Supplements and nutrition

Having children at different stages of life

Is there a perfect age to become a parent? Is it something we should plan meticulously or should we let mother nature lead the way? It seems to be that whatever age we find ourselves having children there are pro’s and cons for each scenario. Young Parents Young parents in their early twenties say that

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Finding out you are expecting twins

When heading off for a first scan, most parents-to-be are anxious to know there is a healthy baby growing in there. But if during your appointment you end up finding out you are expecting twins you may be taken aback a bit and leave the hospital with more questions that you arrived with. What causes

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Pregnancy Yoga

The mind and body-boosting benefits of yoga are well documented, and this ancient form of exercise originating from India can be the perfect way to stay fit during pregnancy. If you are unfamiliar with yoga, some of the terminology and techniques can seem a little daunting, so here is a simple guide to the practice,

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Vitamins and minerals

A simple guide to essential vitamins and minerals in food Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients that your body needs in order to work properly. Their jobs include supporting health in all sorts of ways, such as strengthening bones and teeth, fighting infection, balancing mood and maintaining healthy blood. There is much contention about the

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an upsetting and complex condition, which although affecting 10% of women between the ages of 15 and 50 does not have a determinable cause at this moment in time. The term polycystic can be translated as many (poly) cysts which is not an entirely accurate description of the condition. Characteristics

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Pregnancy supplements

What should I be taking? Provided you are eating a healthy diet during pregnancy you will be receiving the vast majority of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to keep you and your growing baby on top form. There are, however, two particular vitamins that are especially important, Pregnancy supplements are important for the health

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