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Christmas Food to Avoid for Pregnant Women

Posted by admin on November 22, 2018
Category: Articles
One of the many best parts of Christmas is the sweet treats and sumptuous spread it has to offer. No doubt it’s a season of indulgence for many. However, pregnant women need to be more careful with the festive treats as it could do the baby more harm than good. Remember, a happy child inside means a happy tummy. The following is a list of food expectant mums should be wary of. Turkey Make sure
Hormonal changes during your pregnancy can be frustrating as you deal with new issues of all types – and more visibly, your skin. We often throw around the term ‘dry’ more often than we should. Sure, your skin feels instantly ‘dry’ after a shower or when coming in from the cold, but have you ever considered that your skin may actually be dehydrated? At the sight, of dry, scaly patches on your skin, it’s easy
(In photo: Sarah Stage, fitness model rocking a 6-pack bump at 6-months pregnant) Knocked-Up Workout Let’s face it – we barely have the motivation to hit the gym in our usual, healthy and normal state, much less to do so when our body is working overtime to grow a baby inside. Age-old beliefs had us believing that expecting mums should avoid physical activities and exercises for fear of harming the baby’s development. And a small
Welcome to your Second-Trimester. This is the period where you’re glad the morning sickness and fatigue’s slowly fading away and you feel like your old self again. This may very well be the most easy to handle period of the three. Now that you’re feeling much better, take this time to plan for the arrival of your baby. During this period, your baby is growing at a rapid speed. Soon, an ultrasound is to be
Pregnancy is a cause for great celebrations, joy and hope. However, some mummies may experience a high level of stress and anxiety during this period. Especially when you’re pregnant in Asia. As we know, Asians have a long list of superstitious beliefs. Superstitious beliefs aside, there are a long list of fears that comes along with pregnancy. The good thing here is that you’re not the only one facing these fears in the dark. Here
We often hear of the common problems. How pregnant women suffer from immense lethargy, a throbbing lower back, swollen ankles, the hassles of waking up in the wee hours of the morning only to spend half an hour or more with their hair tied back and head hovering over the toilet bowl as they belch out the remains of last night’s dinner. We are here today to cover the unusual symptoms one has encountered whilst
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Well, there’s a clear reason as to why you are here and we understand. We really do. Where there is joy, there’s bound to be woes. For first time mummies, you will ultimately be put in the spot by one-to-many mummies around you bombarding you with countless amounts of ‘pregnancy tips’. Whilst, we are not saying everyone around you is wrong, bear in mind that every pregnant body is different. For,
The myth of not being able to dress to kill whilst being pregnant is busted! No, you don’t have to purchase dated and oversized maternity wear. Skip the hand-me-downs and start flaunting that gorgeous baby bump. Over the recent years, studies have shown that pregnant ladies have gotten mighty insecure about their baby bump. However, with the confidence that follows a well-dressed person, especially that of a pregnant lady, you’d definitely be making those around
Hello mummies-to-be! We’re back today with a write up on some tips to help guide you along the pregnancy dos and don’ts. As you already know, the folklores and horror pregnancy stories are ceasing to exist in this modern age. However, this does not make it ok to do everything you’ve been ‘warned’ not to do by the older generation. For example, it is still unsafe for a pregnant woman to be out on the
You’re pregnant, flustered and tired all the time. Absentmindedness follows once in a while. Baby’s kicking is keeping you up all night. You can hardly get any work done with the mixture of lethargy and annoyance at the world. Hormones’ up. Mood down. Cravings’ on an all-time high but your appetite isn’t. Don’t worry. We have the solution to calm things down and help your get through the day with as much serenity as possible.