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Becoming a parent for the very first time can be both exciting and terrifying. While you’ll have nine months to accept this change in your lifestyle and prepare for the arrival of your new baby, giving birth to your child and then taking him or her home might be something that’s causing you a decent amount of anxiety. To help reduce this fear and any nerves you have, it’s important that you start your preparation from the inside out. So to show you how this can be done, here are three tips for mentally preparing for the birth of your first child.
Being a mother is one of the most wonderful milestones in a woman’s life. If you are planning to celebrate the joys of motherhood for your friends, sister, or any woman in your life or you are the mom-to-be yourself, then you would want to do it by throwing the best baby shower. Here are some of the ways to help you every step of the way.
Pregnancy is a big strain on a body; there is no hiding that fact. It’s something that you sign up for when you decide to have a baby and for the most part, the changes are permanent. Pregnancy is a big deal for your body and it’s not just about the baby that is stretching out your womb.
Planning for your baby’s arrival affects every area of your life and usually involves making some kind of change or adjustment. One of the most important areas is your finances and finding ways to make your money work well for you and your little one. Despite being tiny, babies require lots of additional goods that you’re unlikely to have in your home - nappies, milk, a car seat to name but a new - so its vital that you do some budgeting in advance. Let’s take a look at the three fundamentals you should cover.
There are so many medical advances in the world these days. We are living longer lives, and that has got to be down to an increase of knowledge and medical intervention. In terms of pregnancy and all things baby, then advances in medicine are a massive benefit. Pregnancies that might not have lasted decades ago are now able to be seen right through until term because of the technology and advances that we have now. But what are some other ways that medical advances have helped us?
Studies have shown that exercising while pregnant has minimal risks and is beneficial to moms-to-be. Exercising while pregnant can lessen backaches, bloating, constipation, and swelling. It can also improve your mood, boost energy levels, improve sleep, hamper excess weight gain and...
After weeks of research, debate, and deliberation, here’s what I’ve learned to help make your baby naming experience seamless, smart, and regret-free.
When you find out you're pregnant in the middle of Winter, it's almost impossible to imagine going through a Summer pregnancy. Mamas-to-be can get hot, hot, hot, due to...
As the new mom to a beautiful 2-month-old baby girl, I'm sleep-deprived, exhausted and overall deliriously happy. I'm also getting lots of questions from my newly pregnant friends...
Are you pregnant or trying to conceive? New research may inspire you to consider hiring a doula before your due date...
If you’ve never had a baby before, it’s natural to feel a bit lost in the process. The good news is that you’ll find out as you go. What is most important are the initial steps that you take once you find out you're pregnant. Here are the things you should do right away.
When you have an important trip planned or something comes up that you have to travel for, you shouldn’t let your pregnancy or your pregnancy symptoms stand in the way of you being able to do what you need to do. So to help you make the best of this situation and find comfortability wherever you can, here are three tips for traveling while pregnant.
When you first find out that you’re pregnant, there can be a lot of things that go through your mind. So, where you can, you’re going to want to try and focus on only a few things. Here are five to consider.
There are different types of baby cribs for infants available in the market today. This makes it quite a challenge for parents to choose ones that is best for their baby. Before making a choice, you should determine what you really desire in a cot, and how you intend your baby to sleep. Whatever cot you choose, it should provide your child with the comfort that he/she needs.
Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting times of your life, though there are some things that you need to get an order in advance. Preparation for a baby should start months before you are even considering trying. While it is nice to think things like where the baby might sleep, baby’s first outfit, which small cuddly toy is going the cot, and which top of the range pushchair will fit in the back of your car – there are actually some more practical things then you should do for you first.
So you've been invited to a baby shower. You want to bring a gift, but you don't want it to be something that just gets shoved aside. From one big gift to a basket of many small ones, here is my list of unique and genius baby shower present ideas that will earn you the best guest prize.
Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that removes small but stubborn pockets of fat. It's especially popular for the lower abdomen, flank area, upper arms, and thighs. The procedure is a great option for removing fat deposits that just won't go away with diet and exercise. However, one common concern with liposuction is loose or sagging skin. Because the surgery only removes fat and not skin, it is possible that your skin will sag after liposuction. Loose skin is a common problem after the surgery, but it's temporary and fixable in many cases.
If you’re an anxious mom-to-be and you want some tips to help better prepare you for labour, you’ve come to the right place. You’ve probably had people give you weird and wonderful tips left right and centre, so what’s actually worth listening to? Read on for some of the most beneficial tips!
When we’re pregnant, it can feel as though we’re not allowed to breathe without scrutiny. Our bodies stop being our own, and everyone has their opinions on what we should and shouldn’t put into them. Even once baby arrives, those of us who are breastfeeding face even longer lists of what we CAN’T do. The good news is, you might not have to deprive yourself as much as you think. While some things, like alcohol, are forever off the pregnancy to-do list, others aren’t as set in stone as we believe. For proof, we’re going to look at some foods you may have been avoiding which are an option for you after all.
During their first two to four weeks, newborn babies have to be breastfed eight to 12 times during a 24-hour period. The frequency, however, will naturally be reduced as your child gets older (something that you can certainly look forward to). But if you just gave birth, you will have to nurse your child on demand anytime, whether it’s day or night. Let’s take a look at why Breastfeeding could be the best choice