Chores That Need Doing Over The Summer Holiday

Chores That Need Doing Over The Summer Holiday

The weather has suddenly got nice. No, we never thought it would happen either, but here it is. This means we’ve all got a chance to relax, chill out and maybe go on holiday. The only trouble is that for the last six months every window and door in your home has been bolted shut […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health · No Comments »
Are Postnatal Courses The Right Thing?

Are Postnatal Courses The Right Thing?

Becoming a parent is both an exciting and daunting time, especially when it’s your first baby. And while it won’t provide a set of answers or magic solutions to the challenges that lie ahead as your baby develops, doing a postnatal course can be incredibly helpful and make things appear less scary and more manageable. […]

04.07.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health · Tags: , , · No Comments »
How Do Paint Fumes Affect Your Baby During Pregnancy?

How Do Paint Fumes Affect Your Baby During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a time of preparation and anticipation. As you get ready to welcome your little bundle of joy into the world, you may feel like your to-do list is a mile long! Registering for your baby shower, buying diapers, and even decorating the nursery, where to begin? Before you embark on the major task […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health · Tags: , , · No Comments »
Having a Baby Without Health Insurance

Having a Baby Without Health Insurance

Finding health insurance that will cover maternity expenses is almost impossible. If you do find a plan, there are limits on the coverage, waiting periods before you can become pregnant and absurdly high fees to pay for the maternity rider. Being well informed about your options can save you a bundle before you have your […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health, Giving Birth · Tags: , , · No Comments »
Say Hello To Your Unborn Baby With 3D Ultrasound Scans

Say Hello To Your Unborn Baby With 3D Ultrasound Scans

Pregnancy is always an exciting time that is filled with anticipation and many questions. What will my baby act like? What will my baby look like? Is my baby healthy? Thanks to advances in science, parents can answer many of these questions before their unborn baby enters the world. Your doctor will probably ask that […]

See Your Unborn Baby Smile With 3D Ultrasound Scans

See Your Unborn Baby Smile With 3D Ultrasound Scans

Prenatal ultrasounds have been a part of obstetrical care in the United States since the 1970s. For much of that time, simple 2D ultrasounds have been used. These simple scans can diagnose and confirm pregnancy, determine gestational age, estimate fetal size, locate the placenta, and check for multiple pregnancies or fetal malformations, among other things. […]

3D Ultrasound – The Pros and Cons

3D Ultrasound – The Pros and Cons

A 3D ultrasound is able to achieve remarkably clear images by utilising the same sound waves used in a 2D ultrasound but bending them in different angles. The clarity of the images available offers many advantages over 2D ultrasounds, but it also comes with some disadvantages. Pro A 3D Ultrasound provides a more detailed image […]

The Well Baby Ultrasound: Basic Procedures and What to Expect

The Well Baby Ultrasound: Basic Procedures and What to Expect

It is quite common for a doctor to request an ultrasound around 18-23 weeks of pregnancy. This test is optional, so it’s important for mothers to be to understand the purpose of this testing, its limits and any potential risks that may be involved in the procedure. This will allow you to make an informed […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health, Giving Birth, Ultrasound · Tags: · No Comments »
4 Most Common Reasons Why A Baby Cries

4 Most Common Reasons Why A Baby Cries

The baby has been fed, his diaper dried and he seems rested. So, what is with his sudden whimper? Though baby’s tears seem perplexing, there is always a reason for it. Babies do cry for varied reasons and they use crying to communicate and tell people their emotions and needs. Thus, it is important to […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health · Tags: , · No Comments »
Safety Tips For New Parents

Safety Tips For New Parents

Being a new parent can be a bittersweet experience. It’s a timewhen your bundle of joy takes centre stage, with their cute smiles and giggles bringing you joy and their vulnerability giving you sleepless nights. That very moment when they discover that the world around them needs to be conquered is where your parenting skills […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health · Tags: · No Comments »
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