Archive for February 4th, 2012
The food we eat is the key to everything that happens in our body, we have always heard that the quality of the food looks on the outside and feel on the inside and is very true. For this reason, foods can help or hurt us at times reaching as the time of becoming pregnant.
Think of the fish: If the reports of high mercury levels have kept you away from the seafood, it’s time to reconsider. Your body needs fatty acids, Omega 3 for an optimal fertility and its best source is fish.
But if you’re vegetarian or just do not like fish, try to eat linseed oil. Linseed oil is the source of omega 3 richest not coming from the fish and is easy to find in health food stores. You just have to buy these seeds, grind them and sprinkle them on cereal or toast or put them in a smoothie. Read the rest of this entry »
If you plan on getting pregnant in the near, foreseeable future, then you are definitely going through an exciting time in your life. Exciting, yet also very emotional, confusing and generally agitated. Where do you turn to for advice? Sure, you have your OB/Gyn, your own mother, aunts and other older female relatives who have gone through the experience, your friends who already have children of their own… but they can’t all be there for you all the time. There are many books on the matter, as well, but how can you know which ones are actually good reading material, appropriate for your level of comprehension or your specific areas of interest? Well, in truth, you don’t know and can’t know. And the second truth is that pregnancy is also largely about self-discovering, maturity and many other transformational processes that we must all undergo. As such, turn to the online world and become your own encyclopedia on the matter. You will find a wealth of information, constantly available at a single click’s distance, such as an ovulation calculator, a pregnancy calendar and online tools for journaling about your very own, personal and unique experience. We’ve identified some of these tools and detailed on them below.