According to specialized healthcare writer Myrrh Hector from LoveToKnow, there is no official information on the world's biggest pregnant belly. The size of a pregnant belly depends on the number of babies; sextuplets, septuplets and octuplets are a result of in vitro fertilization.Know More
Mayo Clinic experts explain that in vitro fertilization results in a high number of embryos. If more than one embryo is implanted into the uterus, multiple fetuses develop, leading to a bigger pregnancy belly.
Hector reports that several women have vied for title of the biggest pregnant belly: Nkem Chukwu with her octuplets from 1998, Bobby McCaughey with her septuplets from 1997, Kate Gosselin with her sextuplets from 2004 and Nadya Suleman with her octuplets from 2009.Learn more about Reproductive Anatomy
According to the Pregnancy Corner, the signs of a 16-week belly are an increase in weight in the womb and potential back pains. The average weight gain at this point in the pregnancy is about five to ten pounds.Full Answer >
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that is caused by an imbalance of a woman's hormonal levels; it leads to irregularities in the menstrual cycle, difficulty conceiving a baby, ovarian cysts and other health problems. If left untreated, polycystic ovary syndrome can lead to serious health issues, including heart disease and diabetes, according to WebMD.Full Answer >
A Bartholin's cyst does not require treatment if symptoms are not present. According to the Mayo Clinic, soaking in a tub filled with a few inches of warm water can help the cyst to rupture and drain. Another treatment involves surgery, such as marsupialization, to drain the infected cyst. Antibiotics are prescribed if the cyst is not drained or if the patient has an STI.Full Answer >
Prevention.com reports that there is some evidence that tea tree oil is effective in combating yeast infections. Everyday Health notes that although tea tree oil fights Candida in rats and in laboratory settings, no human trials have been completed as of 2014.Full Answer >