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 »
Open Adoption For Open Communication

Open Adoption For Open Communication

Closed and Open Adoption: What are they? With many different types of adoptions available to prospective parents, the two basic forms of adoption are: closed and open. Closed adoption may be independent or public and does not allow for communication between the birth mother and the prospective parents nor does it encourage the sharing of […]

24.05.2013 · Filled under: Adoption · Tags: · No Comments »
How Much do Baby Clothing Brands Matter?

How Much do Baby Clothing Brands Matter?

Buying designer brand baby clothing can be a real waste of money, especially considering that babies grow more in their first year out of the womb than they will again in their entire lives. Buying designer brands in adolescent clothing is a bit different; not only are adolescents concerned for their appearance, but their growth […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care · Tags: , , · No Comments »
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

As we all know, blood pressure is the force exerted by the flowing blood in your body against the walls of your arteries. However, there are cases of low and high blood pressure and one of the common things noticed is high blood pressure in pregnant women. High blood pressure is also called hypertension as […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Pregnancy · Tags: , · No Comments »
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