The reasons for a sluggish digestive system during pregnancy is that progesterone relaxes the smooth muscles throughout the body
During pregnancy I found it so frustrating trying to figure out what I can and can’t drink, feverishly googling ingredients to add to my check list of ‘safe teas’ and beating myself up if I’d accidentally drank a tea on the no go list.
there are a list of vegetables and fruits known as the “dirty dozen” which are known to be particularly high in pesticides when not organically grown. ⠀⠀These are the ones I want to draw your attention to; to make you aware of.
My body is in desperate need of a digestive overhaul. A few weeks back I picked up the sickness bug that engulfed our house for […]
Have I missed a crucial opportunity to insure my child’s health and life shall they ever need a stem cell transplant because of a blood cancer, bone marrow failure or the countless other metabolic diseases they may development during their lifetime
I had always imagined summer pregnancies to be filled with cute floating maxi dresses, my belly unashamedly on show, long walks on the beach, sun kissed tans and, of course, an abundance of glowing.
Everyone is different when it comes to pregnancy and no two pregnancies are ever the same and this applies to the early symptoms of pregnancy as well. I always wonder about the women who suddenly go into labour and yet they swear they had no idea they were pregnant!
We’re made up of 90% water and drinking plenty of water for you and your unborn baby is essential. Not only does it ease constipation and those pesky and painful haemorrhoids (oh the joys of pregnancy know no bounds)
It normally takes around three days for your milk to come in and your breasts will start to feel full, and if you’re anything like I was post birth, you’ll cry and then cry some more, then you’ll stop crying, then you’ll start crying again and so on and so on for the next five years. Only kidding.
There are too many of us that aren’t prepared for what follows and for some unknown reason there seems to be a quiet hush surrounding the aftermath that no one warns you about