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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Feeding The Low-Birth-Weight Baby At Home

Apr 12, 2017 No Comments by

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 by

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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Constipation In Infants: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Mar 27, 2017 No Comments

This problem is rare in breastfed babies (even if they move their bowels infrequently and their movements seems difficult to expel), because their moments are never hard. In a breastfed newborn, infrequent movements – no matter how soft – can be a sign that baby isn’t getting enough to eat. Constipation can, however, plague formula-fed […]

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Snooze and Lose

Mar 22, 2017 No Comments

How sleep affects your weight and health Can getting too little sleep make you fat? Or undermine your weight loss efforts? On the flip side, can adequate sleep help keep you svelte? It may sound farfetched, but a number of studies over the last several years have suggested such a connection. Recently, a large study […]

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10 Reasons To Detox This Summer

Mar 20, 2017 No Comments

You know your score on the health and diet challenge, you probably don’t need much more convincing to start the summer detox. Perhaps the prospect of wearing a swimsuit on the beach this summer will be all the motivation you need. Maybe you want to feel energetic and full of the vigour over the coming […]

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50 Easy Ways To Cut 100 Calories – Lose Weight Without Deprivation

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments

Cutting calories may seem like a daunting task, especially

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Grain Guide – Make Easy Sides From Your Favorite Heart-Healthy Grain

Apr 12, 2013 No Comments

Choose healthy carbohydrates and fiber sources, especially whole grains

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7 Ways To Curb Junk-Food Cravings

Apr 11, 2013 No Comments

Decadent hot-fudge brownie sundaes, greasy chili cheese fries

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