by Linda Rosenburg Misconceptions about mental illness have existed for centuries. Accused of everything from moral failings to demonic possession, people with mental illness had been forced to hide their suffering. The Surgeon General of the United States reported in 1999 that stigma was the single largest barrier to the recovery of people with mental … Read more Every Mental Illness is a Chronic Disease: Including Depression
by Steve Barker Almost every new or expectant mother may worry about the appearance of stretch marks, this is very common among pregnant women. Pregnant stretch marks, however, can become a source of embarrassment for you, especially if they are highly noticeable after your child has been born. Even though this is such a common … Read more Pregnant Stretch Marks – Simple Tips To Help To Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy
by Daniel Harris The UK public is getting heavier. March statistics show that 1:4 of the population is now clinically obese. This has meant a steep increase in obesity related health disorders including type II diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and joint problems. As a result, many patients have considered bariatric surgery to treat their obesity. … Read more Pregnant And Obese: Are The Maternity Services Adequate?
Everyone loves babies, and everyone loves a party. So what is the perfect party to plan? That’s right a Baby Shower! With all the new ideas for gifts, themes and decorations, anyone can plan an amazing, yet stress free, Baby Shower. If the new mom comes from a large family, be aware that she may … Read more Easy, Breezy Baby Shower Planning
by Kim Proulx The amount of baby stuff that comes with a newborn can be quite a shock to new parents. It doesn’t help that you need to stock up on things like diapers and wipes so you’re always prepared for those unexpected baby messes. Especially when things happen in the middle of the night. … Read more Storage Solutions for a Clutter-Free Nursery
by Michael Holland There are many whimsical, fun baby room themes if you are planning on decorating a nursery. Infants need stimulation, so parents get the chance to be kids again and let their playfulness and imagination run wild. A fun, flexible baby room theme is to decorate it in whimsical patterns. Try painting butter … Read more Fun Nursery Themes That Will Even Have Your Baby Talking!
by Jessica Ackerman Baby nursery décor can be extremely overwhelming, especially for new parents. There are many different decorations, furniture items, bedding, wall art, etc. for you to think about. Therefore to help you narrow down your decisions, it’s a good idea to focus on a theme. Keep in mind, a theme doesn’t need to … Read more How to Focus Your Baby Nursery Decor Plan
by Gabriela Gerner Before my friend, Miriam, told me, I didn’t know about making baby food. Miriam and I are both new moms, so it was a rare occasion for us to get together for lunch and get away from household responsibilities. Seated over a meal at Naha, I nearly choked on my drink when … Read more Making Baby Food is Like Making Mashed Potatoes
by Kate Cahill The changes and developments babies experience in their first few years are life are rapid and precious. One day they are drinking formula out of a bottle and the next day they are vocal enough to express that the food from your dinner plate looks more appealing. Of course, these cherished moments … Read more Remembering to Make Memories – Modern Day Alternatives to the Traditional Baby Book
by Qing Gu Looking for some unique baby shower game ideas? Before making any game decision which you are going to spend hours of preparation before the baby shower, I’ll want to tell you the most popular types of baby shower games and other details that will make your Shower planning better. The first type, … Read more Coolest Baby Shower Game Ideas For Fresh And Unique Twists On Classic Crowd Pleasers
by Brandon C. Hall Everyone who has had the experience of being a parent knows all too well the difficulties of getting your baby to sleep soundly throughout the night. The dark circles around the eyes of new parents are usually familiar to all those that have been around them. In terms of baby sleep … Read more Baby Sleep Tips – Developing Sleep Associations
by John Smith Kitting out a new nursery in preparation for the arrival of a new baby is so much fun that many interior designers specialize in just that area. The choice of designs for wall coverings, the delicious and subtle muted and pastel shades of paint for the woodwork and the range of rugs … Read more Rock-A-Bye-Baby Gifts That’ll Rock Their Cradle
by Jennifer A. Casey If you calculate the number of diaper changes you perform in a day, by the number of baby wipes you use at each change, the result is an estimated 4400 wipes per year. Not only can wipes be wasteful to the environment, they also often contain such chemicals as fragrance, chlorine, … Read more Baby Wipes Or Chemical Wipes?
Baby Shower Planning Ideas Are you hosting a Baby Shower and need help getting started? Are you admitting defeat as to how to go about making arrangements for your friend’s or family member’s baby shower? Can’t even think of an appropriate present to give? Then let’s begin at the beginning, shall we? Party preparations should … Read more Hosting a Baby Shower and Need Help Getting Started?
by Ty Lamai Constantly feeling like throwing up is something that overshadows the joy and pleasure of being pregnant for most women. This feeling and sensation is commonly referred to as morning sickness, even though it may come as a surprise to you that this description is not really apt. This is because this so-called … Read more Pregnant Nausea – Here’re 8 Ways You Can Make The Urge To Throw Up History!