The cost of having a baby may be higher than you think. I will list all the costs and offer you some ideas to budget for your baby’s first year. Birth Birth doula: $1000-$2000 Vaginal birth with health insurance: Call your insurance company for details Vaginal birth without health insurance: $ 15,000 C-section birth with health insurance: Call your insurance company for details C-section birth without health insurance: $20,000 Homebirth: $3000-4000 (Your health insurance may
I have collected the data from 1800 to 2100 for children per woman in the U.S. What are those changes for 300 years? Do you think we will have a Baby Boom during the pandemic? Maybe data visualization can help us to get the answers. What will happen in the future? I believe, Most likely, your 2020 babies will have more kids than you. However, there will be no baby boom, the same as the period after WW2. Do you think big data is reliable? Please leave a comment below. Thanks!
Proteins are important to strengthen and nourish a postpartum mom’s body because the amino acids they provide are essential building blocks for growth and development. Fish is very popular as an important food for the postpartum recovery period. Fish can help to produce breastmilk, especially beneficial for nursing moms. In China, Crucian Carp (Ji Yu) tofu soup is one of the best choices. It is delicious and nutritious. How to make yummy fish dishes when there is no Crucian
The placenta (zi he che) is a beneficial herb during postpartum, according to Chinese Traditional Medicine. It contains many nutrients for recovery after childbirth. It is rich in iron and protein and can help prevent or stop excess bleeding, increase milk supply and prevent postpartum depression. Eating placenta is well-known and accepted in many cultures for its health benefits. In Asia, moms frequently ask for their placenta after their baby has been delivered. In the US,
For a pregnant woman, sleeping positioning is one of the biggest concerns. Why? Improper positioning can be very uncomfortable, it may be a danger for both mother and baby by interfering with uterine blood flow and resulting in maternal hypotension, nausea, fainting, and ultimately shock, along with consequent effects on a baby.
How about lying on my back?
No! You should avoid lying on your back after the first trimester. The weight of the uterus puts pressure on the inferi
Prenatal Massage helps alleviate that stress so mom feels more comfortable during pregnancy. Prenatal massage gives mom time for self-care during pregnancy. Carrying and growing a baby requires a lot of energy! Take time to receive emotional and physical support with a nurturing and therapeutic touch. There are a few acupressure points we should avoid before 38-week pregnancy, when we receive prenatal massage therapy or acupuncture treatments. The first prohibited acupressure
The use of oil for an infant is very essential. One of the common questions parents like to ask me is “ What kind of oil? Which brand? ” What type of oil depends on many factors, the sensitivity of your baby’s and your skin, cultural differences, family tradition, and your preferences. Why oil is beneficial? Contains good nutrition, e.g. vitamins and minerals; Can be digestible by the body; Nourishes baby’s skin. Generally speaking, you should use vegetable or fruit oil. Plea
From pregnancy to motherhood, a woman crosses one of the largest thresholds of her life.
A mother’s need for care doesn’t end after her baby is born. Many cultures throughout the world honor the first 1-3 months postpartum as a key transitional time for new mothers, both physically and spiritually.
While most of the focus during pregnancy and birth is on the baby, new moms can feel shocked at how tired, sore, or emotional they feel in the weeks after birth.
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We obtain a series of benefits using Infant Massage for the baby and for the person who offers it. In the case of children with developmental disorders, this is ideal for both (baby and parents).
Knowing the baby's signals and nonverbal communication makes parents feel more competent and confident. For parents is so difficult to understand their baby’s attitude when the child has a disorder such as Autism. It is normal to feel paralyzed for not knowing how to deal with the