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Best Nutrition For Pregnant Women

Pregnancy is a special stage of a woman’s life that requires a special type of attention. During this period, the body of a woman needs certain types of nutrients which should be in the right proportions. Any imbalances could cause devastating effects on both the mother and the unborn child. Ideally, a pregnant woman in […]

How to deal with baby blues after giving birth

John Stevenson once said “Giving birth is an ecstatic jubilant adventure not available to males. It is a woman’s crowning creative experience of a lifetime”. The process of birth is one of the most exhilarating phenomena of nature and women are blessed to be able to shelter a living being for 9 months and bring […]

Early signs you could be pregnant

Also in the very early weeks of a pregnancy, your baby isn’t the only one growing and changing – you are too. Every woman experiences unique symptoms, with some having very few and others the full house! Once you have confirmed you are pregnant by taking a pregnancy test – the only way to be […]

Tips to slow down before giving birth

Birth can be straightforward, can be exciting, intense, life changing, a really strong situation, probably not perfect… As I explain in my antenatal courses in Barcelona or online, birth is physical but also a physiological and an emotional process. Your birth will start when your oxytocin levels are high enough that your contractions can start… […]

Vaginal Birth After C-Section

If you’ve delivered a baby by caesarean section, you may have a choice with your next pregnancy – a vaginal birth after caesarean, also known as a VBAC, or a planned (elective) caesarean. It depends on your medical circumstances, and it helps to know about the potential benefits and risks of VBAC. Vaginal Birth After C-Section […]

Ways to Establish a Positive Bond with Your Baby

Bonding is essential for a baby. Studies of newborn monkeys who were given mannequin mothers at birth showed that, even when the mannequins were made of soft material and provided formula to the baby monkeys, the babies were better socialized when they had live mothers to interact with. The baby monkeys with mannequin mothers also […]

Primeras sensaciones del embarazo

Es posible que tengas la sensación de estar embarazada incluso antes de que el test dé positivo. Como bien sabes el primer síntoma del embarazo es la falta de uno de tus períodos menstruales, seguramente unas dos semanas después de la concepción. Ciertamente existen muy pocos estudios o investigación científica sobre los primeros síntomas del […]

¿Cuándo llevar a un bebé al médico?

Es común que los nuevos padres y madres se sientan como tú. Hasta hace poco, el bebé estaba sano y protegido dentro de ti. Aunque instintivamente sabes que es fuerte y resistente, a veces también recuerdas lo vulnerable que puede ser. Si tu bebé tiene algún problema de salud o lo encuentras comportándose de forma […]

¿Cómo te ayuda una DOULA?

Cómo puede apoyarte una doula en el parto, el parto y el posparto El embarazo puede ser un momento de gran alegría para muchas mujeres, pero a veces puede provocar preocupaciones o miedos. Una doula puede ayudarte a aprovechar al máximo tu embarazo y tu parto, permitiéndote experimentar la alegría y la aventura de ser […]

Exercise During Pregnancy

In general, exercise during pregnancy does wonders. It boosts mood, improves sleep, and reduces aches and pains. It also prepares you for childbirth by strengthening muscles and building endurance, and makes it much easier to get back into shape after your baby is born. Which exercises are best in pregnancy? The ideal exercise in pregnancy […]