Category: Child Development

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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...

9 ways to raise a happy child

Being a parent is very challenging, especially when it comes to the emotional development of the child. When they are born, most children seem happy: smiling and gurgling –proving that their basic needs are satisfied. But this is beginning to change as things become more complex and their needs grow. That childish anger, which generally occurs...

10 Reasons to Breast-feed Your Baby

The health benefits of breast feeding are endless, both for your baby and you! Here are my top reasons to breast-feed your baby: 1.  Breast milk is considered the ideal food for your baby through the first six months. It constantly changes to meet the unique needs of your baby – amazing! 2.  Breast-feeding helps your...

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5 Must-Have Baby Items for New Moms

Congratulations! You’re a mom now — or are soon to be one. Your baby means the world to you. Your little baby boy or girl is a precious addition to your family. But, as you know all too well, babies are a lot of work. Diaper changing, nap times, feeding (whether you breastfeed or go with...