Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Diet - first trimester


Which woman does not worry about your figure? Some are trying to appropriate diet to lose unwanted pounds, the second shall ensure adequate nutrition to keep the silhouette teenagers, and there are those that did not care about what have on the plate. But for every woman's pregnancy is a turning point - we need to take care of yourself and the baby. Diet for the first trimester of pregnancy should provide adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals that are needed for the child.


1 Nutrition in pregnancy

The first month of pregnancy usually goes unnoticed, even by those women who consciously decide on it - until menstruation, or rather its lack of motivates to reach for pregnancy tests. It happens that women are unaware of their condition even to the half of the third or fourth month of pregnancy. It is, unfortunately, a dangerous situation as it does formative fetus appropriate essential nutrients and vitamins, particularly from the group B.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Drink with pepper

 Drink with pepper, which cleanses the body and turns up the fat burning


Drink with pepper
Ingredients:
  one glass of water
  juice of one lemon
  one teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  a little bit of maple syrup

Directions 
  Mix all ingredients together and drink every morning.

The combination of the sour taste of citrus, sweet syrup and oriental spices is not only healthy but also very tasty.

Feeling great during pregnancy



Some say pregnant women glow and shine fullness of life. But really, most women during pregnancy feels insecure. When she catches 20, 30 or 40 pounds is not easy to still feel sexy and beautiful with the extra weight. Here are some tips which will help you in maintaining the beauty and brilliance the whole period of pregnancy.

Shop!
Stop thinking already about their clothes from before pregnancy. Your changing shape is a sign that your child is developing. Of course, this is not a reason for who would you feel embarrassed and like to hide it. You have to buy different clothes when you go to the store with clothes for pregnant women. You do not need to buy only huge but also such that are good for you now. Pregnancy is a good time to change the style and the introduction of something new. Being pregnant, you can also feel great while shopping clothes. Have fun Selecting a diverse mix of clothes. If you cannot afford yourself to buy new clothes do not hesitate to ask friends, whose style of dress you like, if you can borrow .Have fun mixed and matching and trying on things that are new to you.


Sunday, October 12, 2014

Can you have sex during pregnancy?


sex during pregnancy

       Can you have sex during pregnancy?

During pregnancy sex is not contraindicated. Of course, this is a pregnancy that develops properly. Pregnant who do not have bleeding events and whose sex does not cause any problems, eg. Spotting can enjoy the sex.

The situation, however, in which sex causes bleeding, pelvic pain, uterine contractions, you should refrain from sexual intercourse.

Tanning during pregnancy



Most tanning products are safe for pregnant women. However, one should be careful in the use of tanning spray
Artificial tanning is becoming more popular due to its harmful tanning in the sun or in a solarium. Are available sprays, foams, creams and tanning wipes. In the salon you can darken the skin of the whole body with a special spray.

The main component of an artificial tan is non-toxic and affects only the dead tissue of the outer part of the skin. After using the tanning agent chemical reaction, and the skin changes the tint slightly brown. Artificial tan, which is formed by rubbing tanning agent, does not cause changes in the deeper parts of the skin, and substances in the creams or foams are not absorbed by the body.

However, in the case of an aerosol of the substance is absorbed and may have some effect on the fetus. There are no studies that would state such a relationship, although it is worth at the time of pregnancy to reduce the use of tanning, which is rubbed into the skin.

Pregnant women should also keep in mind that during pregnancy their skin is more sensitive, and the risk of an allergic reaction to tanning formulation increases.
Tanning pills should not be used and certainly not by pregnant women. They contain large quantities of beta-carotene or canthaxanthin, Which are commonly used as food colorings and can be toxic for unborn baby.
This does not mean that women during pregnancy must completely give up the tanning but should do so a very reasonable.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Varnish and nail polish remover and pregnancy

Varnish and nail


Painting nails and wash from time to time is not harmful for pregnant women, but the chemicals in nail varnish can be harmful if pregnant has contact with them without interruption. The two most often used in paints substances is formaldehyde and toluene.

Formaldehyde is used as a hardening substance in the coating. Inhaling it can irritate the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. Prolonged contact with formaldehyde increases the risk of cancer, but the chances of that harm the fetus are negligible, because formaldehyde breaks down rapidly in the body.

Friday, October 10, 2014

If you want to have beautiful skin, do not forget about water

Moisturizer, face mask and serum are cosmetics that are found in almost every woman's makeup bag. Although they are invaluable in improving the appearance of dry skin, the effect is only at the point of application. Even the best product does not deliver water to the skin cells, so skin care should be complemented by an adequate supply of fluids.


