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PRE-PREGNANCY NUTRITION

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Diet before pregnancy

Diet before pregnancyIf you’re planning on having a baby, there is a lot more to consider besides choosing a name and finding the right spot to put the crib; the mother’s health is of prime importance. Creating a human being is no easy task, so getting off to a good start is crucial. The best time to start is before the baby is even conceived.

For nine months, the mother will be the entire universe as far as the baby is concerned; a bond that is both physical and emotional. However, even before the baby is conceived pre pregnancy health is essential. While kicking a smoking or caffeine habit during pregnancy is certainly noble, waiting until pregnancy means that your baby will also experience the withdrawal symptoms. Sound pre-pregnancy nutrition along with quitting bad habits in advance is the best way to ensure the least amount of stress upon the child. Continue reading

Preparing for Pregnancy

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Preparing for Pregnancy

Preparing for Pregnancy

You have decided to have a baby. My warmest congratulations! Absolutely new period is started from now and it depends only from you if it is happy or not.

Every woman is thinking about a baby time from time and only a few of them are planning a pregnancy. In most cases pregnancy is a big surprise for a pair.

It is really great that you decided to prepare for this important step. So let us start.
Before conceiving a baby you need to do the next:

  • Stop smoking if you do.
    Both you and your partner should stop smoking at least several months before the conception. Smoking is very harmful for your health and it is even more harmful for a baby.
    Smoking makes it harder to conceive because nicotine reduces parents’ fertility. For mother it affects the production of hormones that are necessary for pregnancy. For men it is also extremely important because smoking reduce the amount of sperm, its mobility and even its shape. Continue reading

Trying to Conceive? Ovulation test will help you to get pregnant fast

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Get pregnant

Get pregnantMany pair think that once they stop protecting from pregnancy they will conceive a baby. But this is not so for most of families. It is interesting that woman can become pregnant during only about 3 days a month and even not every month. It was a big surprise for me! But yes – you can conceive a baby only when the ovule has leave ovarium and is moving to the uterus. Only during this time fertilization is possible.
If you want to conceive a baby you need to have sex just before the ovulation. So it is highly important to know when the ovulation occurs. Continue reading

Chinese pregnancy calendar

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chinese birth calendar

Have you ever heard about Chinese pregnancy calendar? If you are pregnant and you want to know whether you have a boy or a girl – please read below – it will be interesting and helpful for you. Also Chinese pregnancy calendar will be very useful for those who are planning pregnancy now and want to choose baby’s gender before conceiving.

Chinese pregnancy calendar is a special chart that can help you to predict the sex of unborn child. According to the legend, Chinese conception chart (this is how Chinese pregnancy calendar is called also) was buried in a royal tomb about 700 years ago, and was recently discovered.
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Trying to conceive

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trying to conceive

This was more than two years ago… By that time I and my husband had been married about a year and we decided that it is time to have a baby.

First of all I went to a doctor to check if I am healthy enough to have a baby right now. Of course, the doctor found some women illnesses which I could not even imagine and after several months of therapy he said that we could plan pregnancy now.

I decided that the best time to conceive Continue reading

Welcome here!

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Hi all!

Welcome to Happy Mom site!

My name is Ann and I’m happy mom of 1 year old son. Here we are going to discuss many important topics such as planning pregnancy, pregnancy, childbirth, your baby and many many others.

I will share my experience and I hope, you will tell us your interesting story.

How to be ready for a pregnancy, changes is your mind and body during pregnancy, how to avoid toxicosis, childbirth, breast-feeding, special exercises, massage for your baby – these are some of the topics that will be discussed.

I believe that every mom has something to teach and something to learn.

So let’s help each other to become really happy mom!