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How to resume normal weight after pregnancy

January 12, 2013 by  
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After childbirth it is sometimes difficult to get back to one’s normal weight. Exercising after childbirth is the key to lose those new unwanted kilos. On average, a pregnant woman gains between 25 and 35 kilos during pregnancy. The weight of the pregnant woman should not, in principle, exceed the maximum healthy weight by more […]

Dietary supplements to avoid during pregnancy

January 11, 2013 by  
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Prenatal vitamins are usually recommended, since they are an important source of folic acid and other essential nutrients required for the baby to develop properly.  With the growing popularity of herbal medicine, many pregnant women will decide to take herbal supplements during pregnancy. After all, pregnant women seek what is best for their unborn baby!  […]

The importance of breastfeeding

January 11, 2013 by  
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Just a few decades ago breastfeeding was not very popular and not encouraged as it is these days.  The doctors had not yet fully grasped the importance of breastfeeding not how beneficial it was for the newborn.  For various reasons the new mothers at the time fed their baby from a bottle, because it was […]

Smoking and birth defects

December 16, 2012 by  
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Sadly we all crossed path at some point with some smoking pregnant woman unconscious of the damages her bad habit can cause to the baby she’s carrying. It is no secret that smoking is bad for the health; but what about the effects on the health of the unborn baby?   Yet medical experts have long […]