A new child on the horizon can be an incredible thing. There’s so much to look forward to, from first words to first steps, and even a first day at school. However, before you can start getting really excited about your impending arrival, you need to make sure that you feel comfortable from a financial perspective.
Interaction with adults and other children is vital to every child’s development. However, ‘experts’ say that it’s just as important that children of all ages have time to play by themselves.
Today, the habit of vaping has become very popular, especially among youths. A big number of smokers have also switched to vaping now that it is considered to have fewer health impacts. Notably, mothers have joined the bandwagon to ‘enjoy’ the experience of vaping.
Eight hours of sleep is thought to be ‘compulsory’ for the health of both mother and baby. A pregnant woman gets easily uncomfortable in the third trimester when sleeping becomes elusive. A pregnancy pillow can help you cope with the discomfort of pregnancy.
The sun is shinning this week, which is lovely. Perhaps it’s making you think about having a cocktail or two, or a mocktail if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or just prefer something non-alcoholic.
Congratulations. You are about to have a baby, or the little one has already arrived. You are likely to feel overwhelmed with lots of different emotions, and you worry that you will forget to look closely at this special time. It is reasonable, therefore, to want to find a way to celebrate the birth of your child.
There’s no motherhood manual. Maybe you learn what you think you should do from watching others, from the way your were parented by your own mother, or other mother figure. Maybe you read books, or watch Supernanny even. I once knew someone who read Gina Ford and became an instant expert on all things baby – for about five minutes of motherhood.
Whether you’re hoping to get pregnant naturally or through fertility treatment, there are some important changes you can make to help improve your chances of conceiving and having a healthy child. It might be worth visiting your GP for a full check-up, including your sexual health. If you have any concerns or questions, you’ll be able to ask for some advice.