3 Conception Tips

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Jun 232012
 
3 Conception Tips

Conception is the moment when the female released egg form the ovaries and the male sperm fuse to form the initial cells of a future human being. It is easy for some and takes a while for others. I tried for my first pregnancy for slightly over a year. A woman has a 25-30% chance of conception during each cycle. It sure is a miracle to get pregnant. There is [read more]

Sleeping Position For Pregnancy

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Feb 132012
 
Sleeping Position For Pregnancy

One of the giveaway that I am not alone…am pregnant, is the amount of sleep! Usually, even for women who do not have lots of sleep, pregnancy comes with tons of sleep. This is mainly due to the hormonal changes that occur during early pregnancy and the same plus fatigue during late pregnancy. During the First Trimester, the expectant mum can sleep in any position of their choice. So whatever [read more]

3 Tips for First-Time Parents

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Jun 212011
 
3 Tips for First-Time Parents

Pregnancy, labor and delivery are now behind your back. Congratulations! Truth be told, there are times you will probably feel like you have no idea what to do or how to do it. I know the feeling, it’s just like that new job when you have to go through orientation, trial and error until you are accustomed to your new role. Give it time, you will soon develop your own [read more]

DaddyTalk: 3 Keys to Surviving the ‘Baby Blues’

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Apr 292011
 
DaddyTalk: 3 Keys to Surviving the 'Baby Blues'

This article contributed by Muchiri Nyaggah 🙂 No idea what ‘baby blues’ are? Here’s Wikipedia to the rescue. Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a form of clinical depression which can affect women, and less frequently men, after childbirth. Wikipedia

Going on Diet? 5 Tips To Make It Work

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Apr 132011
 
Going on Diet? 5 Tips To Make It Work

Sue:“You look so nice girl! What have you been up to?” Ann: “Oh thanks my dear. It is this diet that I have been on! It has so worked!” Sue: “Please fill me in on it, it sure will do me some good..” This is a fairly common conversation among women. Diets work well only as long as you don’t get your body into starving mode. Starving mode will reduce [read more]