It is gradually becoming well known how many health reasons there are for ensuring good levels of vitamin D in our systems but perhaps we are less aware of its importance during pregnancy and even in up to conception.
One of the best things you can do for your children is to instil a love of reading from an early age. Sadly, there are many children worldwide who are not gaining those literacy skills to take them so much further in life...
Moms and dads find it really hard and frustrating when their young baby is constantly fussing and crying. They wonder if they are doing something wrong when all the time it could be something as simple (or as complicated) as colic.
Old Wives were renowned for all types of tales but probably the most were those for parents looking after their babies - especially when it comes to teething remedies. In fact, many natural teething remedies have been around for thousands of years.
Wherever I looked ‚Äì whether it was the mainstream media or alternative natural health sites - everyone was in agreement that you should not give your baby any honey before the age of one year, even if it was to treat a cough.
Sadly, there is a campaign in the media (including social media) of dividing new mothers into two camps ‚Äì those who breast feed and those who don't. We don't want to add fuel to this. Instead, we just want to point out the advantages (as they arise) to those who choose to breastfeed and are able to do so. This is no reflection on those mothers-to-be who are unable to, or decide against, for whatever reason.