Category Archives for "Mom"

Below you’ll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as “Mom”

Proven Benefits of Essential Oils To Increase Milk Supply When Breastfeeding?

essential oils to increase milk supply

You recently discovered there is an increasing trend in the popularity of using essential oils to increase milk supply when breastfeeding. As an expecting Mom, you want to know why?

A nurturing nature is typically innate to Mothers. A woman may be characteristically benevolent all her life, but we automatically become a different being when we know we are expecting a baby.

A first time Mom and all Moms, be it their second, third or many times over of becoming one, over the years of raising a baby will develop unique ways of nurturing habits? From experience, Moms will all agree with me on this.

Breastfeeding is actively promoted nowadays, across many countries around the world. It is found to help babies benefit from naturally occurring nutrients in breastmilk. However, a lot of us Moms who want to religiously breastfeed may find to our dismay we cannot supply what our babies need. 

How to Maintain Your Health during Pregnancy

maintain your health during pregnancy

I was pregnant twice, with Jenny and Meredith. Both pregnancies went well, and I have two beautiful daughters. During my pregnancies, I’ve had lots of ups and downs, and I remember how upset I was, and how tough it was to maintain my health.

That’s what I’m sharing with you today; the important stuff you should always watch during pregnancy.

Everything you do while pregnant it can reflect on your child, especially when it comes to food. It’s very important to stay healthy by consuming enough crucial nutrients needed to stay in peak form.

This is not the time when you should let yourself go and not pay attention to your nutrition and physical form. Nutritious diet during pregnancy results in good fetal brain development, a healthy birth weight and in reducing the risk of many birth defects.

A well-balanced diet also reduces the risks of anemia and many other pregnancy symptoms such as fatigue and morning sickness. Good nutrition can help in a big way in balancing mood swings and in improving labor and delivery.

To get your body to its peak of health, you should cover certain activities and make them a norm. I will show you how I got to maintain my health in perfect condition during pregnancy, and I did it twice.

How Long Is Formula Good For? How to Feed Your Baby Healthily

How long is formula good for

To help your baby stay nourished and growing, you'll need to make sure that he has the proper milk formula. Whether you purchase the quality formula or store breast milk for your baby, it needs to taste now only good, but still be healthy for him to drink. That's why it's crucial to know about how to make formula correctly, as well as how to store it for later consumption. But how long is formula good for anyway? You'll need to make sure you know the expiry date so as to avoid harming your baby!

Read on as I talk about baby formula and the facts you should know how to prepare and store it.

Can you overfeed a breastfed baby?

Can you overfeed a breastfed baby?

Can you overfeed a breastfed baby? This is an important question because naturally, you want to provide the best nourishment for your baby. However is it possible for him or her to have “too much of good thing” as the old adage goes?

So we’ll look what usually works and what doesn’t with feeding. Most importantly, you’ll find out why you should not worry about overfeeding.

What is the difference between ultrasound and sonogram?

difference between ultrasound and sonogram

If this is your first pregnancy, you might wonder if there’s a difference between an ultrasound and sonogram. These diagnostics provide a way to check on the baby’s progress in development. Also, obstetricians use this imaging to check on the placenta and other areas surrounding the baby.

The best part about this exam is that causes absolutely no harm to the baby.

So we’ll look at the difference in both types—ultrasound and sonogram—as well as the purposes they serve. I also included some information on to how to prepare and what to expect in case this is your first procedure.