How water works on the skin

Our body in about 70% of the water. As much as two thirds of the water contained in the body located inside the cells, the remaining 1/3 is a component of the extracellular fluid. Proper hydration of the body determines the healthy, youthful appearance. However, with age, more and more water is lost, reduced skin elasticity, and its surface wrinkles appear inevitable. Drinking about 2 liters of water every day, we provide the body with the recommended amount of fluids, thus providing optimal conditions for efficient removal of waste products and toxins. Also contribute to proper hydration of the skin. It should realize that the optimum hydration of the skin, ensuring its smoothness and softness, is when it is 20-30% water. With a drop below 20% of hydration there are signs of dryness of the skin.

Beauty properties of water have been confirmed in many clinical studies that have shown that hydration of the skin can be increased by as much as 14% due to the consumption of 1 liter of water quality after 42 days. Similar effects bring the external cosmetic use.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Safe exercise during pregnancy

When you enjoy the pregnancy, you have the energy, motivation and desire, and the doctor does not see contraindications, physical activity during pregnancy is safe. Gentle exercise, walking and swimming are extremely beneficial for your body. It is important to take it easy during the exercise. Some women take the irresponsible practice, exposing not only their health, but most of all a child. The optimal solution is putting into the hands of the trainer and the use of special courses designed for pregnant women. This could be special exercises for pregnant women.


Benefits of physical activity


Properly selected exercises can bring a lot of good, practically without involving any risk. With the right training you can achieve a lot of benefits. This reduces the likelihood of postpartum obesity. With regular workouts you can recover your pre-pregnancy shape in a short time after birth. Physical activity provides pregnant good physical and mental health. Future mothers who remain active, less likely to lose their motivation, self-confidence. Smaller percentage falls pregnant, postpartum depression. Training increases energy levels, reduces fatigue and improves mood. This reduces the intensity of back pain and arthritis. Exercise reduces pain cross, which is one of the most common ailments of pregnancy. Exercise strengthens muscles, improves posture and prevents potential problems. Keeping the muscles in the form, you can prevent many ailments, remaining thus in good physical condition. Women practicing any form of activity, it's easier and faster pass through the hardships of the birth.
  
Permitted exercise in pregnancy

Sex after childbirth

 Sex after childbirth


 After the birth of the child relationship between two people usually undergoes significant changes. You will be with your partner, not just a pair of lovers, but also the parents responsible for the infant, who appeared in your life. Where in all of this and want to find time to have sex? You have to adapt your sex life to the requirements posed by the presence of a child in front of you at home. You will not be able to make love when you wanted but only when you find the time to do this. Of course this does not mean that sex can not be interesting. Consider planning sex as a period of waiting for the close-up. Accept relations interrupted, treat them with a sense of humor, try to start again as soon as the opportunity arises. Face it, that sex is not as frequent as before. So let interested in quality and not quantity of sex

When you can start having sex

Doctors apply the principle of six weeks for their patients, regardless of their general condition. Only after that time give consent to sex. If you think you're ready, first go to your doctor and see if your cervix has healed and has not already manure postpartum. It is also about your comfort. It is better to wait until the sexual relations are not caused you pain. If you was incised during childbirth crotch, full penetration should wait until you ready for it mentally and physically. Once you make intercourse, remember that an important element of intercourse after childbirth is foreplay, because the glands that secrete mucus in the vagina may not function properly. For this reason, there is sometimes a need for a moisturizing cream, of Vaseline, or gel.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Symptoms of postpartum depression


Symptoms of postpartum depression


Not every depressed mood after childbirth must indicate postpartum depression. Sometimes it's only temporary depression, which are often called the baby blues. However, if the fledgling mom feels nailed in "psychic hole", can not enjoy the contact with the child, does not derive joy from the care of the toddler, bad sleep, lose appetite or the opposite - getting fat, afraid of the future and constantly accompanied by a voltage mental, it is likely to suffer from postpartum depression. What are the symptoms of postpartum depression.



 Symptoms of postpartum depression

Postpartum depression, although not present in the Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems ICD-10 as a distinct disease entity closely resembles in its clinical picture other depressive disorders. Symptoms of postpartum depression can be organized into four categories that relate to various aspects of human functioning.

Symptoms of somatic (bodily) - loss or increase in appetite, somnolence, fatigue, sleep problems, frequent awakening, lack of interest in sex, sometimes abdominal pain and migraine


Emotional symptoms - sadness, depressed mood, irritability, tearfulness, loss of enjoyment of life, inability to experience pleasure, depression, anxiety related to post-traumatic stress syndrome, post-partum


Symptoms of incentive - a sense of meaninglessness of life, apathy, passivity, unwillingness to act and make decisions, psychomotor slowing

Cognitive symptoms
- pessimistic thinking, a sense of hopelessness, convinced of their own incompetence and worthlessness, low self-esteem, a sense of no-exit situation, suicidal thoughts, feelings of not coping

If you see yourself in any of the above symptoms and instead of enjoying motherhood, crying in the corners and avoid contact with the child, immediately go to a specialist for help. Do not let postnatal depression ruined your relationship with your babies!