Tag: Pregnant

Smoking During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Schizophrenia in Children, New Study Reports

Smoking During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Schizophrenia in Children, New Study Reports

Children born to mothers that smoke during pregnancy are more likely to develop schizophrenia, according to a new study.  This recent study was conducted by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), New York State… 0 Shares | | Posted in Mental Health
5 Pointers for a Natural, Healthy Pregnancy

5 Pointers for a Natural, Healthy Pregnancy

For some, pregnancy is one of the biggest worries in a woman’s life. Falling pregnant is a beautiful part of nature, but there are many things that can affect your pregnancy in an adverse way. However, this doesn’t mean that… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Where Do Stretch Marks Most Frequently Appear?

Where Do Stretch Marks Most Frequently Appear?

Stretch marks are scars that are caused by a combination of skin stretching and hormone surges, and are fairly common during pregnancy and growth spurts. Stretch marks also occur as a result of rapid skin stretching due to weight gain… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Personal Care
Pre-Natal Problems: Healing Haemorrhoids

Pre-Natal Problems: Healing Haemorrhoids

As an expectant mother, your health and the health of your baby are naturally your primary concerns – unfortunately, though, pregnancy often brings with it its own health problems. Everything from hormonal changes to the physical weight of carrying a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Personal Care
A Quick Interview Guide for the Pregnant Job-Seeker

A Quick Interview Guide for the Pregnant Job-Seeker

Among life’s greatest challenges, our careers and our children stand far above the rest of our concerns. But what happens when the two collide? When Marissa Mayer became Yahoo’s latest CEO in the summer of 2012, she did so while… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Health, Lifestyle, Parental Rights
Baby Body Image

Baby Body Image

I want to talk a little about having a positive body image during pregnancy. As a woman, loving your body when it’s just your own is hard enough. Continuing to love it as it becomes a vessel for someone else… 0 Shares | | Posted in Lifestyle, Mental Health, Personal Care
Pregnancy Cravings and Your Baby’s Health

Pregnancy Cravings and Your Baby’s Health

Pregnancy can be a trying time for any woman, especially with regard to food cravings.  The cravings can be almost unendurable, and the Western medical complex has come up with no firm conclusions about the meaning behind them. The leading… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Alternative techniques to manage with pain and discomfort during childbirth

Alternative techniques to manage with pain and discomfort during childbirth

Pregnancy is a very exiting time for most women but the labor and delivery process can bring much anticipation and fear. Maternal worry and discomfort lengthen labor and can contribute to fetal distress. There are many natural ways to help… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health