Babies receive much of the immune boost and vital antibodies they need from their mothers during the first week of their life. This is all thanks to the liquid that mothers expel through the mammary glands, called colostrum. What Is...
Remember that each baby reacts differently to the foods his mother consumes. A nutritious diet will keep you and your baby strong and healthy.
The best thing about Z Living’s show Birth Days? It’s the perfect DIY guide to parenting, and an all-too-real look at those challenging first six weeks of life with a newborn baby. So whether you’re a die-hard fan, new to the series, parents, parents-to-be, or even an auntie or uncle to a beloved little one, we’ve put together the best takeaway lessons from the series:
In the process of childbirth, modern medicine has taken a backseat as more women embrace natural methods for delivering their children. In New York City alone over the past decade, over 74% of moms-to-be favored the upward ticking trend supporting midwifery, doulas, at-home births and bathtubs births over modern methods. Many pro-homebirth moms argue that delivering babies in hospitals can turn what should be a life-changing experience into an assembly-line process thanks to items like epidurals, forced C-sections and unnatural birthing positions (like lying down instead of standing or kneeling).
Your body weight has stabilized, the baby has moved into your pelvis, and is not moving as much – the quiet before the storm.
Have a healthy and fit pregnancy from conception through early signs of pregnancy, morning sickness, childbirth and more with tips from Z Living.
Congratulations! Your ovule and the spermatozoon have united and fertilized and you now have an embryo growing inside of you. How does it feel to be 3 weeks pregnant? Probably not much different, since most women don’t initially realize they are pregnant, and don’t always recognize the early signs. Nevertheless, there are some important changes happening inside of you.
Your pregnancy actually begins two weeks before conception. The first day of your last period is counted towards the 40 weeks that physicians use to chart the course of your pregnancy. So the first two weeks of pregnancy are actually preconception.
What's It Like? Although it's only been four weeks since conception, your baby cells are multiplying rapidly. Right now, the embryo is the size of a poppy seed
Conceiving, developing and forming of the baby will define how you look and feel.