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World Breastfeeding Week – Doula Barcelona

We are celebrating the World Breastfeeding Week and I can be happier to help day after day women to achieve healthy and pleasant breastfeeding with their babies. Probably all you know the benefits of Breastfeeding, but just in case, I’m going to explain it again! Improve baby health The incidences of pneumonia, colds and viruses […]

Preguntas frecuentes de una embarazada I

¿Hay algo que pueda hacerse para evitar las náuseas? A las náuseas del embarazo se les llama “náuseas matutinas” porque suelen producirse sobretodo por la mañana, aunque pueden suceder en cualquier momento del día. Si cuando más aparecen es por la mañana puedes probar tomando algo sólido antes de levantarte (una tostada, una galleta,…). Si suceden durante el resto […]

Safe flying while pregnant

If you are enjoying a healthy pregnancy, plane travel is likely to be safe. The second trimester is probably the best time to fly. You’re likely to be over morning sickness. Later on, your expanding belly could make airport maneuvers more challenging. Before booking, however, visit your doctor and describe the trip details. If your doctor clears you for […]

When do I feed my baby: hunger cues

Babies should be fed when they indicate hunger. Crying is a late indicator of hunger – breastfeeding is much easier for both mom and baby if mom is able to pick up on baby’s earlier hunger cues. Early Cues: Smacking or licking lips Opening and closing mouth Sucking on the lips, tongue, hands, fingers, toes, toys, or […]

Can I travel during my pregnancy?

Wherever you go, find out what healthcare facilities are at your destination in case you require urgent medical attention. It’s a good idea to take your medical records with you so you can give doctors the relevant information if necessary. Make sure your travel insurance covers you for any eventuality, such as pregnancy-related medical care […]

What Do Braxton Hicks Contractions Feel Like?

Braxton Hicks (BH) contractions are “practice contractions” that tone the uterus in preparation for real labor. They don’t cause any changes to the cervix however, so they won’t cause premature labor and are totally normal and safe. In fact it’s actually a good thing if you’re having them, as it means your uterus is strong […]

Dealing with fatigue during your pregnancy

Feeling tired and hotter than usual is quite common during pregnancy. Specially in summer! Many pregnant women also feel faint and this is due to hormonal changes. What causes fatigue during pregnancy? Hormonal changes most likely contribute to exhaustion, but other common pregnancy discomforts also play a role. For example, it’s hard to get a […]

Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

Eating well-balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe; however, there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy. Cravings are quite normal during pregnancy, thanks to the hormonal surge. But you cannot indulge […]

Pain relieve for birth available in Barcelona Hospitals

Labour can be a really intense experience, strong and painful in some moments… Today we have several options for pain relive during birth. So today I will explain you want kind of pain relieve you have available in Barcelona Hospitals! 1. Self-help in labour You’re likely to feel more relaxed in labour and better placed to cope […]

Doula Skype

A veces cuando llega el gran momento del embarazo nos encontramos lejos de los nuestros: puedes ser que por trabajo o por diversas decisiones te encuentres lejos de la familia. Para todos los que estáis lejos he querido crear un plan que os haga más fácil el momento del embarazo y el parto: he creado […]