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PRE/POST NATAL PILATES
PRE/POST NATAL PILATES
09 January 2015
PRE-NATAL PILATES Prenatal Pilates is an excellent way to help you prepare for natural childbirth and life after pregnancy. Pilates helps to realign and balance the body enabling it to function in a more natural state. Benefits of Prenatal Pilates includes: - Pelvic floor awareness and toning - Prevention of common pregnancy problems such as sacroiliac pain, upper and lower back, sciatica, etc - Strengthening of deep abdominal muscles to provide stability for the pelvis and to endure pregnancy, labor and delivery - Improve the upper...
Exercising During Pregnancy With Care
Even at age 42, it did not stop Jenny Tan to continue working out during her 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy. She was an active cyclist and runner before her pregnancy. During the 1st trimester she had morning sickness and was experiencing hormornal changes and felt tired easily.  Jenny rested for 12 weeks but still continued working as a school teacher. Jenny resumed her exercise regime at the 13th week of her pregnancy, beginning of 2nd trimester. She attends pilates classes on the reformer weekly and also swims once a week, she wo...
Reasons Why You Need To Exercise When You Are Pregnant
There’s still a lot of fear out there that stops pregnant women from exercising. The real hazard is inactivity, which contributes to excess weight gain, high blood pressure, aches and pains, and a higher risk for Caesarean section and gestational diabetes. Pregnancy is the ideal time to get moving. “Nowhere in the medical literature does it say that moderate exercise such as walking is unsafe, even for previously sedentary women,” says Raul Artal, M.D., chairman of the OB-GYN department at Saint Louis University in Misso...
How to find out what my crying baby wants?
Babies cry because it is their only way of communicating with you. Sometimes it is really hard to figure out what they actually want. Here are some guidelines to let you know what might be the reason. Firstly, one of the more common reasons will be their soiled or wet diapers. Babies will feel uncomfortable if they don’t have their diapers changed.  When attempting to change their diapers, try to change it as fast as possible because some babies don’t like the process of having their diapers changed. Moving on, the temperature of...
Guide to baby clothing
Because babies grow very quickly, most of the time clothes can only be wore once or twice before having to purchase new ones again. Some people might not be able to afford buying baby clothes every few months. Therefore it is important that some planning is done before you purchase baby clothes. Here are some tips for you when getting baby clothes. Go for larger sizes Since most of you are aware of the fact that baby grows very quickly, it is best to avoid tight fit clothes. These clothes will become too small for your baby at an even fas...
Shopping for babies furniture
When shopping for baby furniture, it is important to know the essentials before you start buying things that are a waste of money. Now we shall look at the main things that babies need so that you can decide what you want to get for your baby. Baby Cradle A cradle is for babies from birth until about 4 months. Basically, as soon as it gets too small for the baby, it cannot be used already. For a cradle, it is actually unnecessary if you are on a low budget. Some people love it because it allows them to move their baby around much more con...
Baby rash
Baby rash
14 April 2014
According to experts, when baby’s skin is moist and warm, it produces bacteria that clog their pores. When this happens, it causes rash on their skin. Now that you are aware of the factors that causes baby rash, we have some tips here to help you prevent this. Avoid tight fitting clothes Since the rash is caused by heat and moisture, you should try to prevent your baby from sweating and let them stay as cool as possible. Tight fitting clothes will make them even warmer and cause them to sweat. Therefore, in a tropical country like Singa...
Baby shower gift ideas
Whatever the gift you are planning to give, a gift that is chosen with thoughts will be very much appreciated. If you are not sure of what you can give, with the wide collection of gifts available we will definitely help you find something. Read on to find out what ideas we have for you! Essential baby furniture  Purchasing baby furniture as a baby shower gift is a good idea if you are willing to spend. However, before you make any purchases, be sure to find out what they already have so you know what they need. Fitting the furniture...
How to choose my baby name?
When choosing a name for your baby, it should be taken seriously because there are a lot of things to consider. A name is usually associated with a person’s character and represents our identity. Read on if you are unsure of how to name your new born.   Firstly, everyone around you is definitely going to want to participate in the naming process. Remember not to settle for names just because everyone thinks it’s cute. There are many other factors you have to think through. Take the time to do research on the names that you hav...
Buying baby stuff online
When you are getting essential baby products before the birth of your child, convenience is very important especially when you are pregnant. If you are unable to make it to the mall, shopping online is the best way to do your purchase. Buying baby products in advance is optimal as it allows you to be prepared for receiving the arrival of your baby. Many women actually start preparing as soon as they are aware of their pregnancy. Always plan out everything you need and write it down in case you left out anything. As soon as you finish plan...