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Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Pregnancy Over 40 and Your Faith

As I've mentioned in the past, I could never be considered a religious scholar and I'm not an expert on bible literature.
 But here is a Christian women's site that did a posting about a woman who had trouble getting pregnant and how she leaned on her faith (and eventually became pregnant). Read more:

From the blog:

I distinctly remember being surrounded by nature's beauty while on vacation in Colorado, surrounded by young families, eating good food and breathing in fresh air...and looking at yet another negative pregnancy test. And in the midst of this idyllic scene, I lost it. Like, alone-in-the-dark, rocking-back-and-forth, lost it. I cried, shouted, and sang mournfully to the Lord. I felt
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downright impolite because I finally admitted to Him that I was disappointed with His seeming inaction.

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I think that the day I got real with God – through tears, snot, and fetal-position wailing about all my worry, pain, doubt, anger, helplessness and inadequacy – was the day I felt His presence, and with that, a reassurance that He would take me through the unknown.

Thursday, May 25, 2017


Pregnancy Stress Affects Growth Of Baby

Stress not only affects fertility but it can also negatively affect a baby's growth in utero.
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 The stress leads to circulatory problems and can restrict bloodflow.  This article explains how stress
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can lead to smaller babies. Read more:

Stress and anxiety during pregnancy could cause women to have smaller babies, scientists have discovered.

They believe the effect is caused by reduced blood flow through the arteries that feed the uterus.

Doctors from the Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital in London studied 100 expectant mothers.

They found pregnant women who were more anxious or stressed had "significantly abnormal patterns of blood flow through the uterine arteries".

The findings, published in the British Medical Journal, suggest that "the psychological state of the mother may affect foetal development and therefore birth weight". 


Monday, May 22, 2017


Pregnancy Over 40, Your Baby's Hearing

A very common question pregnant women have is how much their unborn baby can hear.  Yes, your baby can hear as early as the second month of pregnancy.  You know the old saying about being careful around young may be important even in your uterus too!  Here is a site which talks about things to do or avoid:

From the site:

Most embryologists will tell you that around the beginning of the 2nd month, many unborn babies ears begin to be functional and will be able to hear mother’s heartbeat, circulation, and digestive sounds! Some women have known that all along…those that are tuned in to their bodies and aware that often the baby will “wake up” or move vigorously when Mom talks loudly or is around a sudden noise.

That’s one reason that keeping the expectant Mom in a healthy sonic environment is so important. Try to avoid:
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•arguing and loud, disagreeable conversations

•fireworks and explosions

•loud music of any kind whether rap, rock and roll or even classical

•sudden or persistant drilling, hammering or other such noises

What’s the best kind of sonic environment?

•calming soothing conversations or music

•singing and talking to baby, beginning in the second trimester

•happy and positive interactions in Mom’s day

•keep any conflict to a minimum

Friday, May 19, 2017


Pregnancy Over 40 And Your Pelvis

The pelvic floor can be weakened during pregnancy and childbirth.
 Pilates can strengthen this area which can help with a number of physical problems. This site explains what the pelvic floor is and how to target the area:

The muscles of the pelvic floor also function as part of our “core” muscles. The pelvic diaphragm, the floor of the pelvis, is the lower support of the abdominal cavity and assists in respiration as well as spine support. These muscles connect to the pubic bone in front and attach to the tailbone in back so they are extremely important for low back health. Contraction of the deep pelvic floor muscles will also help to fire the transversus abdominis, which is an extremely important stabilizer for the low back and spine.
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Neutral pelvis, as emphasized in Pilates, is where you want to be to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles optimally and evenly. Neutral pelvis refers to the natural curves of your spine. To find neutral, your anterior superior iliac spines (ASIS) and your pubic symphysis are in the same horizontal plane. When lying on your back with your knees bent, the heel of your hands should feel your ASIS and your fingers should feel your pubic symphysis. Rock the pelvis slightly back in forth until you feel that they are in the same horizontal plane. Imagine trying to balance a cup of tea on your lower abdomen.

