Tag: Pregnant

Yoga Benefits Are Endless For New and Expectant Mothers

By Rachael Coopes From the moment a woman finds out that they are pregnant they arrive on a new, foreign battlefield. Long before the ‘terrible twos’ and ratbag teenage years, there is a smorgasbord of emotions and challenges new and expectant mothers must face with warrior strength. Like the mythological yoga heroes that have gone before them, pregnant women need to…

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6 Important Career Moves to Make Before Entering Motherhood

By: Nancy Mcsharry Jensen and Sarah Duenwald What happens when you’re trying to juggle a full-time job during the pandemic as well as trying to get pregnant? You may feel like you’re on an emotional roller coaster, ranging from excitement to complete overwhelm, and depending on the day, everything in between. Whether you’ve been trying (and maybe struggling) to get pregnant, working on…

How ‘Matrescence’ Could Positively Transform Women’s Experience of Motherhood

By Belinda Haan When a woman is pregnant, her wellbeing is front and centre. Are you looking after yourself? Are you getting enough rest? Are you getting help? And once the baby arrives, the conversation swiftly moves almost solely to the wellbeing and behaviour of the baby. Is she sleeping well? Is he feeding well? Are they a good baby?…

20 Pregnancy Halloween Costumes You Can Easily DIY

By: Karell Roxas It’s almost time for Halloween! And you love dressing up. Or you hate dressing up but your family or friends or next door neighbor really want you to dress up. Oh, and also you’re pregnant. 🤰🏽So what the heck are you supposed to be?  Don’t sweat it, mama. We searched Instagram and Pinterest to find the cutest (and rather genius) maternity Halloween…

A Guide to Pregnancy-Safe Makeup

A Guide to Pregnancy-Safe Makeup By Zu Ying Pregnancy is the time when you take extra care of yourself and pay attention to every little detail that is directly or indirectly related to your foetus’s healthy growth. As a pregnant woman, you must focus on consuming healthy food, drinking nutritious shakes, taking proper sleep and also on things you read…

5 Strategies for Working While Pregnant

Between physical changes, emotional highs and lows, childbirth preparation classes, appointments with practitioners, dietary restrictions, tests and, of course, frequent trips to the bathroom, being pregnant readjusts your priorities. And then there’s work, which somehow has to mesh with the demands of the ever-growing baby inside you. If you’re healthy, experiencing a normal pregnancy without complications and work in a…