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(It’s long, but so was our birth!) 41+++ I couldn’t believe I had reached 41 weeks. I remembered that my mom gave birth to me and my brother late term. However, I thought the theory that I would have my baby late term as well was exactly that — a theory. In other...
Summary: Pregnancy is a beautiful phase of life. Prenatal yoga helps you prepare for your pregnancy and childbirth, while ensuring that your body, mind and soul remain strong and healthy. It helps you have an easier delivery. “Yoga means addition - addition of energy,...
Luckily, new moms can feel confident when receiving emotional and physical doula-support during childbirth now that it is getting recognition from the scientific and medical community. A mother who gives birth in a hospital under strict policies will more than likely spend a lot of their time coping on their own. A doula couch provides a reassuring and constant presence while offering support during labor.
That first stretch after you wake up (or after sitting for a long time) has physiological benefits. Get some basic stretches – 21 of them – to do after every workout even if you can’t stand yoga!
I taught a breastfeeding class a couple of weeks ago. As usual, I got the same question I get every time I teach a breastfeeding class. “Can you drink alcohol and breastfeed at the same time?” Well, the answer is both YES and NO.
Birth is not meant to be done lying down.
This guided relaxation is a great way to practice relaxation, so that when labor begins, your body will know exactly how to respond to the stresses of labor. Choose some relaxing music to play in the background. Relax and Enjoy.
Prepare to listen to these affirmations by finding a comfortable seat or lie down and rest on your left side resting your head on a pillow. You can play Pandora or Spotify in the background if you like to have background music. Close your eyes and focus on your...
Pregnancy Nutrition Quiz (from the No-Risk Pregnancy Diet) Section I - Are the following statements True or False? 1. When a woman becomes pregnant, she should cut down on her salt intake. 2. A woman's weight gain in pregnancy must be controlled in order to reduce her...
People always talk about the benefits of breastfeeding. No one even thinks about the risks of NOT breastfeeding. Are there really risks of Not breastfeeding? Absolutely, YES! There are many risks of not breastfeeding for the baby, the mother, the father, society, and the environment. In this post we will be dealing with the risks to your baby of not breastfeeding.