One of the big questions surrounding childbirth is what happens afterwards to your body. Of course, the answer is different for each woman, but what about your period? How long until your body resumes menstruation?
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18/02/2016 12:48 PM
18/02/2016 12:44 PM
There is probably nothing more heart-warming than seeing our babies smile. But what’s the difference between a reflex smile and a social smile? When will their first proper smile be? And why is smiling so important?
18/02/2016 12:35 PM
Water seems like a natural drink to give to your baby on a hot day, but there are important reasons why you should hold off until they reach the right age.
18/02/2016 12:02 PM
Breastfeeding provides newborn babies with their sole nutritional source during their first 6 months of life, and sometimes even longer. So before your reach for that spicy tuna sushi, are there any foods or behaviours you should still steer clear of?
18/02/2016 11:45 AM
Newborn poo differs from an adult’s or even an older baby’s poo in some very distinct ways. You will notice it change quickly in the first few days following birth once your baby’s digestion gets up and running.
18/02/2016 11:03 AM
A painful condition experienced mainly by lactating and breastfeeding mothers, Mastitis will affect one in ten women at some point in their lives. The key to effective treatment is early intervention, and with early intervention the prognosis is very positive.
18/02/2016 10:56 AM
Hair and eye colour are genetically determined traits. Once you have fallen pregnant, there isn’t much you can do to influence them other than moving aside for nature to run its course. You can, however, take an educated guess as to what colour they are likely to be.
18/02/2016 9:53 AM
Some people – new mums included – can be anxious about holding a newborn baby because they are ‘afraid of breaking them!’ Part of this perception is caused by the soft spots in your baby’s skull. But is that anxiety founded? What are these spots and what is their purpose?
18/02/2016 9:38 AM
Whether you’re a family member or a friend eager to see the new addition, it’s everyone’s responsibility to put the baby’s interests – and, by extension, mum’s – first and foremost. When planning to introduce yourself to the precious arrival, consider the following tips.
18/02/2016 9:23 AM
Although the answer is different for everyone, how long until after giving birth do you need to wait before you start having sex? What do you need to consider?