For the most part, postpartum fatigue is a normal part of life with a new baby. The key, though, is to keep that tiredness at a manageable level.Why is this important? It’s important because fatigue is strongly linked to a whole host of health and coping issues, including depression, a decreased ability to effectively manage stress, increased anxiety, energy loss, concentration problems, emotional numbness, and more.
There are three different levels of fatigue, going from the least to the most severe.
The first level is tiredness, which is normal. The second level is fatigue,
We all want our husbands to be glad they’re married to us. So think about these tips and see if one or two could help your husband see you as the woman he fell in love with.
1. What caught his attention?
I have friends who have dynamic personalities, and their husbands love them for it! That’s what drew them in, when they first met. So if he fell for your bubbly personality, try to be that girl when you can. Of course, real life can burst your bubbliness on hard days, but dont’t lose
Drinking just two cups of coffee a day is associated with the risk of low birth weight.
Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have conducted a study on 59,000 women in collaboration with the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
Expectant mothers who consume caffeine, usually by drinking coffee, are more likely to have babies with lower birth weight than anticipated, given their gestational age. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg,
The first rule of miscarriage is you dont't talk about miscarriage.
Not, that is, until you're sure the other person has also suffered a miscarriage. Then you are free to share your experience and offer and receive sympathy with your fellow victims. But before then, keep your mouth shut. dont't talk about the baby you just lost, the pain -- both emotional and physical -- you're coping with. Look at most of the people you know and love in the face and pretend you were never even pregnant, that the baby you conceived
It is the month of March when women across the globe celebrate the International Women’s Day. Wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters gather together to observe this glorious celebration of women’s rights. MummySG joins the bandwagon of the said celebration as we feature another supermom who doesn’t only live for herself, but as well as for others. Meet Binni Ong, the new addition to the league of MummySG’s supermoms:
Binni Ong is the mother of a 3 year-old boy. She is also a currency trader and investor, a trainer as well as Chief-Trainer of TerraSeeds Market Technician Pte Ltd that she started with her husband in 2005. TerraSeeds is a company that conducts a course on forex trading for adults who aspire to achieve an additional income stream. The course is called TerraSeeds Forex Tflow® and teaching is conducted by Binni and her colleagues 6 times a year.Read More 2
Last week, a friend wrote a Facebook post asking for advice. "Mia is getting picked on and bullied at school for being "weird". Any advice greatly appreciated". When I read this post I got a pang in my chest. It's heartbreaking that an eight-year-old is being bullied. But it was also heartbreaking because I was once Mia, the child who was called names and no one would be friends with.
And the one thing that no one tells you is that it doesn't matter how many years separate you from the events themselves, it doesn't
With kids leaving a constant stream of toys, dirty clothes, crumbs, and body fluids in their wake, it's no surprise many moms find cleaning house to be a frustrating, never-ending task. Luckily, Circle of Moms members have shared simple strategies to help you create an efficient housecleaning plan of attack. Keep reading for their best eight tips.
1. Create a Schedule
Many Circle of Moms members suggest creating a weekly cleaning routine, both to keep messes from piling up and to make cleaning the whole house seem less overwhelming. Heather H. shares: “I do have a ‘schedule’ for cleaning. I find, for me, doing a little bit each day rather than trying to set aside a whole day for cleaning helps . . . I have two ‘laundry days’ and other days set aside for
By now, everybody’s heard about Princess Kate's pregnancy and hospitalization for severe morning sickness. What most people dont’t know, is just how bad hyperemesis gravidarum (medical lingo for really, really, bad morning sickness) can be.
We’re not talking about a little nausea and vomiting, which is par for the course for about 70 percent to 80 percent of all pregnancies during the first trimester. We’re talking about nonstop vomiting, severe dehydration and nausea that’s so debilitating
Learning with mum: A study has found that youngsters whose parents are supportive but who go to bad schools perform better than children whose parents are unsupportive but who attend good schools
Good parenting is more important than a good school to a child’s academic success, according to a study. Youngsters do best when their parents help them with homework, emphasize the importance of education and attend school events, researchers found. Children with supportive
There's nothing worse than when your baby is sick and you feel powerless to help him, so you can only imagine how awful it was when a mom in the you.K. found out her baby had a rare heart condition and may not survive.
Little Edward Ives was born with supra ventricular tachycardia or SVT, which was causing his tiny heart to beat at over 300 beats per minute. He only had a five percent chance of survival, but physicians at University College London Hospital decided to try a breakthrough treatment to save his life.