If you are thinking of getting a gift for a friend who’s a new mother, then you will understand what types of things they will need. In those early days, new parents want to have gifts that will be good for their baby, or useful for them. From toys to baby technology, there are many gift ideas that you can give them that will be of huge benefit to them. Here are some of the best gifts you can get for the new mother.
As a new mum, the option of maternity leave might be a stretched out time in your life that feels like ages, but let me assure you, that time goes quickly. Whether it is six weeks, three months, six or twelve months or even longer that you get to take off with your little one, do we really make the most of it? I don’t feel like I did with both of my maternity periods. I wanted to discuss some of the things you could do during your maternity leave to better ourselves and enhance our life in some way for the future. If you are on maternity right now, I hope that this gives you some ideas and inspiration.
Of all the things that people warned me of when I first announced I was pregnant, very few of them ended up breaking into the top ten of things I should have been prepared for. They mentioned sleepless nights, dirty nappies and sore breasts but these were to be expected with a newborn in the house.
What with my first baby, Noah, turning 7 yesterday, I thought it would be good to write down some helpful tips for new Mums out there. Having your first child is a very scary and exhilarating time. There is so much information out there to help you get through it, and your mother and other family members to help you and give you advice. The most important thing you need to remember is that you are not alone, and that help available – all you need to do is ask. Knowing about what you need to do to prepare for your first baby can help you in terms of stress and getting ready for your little one’s birth:
There is no occasion more beautiful than celebrating the blessing of a baby. Whether it’s your own baby shower or that of a loved one, toasting the bub and mummy-to-be is the first of many treasured memories the two will share. Now tailoring a baby shower worthy of nine months of discomfort – that’s the task at hand!
You are now past the nerve-wracking trimester of your pregnancy, hence planning for some fun and recreational activities won’t be a wrong move. The first-trimester, I can understand, how nauseatic it can be and getting down to plan something sportive might turn ugly for you. But the good news is, it’s over now and you are living the golden months of a woman’s life. So, pamper yourself as much as possible and bask in around.
The spread of the Zika virus from different regions in Africa to US cities and other locations across the globe is raising serious concerns. The virus is deemed extremely dangerous and can cause fatality when immediate treatment is not administered to the infected. Top universities such as the University of Arizona are preparing their students studying a masters in public health online to deal with an outbreak.
Giving birth to a child is a wonderful blessing, however it does take a toll on your body. For 9 months, your hormones fluctuate, your eating habits change and your exercise routine falls by the wayside in order to prioritise the health of your baby. After giving birth, many women want to get back their pre-pregnancy body, however motivation and priorities tend to take their toll. Despite the challenges after the birth of your child, you can get back to the same or even better body that you had before your pregnancy. Exercise equipment specialists Little Bloke Fitness share the following stories of women that defied the odds and got a beach body not too long after their pregnancy.
As our health care system develops and evolves, the focus is centered around improving patient care and satisfaction, improving the health of the population, and reducing costs of health cares. Due to this, more hospitals are increasing the number of labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) rooms which provide continuity of care and increased patient satisfaction. These rooms are just one of the ways in which digital technology has improved care for women in all stages of childbirth, designed to provide a comfortable, home-from-home atmosphere which is large enough to accommodate all medical and technological needs compared to the traditional labor and delivery room.
Being pregnant should be one of the happiest times of your life. You are expecting a new baby, whether the first or the fifth, it is still an exciting time and as the weeks and months go by you can feel that tiny life moving inside you. Unfortunately, there are just some pregnancies that carry greater risks to the mother and/or the child growing within her. This can be a stressful time, one that is hard to cope with due to worry over the health and safety of both mother and baby. If you are categorized as being in a high-risk pregnancy, there are some things you can do to help you cope.