Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’
You are the proud mother of a child and you want or expect another baby … But despite the happiness of another pregnancy, several fears haunt you … The emotion will she go to? Will you have enough love for two children? Will you have enough time?
Very often moms, when considering having a second child, through a period of questioning at the time of the decision or during pregnancy. They wonder what they will experience during this pregnancy, how to love the new baby as much as the first, how to get to share their love between children, will they love them so much? All these questions also jostle in their heads and fill with apprehension and uncertainty … Read the rest of this entry »
A premature baby is a baby born before the date of the term of pregnancy, that is to say, before 37 weeks of pregnancy. In France, an estimated 7% of births are premature.
We talk about when the baby is born preterm between 22 and 37 weeks of pregnancy. More prematurity, the more the baby is small, with bodies that are not mature, so the baby is fragile. More birth occurs early, the more likely consequences are large, with as an increased risk of perinatal mortality. Read the rest of this entry »
The benefits of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is the best way to meet the needs of the infant. Breast milk contains minerals, all of which are adapted to the digestive system of the newborn and evenly balanced. He brings more antibodies that strengthen the immune system. Generally, a nursing child is stronger than formula-fed infant in the first months of life. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding for six months.
Breastfeeding is a special moment between mother and infant. It helps build an emotional bond and unique sensory. Finally, it facilitates the depletion of the mother. Read the rest of this entry »
Newborns sleep a lot, about 16 hours a day during the first weeks and 14 to 15 hours a day for 3 months, although this can vary widely from baby to baby. But almost never fall asleep for more than three to four hours at a time, day or night, during these early weeks.
Translation: You do not sleep too seamlessly. At night you’ll have to get up to feed and change your baby during the day, also play with him. And while some babies sleep through the night from 6 weeks, many do not manage to have 5 or 6 months old or more. You can help your baby to do it sooner by teaching him good sleep habits from the beginning. Read the rest of this entry »
The number of hours of sleep per day
A baby sleeps a lot during the first months of life.
Moments of sleep are higher than where he is awake and sleep is becoming shorter while it remains awake moments or are becoming longer.
Birth: from 18 to 20 hours
1 to 3 months: 18 to 19 hours
4 to 5 months: 16 to 17 hours: a period during which the sleep schedules get a little more stable.
6 to 8 months: 15 to 16 hours
9 to 12 months: 14 to 15 hours
Naps during the day
Birth to 6 months: 3 naps are often required: one in the late morning and two in the afternoon
9 months to 1 year: a nap in the late afternoon is, in most cases, need Read the rest of this entry »
He has survived nine months of pregnancy. It has overcome the nerves of birth and the birth of her first baby, and is now ready to go home and start their new life with a newborn. But once home, he is filled with uncertainty and dominated by nerves, he realizes he has no idea what to do!
Review the following recommendations can help new parents to feel confident about the type of care required by a newborn in the blink of an eye. Read the rest of this entry »
Allergies caused by the consumption of peanuts are increasingly common, affecting 1% of the population of North America. There are several women who are seriously concerned, wondering if the fact of eating peanuts during pregnancy could result in their babies were allergic to it.
Although it has not been done enough research on fetal sensitization, it is believed that the fetus could be exposed to allergens. If the fetus had a predisposition to develop allergies to peanuts and her mother were eating, the same would have great chances of developing it. Read the rest of this entry »
Mothers Supporting Resources:Supporting Mother Down From the womb to the crib A good way to spread happiness is that friends and family members are involved in pregnancy and during early weeks with the baby and help.Before the baby arrives:
Strengthen family ties.Having a baby changes the family dynamics. For her parents, her “baby” is having a baby. And they may be assuming the role of grandparents for the first time. It’s time to put them all together and talk about how it was when you were born, and on the joys and struggles of having a child.
It is also a good time to connect with friends who have had children. His advice, stories and support can be comforting, if you take the strong opinions for what they are. Read the rest of this entry »
Hey Dad, in case nobody told you so,having a baby changes todo.Y like any other excitement of life is likely to encounter some nerves, emotions and joys.
Extreme nervousness, some nausea. Much waiting around. A set of unspeakable emotions. And finally, a sense that everything went too fast. So for maximum enjoyment, read these tips.
Can parents feel bloated and “hormonal”?
Of course. The fact that parents bring their babies in their wombs for nine months does not mean that do not support the weight posed responsibilities of parenthood.
Maybe I worry what kind of parent will be.
Afraid, secretly, that can break the baby the first time you pick her up.
You may wonder if you can take care of your baby, both physically and emotionally.
Perhaps you worry that your house or apartment is not big enough for everyone.
You’re watching your partner is changing remarkably, as well as their relationship.
Fault is not worry about your sex life will change. Read the rest of this entry »
Schedule your first prenatal visit.
The right to receive assistance now can help your pregnancy and your baby’s development.
The term “nutrients” means nutrients that your baby can use to develop. So eat a balanced diet and leave the junk food in the grocery store.
Need motivation to get going? Active women have easier births. Ask your doctor about the possibility to exercise safely during pregnancy.
Remember to breathe.
Your body needs rest during pregnancy, even if only a few minutes a day. Make slow, deep breaths. Sit in a quiet room. Play soft music. Focus on areas of tension. Relax. Read the rest of this entry »