Archive for April, 2017

10 Gestation Shockers In Pregnancy

Apr 21, 2017 No Comments by

Heartburn? Normal. Sudden aversions? They happen. We asked new moms to spill the truths that expecting moms rarely expect. “I count the hours until I can crawl back to bed.” Sleepiness is a hallmark of the first trimester. Hormonally, soaring levels of progesterone contribute to daytime drowsiness. Emotionally, thoughts about becoming a mom might keep […]

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Are You Obsessed With Your Little One’s Scores?

Apr 19, 2017 No Comments by

If your child’s performance at school gives you sleepless nights or nightmares, you are not alone. Take our quiz and find out where you stand. EXAMS! Yes! I just said the E- word. Does it raise your blood pressure instantly? Or are you a cool mom who doesn’t believe in ranking? Whichever side you’re on, […]

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6 Newborn Myths

Apr 18, 2017 No Comments by

Much of yesterday’s baby wisdom has been proven to be outdated today. Some are even harmful. Get the scoop on which old-school parenting facts don’t hold true anymore. The arrival of your newborn ushers in celebration and a lot of best wishes from friends, family members and well-wishers. Along with all of this comes a […]

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Feeding The Low-Birth-Weight Baby At Home

Apr 12, 2017 No Comments

Once you’ve arrived home with your premature baby, feedings will be as challenging and time-consuming as they were in the hospital. You’ll need to experiment with different teats, bottles, nursing positions, and so on. As a general rule, premature babies need to be fed smaller amounts and more often than full-termers. They feed slowly and […]

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10 Ways To Manage Stress And Your Health Day By Day

Apr 06, 2017 No Comments

It’s no surprise that major life events – such as a death in the family or job loss – can cause harmful stress. But so can other factors beyond your control, such as heartbreaking news of flooding victims that leaves you feeling helpless and stressed. Then there’s life’s more day-to-day worries, hassles and demands – […]

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8 Healthy Foods You Can’t Afford To Ignore

Apr 05, 2017 No Comments

Summer marks the perfect opportunity to jumpstart healthy eating patterns as the rising temperatures dampen appetite for rich, gravy-heavy meals. Adding a variety of fruits, vegetables and whole grains to your plate will not only boost overall nutrition in your diet, but also be kinder to your gut. Just don’t get too caught up in trying […]

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9 Benefits Of Taking Childbirth Classes

Apr 03, 2017 No Comments

The countdown is on – and baby’s just around the corner. Of course you’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of your little one. But are you just as eager for the arrival of labour and delivery? Could that be trepidation mixed in with that excited anticipation? Relax. It’s normal to be a little nervous about childbirth […]

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