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10 Life Lessons You Learn From Being Raised By A Strong Mother

When we are born, the very first humans we interact with and form a general impression about well, all people, come from the interactions and characters our mothers have. Besides, our mothers also become our first guides, teachers, pillars of strength during the tough times, and our first friends. She[.....]

The Psychological Importance Of A Dad

Motherhood often takes precedence over fatherhood when it comes to rearing a child, but did you know that a father plays an equally important psychological role in the upbringing of a child? A video posted by Full Frontal Fatherhood 1, featuring Julian Redwood, emphasized that the role of a dad in[.....]

11 Things You Should Know Before Giving Birth To Your Baby

Being a list person usually helps. You can make grocery list, to-do list, list of things you want to buy, list of things you want to make. So needless to say, you should make a big list of things to do before your baby is born. It is actually super helpful. Here is the list[.....]

6 Parenting Mistakes That Hinder A Child’s Confidence And Their Chances Of Being Successful Adults

Being a parent is no easy feat, and is a job they have for life to boot. With an overwhelming amount of advice out there on what parents should and should not do, and the many contradictory research studies, when it comes down to it, we can all agree that[.....]

Effects Of Uninvolved Parenting On Kids

Uninvolved or neglectful parenting is detrimental to a child’s emotional growth and wellbeing. Studies have shown children of neglectful parenting grow up to be social recluses, do not do well in school, fall victims to bullying and substance abuse, and are more susceptible to mental ailments like depression when they grow up. Neglectful parents do more harm to the child’s growth than abusive parents. The right intervention at the right time can steer parents towards positive parenting.

Top 8 Causes Of Premature Birth Every Mother Should Know

Preterm birth can be caused by dangerous conditions like preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. Early uterine contractions, genital infections, or having twins (or more) may also induce early delivery. If you have a family history of preemies or have had one before, your risk increases. It’s also more likely if you’re a teenager, over 40, have chronic stress, drink alcohol, or smoke cigarettes. You should wait at least 18 months to prevent premature birth and problems.

Why Do I Have Cramps But No Period?

Cramping usually onsets just before or during the menstrual cycle. It occurs when the muscles of the uterus contract and shed the uterine lining that has been built up during the previous few weeks. Prostaglandin is a hormone-like compound that triggers the contraction, leading to cramps. However, in some cases,[.....]

How To Get Pregnant Fast - 7 Detailed Tips You Should Follow

Planning a baby sounds like a lot of fun and no chore. After all, making babies comes as naturally to all living beings as breathing, eating, and sleeping. But while having sex with your partner is all nice and a lot of spice, conception may sometimes not be as quick as an[.....]

Breakthrough Bleeding: Causes And Ways To Deal With It

Unexpected spotting or bleeding between periods can be worrying besides being most annoying. It is important to pin down the problem quickly – especially if you’re pregnant or you’re at risk of problems like sexually transmitted infections, PCOS, or even cancer. You may also just experience spotting due to an intrauterine device, birth control pills, or an implantation of a pregnancy. But it is better to put your mind at rest and get treated if it is something more serious.

How To Get Pregnant Fast - 7 Detailed Tips You Should Follow

Have sex for 5 days leading up to ovulation day, which you can track with an ovulation calendar and signs like raw egg white-like mucus. Pose does not matter, but try the much vouched-for doggy pose. Smoking and boozing both harm conception and sperm quality as do antidepressants and many over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs. Eat veggies for slow carbs and proteins, plant irons, and oily fish. Stay active.

Does Breastfeeding Cause Sagging Breasts?

Your angel suckling your breasts for months on end can result in issues like sore nipples, but saggy breasts is not one of them. Pregnancy seems to be the real culprit. Post pregnancy, enlarged mammary glands shrink, leaving you with an aftermath of saggy breasts and stretch marks. The number of pregnancies and age affect the amount of sagging. Exercise, avoid smoking, and wear supportive bras.

9 Possible Causes Of Breakthrough Bleeding During Pregnancy

About 25 percent of all women experience some bleeding while pregnant, many quite early on for perfectly harmless reasons like implantation bleeding. But as your pregnancy progresses, vaginal bleeding becomes a sign of some underlying problems that need urgent medical care. Left untended, things like an ectopic pregnancy or placental abruptions can put your life and the baby’s at risk. The reasons for breakthrough bleeding may be numerous, but there is no such thing as being too careful.

Is It Safe To Use Essential Oils During Pregnancy?

Essential oils may seem like the most natural way to ease the exhaustion or nausea associated with pregnancy. But it's important to know that certain oils could increase your risk of miscarriage, and when taken in large doses, they could potentially be harmful to the fetus. The key to using essential oils safely is to first consult a trained practitioner. You should also keep your dosage levels low and steer clear of oils like clary sage, basil, and cinnamon, all which could cause potential harm to your pregnancy.

7 Evidence-Based Health Benefits Of Longan Fruit

Longan is a tropical berry that’s related to lychee. It can strengthen your bones by stimulating osteoblasts, the cells that form bones. It also has strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidative properties, so it can help you fight off chronic disease and neurodegenerative conditions. Longan is an antimicrobial and anti-fungal that’s powerful enough to fight staph infection, MRSA, and candida. Plus, the fruit will give you an energy boost by reducing your body’s levels of waste products.

5 Best Exercises To Do During Your Periods

During your period, go for a walk. This simple exercise will release tension by loosening up your pelvic muscles. Doing leg lifts and side lunges can also relieve cramps in the thighs and legs. To ease tension in the lower back, do yoga poses like the plank and child’s pose. They’ll work by lengthening and strengthening your spine. Always inhale and exhale to deliver enough oxygen to your entire body.