Pregnancy & Childbirth

The Benefits of Breast Feeding

A newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three ~ Grantly Dick-Read Human milk is uniquely suited for infants. Research studies have shown that children who have […]

A Healthy Pregnancy Diet

During pregnancy you have to make sure that all of your decisions on what you eat are the right ones.  Whilst the choices may become harder, you have to remember that everything you eat is also feeding your baby.  So that creamy curry might not always be the best option!  […]

Early Signs And Symptoms Of Pregnancy

One of the best feelings in the world is to become a mother. No other means of this materialistic world can give you such pleasure. Motherhood is the phase of a woman’s life which she cherishes for the lifetime. It’s the birth of a new life within her which fills […]

A List of the Necessary Vitamins During Pregnancy

Women who are pregnant and healthy should include 5 main vitamins in their diet: vitamin D, vitamin B, vitamin C, calcium and folic acid. Of course other minerals and vitamins are equally important and they can easily be found in foods. Taking supplements is not compulsory, but there are cases […]

Foods to Avoid during Pregnancy

Why is healthy eating important during pregnancy? Healthy eating during pregnancy is like insurance. It ensures that the growing fetus gets enough of the proper nutrients to sustain life, build healthy and properly functioning organ systems and keep the pregnancy going to full-term or 38 weeks. It also ensures that […]