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Is it Safe to Drink Green tea in Pregnancy?

Green teas contain Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a compound that can cause the inactivation of enzyme, dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR). DHFR is an enzyme, important for folic acid utilization. Excessive consumption of green teas may…

Can a Pregnant Woman Drink Zobo?

Zobo in Pregnancy Hibiscus sabdariffa is a plant of genus Malvaceae (Mallow family). In English speaking countries, it is called “Red Sorrel”. It is said to be originally from Angola. It is also found in tropical and subtropical regions,…

Fighting Post-partum Depression

The joy of motherhood cannot be quantified…it is indescribable. Yet, it can sometimes be overwhelmingly challenging… Birth of the baby usually ushers in a new beginning. It heralds the presence of a bundle of joy in the home. However,…

Is it Wrong to Bottle Feed My Baby

Bottle Feeding Quality formula milk contains most of the nutrients your baby needs, and introducing it -- whether during the first few weeks or a few months later -- doesn't make you less than a good mother. It is not wrong to bottle…

Breastfeeding Tips that Works!

Not too long ago, these breastfeeding tips helped me, and i thought i should share..... First, my fellow dear mama, remember that you are the food supplier, so feed yourself, nourish yourself. Counting calories during breastfeeding is…

Feeding my New Baby

Are You a New Mum? You Are Welcome to Motherhood… The Journey of Love and Care. Breastfeeding: Well, nursing is tough in the beginning. But have faith in Mother Nature. Babies are born with the natural instinct to breastfeed,…

Eye Changes In Pregnancy

OCULAR CHANGES IN PREGNANCY Have you noticed that sometimes as the baby in your tommy is growing, your vision is suddenly getting blurry or you may develop some other eye problems, which were not present before the pregnancy? Well,…

Understanding the Luteal Phase

THE LUTEAL PHASE The menstrual cycle is divided into two phases: the follicular phase and the luteal phase. During the follicular phase, the follicle is stimulated to grow, releasing estrogen, while the egg within it matures. Then at…