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Being overweight (BMI from 25-30) or obese (BMI above 30) whilst pregnant is not necessarily a negative thing. However, it does increase the risk of developing certain complications such as gestational diabetes and/or hypertension. That said, you can still have a healthy pregnancy if you take some precautionary measures. Eat right Whatever it is, don’t [...]
Some mothers sail through pregnancy. Others may not cope so well with all the changes taking place. Whichever group you find yourself in, here are some of the main changes that are happening to your body whilst the little one grows inside. Hormones galore If you suffer from morning sickness, know that this is due [...]
It’s been weeks of blissful time with your baby – from bringing her home, to watching her grow stronger with each passing day. Now, time is fast approaching where you’ll have to leave her side and go back to work. Certainly, it’s an emotional time for any parent. So, what do you do? How will [...]
Pets are wonderful companions who make life just that much brighter. However, now that you are expecting, is it safe to bring up your baby and your beloved buddy in the same house? What do you need to do in preparation for when you bring your baby home? Manners and discipline If you’ve been spoiling [...]
When your baby is fussy, cries more than usual and keeps tugging at her ear, check to see if she has an ear infection. Quite a common condition (particularly between 6 and 24 months), ear infections will usually resolve on its own. Nonetheless, unless you’re an experienced parent, how can you tell if it’s really [...]