Archive for 'Before Baby'

Preconception Health

Preconception Health

Why women need to take extra care of their health before conceiving a baby. Pre-Conception Health If you are planning to conceive, how you treat your body becomes very important. You’ll want to watch your alcohol [...]

Delaying Pregnancy Linked to Health Risks

Delaying Pregnancy Linked to Health Risks

The largest study of its kind has examined the impact of advanced maternal age of the health of babies and mothers.  The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report looked at more than one million births [...]

Childhood Asthma Tied to Magnetic Fields

Childhood Asthma Tied to Magnetic Fields

A new study published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine journal suggests that pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of magnetic fields are more likely to give birth to children who develop [...]

Traffic Pollution Linked to a 30% Increase in Premature Births

Traffic Pollution Linked to a 30% Increase in Premature Births

Pregnant women who live in urban environments near heavy traffic are 30% more likely to give birth prematurely, according to recent research. The study out of the School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, [...]

Guilt and Childbirth

Guilt and Childbirth

Why parents can feel guilty when childbirth doesn’t go as planned. Guilt and Childbirth Having a baby is a time of hope and wonderful expectations. Parents anticipate the birth by preparing the nursery, and creating their [...]

What do Newborn Babies Look Like?

What do Newborn Babies Look Like?

Cone shaped heads, wrinkles and blue gray skin. There’s reason why your newborn may look more alien than human at birth.  When babies are first born, they’re hardly the picture of infant beauty portrayed in advertising. [...]

The Yummy Mummy Manifesto

The Yummy Mummy Manifesto

A Yummy Mummy strides through maternity with style, passion, savvy, a healthy sense of self, and killer cleavage. She soars above the domestic rut, craves creative revelation, and turns motherhood into an adventure – an art [...]