Children behave in many strange ways, but temper tantrums may be the worst; fortunately, there are many natural ways to prevent temper tantrums in your children, including preventing fatigue, avoiding hunger situations, massage, yoga, aromatherapy, valerian, banana, kava, chamomile, hiding temptations, and communicating with your child, among others. Temper Tantrums Whether you call them meltdowns, […]
There are many ways to stay fit and healthy while pregnant, and some of the best exercises during pregnancy include plie bends, leg lifts, planks, weight training, walking, swimming, cycling, elliptical machines, yoga, low-impact aerobics, and many more! Pregnancy and Exercising Pregnancy can be a stressful time, what with the expectation of a child on […]
Some of the best foods for women to eat during pregnancy include fish, carrots, oranges, spinach, mangoes, avocados, edamame, chicken, popcorn, and many more! Pregnancy is a time of strange cravings and seemingly endless hunger for a good reason…you are eating for two people! However, despite how easy it seems to reach for more ice […]
Aromatherapy has become one of the more popular alternative remedies for various health conditions in recent years, including those connected with pregnancy. Essential oils used in aromatherapy are typically derived from a variety of plants and herbs found throughout the world. There are hundreds of combinations of essential oils that have been found to alleviate […]
Keeping up to date on all the newest health solutions and home remedies for various conditions a challenge, and it becomes even more difficult when you need to take the rest of your family into consideration, especially infants. As we get older, it is easier to express how we are feeling through words and detailed […]
First time expectant mothers are not really aware of the Pre Conception Do’s and Dont’s due to which they are totally unaware of them or they tend to ignore them. There is also this other set of people who believe in several myths. This article will discuss the pre conception counseling and related content such as diet and supplements, genetic diseases and infections, exercises and yoga, smoking, alcohol etc. The article also discusses the pre conception medical counseling.
A healthy diet contains most of the vitamins. These vitamins give the body essential nutrients required especially during pregnancy. Also it helps the pregnant women to stay healthy and repair damages, if any. The food for a healthy diet during pregnancy should include fruits and vegetables, dairy products, poultry, whole grains (breads and pastas), beans, fish low in mercury level, lean red meat. This article discusses the role of vitamins during pregnancy and various food varieties that contain those vitamins. It would help the expecting mother to include the right variety of food in their meals.
Healthy and correct diet for pregnant women plays the most important role for the unborn baby and the mother. It is important as it affects directly to the weight of baby at the time of birth. It also helps to prevent the child from developing diseases such as heart disease and obesity later in their life. Therefore it is always recommended to maintain a healthy diet, remain active and drink lots of fluids. All of this is important for the health of mother and the unborn baby.
It is said that mothers who ate seafood such as fish during pregnancy have given birth to children with higher IQ (Intelligent Quotient), as compared to those who did not eat fish. This is due to the fact that seafood is a great source of protein and other nutrients: vitamins (vitamin D and choline), minerals (iron, zinc, iodine, copper and selenium). In addition, it contains polyunsaturated Omega 3 fatty acids such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which are very helpful in mental development of the child.