Natural ways to improve your chance of conception

Oct 29 2019

It’s a big decision that a couple makes together when they decide they want to start trying for a baby – a decision that can go on to change their lives. While there are some things that you, as a couple, quite clearly need to be doing *ahem*, there are a number of natural ways that you can boost your chances of conceiving.

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Thinking positive during pregnancy? You could be helping your child’s ability in maths and science

Feb 08 2019

My 12 year son has always displayed a strong attitude for maths and science and I wondered where he got it from since I am not particularly scientifically orientated. Now I have might have an answer. A new study published by Frontiers in Psychology today has found that the attitude of a woman during pregnancy could have an effect on the child’s ability in maths and science. 

Using data from Bristol’s Children of the 90s study the research is one of a series from the University of Bristol, that examines a parental personality attribute known as the ‘locus of control’. This is a psychological measure of how much someone believes that they have control over the outcome of events in their life or whether external forces beyond their control dictates how life turns out. 

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The Magical Mysteries of the Umbilical Cord …

Oct 16 2017

Why would I store my baby’s cord blood?

There are so many products and services pushed to pregnant women nowadays.  Everywhere you turn, there’s a new product being pushed that you’ve never heard of, that you just HAVE to have.

Cord blood banking is one of these things.  It sounds like you should probably do it, but all the information out there is so scientific and for your everyday Mum who doesn’t work in the scientific sector, it’s a minefield.  

 

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