Apart from smoking and alcohol, parents’ health including obesity and poor diet can have a strong impact on the growth and development of their children before their conception. Recent research findings show that smoking, alcohol intake, caffeine intake, diet, obesity and malnutrition in either or both parents increases the child’s risk of developing heart attacks, […]

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Cravings during pregnancy are very common. When you crave sweets too often, try eating some healthier options like vegetables or fruits to satiate your sweet tooth. One such healthy vegetable is the beetroot. Beetroot is known to have many health benefits during pregnancy. Here’s how beetroot can help you during your pregnancy. 1. Lowers risk […]

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What a woman eats during pregnancy is very crucial for a giving birth to a healthy baby. A recent study shows that half of all the women of childbearing age are either obese or overweight which puts both the mother and child at a risk during pregnancy. A healthy diet and good physical activity combined […]

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Congratulations! You can share the pregnancy news with your loved ones. Most couples wait till they finish their first trimester to break the news to friends and extended family. Your second trimester is the second quarter of your pregnancy. After the first trimester, this is the most important time for your baby’s development. By the […]

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Having a baby is one of the happiest of times in every woman’s life. From conception to anticipating the day your little one would be born; the excitement is unmeasurable. No matter how well you plan, you may never be fully prepared for all the changes you go through during pregnancy. The first trimester is […]

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A woman’s body undergoes a lot of physical and emotional changes during pregnancy. Morning sickness being the commonest symptom during the first trimester, other common changes seen during pregnancy are back pain, breast tenderness, constipation, fatigue, frequent urination, heartburn and leg cramps. Here are some easy tips to help you cope with ten of the […]

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Food cravings are sudden urges to eat a specific food item. This is for real and affects many women during pregnancy. During pregnancy, the mother may crave for common foods like chocolate, apples, sour foods etc. But sometimes, there is an urge to eat random food combinations or something which you usually don’t like. What […]

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