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postheadericon What is Fertility and Ovulation? Getting Pregnant

 

Sooner or later a woman wonders: “what is fertility?” Well it’s simple: fertility is an ability of a human body for reproduction. This ability is very individual for every woman, so if you do plan to expand your family soon, it’s important to understand when exactly your body can be fertile — that is to say, when you can conceive a long-awaited baby.

 

Proper timing: why is it so important?

 

Whether you are just thinking about having a bay or already trying to conceive, the right understanding of how your body works can be of great help. You’d be surprised, but lots of couples try to conceive a baby at a wrong time of a woman’s menstrual …» Continue Reading: What is Fertility and Ovulation? Getting Pregnant



postheadericon 1 Week Pregnant: What’s Going on Inside Your Body?

 

First weeks after conception are a period full of secrets, but it doesn’t mean that there is no way to know what happens to your body when you are 1 week pregnant. Quite on contrary: the more you know about this important part of your pregnancy marathon the more chances you have to give birth to a healthy baby.

 

When planning to conceive, every mom-to-be needs to know the difference between obstetric gestational age and fetal age, about preparing her body for fertilization, and to find out about things she’ll have to say goodbye to when carrying a child, what she’d want to avoid and how to …» Continue Reading: 1 Week Pregnant: What’s Going on Inside Your Body?



postheadericon Preparing for Pregnancy. Tips on Conceiving a Healthy Baby

 

If you are preparing for pregnancy, then, ideally, you should start taking special care about your health and your lifestyle as soon as you decide to give it a try. Below, in the article you’ll be able to learn more about all those crucial things that can help successful conception and healthy pregnancy.

 

As a rule, women go and consult a doctor after they get pregnant — that’s a bit too late. The third to eighth weeks of pregnancy are the most dangerous ones for the baby growing inside you. Some women don’t even have any idea about being pregnant before the seventh week of pregnancy. But the first weeks of pregnancy are crucial for your baby’s …» Continue Reading: Preparing for Pregnancy. Tips on Conceiving a Healthy Baby



postheadericon 5 Wrong Ways to Get Skinny After Pregnancy

 

As a rule, young moms have two most passionate desires: to get some nice long sweet sleep and to get skinny after pregnancy. But while the former is quite easy to accomplish within a day, the latter is way too hard to do. No matter how you try, you won’t be able to lose as much weight as you want and get rid of your belly fat. That’s when women pull out the big guns and start using dubious methods to make the process go faster. Read on to find out what comes of this and why you shouldn’t use any of these ways no matter how desperate you …» Continue Reading: 5 Wrong Ways to Get Skinny After Pregnancy



postheadericon So Your Baby’s Got Selective Appetite. Is It an Eating Disorder?

 

When your child is very picky about his food, it’s no wonder you start thinking that your precious offspring may have an eating disorder. The truth of the selective eating issue is that your baby prefers certain types of food — and eats them with great pleasure — while refusing to eat other foods no matter what ones.

 

During the first year of life selective eating shows the real need of your baby’s body in certain food products. Many kids aged 6 to 10 months reject all kinds of vegetables vehemently and prefer eating dairy products. This kind of situation is quite natural since baby’s body may have increased demand for calcium necessary for growing bones and …» Continue Reading: So Your Baby’s Got Selective Appetite. Is It an Eating Disorder?



postheadericon Fun Ways to Get a Slim Body Back – Workouts with Toddlers for Busy Moms

 

Now that your baby has grown up a bit the workouts that you do to get your desired slim body are getting more active and much more interesting.

 

Your baby is about to make his first steps

 

Warming up

 

At this stage we keep doing lots of things we did before: dressing and undressing the baby, cleaning both your kitchen and your child after dining on supplementary food, washing the baby and getting him/her down to sleep. Washing your toddler under running water has become such a regular routine by now that it can be transferred to light warmup category.

 

» Continue Reading: Fun Ways to Get a Slim Body Back – Workouts with Toddlers for Busy Moms



postheadericon Fun Ways to Lose Weight for Busy Moms

 

In an earlier article you can find workout tips for you and your little at home, and now we are glad to share with you some exercises to lose weight when you are busy with everyday housework and you don’t even have a free minute.

“When will I slim down?” is one of the top popular questions asked by busy moms all over the world, sharing the list with questions like “Why is my baby crying?” and “Am I a bad mom?” The funny thing is a young mom can find several explanations to why she can’t lose weight no matter how much she tries right away:   …» Continue Reading: Fun Ways to Lose Weight for Busy Moms



postheadericon Common Mistakes When Feeding Baby: Honing Your Parenting Skills

 

Let’s talk about developing good parenting skills and those situations when your baby loses his or her appetite and refuses to eat. The first thing to blame, of course, is the wrong lifestyle — something we discussed in a previous article. Your child cannot change his lifestyle on his own; you, the parents, are those who have to make an effort (actually, a lot of them).

 

But what is a common picture that we see in reality? Parents do everything they can for their child NOT to spend any energy, and then get really upset about the …» Continue Reading: Common Mistakes When Feeding Baby: Honing Your Parenting Skills



postheadericon 3 Main Factors Child’s Appetite Depends on

 

A sick child has no appetite and refuses to eat … This situation though psychologically sad for the relatives is generally understandable. Any adult is aware that it is temporary, that the disease is to blame. Memories from one’s own “painful” experience help to calm down: When I’m as sick, I do not want to eat too.

 

Completely different thoughts appear in the minds of loving parents when there’s no any sign of an illness and no appetite as well. The uncertainty scares. In fact, loss of appetite is completely physiological, i.e. normal, natural.

 

In order to understand this, you should know and consider …» Continue Reading: 3 Main Factors Child’s Appetite Depends on



postheadericon When Sick Baby Refuses to Eat: Peculiarities of Child’s Appetite

 

Sick baby really doesn’t want to eat and denies any food offered by his troubled family. For loss of appetite is a typical manifestation of any acute disease and many chronic ones. This obvious fact needs to be understood.   First, let’s consider the acute illnesses, i.e. those appeared suddenly as well as the majority of child infections and injuries, poisoning, appendicitis, and much more.

 

Acute infections, usually viral ones, are the most common ones exactly in childhood, and which the child’s body in most cases is able to cope with on his own without any …» Continue Reading: When Sick Baby Refuses to Eat: Peculiarities of Child’s Appetite