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Depression: risk in the womb

Studies have shown that depression starts at birth. It seems that an adolescent is more likely to suffer depression if the mother was depressed while pregnant. The child is 1.3 times more likely to go through depression at adolescence if the mother was depressed while pregnant with him or her.

Doctors therefore advise women to get treated before getting pregnant or if diagnosed after pregnant, to get treated as it is healthier for the child and the mother.

So if you find yourself depressed, get treated before and while pregnant because you are not only harming yourself your child’s future.

Read the link below for more information
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24465624

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Eating for Two!

I have found out of two new mommies close to me in the past month. So it comes to my mind to do a bit of research that may be helpful to new mothers out there living and eating for TWO. We all hear it often, a pregnant woman is a woman living for two. Seems as though she must be eating for two, but that’s not completely true. It seems that research has shown that a new mother should be eating just another bite. What is truly essential for a pregnant woman is her protein and vitamin intake which really affects the womb. It is important for every new mother to keep in mind these specific details. How to get these protein and what to avoid can be seen more in the following videos. On top of that, is morning sickness a worry for you? There are solutions!