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Old Wives Tales for Common Ailments

Recently I got the chance to hop on a ferry to France crossing from Dover to Calais with my parents for a lovely shopping spree. I did however develop a very sore throat on...

Five Creative Gifts to Mark the Arrival of a New Baby

Being pregnant is a joyous time filled with a mixture of emotions ranging from happiness to apprehension. It is also an exciting time for other relatives waiting for the baby to be born and...

Planning the Perfect Slumber Party for Your Teenage Daughter

I still remember my very first slumber party. I had six friends over for my thirteenth birthday. I don’t know how my mother didn’t go out of her mind. Six just barely teenage girls...

Keeping Kids Safe in the Dark

As the year inches closer to the close, the days are getting shorter. In many parts of the world, darkness reigns — in the literal sense: The hours of nighttime vastly outnumber the hours...

1 Week Pregnant Symptoms – What’s Happening on First Week of Pregnancy

For many women, pregnancy is a beautiful and wonderful experience but it’s also a rather mysterious one and one that is shrouded in a lot of misinformation. Over the coming weeks, I’ll be publishing...

Having a Baby: What You Should Include in your Birth Plan

Writing out a birth plan isn’t something that is required for giving birth but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a great idea for any woman who’s going to have a baby. Putting a birth...

Egg Donor Agencies and Family Planning

More and more women have waited until later in life to start building their families. Unfortunately, as women age their fertility declines and, for many women, it takes artificial means (drugs, IVF, implantation, surrogates,...

Pregnancy Week 8 | 8 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms

Pregnancy week 8 is a big time for many expecting Mom’s because after weeks of keeping the baby secret, it’s now time to start thinking about sharing your good news. Of course if you’re...

Pregnancy Week Two Signs- Pregnancy Calender

Last week, we talked about what you’ll be experiencing during your first week of pregnancy and really, not much is different in your second week. Week two pregnancy symptoms aren’t much different from week...

Pregnancy Week 9 | 9 WeeksPregnant Symptoms

There is a lot going on in your belly this week, Mothers-to-Be! The little bun in your oven that was little more than a cluster of cells is growing and developing more and more...