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Your Placenta

During pregnancy, your body creates a temporary organ called the placenta. The placenta is necessary during pregnancy in order for your baby to grow and be healthy. After the birth of your baby, your doctor or midwife will also have you deliver the placenta, as it is no longer needed. The placenta is created during […]

Gestational Diabetes

It isn’t very common, but many women are concerned about gestational diabetes in pregnancy. In reality, gestational diabetes only affects about 135,000 women, or 4% of pregnancies a year. What is it? Should you be concerned if your doctor or midwife tells you that you have it? To start, during the second trimester, normally around […]

10 Risk Factors that Every Pregnant Woman Should be Aware Of

by Criss WhiteMany factors affect the development of a fetus into a healthy child, some which are beyond your control and others that are within your control. Here are ten of the most common pregnancy risk factors that can be controlled or influenced: Smoking – Smoking is not only bad for you, but bad for […]

Will Kids Eat Vegetables? Yes, They Will!

By Judy Williams You have made the decision to grow your own vegetables. It’s a lifestyle and health choice. You want the best for your family and there are no shortcuts on the way. Good for you! So now you’ve got all these wonderful fresh vegetables growing in your garden how do you get the […]

Teach Children to Relax Themselves to Sleep

by Patti Teel If you’re a parent, it’s important to realize that in order for your child to be physically and emotionally healthy as well as a successful student, it’s vital for him to get a sufficient amount of quality sleep. As research continues to emerge, we are realizing that a good night’s sleep is […]

Eating Right for Sleep

by Patti Teel Food has a huge impact on a child’s well-being. It can energize, increase hyperactivity or induce fatigue. Just as a lack of sleep can jumble a child’s thinking or cause learning problems, so can an inadequate diet. Each child is a unique individual, and it’s unreasonable to think that “one size fits […]

Brown Rice for the Family

by Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers Some of the key nutrients in brown rice include B vitamins, maganese, selenium, iron and fiber. The health benefits of brown rice read like a laundry list to disease prevention and boosting the immune system. These benefits include lowering cholesterol, reduced risk of diabetes, heart disease, heart attack, stroke […]

Toddler Treat: Sunshine Wraps

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan AhlersIt is estimated that as many as one child in 80 is allergic to peanuts. For kids with a peanut allergy, sunflower butter is an excellent substitute for peanut butter. You can find sunflower butter at many natural foods stores. When selecting a brand, make sure to read the label, […]

Serving Sizes for Toddlers

by Cheryl Tallman and Joan AhlersNaps are important for your child’s health and growth. A nap refreshes a child so that she can maintain her energy for the rest of the day. Studies show that children who nap are more adaptable, have longer attention spans, and are less fussy than those who don’t nap. Parents […]

Women and Nutrition: A Menu of Special Needs

By Dori StehlinBreast cancer. Osteoporosis. Iron deficiency. Weight reduction. What do these things have in common? They are either unique to women, or are more prevalent in women. And they affect current recommendations on what women should eat for optimum health. While new information on what’s good and what’s bad seems to surface almost daily, […]

Eating the Right Foods Before Getting Pregnant

When it comes to eating the right foods before you get pregnant in order to help you conceive and have a healthy pregnancy, it basically comes down to common sense. There are some things you should keep in mind however. Healthier Eating You should try to stay away from foods that are high in fat […]

Eight Sleep Tips for Every Child

by Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution The following ideas are of value to almost any sleeper, of any age. These tips can bring improvement not only in your child’s sleep, but also in her daytime mood and last, but not least – improvements in your own sleep and outlook as well. Maintain […]

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