Parenting tips: Should I buy baby furniture?

setting up the nursery can be an expensive fun. Furniture for babies may look adorable, but are they practical in the longer term? Read what experiences BabyCenter parents have made. Do baby furniture make life easier? ""I think the deciding thing is your own home, our nursery is small so the furniture could not be big
Pregnancy - The most popular given names in Germany Pregnancy

The most popular given names in Germany

The most popular first names in Germany 2015 Die Every year, the German Language Society publishes a list of the most popular first names in Germany of the previous year. In 2015, the girls name hit list is almost the same as last year, with only a few minor shifts here and there. Leon has become much more popular with the boy names and new is another classic first name
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Pregnancy - The Four Best Ways To Protect Your Pelvic Floor During And After Pregnancy Pregnancy

The Four Best Ways To Protect Your Pelvic Floor During And After Pregnancy

carolyn Vandyken is a pelvic physiotherapist and co-owner of Pelvic Health Solutions, a school that teaches pelvic floor problems and incontinence. She recommends the following protective measures for the pelvic floor during pregnancy and after childbirth: Preparing for Pregnancy First and foremost
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Pregnancy - How to Protect Your Back and Pelvis Pregnancy

How to Protect Your Back and Pelvis

How to wear the back of the new load As your baby grows, the pressure on your spine increases. This adjusts your posture to compensate for the weight of the baby. You may find that the arch of your lower back is emphasized, and you feel as if you are leaning backwards. These changes are necessary to balance you out.
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Pregnancy - 15 Simple folic acid prescriptions Pregnancy

15 Simple folic acid prescriptions

the recipes are calculated (unless otherwise stated) for 4 people. All suggestions can be enriched with wheat germ. Wheat and vegetable risotto 200 g wheat 50 cl water 2 onions 1 carrot 100 g green beans 100 g leek salt, pepper Coriander ground 25 g Sbrinz (or other hard cheese) Rinse the wheat in a colander and soak overnight in cold water.
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Pregnancy - Naming right: Which first name am I allowed to give my child? Pregnancy

Naming right: Which first name am I allowed to give my child?

Pumuckl, Hanswurst or Flipper - may parents call your baby that? In Germany the choice of the first name is relatively restricted. While in America, for example, children can be called car brands, cities, months or comic heroes, this is usually not allowed in Germany. When registering, the registry office decides whether the first name desired by the parents violates the child's right to privacy.
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Pregnancy - Intermittent and spotting Pregnancy

Intermittent and spotting

What are spotting and are they normal? Spotting, also known as spotting, is very slight vaginal bleeding, comparable to the period, but much weaker. They vary in color from red to brown. Usually the cause is harmless. It's only natural that you are worried if you notice spotting or blood. But you do not have to worry
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Pregnancy - What is an ectopic pregnancy? Pregnancy

What is an ectopic pregnancy?

What is an ectopic pregnancy? Medically, the ectopic pregnancy becomes ectopic pregnancy. Ektop means ""in the wrong place."" It's a pregnancy that develops outside of the uterus, and occurs in one out of every 100 pregnancies in Germany (RCOG 2004: 1) - a slight upward trend. Most ectopic pregnancies ( 95%) develop in one of the fallopian tubes (Varma and Gutpa 2009)
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Pregnancy - What ultrasounds will I have? Pregnancy

What ultrasounds will I have?

This information on ultrasound examinations relates to Germany. If you do not live in Germany, then please inform yourself here: Ultrasound examinations for pregnant women in Austria Ultrasound examinations for pregnant women in Switzerland In which weeks of pregnancy are my ultrasound examinations?
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Pregnancy - Obstetrics: forceps and aspirator Pregnancy

Obstetrics: forceps and aspirator

What is Obstetrics? In about eight percent of all cases, a baby in Germany needs help at birth (Hopp). Obstetrics (sometimes referred to as vaginal-operative delivery) use instruments (either forceps or, significantly more commonly, suction cups) that are applied to your baby's head so that it can be pulled out.
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Pregnancy - Which fruit is recommended for pregnant women? Pregnancy

Which fruit is recommended for pregnant women?

