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I do believe that some food can help you conceive. More than that, I even believe that certain food can help you choose the gender of your baby.
A girl diet with weight loss is proven to be the thing that sways most - some studies say it has success of up to 80% (I personally think on it's own it's likely to be less than that) and if you skip breakfast without doing the diet you increase your chance of a girl from 50% to around 55%. You could do both, of course. The diet isn't easy, but most aim to conceive quickly on it so you might only have to do it for a few months. You also shouldn't take multivitamins as part of the diet as it's thought that more nutrients sways blue, and "declining condition" sways pink. Lowering sperm count (via one of many methods) is also proven to sway too. Most do this by BD frequency - i.e. daily release/BD or abstaining for 7+ days, or compressed frequent release when you release and discard then aim to BD soon afterwards. You can also do it using jump+dump after BDing, and lowering pH using a douche or gel - this will kill off some of the swimmers and lower sperm count. Ideally you'd also have him finish shallow and to avoid having a big O when DTD. timing isn't thought to sway any more, many impartial studies have refuted it. Again, studies show you have as much chance of a girl from BDing on OV day as any other day. Ideally you want to do the two things above and then BD when you will most likely get pregnant. There's no harm in trying a cut off if you can't let go of that, but just be careful because it can take far longer to conceive with a 3+ day cut off and the diet, etc, aren't healthy to do long term.
I did not suspect anything until I was late. But that is probably due to the fact that we weren't really trying. I suspect when you're eager to conceive you become extra suspicious to your body. So you'll never know:) I wish you best of luck!
This is a very hard decision to make. I got an epidural and had a wonderful experience. It does not harm the baby in any way. The concern is long lasting effects that can take place on the mother if it is not done right. However, despite my worries, I got the epidural and it was the best decision I made. I didn't feel a thing! I honestly wouldn't have known my daughter came out if I wasn't looking, seriously! haha! The only downside I guess you can say about this is that I had zero urge to push, so therefore I had no idea when to push, but my OB and the nurses were there to guide me and my daughter came out perfectly fine after an hour and 20 minutes of pushing.
My son could stand for a few seconds without holding anything when he just turned 8 months old. He bent her knees a bit--like a slight squat--to help his balance. He was wobbly and only last 2-5 seconds each time and then he had to grasp back onto whatever he was holding. It was amazing to see your kid trying to stand for the very first time!
Hey everyone! Just stumbled across a really cool, hassle-free recipe.
Gina's Flourless Chocolate Cake
Preheat oven to 180 С.
Spray a 23 cm springform pan with baking spray. Line the bottom of the pan with a circle of parchment paper and spray again.
In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine the chocolate and butter, constantly stirring until fully incorporated. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a large bowl add the sugar and eggs. Using a handheld mixer beat together until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. While mixing, slowly add cocoa powder, salt, vanilla extract, and brandy. Add the chocolate mixture and blend until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake in the center of the preheated oven for about 50 minutes or until a thin crust forms on the top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with few crumbs attached. Remove and cool in the pan on a bakers rack. Remove the sides of the pan and dust with powdered sugar and arrange seasonal berries in a pleasing fashion on and around the cake. Slice and serve with Whipped Cream.
With a hand-held mixer, beat the cream until peaks soft peaks form. Add the sugar and brandy and beat until well combined.
Anything can alter the child's nighttime sleep patterns, so it really depends on what changed in your life. Travel, illness, shifts in day-to-day routine and leaps in development and many other things could cause this.
I EP and I started giving two feedings closer together than the day feedings before bed. One about 1- 1 1/2 hours before bath and one at bed time. Starting solids also helped even though some say it doesn't. My guy sleeps about 10 hours.
The thing about social networks is, yeah, you can see what your child is posting, but there's no way for you to know what they've been viewing or exposed to. Instagram, for example, has a lot of content that kids under 14 shouldn't be looking at. I think 14 or 15 is an ok age for kids to start on using social networks..
I am not a single parent, but my sister is. And in my opinion, it is not THAT hard only when you have a support from your family, or when you have a good career. Otherwise it is one of the biggest challenges in the life of a woman.
Irene, remember that this time will pass, and you won't feel this couple months later. I've had the same feeling after my baby was born, but now that he's older I feel so much happier. It's just the hormones, so you can't really do anything about it. Only wait till it will pass.
My kids love to help me in the garden:) They pull weeds, and sometimes they pull more than just weeds, but I don't mind Also we work together on their costumes for school shows and Halloween, if that counts.
A friend of mine is in love with Rosemount. She has out her second daughter's name down at their nursery. She says that the owner cooks fresh meals for kids, and all the staff members are competent, friendly and have a real good communication with parents (this is a huge bonus for me).
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I felt the same at first. now a year after I got back to work it does not stink so strong to be away from my baby... I can't say I do not miss her at all but it is not a constant urge to check up on her anymore. plus I'm lucky to have a good nanny
Great idea, Enola! I was thinking about starting my blog. I know there are alot oа great mummy blogs in the UK already but I was thinking to specify the area of my future blog. For example, I'm the big fan of cooking. So maybe my blog will be about child nutrition.. What do you think?
There's now an official Government e-petition for parents against
proposed childcare ratio changes available at: www.rewindonratios.com.
If the e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures, the Government HAS to
provide a response, and if we make it to 100,000, the issue will be
considered for debate in the House of Commons.
The aim is to make sure that parents' voices are heard on this
matter and we encourage everyone opposed to the changes to not only sign
the petition but pass it on to at least 5 fellow parents and encourage
them to do the same, so it builds up some momentum.
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We had a lot of our nephews' clothes, but most of our things came from Marks and Spencer and Debenhams. I bought online only once - from Etsy.com. Handmade christmas costume was just too irresistible:)