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How to Sleep Like a Baby While Pregnant?

Create: 03/22/2017 - 13:00
How to Sleep Like a Baby While Pregnant?
The importance of getting a good night’s sleep is not a contested fact anymore. Everyone knows that in order to lead a good life, live longer, and perform to the best of your abilities, a good night’s sleep is key.
 
Get comfy and sleep soundly during pregnancy with two sleep positions – “side-sleep” and “almost-back sleeping” – that accommodate your growing belly. See how you can arrange pillows, towels, and blankets to support your back, neck, and bump.
 
Two clever ways to get comfy.
 

How to Take a Bath When Pregnant?

Create: 03/18/2017 - 05:48
How to Take a Bath When Pregnant?
Most pregnant women are advised by their doctor not to take very hot baths, and put the baby under stress. Spending too much time soaking in very hot water, over an hour or so, could also increase your risk of a vaginal infection. 
 
But taking a bath in warm water is usually safe for you and baby, and can help with swollen arms and legs, increase the amniotic fluid in your body, and give you a chance to soak and relax. 
 

5 Power Foods for Pregnant Moms

Create: 03/12/2017 - 03:31
5 Power Foods for Pregnant Moms
Many women think being pregnant means they can eat whatever and whenever they want. After all, you’re eating for two, right? Well, not exactly. You really only need about 300 extra calories a day to keep yourself and your baby well nourished. 
 
“Eating for two” is not about eating more, it’s about eating right, and making every calorie count. Fill your plate with wholesome, nutritious foods like lean proteins and lots of veggies. Avoid high-calorie, low-nutrient choices like sodas, sweets, and processed foods.
 

6 Things To Know If You've Got No Morning Sickness

Create: 03/11/2017 - 03:29
6 Things To Know If You've Got No Morning Sickness
1. You're not the only one: Nearly 1/3 of all moms-to-be don't get queasy.
 
2. You can thank your mama: One study found that your level of ick (or lack thereof) might actually be genetic. Thanks, mom!
 
3. You're not out of the woods-yet: Morning sickness usually strikes in the first trimester, but sometimes (yikes!) it can show up later on.
 

6.7 kg "Super Baby" Born in China

Create: 03/10/2017 - 11:35
6.7 kg "Super Baby" Born in China

This almost doubles the weight of other newborns. The overweight boy is 58 cm long. The average body length of newborns is about 50 cm. He is in good health. His mom had given birth to a 4.5 kg girl before. The 35-year-old woman has diabetes, which led to eating disorders during pregnancy. That explains why her babies are larger than expected.

What Not to Say to Pregnant Women

Create: 03/08/2017 - 12:15
What Not to Say to Pregnant Women
Pregnant women constantly receive well wishes and positive remarks about the new chapter in their lives, but unfortunately they also find themselves the recipients of some unflattering zingers. 
 
Such comments are not always intentionally rude, insensitive, or inappropriate, but they can easily come across the wrong way to a woman who is on a hormonal roller coaster. 
 

Effects of Smoking in Pregnancy: Dangers to Your Baby

Create: 02/18/2017 - 08:29
Effects of Smoking in Pregnancy: Dangers to Your Baby
Smoking deprives a baby of oxygen, and raises the risk of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth.
 
A major initiative to protect thousands of unborn babies from the harm caused by smoking has been rolled out in the North East. By 2016, smoking rates among pregnant women had fallen by nearly a third.
 
babyClear is a UK-first offering women and their partners clear-facts about the dangers of smoking during pregnancy, as well as the blame-free support they need to quit.

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