Category Archives: pregnancy

Trying to Conceive with IUI

Women who are ready to start a family but have not conceived the natural way, would find terms like IUI and IVF to be familiar. IUI stands for intrauterine insemination and involves depositing sperm into a woman’s uterus in hope … Continue reading

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Shettles Method – planning to have a girl or boy

My elder child is a girl. So I used the Shettles Method (with the help of Clearblue ovulation kit) to plan for a boy. When I tested BFP (Big Fat Positive – a trying to conceive term), I waited a … Continue reading

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Baby Diaper Bag

Every weekend, I would bring two bags with me when we bring our daughter out. When I saw the picture of Okiedog baby diaper bag (http://www.okiedog.com/snaz/index.php) on Motherhood magazine, I fell in love with it.  But the price tag of … Continue reading

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Foods to avoid during pregnancy

Foods to avoid during pregnancy: • Raw meat – due to the risk of contamination with coliform bacteria, toxoplasmosis, and salmonella. (Eat only totally cooked food where no pink bits should be left.) • Raw eggs, or foods containing raw … Continue reading

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Pregnancy should be planned

Like many newly wed couples, my husband and I chose to let nature takes its own course on conceiving. A miscarriage a few months after our wedding changed my attitude towards conceiving. It taught me that I have to plan … Continue reading

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