The Journey of Motherhood is a rather complicated affair. It's filled with a few lessons that we have to learn ourselves. But not every lesson or decision needs to be based on first-hand experience. Together with a hand-picked group of experienced moms, as well as experts on wellness and well-being, we have put forth credible knowledge and relatable experiences that every mother is scouting for.
We can stay without food for a few days, but a few days without water? No. Not even one day. Water- Jal / Amrut / Jeevan is literally life. A tasteless, colorless liquid, abundantly available on earth, and without which...
While many moms-to-be may have that rosy pregnancy glow, with radiant skin, lustrous locks, and rosy cheeks, other moms may not be as lucky as them. You have always heard of the famous glow brought to you by pregnancy.
Stretch marks are the elongated, narrow, and straightened stripes that occur due to stretching of the skin. In that particular area, elastin and collagen fibers, that support our skin, rip off, usually when someone undergoes an abrupt transition or during pregnancy.
Now that you're pregnant, and carrying a new growing life inside you, you tread cautiously. You would be staying away from the usual suspects when it comes to toxins- be it passive smoking, pesticides, fumigators, and so on. Not just this, your doctor must have also advised you to stay away from most medications too, and use only Natal-Safe medicines.
“I was really worried when I began getting rashes on my arms and legs, along with itchy skin. I even discovered red patches on my skin following which I had to consult my doctor. I also experienced breakouts on my face.” Pregnancy is one of the most blissful phases of a woman’s life.
“Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ” - Elizabeth Stone. While the pregnancy news is usually welcomed as a sweet surprise, it is one of the biggest decisions a couple might take, so it would be even better if its planned.
In simple words, conception means getting pregnant which involves 2 procedures to begin with - fertilisation and implantation. Fertilisation refers to amalgamation of male and female gametes (sperm and ovum) in the uterine cavity and formation of single cell zygote.
You become what you practice in your daily life. And so would your baby-to-be! So, before you kick-start this exciting phase of your life, make sure you adopt healthy lifestyle changes before pregnancy as for a few women getting their body and mind pregnancy-ready might take a couple of months while for some it might take longer than that.
Hi, I am Ekta Dharap, a mom of a tiny tod. I have learnt that to take optimum care of your little one, it's imperative to first take care of your own wellness and well-being. Besides, our children look up to us, and how we treat ourselves. This makes putting self care as top priority, without an ounce of guilt.