If you’re related to someone with Type 2 Diabetes, you’re more apt to have gestational diabetes. Ask your doctor about how you can protect your baby during this precious time!
MOMents, Author at MOMcircle
You’re doing all the right things for your baby-to-be, even when you’re tired or it’s hard. We are so behind you 100%. Rock on Mom! Your baby’s soul celebrates you.
Prenatal vitamins are essential for a healthy baby-to-be. But more is not better. Just take as directed and relax. You’ve got this, Mom. Baby to mom: Thanks for loving me already.
Pregnancy isn’t a license to eat but it is a license to take great care of yourself. Enjoy a walk, a bubble bath, or a day with friends instead of those extra calories that over indulging in comfort food brings. Strive for a healthy weight gain and you’ll be strong and ready when your new baby arrives.
When we’re stressed, we tend to overeat. Nothing helps stress better than friendship and walking. So call a friend and go walking instead of reaching for those crazy comfort foods. Talk, walk, and kiss your stress goodbye, Mom!
Every kid loves music and loves moving around. So play fun, upbeat music and shine a flashlight on your little one so she can dance, hop and sing like she’s on stage! Spending time together makes both of you a star.
When you’re pregnant, all your baby-to-be needs is an extra 200-500 calories a day. That’s just an extra sandwich and banana for you a day. Make a decision to enjoy this special time in life by indulging in good foods for you and baby.
It’s not easy, but it’s worth it! Breastfeeding can be challenging. Every time you try and succeed your baby benefits so very much. Everything you do matters, especially breastfeeding. Thanks, Mom!
When you breastfeed comfortably, you can really enjoy bonding with your baby. Learn how. Call a WIC expert at 877-271-MILK (6455) for free, helpful tips. We’re also experts at cheering moms through those first challenging days of motherhood.
At around 6 months when your baby starts sitting up, you can feed rice cereal with a spoon. Don’t be surprised if she spits it out. She’s just getting used to the texture.