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How to quit smoking during pregnancy


Quit your habits before having a baby When you find out that you are pregnant, and you really wanted that to happen, then you deserve to be congratulated. This is the moment when you first realize, that your life will change completely. Nothing will be about you anymore. This means that you should forget about some bad habits that you …

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10% of Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol, Study Finds…


Why is alcohol dangerous during pregnancy? Alcohol in pregnancy is strictly prohibited by doctors and is considered a toxic substance! Regardless of its origin, be it beer, wine or cocktails, you should avoid drinking alcohol if you are planning a pregnancy and even more so if you are already pregnant. Here are the effects of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. 10% …

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Older Moms May Live Longer


The decision to become a mother after a certain age is often involving certain risks but besides medical risks, social prejudices are also affecting older moms. Therefore, late motherhood is often a subjective judgment by the society. But, there are some advantages, too, when conceiving later, because older moms may live longer. Of course, ultimately, the decision belongs exclusively to …

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Morning sickness – is this normal?


Any pregnant lady knows how difficult is to go through the first semester of pregnancy. You hear everywhere that the pregnancy is the most wonderful thing. What about morning sickness? As you can figure it out on your own, you already know that this cannot be a wonderful feeling for any woman. Even if not everyone has it, a very …

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How a baby starts to communicate?


When a new baby arrives into your family, you feel blessed. He is the most wonderful thing that ever happened to you. However, you must be aware of the responsibilities that come along with the baby’ arrival. Nothing will be the same. He will be the center of your universe. The main problem that you may have with a new …

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Why It’s OK to Let Babies ‘Cry It Out’?


When the baby is crying is one of the biggest challenges and one of the most difficult situations faced by parents. There’s a whole dispute over the baby’s crying. Is it good to let the little one cry or not? Some say it’s not OK, some say it’s more than OK. Let’s find out why it’s OK to let babies …

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Parents: How to Help a Shy Kid


A shy kid needs his parents’ help to overcome this psychological barrier. In a small number of children, one out of seven, a faster than normal heartbeat remains for longer and the kid shows signs that it is stressed. The kid can sweat or can seem uncomfortable. This high level of sensitivity when the kid is confronting with new experiences …

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How your baby develops each month


When you prepare yourself to become a mother, you may have moments during your pregnancy when you can panic, because you have no idea what to do with your baby. You don’t know if you will be a good mom for your own baby. You cannot stop reading all the articles about how your baby will behave after he will …

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Low Vitamin Levels May Be Linked with Migraines in Kids


What are vitamins? Vitamins are organic substances needed by the body in moderate amounts for its optimal functioning. Since few of them are synthesized in the body, there’s needed a continuous intake of natural products to meet those needs. An imbalanced daily nutrition and low in nutrients contribute to increased stress and the occurrence of deficiencies in health. Vitamins are …

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Mom’s Smoking Can Alter Fetus’s DNA


Smoking during pregnancy exposes the child to carbon monoxide, which limits the supply of oxygen and nutrients. Exposure to nicotine increases the heart rate of the child and reduces its respiratory rate. Besides, specialists consider that mom’s smoking can alter fetus’s DNA, leading to malformations or developing of genetic maladies. Problems caused by smoking during pregnancy Smoking during pregnancy also …

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