Pregnancy and the Immune System
The role of nutrition in strengthening the immune system has been the focus of many studies over the years.
What are the benefits of attending an Online Antenatal Class?
Having a baby is a fundamental part of human nature, and some people don’t see any reason to attend an antenatal class. After all, women have been having babies for thousands of years, and there weren’t antenatal classes available way back when… right?
Sugar Free Sweet Bags (Great Option For Anyone Who Has The Munchies But is Diabetic) - Kaboutjie
Sugar Free Sweet Bags (Great Option For Anyone Who Has The Munchies But is Diabetic) We all know how sugar is so bad for us, which is what makes sugar free sweet bags such a win for diabetics and those wanting to cut out sugar.
When should I start expressing breastmilk?
IN THEORY YOU CAN START COLLECTING MILK ANY TIME. IN PRACTICE MOST HEALTH PROFESSIONALS RECOMMEND THAT YOU ESTABLISH YOUR BREASTFEEDING ROUTINE FIRST BEFORE USING A PUMP.
What vitamins and minerals are needed during pregnancy
As an expecting mom you’ll want to do your best to make sure that your baby is as healthy as possible. What you eat is critical during this time, as everything your baby needs comes from you. Prenatal vitamins are supplements which can be taken during pregnancy which contain needed vitamins and minerals.
The following information is to be used as a guide to and at the discretion of the end-user and should not replace a doctor’s opinion.
Dealing with anxiety during pregnancy
Pregnancy can be a very happy and exciting time of your life, however, it can also be a time that is very difficult for some expecting moms. This is often made more difficult by the fact that many family and friends expect you to be thrilled, and conflicting emotions are often surrounded by guilt. Your mental health is important, and you shouldn’t expect yourself to snap out of it, or soldier on alone.
Yoga and pilates for pregnant moms
Staying active during your pregnancy is another important way of staying healthy. Not only is exercise good for you physically, but it helps relieve stress, improve sleep and boost your mood.
Breastfeeding on the go
Breastfeeding when you’re out is convenient, hygienic and the most natural and healthy way for your baby to feed – so be proud of what you’re doing! It allows you to easily and discreetly feed your baby when you’re outside the home, anytime, without having to pack lots of feeding equipment.
Smoking and pregnancy - should I quit
If you’re an avid smoker you’re probably wondering if being pregnant means you should wave your smoking habits goodbye. Unfortunately, even if your health isn’t enough for you to stop, your baby’s health should be.
Your second trimester - making the most of it | Parenting Hub
Your second trimester is from the beginning of week 13 until week 28, during this time your pregnancy will begin to show. However, you should feel like you have more energy than you did in trimester one. This is why this trimester is also nicknamed the honeymoon period of pregnancy – your baby isn’t big enough to make you uncomfortable and your pregnancy hormones should have eased up.
COVID19: health & cleaning tips for pre-schools and childcare centres
There has been a lot of debate around small children and the role they play in the spread of Covid-19. With earlier studies suggesting that children do not contribute much to the spread of coronavirus, new studies are now showing that children could be capable of spreading infection.
What is Perinatal Distress… and what does it really look like?
Most of us have heard of perinatal distress, also known as postnatal depression or PND, but why is this common and treatable illness often misunderstood and underdiagnosed?