Time flies. My newborn boy is two weeks old today, and I’m a happier this time. Being a second time mum, I had expected most of the issues that I had to overcome. This has helped me manage my emotions better, I guess. Of course there are still some issues which I am unable to overcome totally, but this time,… Read More Learning through experiences
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 egg, e.g. Caesar dressing, mayonnaise, because raw eggs may be contaminated with salmonella. (Eggs should… Read More Foods to avoid during pregnancy
In an earlier post about planning for pregnancy, knowing your ovulation cycle was mentioned as one of the must-do. http://chewingonit.wordpress.com/2009/07/06/pregnancy-should-be-planned/ Here’s a link on how you should chart your basal body temperature. I used Omron Basal Thermometer, which costs about $20 and are sold at most pharmacies.
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 for my next pregnancy. Now I go around preaching to my friends about the need… Read More Pregnancy should be planned