Make sure you have the number for the correct place to call at the hospital on spead dial on your phone so you don't have to look it up when you go into labor. The pain can come fast and be strong, so you should have your hospital bag ready as well and a plan for how to get to the hospital. Signs of early labor Your baby drops: It is the baby moving down into your pelvis, getting ready to come out. You might feel pressure in the pelvis when this happens. Braxton Hicks: These
Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, selenium and iodine which all play an important role in the development of your baby’s brain and central nervous system. Eating fish two to three times a week is beneficial for both you and the baby. But is it safe to eat sushi? According to the NHS, it's usually safe to eat sushi and other dishes made with raw fish when you're pregnant, but you may need to make sure that it's been frozen first. You should also limit the amount
The forth trimester is what we call the three first months of the baby's life outside the belly. This is a vulnerable time for both mother and baby. Many of the baby’s senses are well-developed at birth, but they continue to improve throughout the fourth trimester. For the mother, the first weeks and months after giving birth is also a time to learn how to exist in the new role of taking care of the newborn. In the moments after birth, the baby’s world changes drastically. Fr
Adelaide was born on Valentine's Day, but that's not when my birth story starts. The most emotionally trying time of my life began on Nov. 7 when I was visiting my military provider for my 24-week checkup, and she expressed concern about the small size of the baby.
We were prepared to leave the next day on our Hawaiian babymoon, and she told me to eat anything I wanted on this trip and to cut back on exercise (I had just completed a sprint triathlon and 15K in first trimest