A large fraction of pregnant women have at least one of the herpes simplex viruses. HSV can create an added stress on pregnancy. While HSV1 is generally referred to as a cold sore and HSV2 is generally considered “genital herps” both HSV1 and HSV2 can make their home in either location and can create trouble during labor and a woman’s child’s infancy.
Many midwives will recommend a specific diet low in arginine and high in lysine to avoid an outbreak. Many people feel that lotioning up with and even eating virgin coconut oil will […]