Archive for October, 2011
Posted on31. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s an exciting time when you’re trying to conceive. And in this day and age, technology has advanced to the point where conceiving couples can track their best times in a number of ways. However, it’s easy to forget that not too long ago, couples used to rely on their bodies and their intuition when [...]
Posted on28. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sleep – it’s one of those things that all of us need, pregnant or not. But for pregnant women, sleep couldn’t be more important. Not only do you need it to function normally, but you especially need to be well rested for your body to undertake its job of making a baby. Throughout your pregnancy [...]
Posted on26. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Today’s maternity clothes are much more stylish then those of prior years. And there are a few essentials that should be added to any maternity wardrobe. We’ve got you covered with some of the essentials, some must-have pieces, and some additions that lean more towards the optional rather than the required. Essentials: Underwear & Bras: [...]
Posted on24. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Practicing prenatal Yoga during your pregnancy has many benefits to both you and your baby. If done correctly, prenatal Yoga is a great way to keep fit during pregnancy – it can also help you with your posture, reduce back tension, help to prevent leg cramps, and provide you with helpful breathing and calming techniques [...]
Posted on21. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
During your third trimester, which runs from weeks 28 – 40, you will be meeting with your OB-GYN much more frequently to ensure things are progressing smoothly. Some doctors will want to see you every other week, some once a month, and others weekly – it all depends on the doctor. For instance, during my [...]
Posted on19. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Your second trimester is an exciting and happening time. Not only is there a lot going on in utero but you’ll feel more like yourself too. During the first trimester, you may have felt tired, cranky, or even nauseous – not so much in the second trimester. You’ll get some of your energy back and [...]
Posted on17. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Getting ready to go to your first doctor’s appointment when you’re pregnant can be wonderfully exciting – and it should be. Your appointment should be scheduled anywhere between 5-12 weeks into your pregnancy. However, if your pregnancy is considered high-risk, your doctor will most likely want to see you sooner rather than later. This will [...]
Posted on14. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Things can get crazy enough on their own when your due date nears, never mind having to remember a list of things to pack in your hospital bag. It’s best to put your hospital bag or suitcase together a month or so before your due date arrives. This way, not only will you be less [...]
Posted on12. Oct, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
There’s no bigger decision than conceiving. Because it’s a circumstance of monumental proportions, care and regard should be taken to get yourself in the best possible shape. Below are five things that will help get your body emotionally and physically ready to conceive. 1. Schedule a visit with your doctor: Take the time to come [...]