Have you heard about nesting during pregnancy? Is it really a thing? Well, the answer is yes. Nesting is when you feel that urge that you want to clean and organize every corner of your house especially the nursery no matter what day or time it may be in preparation for your new baby. Continue reading “Is Nesting Really A Thing?”
Alright mamas, you just gave birth and now you have incision down there that needs special care. Labor and giving birth are painful as well as episiotomy if you had a vaginal birth. Women who had epidural, they will not feel while the doctor do this but you will feel pain and sore down there on your post delivery day 1. Continue reading “Had an Episiotomy? Here are some tips to help with your recovery”
Congratulations on your journey to motherhood! Before giving birth, family and friends usually hold a baby shower for the mother. And so to help them, you need to set up a baby registry. In this way, they will know what you want and need for your baby.
When I got pregnant, my husband’s cousins asked me if I have a baby registry. I was like, “what is that for?” Of course I was no naive back then.lol I came from the Philippines and grew up in the province so baby registry there is not really a thing at least for us. So I goggled and found websites where I can create my baby registry.
I had my baby registries at amazon, target and babies r us. Unfortunately, babies r us is closing but the other websites listed here are also great. So check these out and spread the word to your family and friends once you finish setting up your registry.
So for the new moms, here are the top 5 baby registry websites:
Shop Amazon – Create an Amazon Baby Registry – Amazon has the largest selections of baby products. In case your friends or family has busy life and will not be able to go to the mall or store to get you something for your baby shower or you have loved ones who lives far, they can easily just order it and delivery is fast!
Target – Good finds available in store and online.
Pottery Barn Kids – Online and In-store available. Personalization of baby items are available.
Posh Baby – this is for moms who live in Portland. This is Portland’s premier baby boutique. Most items are on the expensive side. Store is only at Portland.
Albee Baby – Online only. You can find good deals, sale usually up to 20% off.
After delivery, the most common question new moms ask is, “How can I lose weight?”. Most new moms are also too sleep deprived and exhausted and just thinking about doing an exercise is next to impossible. Continue reading “Staying fit after delivery”
It’s not only who are age 35 and above will have high risk pregnancy. We also have to take note of those who have chronic health issues such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and adolescents. These group of women have greater chance for miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, problems getting pregnant, premature baby, cesarian birth, etc. Continue reading “High Risk Pregnancy”