Save Big Bucks On Your Pregnancy Dresses

Maternity clothes are probably the biggest money drain for any pregnant woman. Not only do they have a small shelf-life (after all, you will use them only for a few months) they also tend to become old-fashioned in a jiffy. So how does someone plan their pregnancy wardrobe without allowing it to make a big dent in their budget? Consider borrowing from friends or relatives. Almost everyone hangs on to their maternity clothes and they will gladly allow you borrow it for some time. Plunder your husband or your partners closets for baggy shirts, large-size shorts, and roomy socks. Frequent yard sales and garage sales where housewives might be disposing their maternity wear. Run the clothes through a good dry …

Parenting Starts Before Pregnancy

While it may seem farfetched to some people, many of my clients remember what they felt and experienced while still in the womb. Comments such as these are not unusual: I knew even before I was born that my mother didnt want me. I could feel my mothers fear and anxiety even before I was born. Parenting does not start once the child is born. Good parenting starts even before getting pregnant. It starts by caring about what you eat, how much exercise and sleep you get, and by making sure that you are taking responsibility for your feelings of anxiety and stress. Your baby will feel what you feel, so learning how to be in peace and joy before …

Fitness While Pregnant – Is It Safe?

For many years it was believed that once a woman became pregnant she should just lounge on the couch and rest for hours on end, each and every day. After numerous clinical studies it was found that most women should do quite the opposite. In most cases, women should continue with their daily routines, and if they are not doing so already, they should begin a regular daily fitness regimen. It has been found that exercising during pregnancy has numerous beneficial effects. Exercising will give you more energy and stamina, increase your confidence, and give you the extra strength you need for delivering your newborn. A daily fitness regimen performed by the mother-to-be during pregnancy has also been found to …

Ectopic Pregnancy – A Better Understanding

WHAT IS AN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY? The dictionary definition of the word Ectopic is an organ or body part existing in an unusual position or form. In simple terms, an ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy, which is developing in the wrong place. An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg (or ovum) fails to move down the fallopian tube and into the womb (or uterus) in the normal manner. Instead, the egg or ovum implants itself outside of the womb. Most often, (in 95% of cases), ectopic pregnancies develop in a fallopian tube and rarely, elsewhere in the abdominal cavity or pelvic area. For example, an egg can attach itself on an ovary, on the neck of the womb (cervix) or …