Archive for 'Pregnancy Education'
Posted on20. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s the age of the Internet, this means as new-age parents, we have a lot more options for keeping track of our child’s growth other than the traditional baby book. While the baby book technique has been tried, trusted, and deemed a very reliable way to keep your baby’s memories alive, there are other ways [...]
Posted on17. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Let’s face it, moms. Some of us are super organized people and others, well, let’s just say that we could use a lot of help in that department. I did a lot of digging to analyze why some moms have it all together and how we can adapt their strategies to help the moms that [...]
Posted on15. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Prenatal care is ultra-important for expecting moms and even more so for your developing baby. But not every mother-to-be knows how to receive top-notch care while expecting. Here are three ways in which you can guarantee you and your growing family receive excellent maternity and prenatal care. Know Your Rights Oh, yes – you have [...]
Posted on13. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Not to say that all of us ladies are toting around a smart phone these days, but the majority are. And if you are a pregnant momma, I’ve found some of the best apps for you to download on your smart phone. For you trying-to-conceive mommas, your post is coming soon. I’ve been compiling apps [...]
Posted on10. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Oh yes, there’s health benefits to carrying a child. Some of us are familiar with them and others are not. Here are three health benefits of pregnancy that may or may not surprise you. Eating disorders can go into remission While not every woman that has an eating disorder will cease their behavior, an astonishing [...]
Posted on08. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Some woman never have outlandish dreams while they’re pregnant, and some of us have such insanely colorful dreams that we can’t even put them into perspective. Here are five of the most commonly dreamt about visions and what they could mean. You’re breastfeeding animals Sounds kind of odd, but really it’s just your subconscious prepping [...]
Posted on06. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Gestational diabetes is a common occurrence that some women face during their pregnancy. About 4% of women develop gestational diabetes – diabetes that occurs only when you’re pregnant. During your pregnancy, your body produces high amounts of hormones. It’s this increase in hormones such as estrogen, cortisol, and lactogen that may interfere with your body’s [...]
Posted on03. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
If you’re on the fence about whether or not to give birth naturally, here are some helpful benefits to both mom and baby if you deliver vaginally. Benefits for baby: Babies come when they’re ready We’re not talking about being induced here, if you just let nature take its course, then your baby [...]
Posted on01. Feb, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Being on bed rest is always for the health of you and your child. And while it may seem boring or tedious that you can’t get up and go about your daily business, there are lots of things that you can do while you’re on bed rest. Shop & Organize You can shop for clothes, [...]
Posted on30. Jan, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Not feeling a traditional baby shower? You’re not the only one. More and more women are turning to other creative ways to celebrate their pregnancy and prepare for their baby’s arrival. It’s not uncommon for women to receive an abundance of gifts that they may never use or need at their baby shower. So, instead, [...]