Archive for 'Pregnancy Education'
Posted on13. Nov, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Many women know that staying properly hydrated during pregnancy is crucial, and for a lot of reasons—supporting the expansion blood volume, renewal of amniotic fluid, breast milk production and flow, kidney and liver function, elimination of wastes, and even for healthy energy levels and avoiding fatigue. But the fact is that many pregnant women still [...]
Posted on10. Oct, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We all want an easy and healthy pregnancy. And you should always follow the advice of your doctor as soon as you find out that you’re expecting to ensure the safest and healthiest pregnancy you can provide for yourself as well as your baby. Staying healthy throughout the full nine months isn’t always as easy [...]
Posted on01. Oct, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
As if having a baby wasn’t enough, you’re not done, mama. There’s still the postpartum part of delivering your child that you need to be concerned with. If this is your first child then you may not be aware of what to fully expect once you bring your bundle of joy home. Fear not, though. [...]
Posted on31. Aug, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s normally a lovely time – pregnancy. You’re growing a life inside you, you and your partner can’t stop picking out things for the baby’s room — but pregnancy isn’t always fun. Sometimes there can be some not-so-pretty side effects going on and we think you should know about them. Here are four of them. [...]
Posted on13. Aug, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Delivering a baby is hard work, there’s no argument there. But you may be wondering how the healing happens in the days and weeks following your labor and delivery. Your body has a great healing process it goes through after labor and delivery but that doesn’t mean you won’t be sore from the ordeal. Here [...]
Posted on12. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Written by Dr. Audra Foster Pregnancy is a special time for mom and baby. Eating for two can sometimes become a complex undertaking as requirements for most nutrients are higher during pregnancy and lactation. Since most women are not able to meet those increased nutritional needs through diet alone, health care professionals recommend a daily [...]
Posted on30. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Even though not all of us mamas wanted to find out the gender of our child while they were still in utero, I’m sure that we all have wondered what we were having at one point or another. While these tales don’t always lend themselves true in any or all cases, it’s still a fun [...]
Posted on16. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
On the fence about hiring a postpartum doula? Don’t be. They’re so useful for any new mom to have that their services and support systems are virtually indispensable. A postpartum doula is a helper who comes to assist you in your home after your baby is born. She is there to lend her support to [...]
Posted on30. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Envisioning how you want your labor and delivery to go is something that you should give a lot of thought to. Deciding to go about it naturally is a wonderful goal to keep in mind. Studies show that natural childbirth is beneficial to both mother and child as it allows for the both of you [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sometimes it can be hard shopping for the mother-to-be if you don’t agree with or understand everything on her registry. It’s best to go with the essentials — things that you know she and the baby will most definitely need and get good use of. Here are four things that the future mama and her [...]