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Pregnancy Testing

Pregnancy Testing

What you need to consider before testing your babies health in Utero. Pregnancy Testing Blood testing, ultrasounds, amniocentesis and Chorionic villas sampling are some of the many ways to test the genetic health and makeup of [...]

Mom’s Self Image

Mom’s Self Image

Loving your body.  Pregnancy and a women’s self-image. Moms and Self Image If there’s one thing you can’t control when you’re pregnant, it’s your waistline, after all there’s a human being growing in that belly.  So, [...]

Birthplans

Birthplans

The ideas behind creating a birth plan for your delivery. Birthplans Today a lot of obstetricians and midwives recommend writing up a birth plan describing the kind of labour and delivery you’d like to have.  It’s [...]

Mature Moms

Mature Moms

Is pregnancy safe for moms over 35? Mature Moms Today, about half of all mothers who give birth are over 30.  That’s more than double the number from just three decades ago. The good news is, [...]

Alcohol During Pregnancy

Alcohol During Pregnancy

Why it’s imperative you pass on alcohol when pregnant. Alcohol and Pregnancy There was a time when women were told that having the occasional glass of wine during pregnancy was okay.  Not so anymore.  Now it’s [...]

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Just how much food do pregnant moms need? Nutrition During Pregnancy We’ve all heard that old saying that when you’re pregnant, you’re eating for two.  While that may not be accurate, there is some truth to [...]

Fitness Programs During Pregnancy.

Fitness Programs During Pregnancy.

Tips for starting a fitness program during pregnancy. Pregnancy & Fitness Exercise during pregnancy has a lot of benefits like keeping weight gain in check, and reducing leg cramps and high blood pressure.  And the good [...]

The Use and Misuse of Antibiotics in Children

The Use and Misuse of Antibiotics in Children

With the emergence of super bugs, there’s good argument for being judicious in our use of antibiotics. It’s hard to believe that around a half a century ago, before antibiotics became widely used, just the thought [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Have Alchohol During Pregnancy

Why You Shouldn’t Have Alchohol During Pregnancy

Why avoiding alcohol while pregnant is so important to baby’s health. Alchohol and Pregnancy About 1% of children are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. There’s only one cause for FASD, and that is consuming alcohol [...]

Pregnancy and Keeping Fit

Pregnancy and Keeping Fit

Pregnancy and fitness: Why working out is good for you and your bundle. Pregnancy and Fitness While keeping fit when pregnant makes sense, working out excessively doesn’t. By over doing your workout, you may start to [...]

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