Showing posts with label Pregnancy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pregnancy. Show all posts


If you’ve been struggling to conceive, there are steps that you can and should take to increase your chances. It can be heartbreaking if you’ve been trying for a while, but you should know that it takes the average young couple 4-6 months to conceive. Around 85-95% get pregnant after one year of trying. You might not actually be that behind at all when you think about it.

However, it could be time to seek help if you’re under 35 and have been trying for a year, or if you’re over 35 and have been trying for 6 months. If you’ve had two or more miscarriages back to back, you should also see a professional.

With this in mind, let’s take a look at what you should do if you’re trying to conceive:


Pregnancy should be an enjoyable time but it comes with challenges. Incontinence during pregnancy is common, with many women relying on incontinence pads to manage the problem.
But why is incontinence an issue? Is there anything that can be done to alleviate the symptoms? HARTMANN Direct give us the answers.

What types of incontinence are experienced during and after pregnancy?

Stress incontinence is one type of incontinence that pregnant women can experience. This means that accidental leaks of urine happen because of increased pressure on the bladder.

As the baby grows, more weight and pressure is placed on your bladder which can make controlling it more difficult. For example, coughing or sneezing places a quick and sudden pressure on the bladder, leading to a sudden and unexpected leak of urine.