That you are a new Mama doesn’t mean you can’t work out and get fit with the rest of the living! A great way of getting back on your fitness grind is incorpo
rating your little one into your work out routine. Not only would you be a yummy mummy in the process, you would
A fussy baby can send even the calmest parent into a panic. For many parents, these mood swings are unpredictable and seemingly never-ending. That’s where The Wonder Weeks come in.
Doctors van de Rijt and Plooij claim there is a predictable pattern to fussy behavior. Using their learnings from 35 years of observational research, they have created a chart to try to predict when your baby will be fussy or pleasant, and for how long. Their
Pssssst! What is the greatest secret in parenting?
This: We’re all winging it.
We are tossing out ideas and hoping they stick. It’s a undercover game of trial and error.
If I give her this toy, will she stop crying?
Does he need a diaper change? or a bottle?
Or, how about this one:
Some babies are great little travelers. You could take them across three time zones and they’ll just smile and snooze.
Other babies...not so much.
To them, WE’RE the ones causing all the hubbub. Taking them all over the planet, away from their happy places, forcing them to smile at all kinds of strange-faced “relatives” who want to
With many women opting to start a family later in life, as well as the rise of infertility in our stressed out, urbanised world, fertility preservation is becoming a real option.
e|Care spoke to Bernice Lits and Tanya Rubin, two social workers who have helped women to deal with the often debilitating psychological aspects of infertility for more than 20 years.
The modern world and rising infertility rates
“It’s getting harder to conceive for many women. Part of this is our modern world – the stress, food, the way we live. Peak fertility is between the ages of
Pregnancy is a complex phenomenon involving many factors – it’s not just about having s-ex. From ovulation, insemination and conception, and implanting of the growing embryo into the uterus, the pathway to successful pregnancy requires many factors to line up just right
The timing of s-ex in the ovulation cycle can affect your chances of successful pregnancy.
For some women this appears to happen quickly, whilst for others it may take some time.
Out of every 100 couples trying for a baby,...