Epsom salt, also known as magnesium sulphate, is a mineral that has been used for therapeutic purposes all over the world. Epsom salt has a variety of detoxifying ingredients, including magnesium, which is believed to have therapeutic properties. Manganese is required for the normal functioning of over 300 enzymes, making Epsom salt helpful to everyone.
Photo Credit: BabyCentre Touch, sound, and even scent are all cues that a newborn responds to. While having a captivating conversation with your unborn child may be challenging, the baby's ability to receive external cues renders it irrelevant. Their senses are heightened, and they have a strong understanding of the world around them thanks to you and because of the physical connection, everything you go through is something they will go through as well.
Photo Credit: Hartford Courant Pregnancy can be challenging mentally and physically. Not only is your body changing in a million different ways, but even the little ache might cause you to worry that something is wrong. Although the majority of pregnancies go smoothly, there are still complications that might arise on rare occasions which is why it is very important for pregnant women to be very familiar with warning signs.
Photo Credit: BabyCentre At week 12, you are in your third month and almost at the end of your first trimester. Your baby can open and close her hands and curl his toes this week. At this point, the arms and legs are still moving together.
Photo Credit: Littleonemag If you were hoping for a healthy pregnant glow, you might be disappointed to see that you have dry skin and lips. You could be concerned that something is wrong because you're so dry. However, dryness is a common pregnancy symptom and there is nothing to be concerned about.
Photo Credit: Essence Breastmilk provides the best nourishment to the baby, hence doctors encourage mothers to do exclusive nursing for the first six months for every new born. Furthermore, the hormones secreted during breastfeeding aid the mother's recovery after childbirth. However, many moms find it difficult to breastfeed their newborns for a variety of reasons, one of which is a lack of education about how to breastfeed properly.
Photo Credit: TW magazine Sleep apnea is a chronic disorder in which the airways collapse during sleeping, obstructing airflow thereby causing involuntary breathlessness. As pregnancy progresses, if you or your partner notice a definite transition from quiet to loud snoring as well as pauses or disturbances in breathing, you might have sleep apnea.
Baby wheezing is when you notice your baby is making high pitched noise that sounds like whistling when breathing. When babies make a wheezing sound, it means their airways are narrowed, and it is forcing air through a small opening. Photo Credit: BabyCentre Understanding why your baby is wheezing is very important because it helps you stay in control and manage the situation.
If your formerly perfect sleeper is now waking up in the middle of the night or sobbing every time you put her down for a nap, you might be experiencing sleep regression. Photo Credit: Healthline Sleep regression is a period of two to four weeks during which a baby who was previously sleeping well has problems settling down for sleep or wakes up fussing in the middle of the night is known as sleep regression.
Photo Credit: Tommy's At week 17, you are 4 months into your pregnancy. Your baby is growing muscle and gaining weight. Meanwhile, you might be experiencing new aches and pains, as well as a stuffy nose. Photo Credit: BabyCentre Fetal development at week 17
Photo Credit: FirstCry At week 23, you are in your 6th month of pregnancy and preparing to enter your third trimester. This week, the baby's movements are more noticeable, and you may feel the kicks. Photo Credit: BabyCentre Fetal development at week 23
Hemoglobin is a protein that aids in the delivery of oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. It also helps in meeting your baby's oxygen needs throughout pregnancy. Total hemoglobin concentrations tend to drop throughout pregnancy especially during the third trimester which could lead to anemia.
Photo Credit: FirstCry At week 39, you are in your ninth month. You and your baby are considered full-term and you might feel like "it's time," and you are right because not all pregnant women are able to give birth at the 40-week point.
Photo Credit: Medical News Today At week 33, you are in your 8th month and your baby starts practicing his or her sucking and swallowing skills, as well as their breathing muscle motions. Meanwhile, your diaphragm and lungs may find themselves out of breath as they compete for the room in your abdomen with your uterus.
Photo Credit: Medical News Today At week 26, You are in your 6th month of pregnancy and Your baby's eyes have fully matured, with freshly visible eyebrows and eyelashes to go along with them. Meanwhile, your body may be displaying further signs of all that development and growth in the shape of stretched skin and maybe new stretch marks.
Is there anything else I can do to relieve my depression?Depression can make it hard for you to prioritise your own needs. If you can do them, the following self-help techniques could help to lift your mood: TALK ABOUT IT You may find that sharing your concerns with your partner, friends and family can help you feel better. They may be able to offer some perspective or practical help, and you could also find that simply talking about your problems makes them seem more manageable. It can also be helpful to t