There are many benefits to breast feeding. No one would seriously deny that. However, some mothers are not able to breast feed, or choose not to for any number of legitimate reasons. All too often, they are made to feel as if they have somehow cheated themselves and their baby, and this simply isn’t true.
One of the ways that a woman may decide to follow her baby’s progress during pregnancy is through the use of a kick count chart. A kick count chart is a way for you to be able to track your baby’s movements. By setting aside a few minutes each day, you can track just how
photo credit: CJ Schmit When you think about the causes of birth defects, you probably think about the obvious: smoking, exposure to radiation or dangerous chemicals, and genetic problems. What you may not realize is that birth defects can be brought about by any number of causes, some known and some unknown. According to some
photo credit: rocknroll_guitar One of the most frustrating things about Autism, of course, is that we really don’t know what causes it. Researchers have identified certain risk factors, and many other potential causes have been identified (and left wanting for scientific evidence). According to one new study involving fever during pregnancy suggests that women who
photo credit: nikkigomez We’ve talked before about the size of your baby bump, and about how having a smaller or larger baby doesn’t necessarily make your delivery any easier or more difficult. That being said, many women do still wonder about how big their baby will be, and what kinds of things can influence it.