#PrenatalNutrition: Snacking in pregnancy
When it comes to pregnancy, the body does not just need more calories or food. A pregnant body needs nutrients in every single calorie that goes in. While we do not encourage pregnant women to eat for two, they should definitely nourish for two.
Exercising and coping with increased body heat in pregnancy
If you think the weather is hot, you should get some perspectives from a pregnant woman, especially in the latter half of pregnancy. In addition to the other niggles and relative inconveniences it may bring, pregnancy also increases the amount of heat a woman....
Beginner tips for prenatal exercising
Labour and delivery are athletic events, you must prepare for them. This is why, at most antenatal classes, women are told to workout and eat healthy. But how does a pregnant woman who has never worked out start to work out in a way that is both safe and effective for her?
Exercising with birth ball during pregnancy
I had seen the birthing ball a couple of times, both on TV and Magazines and I thought it was for ‘Oyibo people’, as I mostly saw it on foreign media. Even when it found its way into my local gym, I hardly ever saw it used by anyone.
Prenatal nutrition: What to eat trimester by trimester
With a whole new life growing on the inside of a mum, nutrition decisions can no longer be casual, flippant, or selfish. Which is why prenatal nutrition is important to ensure that mummy and baby are optimally nourished in the 40weeks of pregnancy, while still ensuring that prenatal weight gain....
Healthy weight gain during pregnancy
Some may call it pressure, but we could also see it a welcome consciousness. The average pregnant woman is concerned about her weight gain and starts making her ‘bounce-back’ plans even right from the first trimester.