pregnancy

How To Manage Nausea And Vomiting (Aka Morning Sickness) In Pregnancy

The majority of pregnant women experience morning sickness – nausea and vomiting. It usually affects women in the early stages of pregnancy during the first trimester from around 6 weeks (and up to 12 weeks).

It’s officially known as NVP (nausea and vomiting in pregnancy), although you will more often hear it called morning sickness. This

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Which Essential Oils Can You Use In Pregnancy And Childbirth?

Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts which can be helpful to aid relaxation and reduce anxiety during both pregnancy and childbirth, provided you are generally healthy.

If you’re interested in using essential oils, it’s sensible to check with your midwife first, particularly if you have diabetes or high (or low) blood pressure or any other

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How to cope with pregnancy hormones

When you are pregnant your body will change more than ever before. Your altered hormone levels can affect your mood and emotions as well as physically affecting your body.

Remember that it is the job of your hormones to help regulate the many changes taking place which will enable your baby to grow and you to

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Taking Supplements During Pregnancy

Good nutrition is vital to promote both a healthy pregnancy and baby.

It is important to be vigilant about getting enough nutrients to nourish your body and support your baby’s development as best you can. Remember that your nutritional requirements are different during pregnancy as your body is working extra hard; if your body is deficient

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Why You Should Consider Delayed Cord Clamping

One of the most iconic post-birth images is that of the umbilical cord being cut. If you’re expecting a child or are thinking of having one, you’ve probably pictured this moment in your head before, and wondered if you or your partner would cut the cord. And if the births we see in movies and

By |November 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

6 Things Pregnant Women Can Do To Start Enhancing Their Babies’ Cognitive Development

While you’re carrying your child, it may seem too early to be thinking about how they’ll perform in school. As if there isn’t enough to worry about. But being mindful of their cognitive development while your baby is in utero can make a difference in how they learn, retain information and behave after they’re born.

But

By |November 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

10 Super Foods That Will Help You Through Your Pregnancy

10 Super Foods That Will Help You Through Your Pregnancy

 

When you’re pregnant, you really are eating for two and what you put into your body can impact the development of your baby while also affecting your health as well. Choosing the rights foods to round out your diet can help you sleep better, keep your

By |October 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Manage Pain During Childbirth

There’s simply no way around it — having a baby hurts. While everyone’s birth story will be different, we can’t promise you it will be completely free of discomfort. Today, however, there are multiple options available to help you manage this pain and get through your delivery as comfortably as possible.

Causes of Pain During Childbirth
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By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Safe Ways to Manage Pain During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, you’re likely to experience common aches and pains from time to time, but how you remedy them is very important. While your baby is in utero, you won’t have all the same options you normally would, which means coping with pain can be more tricky. That being said, you aren’t relegated to nine

By |March 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Importance of Folic Acid, DHA, and Vitamin D During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, getting the proper nutrients is of the utmost importance. Not only are you looking out for your own health and wellness, but also that of your child. Your nutrition during pregnancy plays a pivotal role in their growth and development both in utero and postpartum. When evaluating your diet and supplement regimen, it’s

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