July 2021 / 96 posts found

Three working mothers on how they successfully balance their careers, childcare and mum guilt

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THE number of working mums in the UK has hit a record high. Three quarters of mums have jobs now compared to 66 percent in 2000. The Office for National Statistics revealed that more than a quarter return to work within three years of having a baby. We speak to three mums on how they manage their busy careers along with raising a family But as any parent knows, juggling a job with childcare is no mean feat. And as two thirds of mums bear the brunt of childcare compared to a third of dads, the result for many women […]

Best post-pregnancy clothing – Blog View – Latinos del Mundo

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Sadly, child stomachs don’t generally vanish in light of the way that the infant is out. Post-movement, various women are left with a postpartum pooch or distinctive under molded signs of pregnancy. To empower you to take after the best type of you, anyway far past movement you are, we endeavored on colossal measures of postpartum shape wear to find the best answers for post-child shape. We found an extent of decisions to control everything from bums to thighs and upper arms—and clearly, the mummy stomach. It is possible to Love Your New-Mom Body! Diminishing and appealing, this best postpartum […]

6 things that may surprise you about childbirth

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After nine months of careful planning and studying, there are some things about labor, delivery and those first fresh hours of motherhood that may still surprise you. Here are six to take note of: 1. There are two deliveries Ultrasound technology is top notch these days, making a surprise twin a very unlikely scenario. So, no, we’re not referring to multiples here – instead, we’re talking about the placenta. After every delivery, a brand new mom must then push out baby’s life source – the placenta. For many, it takes a simple extra push about 30 minutes after baby arrives. […]

You still need to use contraception when going through perimenopause – or you could get pregnant with twins – RSVP Live

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We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribingSee our privacy notice The menopause usually happens to women between 45 and 55 years of age, and the first symptom they’ll notice is their periods becoming irregular. Menopause expert and retired obstetrician/gynecologist Barbara Taylor M.D. explained that women can suffer from “wacky” periods for between two and ten years. “Then you might start having a few other things that get your attention, like you’re not sleeping very well, you might be irritable,” she told RSVP […]

Is there such a thing as a ‘right’ amount of maternity leave to take?

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Having at least six months off work after giving birth is optimal for baby bonding, but women who take more than a year’s maternity leave could see their careers suffer, according to experts. Deciding on the “right” amount of maternity leave to take for yourself, your baby and your career is one of the most challenging decisions a parent can make. It’s one influenced by privilege, personal choice and circumstance. Maternity leave can come as a shock, but what’s the right amount to take?Credit:Shutterstock In January the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation made headlines by cutting its paid paternity leave […]

5 simple or unique things to do with your used maternity clothes

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Most women, after pregnancy are left with a good bit of used maternity clothes with very little purpose outside of the occasional desire for button free pants and hide all sweaters.  I know I had a bunch that I’d actually grown pretty fond of over the 6-7 months I’d worn them and throwing them away was just not an option I’d consider.  Plus, maternity clothes are one of those things that can always be put to good use – whether they’re used or not. So with that said, here are my top recommendations for getting rid of your used maternity […]

Supporting Working Mothers from Immigrant Backgrounds

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Supporting Working Mothers from Immigrant Backgrounds A Community Comes Together in Fort Morgan Nestled in the middle of Fort Morgan’s Main Street, bookended by a mattress store and an ice cream parlor, sits an unassuming store front whose tenant cares more about transformations than transactions. The Morgan County Community Center, run by community building organization OneMorgan, is a vibrant and welcoming convening spot for Fort Morgan residents and organizations. It opened in 2018 as a temporary “pop-up” resource for the immigrant, refugee, and asylee community; more than 19 percent of the town’s population is foreign born and 39 percent speaks […]

Innovative Maternity Clothes For The Modern Mom By Mia Tango –

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From jumpsuits to pajamas Mia Tango has every piece a mom to be will need to get her though maternity and beyond. This online maternity boutique features the best designers in maternity clothes for the fashion-forward modern mom. Innovative in maternity wear this is the online boutique we’ve been waiting for. They offer the unique and stylish brands we all love.  It’s important to feel good about yourself especially during pregnancy because we all know the crazy hormone changes will test you. It definitely helps to feel stylish and look good throughout your pregnancy. About Mia Tango In 2012, its founder & CEO […]

Spotting an Ectopic Pregnancy: What You Never Got Taught in Sex Ed

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Introduction If not treated quickly enough, an ectopic pregnancy can be life threatening. So, what signs and symptoms should you be looking out for? Sex education classes at school may have seemed like fun and games, but they are so very important. As you grow older, it becomes clear to see that these lessons barely scratched the surface of it all, painting a rose-tinted image of pregnancy. The truth is, millions of women have problems before, during, and after getting pregnant, and one of these issues is ectopic pregnancies. The delayed medical treatment of an ectopic pregnancy can be extremely […]

Baby died at childbirth due to ‘gross failings’ by Queen’s Medical Centre staff – Nottinghamshire Live

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Sign up to get all the news from Mansfield in your inbox every day! When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice A baby who died at childbirth may have survived but for “gross failings” in her care by staff at Queen’s Medical Centre, an inquest has concluded. The hearing heard how Nottingham […]