Everyone has questions about pregancy and birth. If there is anything you want to know about the joys of giving birth and what to expect, please have a look through our database of articles on birth. Click on an article to see its full version or use the search function to look for specific information.
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Pregnancy-Safe Makeup Brands
Is makeup safe during pregnancy? What are the safest makeup brands for expectant mothers?Pregnancy is one of life’s most important milestones for a woman. A child is forming and growing inside you until he/she is capable of independent existence. Every cell and organ...
Pregnancy-Safe Cold Medicine Brands
Is cold medicine safe during pregnancy? What are the safest cold medicine brands for expectant mothers?As to going-to-be mother, you are obviously concerned about everything you are using, more so what food items and medicines you are ingesting or eating. You want to...
Pregnancy – a beautiful period of your life, a personal milestone for you as a woman. You are only too aware of the hormone surges and the effects on your body
The Strengthening Families Program
The Family is the basic unit of society – it is composed of parents rearing their children to become better individuals in the future. But what happens when the child that you’ve taken care of is leading a different road, is there a way to bring them back? The...
Alcohol During Pregnancy – What You Need to Know
Pregnancy and alcohol – a non-judgmental take Help! I took a bath and I can’t get out! Swollen ankles, frequent bathroom trips, heart burn, sleepless nights and weird cravings. This is one of the most amazing time of a women’s life when she is pregnant. I know, I know...
Gifts For New Moms In Hospital
If you have ever been a new mom in the hospital, you will know how overwhelming and tiring it can
be. If you have never experienced being a new mom in the hospital, you should take note of this.
That includes pregnant first-time parents and their family and friends.
Your post-delivery body: What happens in the first 24 hours after giving birth
In order to bring a precious bundle of joy in the world, you will have to go through the whole 9 months of pregnancy – including all the back pain, mood swings, nausea, vomiting and even the stretchmarks. But who knew that delivering your baby is just the beginning?...
7 Ways to Get Your Body Ready for Labor
Childbirth is by no means easy, physically and emotionally. It entails a lot of overthinking and ‘what ifs’, especially when it is your first time. Even if it is your second or third pregnancy, the experience of giving birth is different and the overwhelming feeling...
Contractions during labor: what you need to know
Contractions are a vital element in a pregnant woman’s life as this may signify so many things from a possible premature delivery of the baby to helping with the expulsion of the fetus. Knowing what the different types of contractions are and how to count them is important because it will tell if you need to go to the doctor or just rest.
Six Differences between True and False Labor
A pregnant woman’s lot is a mixed bag. On one hand full of hope, optimism and joy at the impending child you’re about to bring into the world. On the other there’s the physical pain and discomfort – coupled with the anxiety and worry about the impending child you’re...