Category: Child Development

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What You Can Do to Get Your Body Ready for Pregnancy

Have you and your partner decided to start trying for a baby? Getting pregnant isn’t simply a matter of having unprotected intercourse. How can you create the best possible conditions for a healthy pregnancy? Quit birth control, smoking, and alcohol First things first — before you look into how to get pregnant, you should take a...

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Learn About Egg Donor Risks Before You Donate

Rising tuition fees and interest rates on student loans have prompted some women to sell their eggs, in order to afford their education. It seems, the rising cost of tuition has caused many female students to investigate unconventional way to earn the funds they need to pay for their schooling. The Institute of Education Sciences reports...

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How to Choose the Right Maternity Hospital for You

Pregnancy comes with a number of inherent risks. The mother and the baby’s life and happiness are dependent on numerous factors. In order to have as smooth a birthing as possible, it is important to choose the right maternity hospital. The hospital should make you feel secure and confident in their abilities. Since it is such...

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Conceiving with the Help of an Ovulation Calendar

Are you currently trying to conceive? If you are anything like most couples who have decided to ditch the birth control and procreate, you can hardly wait for your positive pregnancy test. Many couples wonder why they are not pregnant yet after a few months of trying. Of course, there is no sure-fire recipe on how to...

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Nutrition and Fertility: Increasing your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Women who have ovulatory disorder don’t menstruate or have irregular menstrual period. Even if these women get their period, their eggs tend not to develop well or be released from the ovaries. The cause of this is not really clear; however, it can be usually traced to insulin resistance, eating disorders, hormonal imbalance or too much...

Baby Story – The Unfolding Life of Your Infant

Baby Story – The Unfolding Life of Your Infant

Do you have a baby book? Are you filling it out? Take a moment and think how important this baby story really is. Your little baby’s life is only going to happen once. The memories being created today may seem very clear, but they will quickly fade into the background of the next day’s new events....

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Memories from the early childhood- Why do they fade away? Is it possible to keep them vivid?

Ever since a child is born, the parents do their best to create for him/her life experiences as pleasant as possible. But how much will the child remember over the years? It is a true fact that most adults cannot remember things that happened in their early childhood.  We do not have memories for the first...

How does the gestational diabetes affect the baby?

To protect themselves and their babies from the negative effects of the gestational diabetes, the future mothers should take regular blood tests to check their blood sugar level. The normal blood sugar level is under 105 mg per dL when the test is made after a few hours of fasting and less than 120 mg per...