Staying Hydrated During Pregnancy

Adults are advised to drink six 8-ounce glasses of water each day, and during pregnancy this rises to eight 8-ounce glasses. This works out at around 2.5 litres of water every day. It may sound like a lot, but you should try to make sure you drink this much water each day throughout the pregnancy. Does it have to be …

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Skin Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy seems to affect almost every part of your body, and the skin is no exception. Skin changes during pregnancy vary between women, so you may not experience all of the potential changes. You have probably heard of the ‘pregnancy glow’ that some women get, but you may not be familiar with all the changes on this list: Stretch marks …

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Travel Tips for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the last time (at least for quite a while) you will have a chance to travel by yourself or just with your partner. Planning a trip mid-pregnancy can be a great way to celebrate the occasion of your impending parenthood. But it can also lead to questions about safe travel for the mom-to-be. If you do not have …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Pregnancy Nutrition

Pregnancy is a special time for women, and should not be taken for granted. Proper nutrition is crucial for the health of you and your child. In fact, studies show that what you eat and drink, how physically active you are, and how much you weigh all have an effect on the baby’s present and future growth. Therefore, food must …

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Pregnancy Vitamins and Minerals

Pregnancy is a complex time in a woman’s life. Since the baby is counting on the mother for the nutrients needed to grow, the expecting mother needs to eat well and make healthy choices in order to feel good, have energy, and support a healthy pregnancy. Supplements, however, can also be beneficial. A woman with child should only take supplements …

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Pregnancy Exercises to Prepare for Labour

First-time mothers may be thrilled and nervous at the same when their expected date of delivery is fast approaching. Most of them are anxious about what might happen during. And, it would help to know what changes your body will undergo during this time and what you can do to prepare for it. All types of pregnancy exercises are good …

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How Babies Become Bilingual at Seven Months

It is remarkable that bilingual babies can learn two languages at the same time other babies learn one. On average, bilingual and monolingual babies start talking around age 1 and can say 50 words at 18 months. But, the question is how? DURATION and PITCH According to a research from the university of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes, from …

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