The weeks and months after baby are some of the most intense of the human experience. Sleep deprivation, sky high emotions ranging from sheer terror to sheer joy, and the surreal experience of trying to make your peace with a totally new body. Of course, there’s an expected transition time of healing, snuggling your newborn and being in awe of what your body just did (talk about a workout!), but then there’s the pressure of getting back to your “pre-baby body”. Unless you’re a time traveler, you aren’t going backwards to your pre-baby anything.
When it comes to planning a family, everyone may have their doubts about their fertility. Whether you are a man or a woman, having difficulties conceiving is particularly troubling but it is important to understand that you are not alone, in fact 1 in 7 couples have issues conceiving. Here we provide an essential guide for couples currently experiencing problems, despite having regular unprotected sex, so that you can discover when to seek medical help and the steps you will have to take towards diagnosis.When should I seek help?
Sorry to leave you out of this one guys. Exercising while pregnant has many benefits for mother and baby. Lets stay with mum. Staying strong and fit is important because of the many changes that are taking place physically and emotionally. Also getting mum ready for a safe labour and delivery Here are 2 things girls, that you can use right away.
As a mom I hold various roles in my children's lives: chaffeur, disciplinarian, chef, teacher, personal shopper, errand runner, cheerleader, supporter, bank.... The one I hold most precious is that of teacher. I'm the one who has the first opportunity to instill in my children the values, morales, behaviours, experiences I want them to have to help shape them into young adults and to help them later navigate the often harsh, world we live in.
The old adage that women who are pregnant should kick back with their feet up is certainly outdated. WebMD states, “In the not-so-distant past, women were urged to cut down on or even avoid exercise during pregnancy. Today we know differently. Not only is it OK to participate in fitness activities during pregnancy, doing so can have a positive impact on both baby and mom.” Granted, if you’ve never exercised a day in your life and you become pregnant then suddenly decide to dive in, there are certainly precautions you should take. Of course, talk to you doctor.