So you just got some brand new nursing bras – great! Did you know that by caring for them well, you can prolong their life span? Make them work for you throughout your breastfeeding years and even beyond by following a few simple tips.
by Sharon Hopkins There are countless physical changes to your skin, both pleasurable and painful attributed to your pregnancy only. The common skin change that most pregnant woman experience is stretch marks. Stretch marks are separations of the outer layers of skin caused by the overstretching of underlying layers. The most commonly affected areas by […]
by: Saurabh Jain Normal and Short-term Phenomenon Early pregnancy back pain is a normal phenomenon in early pregnancy and it generally subsides after about 20 weeks. Back pain or spasm, which is reflected by stretching of muscles or burning pain in the left or the right side of the quadrant, is normally the result of […]
“Why does my Baby cry? What can I do?”
Every new mum and dad ask themselves frantically when their newborn cry. Most parents with newborns carry the expectation that being good parents mean having happy babies all the time (Smiling babies is what everyone usually see in all the baby magazines…)
The reality is that babies have to cry.
Remember: Crying is the first form of baby talk. Crying is a normal event in the lives of all babies. When a baby comes out of the womb, the first thing she does is cry
by Steve Hill
Many parents find trying to get their child to bed at night to be one big struggle. The child may play up, whinge and even cry. When in bed, the child may then repeatedly keep getting out of bed and coming downstairs. This article gives advice on how to successfully get your child into bed at night, without all of this fuss.
by Susan Tanner Anemia during pregnancy is most commonly caused by an iron deficiency. Being tested for anemia early in your pregnancy is a good idea, but may not be enough, since anemia may still develop as your pregnancy progresses. Although anemia is caused by an iron deficiency in your body, you will not need […]
So, you’ve gotten over the elation of being pregnant. Now, despite the joy of having a little one growing in your belly, you (and your husband or boyfriend) need to deal with the nagging symptoms of pregnancy. Here are just a few tips to help you to survive:
Just had a baby, and feeling those baby blues? You’re not alone. According to the American Pregnancy Association, an estimated 70 – 80% of new mothers experience mild postpartum depression within the first two weeks of delivery. It’s usually caused by a whole slew of factors: hormones, exhaustion, overwhelm, labor. These feelings eventually dissipate for […]
Congratulations on your new baby! And no, this is not a list of more to-dos. Just 5 gentle reminders for some new mum sanity and support:
First of all, eat for your health. A healthy mama is a healthy child! So don’t count calories and be too worried about losing weight – all of the weight will drop off over time with breastfeeding and moderate exercise.
Also, with all the toxins and chemicals found in food these days, it’s good to go for food options that contain fewer pesticides.
“As of 2011 the “dirty dozen” that tested highest for pesticides, according to the Environmental Working Group, were apples, celery, strawberries, peaches, spinach, imported nectarines and grapes, sweet bell peppers, potatoes, blueberries, lettuce, and kale and collard greens.”
Here are some things you can include in your diet: