Yeast infection

Yeast infection causes irritation, discharge and intense itchiness of the vagina. To know more about it continue reading about what is the yeast infection, its causes, symptoms, Urinary incontinence, types of urinary incontinence, Spotting, Lochia and Periods after pregnancy:

How does the discharge look like in early pregnancy?

In the early pregnancy it looks thin and milky white. It is also mild smelling and odorless.

Is white discharge a sign of early pregnancy?

The answer is no but sometimes some women will secrete sticky, white, or pale-yellow mucus early on in the first trimester and throughout their pregnancy. Sometimes the incensement of the hormones and vaginal blood flow cause the discharge.

What is abnormal vaginal discharge?

Okay the answer of the question is that when your vaginal discharge becomes green or yellowish, strong-smelling, or accompanied by redness you may have a vaginal infection.  In this case candidiasis is very common vaginal infection that happen during pregnancy.

What is a Yeast Infection?

It is an acid and yeast that come from vagina after out of balance. It causes uncomfortable but it is not serious a condition that is called yeast infection.

What Causes Yeast Infections During Pregnancy?

It can be caused by the following reasons:

  • By hormonal changes
  • By taking birth control pills
  • By antibiotics or steroids
  • By high level blood sugar
  • By vaginal intercourse
  • By Douching
  • By blood or semen

Why are yeast infections more common during pregnancy?

In pregnancy your body is going through many changes and sometimes it becomes difficult for a body to keep up with the chemical changes so, it causing an imbalance which results in too much yeast.

What are the Symptoms of Yeast Infections?

Take a look on the following symptoms of the yeast infection.

  • White discharge
  • Greenish or yellowish discharge
  • An increase in discharge
  • Due to redness, itching, or irritation of the lips of the vagina
  • Due to burning sensation during urination or intercourse

What is Yeast Infections During Pregnancy?

It is common in pregnancy because of the hormone that changes and disrupt the pH balance of the vagina.

Is Yeast Infection Dangerous During Pregnancy?

The answer is no because yeast infections don’t affect your pregnancy or your baby-to-be.

How Can I stop Urinary Incontinence?

Multiples ways are there to cope with urinary incontinence as given below:

  • By daily pelvic floor exercises
  • By quit smoking
  • By do the right exercises
  • By avoid lifting
  • By losing weight
  • By treating constipation promptly
  • By cutting down on caffeine

What is Urinary Incontinence?

It is a process when a person cannot prevent urine from the leaking out that may be caused by stress, cough or may be after and during the pregnancy.

What are the Causes of Urinary Incontinence?

It is usually caused due to the problems of the muscles and nerves that help the bladder hold or pass urine. Overweight, pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause, are also the cause of the urinary incontinence.

Who may Types of Urinary Incontinence?

Mostly four types of urinary incontinence is very common as given below:

  • Due to stress incontinence
  • Due to urgency incontinence
  • Due to mixed incontinence
  • Due to transient incontinence

Periods After Pregnancy

When will my period come back?

After six to eight weeks of a child birth your periods returns back. If you are doing the breastfeeding than May it takes time or may vary from other woman.

Do periods change after having a baby?

Yeah after pregnancy sometimes the women can experience a heavy and long and painful periods that may be caused by the stretched of uterus and dilated the cervix.

Can you get a period while breastfeeding?

The answer is yes you can get the period in your breastfeeding.

When did your period return while breastfeeding?

This process is varies form woman to woman but mostly they get their periods  after nine weeks or 10 weeks after giving birth.

Do you lose weight with your first period after having a baby?

No every woman do not start losing her weight immediately it take 3 to 12 months after birth when she loses her weight

Does it take to get regular periods after giving birth?

You will get your periods about six to eight weeks after you give birth.

Causes of Spotting During Pregnancy

It is very common in female to get bleeding in pregnancy particularly in the first trimester. It is not a cause of any alarm. Sometimes it becomes serious so a female has to know each and every thing about it and make sure it by your doctor about your health and baby health. It is happen by the following reasons:

  • Due to implantation bleeding
  • Due to sexual intercourse
  • Due to gynecological exam, such as a vaginal ultrasound
  • Due to heavy lifting/excessive exercise
  • Due to ectopic pregnancy
  • Due to molar pregnancy
  • Due to cervical changes
  • Due to infection
  • Due to miscarriage


What is lochia?

A discharge that is given out from a female body after giving birth of a child is called Lochia. It contains blood, mucus, & uterine tissue. Mostly it starts from four to six week after the childbirth that is also known as postpartum period.

What are the 3 different types of Lochia?

Most important types of Lochia is given below:

  • Lochia Rubra
  • Lochia Serosa
  • Lochia Alba

How long does Lochia last?

It is lasted up to four to six weeks after delivery.

What is the color of Lochia?

For the first 3 days after delivery it is dark red in color after that it changes into pinkish to brownish in color.

Is it Lochia or my period?

No it is not your period.

What if I Had a C-Section?

The answer is that no matter how you got the baby, the lochia will shed. However, if you had a vaginal delivery or a C-section, you will experience some bleeding.

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