Toxin-Free Skin Care For Expectant Moms This Diwali

I love the smell of my freshly painted house; after all, it’s reminiscent of the fact that we are inching closer to Diwali. Things were different the year I was pregnant. We did not get our home painted. The lead in the paint could cause skin issues and potentially harm …

7 awesome pregnancy gifts for the mom-to-be

  A woman loves to get pampered, and when she is expecting…she truly deserves all the love and attention. Shower her with gifts and compliments that make her feel beautiful. While shopping for an expectant mom would be difficult, try and buy gifts that look after her from head to …

5 Things to Consider to Increase Breastmilk Supply

Breastfeeding is motherhood in its most tangible and joyous form Isn’t it? There is absolutely no substitute for mother’s milk. Mother’s milk is nature’s health plan which is not only essential for the baby; but breastfeeding also strengthens the bond between the mother and the child. However, a breastfeeding mom …

Best Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy

  As my pregnancy progressed, the pressure of my baby’s growing weight made it very difficult to sit, stand, move and most importantly ….sleep. In pregnancy, our body undergoes major changes. Frequent urination, weight gain, tender breasts and nausea, all make it difficult to get a good night’s sleep. As …

Herbal Teas for Common Pregnancy Problems

Fill my tea to the brim, I need that cup to stay calm, and enjoy the goodness of herbs With so much of pregnancy advice being given to you, tea intake might still be the greatest unsolved puzzle. While some health experts recommend drinking tea, others advise against it.Tea contains …

Is caffeine safe in pregnancy?

No one ever disturbed me while I had my morning cuppa. That was my ‘private time’; just the two of us – me and my coffee. Simply divine! ………………….But suddenly things changed when I conceived. I could no longer stand the smell and taste of coffee. And having it first …

8 Herbal Teas to Indulge in During Pregnancy

Some women like their tea with sweeteners and some with lots of gossip! And if you are expecting, take my advice- have your tea caffeine-free, infused with the richness of herbs. You might want to cut the caffeine and avoid tea in pregnancy, but what about the craving that takes …