When hunger pangs strike, it can be too easy to snack on choccies, chips and other quick snacks. However, healthy pregnancy snacks can be just as quick and easy as 'junk food' options. Check out these nutrient-packed ideas ...
We all need to eat a healthy diet, but when you’re pregnant, it becomes even more important for the well-being and development of your unborn baby.
Whether you’re planning a baby or are newly pregnant, you’ve probably been told that getting enough folate in your diet is especially important. But what exactly is folate, and why do you need it?
You were probably given one of these at your engagement party, and it has sat in your cupboard ever since.
Next to a breakfast, lunch is probably the second most overlooked meal of the day. As mums, we barely have time to prepare the kids school lunches let alone our own. Lunch will often consist of a quick stop at your local cafe near the office for a muffin and a coffee, and then it will be taken straight back and eaten at your desk.
When noon rolls around, it seem too easy to go and buy your lunch. We’ve sourced five easy and simple low calorie, high protein recipes that can be made in a flash. Protein takes longer to digest than carbs and sugars. Your blood stays more even giving you fewer mood dips and higher energy. levels. Protein filled lunches will keep your belly full, helping you not to snack later in the day.
Your usual morning meal may not contain enough protein! Forget the low-carb vs. low-fat diet.
Boost the protein in your diet and see some real results.
Some research shows that participants who ate a protein packed breakfast ate 26% fewer calories at lunch than those who ate the usual sugary cereal.
Protein helps your tummy release a special hormone that nudges your brain to say “I’m full.”
Last week we talked about Gross Motor Skills. This week we chat about ‘Fine Motor Skills’
"Fine motor" alludes to the developments babies make with the little muscles of the hands.
Kids begin to utilise their hands comfortable to investigate their own particular bodies and their general surroundings. Their fine motor skills grow as their entire body begins to move and get to be more steady. They additionally figure out how to accomplish more things with their hands as their cognitive and social/passionate skills move forward.
Protecting your child’s health would be one of the most important aspects of parenthood. Every mother would do anything to protect their little ones wellbeing.
Raising a child comes with many decisions, some come with a matter of different tastes like what colour to paint the baby room or nursery.
Other essential decisions like safety hazards that could potentially cause serious harm to your baby. Adding preventives in your home is a no brainer, but what about the hazards that you can’t see that can cause serious illness, disability or even death?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your baby were born with the same sleeping pattern as you? However that is usually not the case, some babies are more active at night and prefer to sleep during the day.
Most newborns sleep an average of 16 - 17 hours a day, usually for around 2 - 4 hours at a time.
Their little stomachs cannot hold a lot of breast milk or formula, so they will often wake up when hungry and need a fresh nappy change.