the consumption of parsley leaves stems from the rate at which it is consumed. Taking a lot of it in a short period can lead to unintentional toxic effects on the body.

Thus, gradual increases are essential to getting the desired effect of inducing abortion, without an accompanying long list of health complications.

The most used abortion pill on the market, for use within 72 hours (3 days) after sex

The most used abortion pill on the market, for use within 72 hours (3 days) after sex
The most used abortion pill on the market, for use within 72 hours (3 days) after sex

The effectiveness and safety of these home remedies for abortion may not be in doubt; however, you may be unsure how to use them. If this is the case, there are OTC (over-the-counter).

To be doubly sure about the effectiveness and possible risks associated with using a brand of abortion pills, consult your primary health caregiver before making a purchase.

Abortion Time Frame – From 5 to 11 Weeks [EXPLAINED] 5

Pregnancy brings happy news to many wannabe parents.

However, this same does not do any happiness for some because of several reasons.

Unwanted pregnancy is not a welcoming gift for those who are not prepared to welcome the baby yet.

At this time, men and women want to secure their child’s future before bringing them into this world.

Some deny becoming parents multiple times.

Thus, the abortion demand is rising among the people who have some unwanted pregnancy or complicated pregnancy. If you are pregnant and reluctant to abort the zygote, look further down to know about how to abort in natural and medical ways.

What is abortion?

Abortion is the process in a medical term to terminate the pregnancy of a woman.

In this way, the fetus is forcefully removed from the womb, so it does not survive on its own.

Forceful abortion is termed as induced abortion. In modern science, there are several types of medications to perform induced abortions without any surgical process.

The pregnancy is termed into different trimesters. There are early abortion options present for those in their first trimester. See here.

Early abortion options available

Early abortion is safe and legal in most of the countries. There are two options to choose for the first-trimester abortion process.

Medication abortion and aspiration abortions are two ways to terminate the fetus without much difficulty.

However, medication mifepristone is prescribed for abortion at five weeks to abortion at 11 weeks at a clinic.

The second pill misoprostol, is taken after 6 hours, but before 72 hours in cheek to dissolve slowly or in the vagina.

After the second pill, vaginal bleeding and crump start for some hours. This way, the fetus is aborted from the womb.

In the case of aspiration abortion, the health provider takes the special instrument to remove the fetus from the uterus by placing it inside the vagina.

It takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete at the clinic or hospital. In both cases, a visit after a week is prescribed to the patients routinely.

Bleeding and cramp is part of both processes. It takes a week or longer to stop the bleeding.

Abortion at 5to 11 weeks pregnancy

Doctors always suggest the patient terminate the fetus within 5 to 7 weeks because of health safety.

Pregnancy can come at any age after a girl reaches her puberty period. Sometimes, women do not want to go through the physical pain of carrying the fetus inside the womb.

Then they must decide on abortion at five weeks. Both the abortion pill and aspiration abortion has a high chance of abortion at six weeks.

However, this becomes difficult, depending on the woman’s health, when the fetus grows into seven weeks or after.

Abortion at seven weeks is riskier than abortion at six weeks.

The pill for abortion or the process of aspirational abortion is not costly, and the patient is discharged within an hour after aspiration abortion.

Some may feel nausea after taking the pill, but this goes away within 1 or 2 days.

Abortion at 11 weeks is possible with the same pill and aspiration process, but the bleeding may continue for a long time, depending on the fetus’s size in the womb.

However, this is not risky at all, and the woman can have pregnancy later after the procedures.

Abortion in 8 weeks

In 8 weeks fetus gets potential feeding to start forming a shape of life. That is why; 8 weeks pregnant abortion is slightly difficult than early abortion.

Sometimes, tests are performed to check the fetus’s quality in the womb, so the pregnant woman does not suffer from any problematic situation later.

However, the abortion pill works in abortion at seven weeks or 8-week pregnancy termination process too.

The pill has the potential to block the secretion of the hormone that gives life to the fetus. When this hormone secretion is stopped, the fetus is terminated without any effect.

Blood clot and tissue passage may continue for a week or two, but the pill works in 98% cases of 8 weeks termination. If this fails, then the aspiration abortion process is done for abortion.

Abortion in the second trimester

The second trimester is the best time of any pregnancy. The body starts to change and takes a positive mood.

The first trimester gives several difficulties to the women, but this fades away with glowing skin, energetic mood, and zero problems.

The first trimester is the best period to terminate a pregnancy, but this is done in the second trimester in some cases too.

Sometimes, the fetus is not suitable for the mother’s health condition, or it is unhealthy.

The doctors decide on second-trimester abortion through a surgical process involving two days of the affair only.

Dilation and evacuation are done in 2 days to terminate the pregnancy based on the patient’s medical reasons.

 Otherwise, it is not legal to carry on the abortion in any country of the world because of the risk involved in this pregnancy; eight weeks pregnant abortion is less risky like second-trimester abortion.

Abortion in late-stage

Abortion in the late-stage can involve significant risk to the mother and the baby.

All doctors perform early tests and screening to decide if the pregnancy should be carried on or not.

Sometimes, mishaps happen, and health is affected by the baby and mother.

Then late-stage abortion is done through the surgical process. The late-term abortion is a controversial affair in most countries, as this is illegal without any particular emergency cause.

For this reason, early abortion options are more viable from late-term abortion.

If you have made up your mind to go through the abortion process, avoid taking the risk after the second-trimester abortion period.

It may take a huge toll on the overall health of yours.

Therefore, stay cautious.