pregnancy

3 Reasons Why Infertility Rates Might Be On The Rise

3 Reasons Why Infertility Rates Might Be On The Rise

When you struggle to conceive, it can feel like a solitary experience. That said, you are not alone with increasing numbers of fertility issues amongst both men and women. But what are the facts behind the headlines? As the best IVF Clinic, we look at three reasons why infertility rates might be on the rise. Infertility rates today The Office of National Statistics report revealed that the birth rate in England and Wales was 11.5 live births per 1000 population. That is compared to 20.5 births in 1947. And, according to the NHS, one in seven couples is now experiencing…
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An Expectant Mother’s Guide To Understanding Birth Injuries

An Expectant Mother’s Guide To Understanding Birth Injuries

There are a lot of worries when you’re expecting a baby. One of the biggest concerns is whether or not the child will be healthy. You take prenatal vitamins, attend the check-ups, and wait nervously for your baby to arrive. Often, the focus is entirely on what you can do to prevent developmental issues or congenital disabilities, but those aren’t the only worries. In reality, only about 3 out of every 100 babies will be born with a significant birth injury, so the odds are already in your favor in that area. The more pressing concern is the idea that…
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How to Sleep Better When You’re Pregnant

How to Sleep Better When You’re Pregnant

While being pregnant can be challenging enough on its own, for some women, being pregnant also comes with trouble sleeping, which can make the process a whole lot more challenging. For those who struggle with insomnia while being pregnant, a few tips and tricks can help you sleep better. How to Sleep Better When You're Pregnant The right tools and routine for the job can make the process of being pregnant a whole lot easier. From finding the best foam mattress for side and back support to developing a sleep routine that gets you that much closer to a peaceful…
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Difficult Choices You Have to Make When You Are Expecting a Newborn

Difficult Choices You Have to Make When You Are Expecting a Newborn

That moment when you first find out that you're pregnant is always emotional. And from this moment on, you're going to have many important decisions to make. There are so many things to consider when expecting a newborn. Difficult Choices You Have to Make When You Are Expecting a Newborn In this post, we're going to review some of the more difficult decisions you'll have to make during your pregnancy. Will you be the parent It might feel a bit strange to think about, but you have to ask yourself if you are ready to be a parent. For some,…
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This Is What It Feels Like to Be Pregnant

This Is What It Feels Like to Be Pregnant

There are over three million births in the U.S every year, which means many women must mentally prepare themselves for pregnancy. Being pregnant has many benefits like improving heart health, feeling in tune with your body, and beginning the journey towards motherhood. Perhaps you're planning to have a little one, but you aren't sure what to expect during pregnancy. This Is What It Feels Like to Be Pregnant If that sounds familiar, you've come to the right place. In this article, we'll answer "what it feels like to be pregnant?" Here's everything you need to know. Early Symptoms of Pregnancy…
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Breastfeeding for New Moms: Top 8 Tips & Tricks

Breastfeeding for New Moms: Top 8 Tips & Tricks

breastfeeding for new moms There are many health benefits for your baby when you breastfeed. These benefits include protection against allergies, sickness, and other health concerns like diabetes and cancer. Breastfeeding for New Moms: Top 8 Tips & Tricks Breastfeeding for new moms can be frustrating and scary. If you're worried about how to get started, we're here to help. Continue reading this article for a simple guide to successful breastfeeding. Assemble Your Team Yes, you will be breastfeeding the baby, but there's no reason you have to be in this situation on your own. Ask your partner for help,…
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4 Steps to Host a Perfect Baby Shower By Mail

4 Steps to Host a Perfect Baby Shower By Mail

Baby Shower by Mail With heightened concern about doing much of anything outside our homes due to COVID-19, it's fair to say a lot of people have put plans, both big and small, on hold. Business trips have been canceled, weddings postponed, and even sports were put on pause for much of 2020. But there's one thing no one could delay: new babies arriving. Truthfully, there is no "normal" time to become a new parent. Right now, though? What a time to have your whole life change! Anyone who has had a baby this year is likely overwhelmed. And with…
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What Nobody Tells You About Having A New Baby

What Nobody Tells You About Having A New Baby

Having a new baby is one of the most magical but overwhelming experiences of anyone’s life. There’s a lot to learn in the first few months of having a new baby, and no matter how prepared you were, there will always be something to learn that you didn’t know about first. Some will become relatable mom moments you’ll laugh about, but others can be scary. Here are some things that nobody tells you about having a new baby and being a new mother.  You Will Bleed For A Few Weeks After The Birth Somehow, no matter how many pregnancy and parenting books…
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6 Essential Things New Parents Need Before Baby

6 Essential Things New Parents Need Before Baby

While there are many things you can buy for your baby on the way, there are only a few things new parents need. Check out this great list to see what you actually need for baby. Once you announce you're expecting a baby, you will likely start hearing from friends and family members. They'll want to help you prepare the essential things you'll need before bringing the baby home. Often, this help can include advice on things from car seats to child-rearing. You will also likely find yourself looking at every list on Pinterest of what to buy for baby.…
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Preparing For Motherhood: Checklists And Tips

Preparing For Motherhood: Checklists And Tips

Preparing for motherhood can feel overwhelming. It is a new journey, but one full of love! Check out these awesome checklists and tips to help you prepare for the first few months of parenthood. When you're a kid, you expect that one day someone will wave a magic wand, and you'll just become a "grown-up" overnight. As we get into our twenties, though, it becomes clear that it's a much more gradual process. I've read about teenagers with more financial sense than me, and middle-aged people with serious Peter Pan syndrome. If you're not sure where you are on the…
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