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Fertility & Weight: The 10% Connection
There is a connection between your weight and your ability to conceive. For some women the problem is Polycstic Ovarian Syndrome. In this article we explore PCOS and how it can impact your dreams of getting pregnant.
New Mom Home Makeover
s people begin thinking about starting a family, most parents-to-be ponder how their lives will change when their new bundle of joy arrives. However there are many changes that should come much earlier. During pregnancy, there are many hidden dangers in your home. Luckily, you only have to alter your habits slightly to ensure a safe haven for you and your new arrival.
Good News for Women with Epilepsy Who Are Pregnant or Want to Get Pregnant
Mary Katherine Albritton had a normal childhood despite being diagnosed with epilepsy when she was 6 years old. Her parents worked to teach her about her condition, and she grew up to be a happy adult. But in 2005 she got a surprise—she was pregnant. As an adult with epilepsy, she wondered about the risks to her and her fetus.
Tips on Life and Love When Baby Makes Three
What happens to romance in a marriage when a baby arrives on the scene and (often) moves into the couple's bedroom, if not their bed? There's lots of tiptoeing around the subject, but couples are often left to find their own way back to the intimacy they once enjoyed. So how can couples recapture a sense of intimacy after the baby arrives?
Attention Busy Parents: Quick Exercises To Keep You In Shape
We all know how difficult it is to stay in shape and find time to exercise, but most especially for parents with babies or small kids. There's the sleep-deprivation factor, lack of time, and priority changes. So what are the options for busy parents? The fact is, the better you can take care of yourself, the better you will feel, and thus it is more likely you will be physically and emotionally stronger to take on the day with the "little ones" and all the challenges taking care of kids entails. This article provides some quick, but effective, exercises, specifically designed for the busy parent.
Exercise and Pregnancy
It's exciting to finally hear the news that you're going to have a baby. There are many questions going through your head about keeping you and your baby healthy throughout your pregnancy. Tracey Mallett gathered a few of the most-asked questions to guide you safely and healthfully on your journey to new motherhood.
The Baby's Coming! How to Make Sure Your Older Kids are Sleeping Through the Night
If you are expecting a baby and already have one or more children, it's wise to solve their sleep problems before the new baby arrives. Remember, a newborn typically awakens every three to four hours and adapting to a new baby's schedule is very tiring for everyone in the house. If you also have a toddler or a child who is having a difficult time falling asleep, or who regularly gets out of bed during the night, the stress of this is likely to hinder your ability to get much-needed rest. By solving your child's sleep problems in the months before the new baby arrives, the entire family will be in a better position to enjoy the newest member of the family with the least amount of sleep interruptions as possible.
Baby Shower Gift Ideas That Won't Put A Strain On Your Busy Schedule Or Your Budget
Is there anything more exciting than the arrival of a new baby? The instant the parents-to-be find out that they're expecting, every moment in life takes on an added layer of meaning. Whether it's thinking of names, planning a nursery or breaking the news to an older brother or sister, it seems that everything is suddenly a special event.
Five Things You Should Know About Your Pregnancy & Birth
Having a baby can tell a woman a lot about herself that she previously did not know. Like the strength of her endurance, the magnificence of her body, and yes, the fact that there exists an occasion where she will not give a hoot who sees her in the most private of body positions. Pregnant women should embrace this truly magical time, a time when their own soul allows the entrance of another into this world. The following is a list of the five things nurse and Certified Childbirth Education Christine Ramos advises every expectant couple to know.
How to Prepare for Labor
Although nothing anybody says can ever completely prepare a woman for the day she delivers her first baby, there are some simple suggestions that should help make this amazing experience a little bit easier.