Benefits of Lamaze For Childbirth

The Lamaze method, developed by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze in the 1950s, is a prepared childbirth technique. It teaches expectant mothers to cope with the pain in ways which also help in facilitating labor and making it more comfortable. It also works on increasing women’s confidence in childbirth by removing the negative preconceptions associated […] Read more

Pregnancy Cravings

While expecting a baby, a lot of women experience food cravings. Food cravings during pregnancy make expectant mothers have an overpowering urge to eat something, be sweet or spicy, at that very moment. It is absolutely okay to satisfy one’s cravings as long as the foods craved for are not harmful to the body. However, […] Read more

What is Maternal Obesity?

Gaining weight during pregnancy is normal. However, it is important to maintain a healthy pregnancy weight. Obesity is when the BMI (body mass index)is higher than 30. The BMI is calculated based on the height and current weight of the mother. Obesity during pregnancy can increase health risks for both mother and baby. Health Risks […] Read more

Importance Of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding your baby is very important. Breastmilk has all the vital nutrients and antibodies that a baby requires for proper growth and development. You should exclusively breastfeed the baby for the first 6 months after birth.When you breastfeed your little one, you are protecting them from infectious and chronic diseases. Their cognitive and sensory development also […] Read more