Pregnancy and bringing your newborn home may offer some new challenges and many blessings. The stress of strangers asking you personal questions and feeling out of control in your own rapidly changing body can be a very real challenge. Bringing a new baby home to feed, diaper, and care for is yet another challenge. No matter how well prepared you are there is always something unexpected to deal with.
Pregnancy is a joyous and exciting time in your life. There are so many amazing milestones you’ll get to meet through the next 9 months. Like feeling those first little kicks! But along with those kicks and the heartbeat are some less than exciting pregnancy side effects. Like constipation.
Infant and baby massage has been practiced in many cultures around the world for thousands of years. Read on to learn more.
So, you are finally pregnant. You have dreamed of this day. You planned for this day. You desired this day, so why are you freaking out?
There are lots of events that change our bodies for us, whether we welcome those changes or not. Take pregnancy, for example. It’s great to grow a human and, well, have the baby — but there’s weight gain and other muscular changes that might happen during a pregnancy. And some of those changes can happen to people who don’t get pregnant, too. One is called diastasis recti.