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Best Food for Your Baby

What is the best food for a baby? This is a question that has been constantly asked, debated and also written about. Milk from the mothers breast is recommended by many experts, while others suggest the advantages of other food, like formulas and solids. These have their own benefits, but deciding what will work for your baby is something that you will have to make up your own mind on. Read up on the plentiful literature on the subject, but do not get too influenced by it. Finally you have to be... 

How to Avoid Excessive Weight Gain When You Quit Smoking While You’re Pregnant

Most pregnant women worry about gaining too much weight. Most people that try to quit smoking have the same worry. Avoiding excessive weight gain while pregnant and trying to quit smoking has unique challenges. Follow these guidelines to see you through to the end of a healthy, smoke-free pregnancy. Your Unique Challenges Congratulations! You’ve recently found out that you’re pregnant. You may be experiencing all kinds of excitement and anxiety about what to expect while you’re expecting.... 

10 Things to Do While on Pregnancy Bed Rest

While many women are able to move around and continue life while pregnant, some women aren’t that lucky. If you’ve been confined to bed for the benefit of the baby, you know it’s important, but it can be so boring! Here are 10 ways to keep yourself busy and productive: 1. Learn to knit or crochet. You can learn from books or online videos and you’ll have a hobby for life. Have someone pick up some cute baby yarn or order online and start working on a baby blanket. With hours to while away... 

7 Tips to Ease Morning Sickness

Pregnancy might be a joyous time in your life, particularly if you have been waiting to have a baby for a while, but morning sickness can put a damper on the excitement. While the nausea and vomiting usually only lasts the first trimester, some women are unlucky enough to be sick for several months afterwards or even the entire pregnancy. There is no cure for morning sickness, but there are methods of reducing the nausea. 1. Eat before you get up. Many women find that the morning sickness hits as...