In order to feel the muscles of the pelvic floor, inhale and as you exhale try to lift and tighten the
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muscles that would normally stop the flow of urine. Try not to use your abdominals and don’t squeeze your buttocks, legs or hold your breath. Try to hold for 5-10 seconds. As you inhale, relax the muscles and lift them again on the exhale. Do 10 contractions, trying to hold each for 5-10 seconds, with a 4 second rest in

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


 I've always known that your nutrition has a lot to do with whether or not you are more likely to conceive, but I found this article very interesting that women who ate breakfast cereal regularly are more likely to conceive boys.  Read more:


The insights came from detailed records of diets reported by the women before and during pregnancy.
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When the researchers divided the women into groups with high, medium and low intake of energy, they found that 56% of women in the high-energy group had boys, compared with 45% in lowest group.
Cereal intake had a bigger effect. “Of women eating cereals daily, 59% had boys, compared with only 43% who bore boys in the group eating less than a bowlful per week,” says Mathews.
The team’s results echo those in animals such as horses and cows, which are statistically more likely to bear males if well-fed.
The findings make evolutionary sense because baby boys are typically 100 grams heavier than baby girls, so female mammals may have evolved ways to favour production of boys when resources are plentiful.


Sunday, May 14, 2017


Happy Mother's Day

For those of you who have become mothers and those of you who are expecting, Happy Mother's Day. For those of you still trying to conceive, I wish you much success!
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Mother's Day - Fun Facts

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Mothers day is a day to honor good mothers everywhere and to bring families together.
Mothers Day Facts
Is the third most popular Holiday, after Christmas then Easter
o The carnation is the special flower for Mothers Day
o England celebrated a day called "Mothering Sunday," in the 1600's
o Anna M. Jarvis and was the founder of the now modern Mother's Day in the United States
o President Wilson proclaimed Mother's Day to be on the second Sunday in May
o President Woodrow Wilson made Mothers Day official in 1914
o Mothers Day is now celebrated in many countries around the world but not all celebrate on the same day
o Mothers Day is the third largest card sending holiday
o Mother's Day is the busiest day for the year for restaurants
o There are more phone calls made on Mother's Day than on any other day of the year
Mother Facts
o There are 84 million moms in the U.S
o The odds of a woman delivering twins is 1-in-33
o The odds of a woman delivering triplets is approximately 1-in-539
o August is the most popular month in which to have a baby
o About 4 million women will have babies this year
o The median age of a woman giving birth for the first time in the U.S. is 24.8
o 4.3 babies are born every second
o 72% of women with babies over the age of 1 work
o 55% of women with babies under the age of 1 work
o 7,300 diapers changes are performed on a child by their 2nd Birthday
Interesting Mom Facts
o Mrs. Vassilyev of Russia gave birth to 69 children between 1725 and 1765 making it the record of most kids.
o Rosanna Dalla Corte gave birth to a baby boy when she was 63 years old in Italy in 1994 making her the oldest to give birth.
o Signora Carmelina Fedele gave birth to a 22 lb 8 oz boy in Italy in 1955 which is the heaviest newborn.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017


Pregnancy and Fertility Over 40, Zinc May Help

If you're TTC or pregnant, make sure you're getting your zinc.  Zinc is an important mineral for both men and women.
It has antioxidant properties which may protect against aging.  Many also believe that it can aide the immune system.  This article talks about how it can help fertility:  Read more:

Why do I need zinc?
Your body needs zinc for the production, repair, and functioning of DNA, our genetic map and a basic building block of cells, so getting enough is particularly important for the rapid cell growth that occurs during pregnancy.


Zinc is an essential mineral that helps support your immune system, maintain your sense of taste and smell, and heal wounds. It's also important for forming healthy sperm and eggs.

How much do I need?
During pregnancy, you should be getting 11 milligrams (mg) of zinc a day, up from 9 mg when you're not pregnant or nursing. While breastfeeding, you'll need 12 mg. Women age 18 and younger need 13 mg a day during pregnancy and 14 mg while breastfeeding

 from: (

Sunday, May 07, 2017


Pregnancy Over 40 and All The Worry!

