GC4W Women’s Health & Wellness

World Health Organization: Ten Facts on Maternal Health.

The World Health Organization is supporting countries to deliver integrated, evidence-based and cost-effective care for mothers and babies during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. Investing in health systems—especially in training midwives and in making emergency obstetric care available round-the-clock—is key to reducing maternal mortality. Read ten facts on maternal health that reveal how necessary their support is. 1. Nearly 830…

J&J: Findings on Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy.

Gestational Diabetes is first diagnose during pregnancy, but did you know that the disease affects nearly one in 10 pregnancies, even if the mother-to-be did not have diabetes before she conceived. The following are important findings on Gestational Diabetes presented by two health experts. 1. Gestational diabetes is becoming far more common. “The proportion of women diagnosed with gestational diabetes doubled between 1996 and…

Oprah.com: 10 New Exercises for Women.

Kick-start your workout with these 10 exercises that target every part of your body from Adam Campbell’s The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises, in which he includes over 600 exercises, along with scores of cutting-edge workouts from the world’s top trainers. 1. Abs: Mountain Climber with Hands on Swiss Ball The benefit: It’s one of the simplest, yet most effective…

WebMD: Nutrition for Women at All Ages.

At every stage of women’s lives, nutrition and regular exercise are the cornerstones of good health and optimal energy. But certain vitamins and minerals become especially important at particular times of life. Knowing which matter most can help you choose the best foods and supplements. Nutrition for Girls in Childhood and Early Teens The best guarantee that growing girls get the nutrition they…

Forbes: Proven Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation.

Jeena Cho, a Forbes contributor who covers mental health, mindfulness and work-life integration, is also a lawyer who teaches other lawyers and professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation. She notes the irony in this, as layers may seem like an unlikely group of professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation, but there’s a growing number of law schools and firms teaching these…

Promoting a 360° View of Wellness at the W.E.L.L. Summit.

The W.E.L.L. Summit is a Curated Conference Promoting A 360° View of Wellness. The W.E.L.L. Summit team conduct events for self-improvement.  They have created a life-changing experience for those seeking self-improvement and welcome all who are as passionate as we are about living well. From beauty bloggers and wellness professionals to those looking to learn more about the ever-expanding realms…