What Supplements For Women During Pregnancy?

suppements during pregnancy

It’s a good idea to switch over to a pregnancy-specific supplement. In fact, you should probably start taking a pregnancy-specific vitamin and mineral supplement as you start trying for a baby. Many women don’t know that they are pregnant until

Heartburn During Pregnancy

Heartburn During Pregnancy

That Burning Feeling Of all the woes of pregnancy, heartburn ranks up there as one of the most uncomfortable ones The myth that your baby will have lots of hair is exactly that – a myth. There’s no scientific logic

Gestational Diabetes – 5 Tips To Avoid Sugar Spikes

5 Tips To Avoid Sugar Spikes

5 Tips To Avoid Sugar Spikes Manage your weight: you don’t need to eat for two, but you shouldn’t be losing weight either. Eat small, regular meals. Avoid or limit processed and refined carbohydrates. Crisps, cakes, sugar, dried fruit, white

Gestational Diabetes – It Could Happen To You

gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is one of the most common complications of pregnancy, yet it’s also one of the most difficult to spot. And here’s the part you probably didn’t know: you don’t have to be diabetic, or even prone to diabetes,

Newborn Formula Feeding Tips


Boil fresh water and let it cool to lukewarm. For babies up to three months old, all water for formula should be boiled and cooled on the day it is used. For babies older than three months, you can use

How Does Diet Affect Depression?

How Does Diet Affect Depression

A recent study by Chinese researchers, which collated information from 26 individual studies conducted since 2001, showed a definite link between eating fish and a reduction in the risk of depression. One possible explanation is that the Omega-3 fatty acids

Sciatica ! Pain In The Bum And Legs

sciatica in pregnancy

You can expect some lower back pain during pregnancy, but for the unlucky few, it’s painful sciatica. Here’s what you need to know about it, and what you can do to help alleviate the pain. Pregnancy brings with it an

Pregnancy Your Skin Hair Nails And Teeth

Pregnancy Your Skin Hair Nails And Teeth

Pregnancy doesn’t just happen in the pelvis. It affects many functions of your body, some that may surprise you. WHAT’S HAPPENING TO MY TEETH? Due to the pregnancy hormones the mucous membranes of the mouth, the gums, become swollen and

Stress Busters

stress busters

A good support network is great for managing your stress levels. Reach out to your partner, family and friends. Good information about pregnancy and prenatal care is a stress antidote, Arm yourself with information, so you don’t need to be

Staying Healthy During Pregnacy


Putting on weight during pregnancy is part and parcel of growing a healthy baby. But it’s equally important to stay healthy as you progress through your pregnancy WHAT’S NORMAL WHEN IT COMES TO WEIGHT GAIN? To calculate how much weight you