Category Archives for "Pregnancy & Birth"
Creating a birth journal is personal and meaningful. More than a photo album, a birth journal will prepare you for and document one of the most important and personal events of your life. Here is how to make your own special journal. 1. Make it personal. Choose a 3-ring binder with paper of your choice, […]Continue reading
As an augmentation or addition to conventional therapy and treatment, art therapy can have benefits for mothers who are suffering from postnatal (also called postpartum) depression. Here is how art therapy can help this sometimes very debilitating problem.Continue reading
Most women are excited when they learn that they are pregnant, and much has been written about the need to take extra good care of your body at this time. Read on to find out more about the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. A woman may choose to drink for a variety of reasons. […]Continue reading
One of the unhappy realities of pregnancy is the stretch marks that often accompany it. In fact, any rapid weight gain can cause stretch marks, as can changes in body shape that occur during puberty, sudden accumulation of muscle mass, etc. Stretch marks can occur just about anywhere on the body that skin-stretching takes place, […]Continue reading
Home births are becoming popular for a number of reasons. Let’s take a look at the benefits, as well as when a home birth is not the right choice. 1. With safety being one of the primary factors when making a decision between home birth and hospital birth, much of the research on home births […]Continue reading