There may be many doubts haunting the parents and parents-to-be regarding the nurture of the child. Here is a list of websites that helps you to find the answers you want about every facet of pregnancy.
ARE YOU expecting the arrival of your child? Whether it is the first baby or the ones that follow thereafter, each time feels like a new experience with many doubts and apprehensions overwhelming you. Despite being ready to welcome the new member into your family with open arms, certain worries about conception, childbirth, pre- and post-natal care, immunisation of the child, et al, do not let you rest peacefully. Check out the following links, which will guide you through your expectant days.
www.parentsplace.com: It is a very comprehensive web site and is dedicated to providing parents and parents-to-be with good, well-informed help and advice on all aspects of parenting in general. The site is neatly laid out in sections, which take you through all the stages from before pregnancy right up to when it's time for your child to start schooling.
ABCs of birth
www.abcbirth.com: This is a very informative, well-written website illustrating the ABCs of pregnancy in layman's terms. It provides basic, yet detailed, information on various pregnancy issues, including facts on nutrition, prenatal care, morning sickness, and includes a glossary for complex terms.
Checking for diastasis
http://www.workoutsforwomen.com/pregnancy_ fitness_diastasis.asp: Getting your body back after you have a baby is a great concern for many women. Here is the low down on the types of exercises that you can do, what works well and how to fit it all in.
Fertility frequently asked questions
http://www.pinelandpress.com/toc.html: All sorts of fertility issues are tackled here through FAQs, articles and medical extracts. Topics include low-tech ways to aid conception, the mechanics of pregnancy testing, sperm donation and In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).
www.babycenter.com: This site offers expectant mothers a comprehensive website with many areas to navigate and search through. The site allows you to track the baby's development on a day-to-day scale and talk to the experts regarding pressing issues or concerns. Articles and personal stories from both men and women involved in the pregnancy process are also present.
Prenatal and postnatal exercise in a health club setting
http://www.fitmaternity.com/tip002.html: How to modify a pregnancy/ postpartum workout while in a gym, setting answers to many of your common questions about sticking with your health club during this time in your life.
Pregnancy facts, guidance and self-care
www.verybestbaby.com: Helpful information and resources for pregnancy and new motherhood can be checked out at this site. What to expect in pregnancy and delivery, baby health, feeding and care, immunisation facts and more are also present.
http://www.pregnancycalendar.com: The interactive pregnancy calendar will build a day-by-day customised calendar detailing the development of a baby from before conception to birth. The pregnancy calendar should be seen as a general guide.
www.epregnancy.com: The website features articles, forums, and resources to keep you informed and trained for the duration of your pregnancy. Links include trying to conceive, growth and stages, taking care of you, birth stories, diaries, and a customised due-date scheduler. This is a fun, educational, and easy-to-manoeuvre website helpful to everyone involved in the pregnant mother's life.
www.pregnancy.org: Pregnancy.org is a website created by parents for parents. It communicates on a more intimate, personal level than some of the other websites created by doctors or educational elites. Journals and personal stories fill the website.
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