Maybe we're overeducated...maybe we're overly cautious...all I can say is that ignorance may be bliss. a point. When it comes to being pregnant, anything you can do to have a healthy happy baby, you should do. However, with the information age upon us, it seems that we're bombarded with all of the "what if's" that statistically will probably never happen.

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I spent six years reading everything I could find about fertility, pregnancy, miscarriage, etc. In retrospect, I'm glad I did because I developed my "pregnancy protocol" which, I believe, was a key everything was normal. Imagine that, I could have been one of those carefree women whose biggest problem was how to plan her maternity wardrobe! Oh what I put myself through those nine months. Funny thing is, there's still a piece of me that thinks if I was "overconfident" about being pregnant, something would have gone wrong. Once a worrywart, always a worrywart.
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piece of my successful pregnancy. The only problem was that I read too many horror stories along the way. When I finally did get pregnant with my daughter, I not only had a plan on how to have a healthy pregnancy, but I had a plan on how I was going to deal with every complication from pre-eclampsia, placenta previa, premature birth, incompetent cervix, Down Syndrome and the list goes on. I finally realized about nine months into my pregnancy that

Monday, May 01, 2017


Pregnancy Over 40, Infant Brain Development

I don't know any new mother or father who hasn't wondered what their baby is thinking. I would always talk to my daughter as if she understood every word I said. On some level, I think she did, even if it was just the "feeling" I transmitted behind my words.
 On thing parents always worry about while they're pregnant and after delivery is how the baby's brain is developing.
Here is an interesting article about the functioning of baby's brains:


From The Article:

"...The helpless, seemingly clueless infant staring up at you from his crib, limbs flailing, drool oozing,
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has a lot more going on inside his head than you ever imagined. A wealth of new research is leading pediatricians and child psychologists to rethink their long-held beliefs about the emotional and intellectual abilities of even very young babies. In 1890, psychologist William James famously described an infant's view of the world as "one great blooming, buzzing confusion." It was a notion that held for nearly a century: infants were simple-minded creatures who merely mimicked those around them and grasped only the most basic emotions—happy, sad, angry. Science is now giving us a much different picture of what goes on inside their hearts and heads. Long before they form their first words or attempt the feat of sitting up, they are already mastering complex emotions—jealousy, empathy, frustration—that were once thought to be learned much later in toddlerhood.

They are also far more sophisticated intellectually than we once believed. Babies as young as 4 months have advanced powers of deduction and an ability to decipher intricate patterns. They have a strikingly nuanced visual palette, which enables them to notice small differences, especially in faces, that adults and older children lose the ability to see. Until a baby is 3 months old, he can recognize a scrambled photograph of his mother just as quickly as a photo in which everything is in the right place. And big brothers and sisters beware: your sib has a long memory—and she can hold a grudge.

The new research is sure to enthrall new parents—See, Junior is a genius!—but it's more than just an academic exercise. Armed with the new information, pediatricians are starting to change the way they evaluate their youngest patients. In addition to tracking physical development, they are now focusing much more deeply on emotional advancement. The research shows how powerful emotional well-being is to a child's future health. A baby who fails to meet certain key "emotional milestones" may have trouble learning to speak, read and, later, do well in school. By reading emotional responses, doctors have begun to discover ways to tell if a baby as young as 3 months is showing early signs of possible psychological disorders, including depression, anxiety, learning disabilities and perhaps autism. "Instead of just asking if they're crawling or sitting, we're asking more questions about how they share their world with their caregivers," says Dr. Chet Johnson, chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics' early-childhood committee. "Do they point to things? When they see a new person, how do they react? How children do on social and emotional and language skills are better predictors of success in adulthood than motor skills are." The goal: in the not-too-distant future, researchers hope doctors will routinely identify at-risk kids years earlier than they do now—giving parents crucial extra time to turn things around..."

from: MSN/Newsweek

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