In pregnancy, it is important to be particularly healthy and nutritious, after all, two living things must be supplied with all the vitamins and minerals. In the following table we have compiled for you which fruit is particularly suitable for pregnant women and what the individual fruits contain. More about vegetables can be found in our article ""Recommended vegetables for pregnant women"".
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Pregnancy - Aromatherapy in Pregnancy Pregnancy

Aromatherapy in Pregnancy

What is aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is an alternative cure in the field of complementary medicine. Highly concentrated substances from plants are used, so-called essential oils. Not only do they have a pleasant smell, they also have a therapeutic effect, but should only be used drop by drop. During pregnancy
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Pregnancy - Group B streptococcus in pregnancy Pregnancy

Group B streptococcus in pregnancy

What are group B streptococci ? Group B streptococcus or B-streptococci are one of many types of bacteria that live in the human body. About every third woman has these streptococci without knowing it (Heath and Jardin 2010). About one-third of all pregnant women also have group B streptococci in their vaginas.
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Pregnancy - Healthy pregnant with overweight Pregnancy

Healthy pregnant with overweight

How does my weight affect my unborn child and me? Most pregnant overweight women experience both pregnancy and childbirth without health problems. Even so, if you are severely overweight and have an increased body mass index (BMI), you may also be at higher risk of certain complications during pregnancy.
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Pregnancy - First Name Ideas Inspired by Oscar Winners Pregnancy

First Name Ideas Inspired by Oscar Winners

if your little one already tends to drama in the belly, then you might not only want him give it an Oscar, but also name it after an Oscar winner. Maybe a new movie star is growing up! Here you will find a list of Oscar winners and Oscar winners, as well as the films with which they were victorious.
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Pregnancy - How Your Age Affects Pregnancy and Birth Pregnancy

How Your Age Affects Pregnancy and Birth

at the first child already ( far) over 30 - that is quite normal today. More and more women are so-called late-bearers. However, you may be wondering if your age might be detrimental to your baby's pregnancy and birth. Or if it still works with the children's wars. But do you really have to worry? Not really.
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Pregnancy - The Waterbirth Pregnancy

The Waterbirth

What exactly is a water birth? During a water birth in the narrower sense, the woman giving birth spends the time from the opening to the expulsion period in a childbearing basin - the actual birth therefore takes place under water. But that is only the case with very few births. Often water birth means that the expectant mother spends the labor and the ejection phase ""on land"" and only the actual birth takes place in the water (Steck et al 2007).
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Pregnancy - You are 3 weeks pregnant Pregnancy

You are 3 weeks pregnant

sSW 3: you are 3 weeks and a certain number of days pregnant! Some call it the 4th week of pregnancy. (Find out more about calculating your pregnancy week). How Your Baby Develops During This Week This week of pregnancy happens in your body a lot. Your baby is a small ball of a few hundred cells that divide countless times.
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Pregnancy - SSW 41: you are 41 weeks pregnant Pregnancy

SSW 41: you are 41 weeks pregnant

ssw 41: You are now 41 weeks and a certain number of days pregnant! Some call it the 42nd week of pregnancy. (Find out more about calculating your pregnancy week.) How Your Baby Develops During This Week Your child has grown further. Children born or born at week 41 of pregnancy weigh on average 3, 6 kilos.
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Pregnancy - Ssw 40: you are 40 weeks pregnant Pregnancy

Ssw 40: you are 40 weeks pregnant

sSW 40: You are now 40 weeks and a certain number of days pregnant! Some call it the 41st week of pregnancy. (Find out more about how to calculate your pregnancy week.) How Your Baby Develops During This Week The exact size and weight of your baby is hard to estimate as the babies in the last trimester of pregnancy
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Pregnancy - The most popular first names in Germany 2014 Pregnancy

The most popular first names in Germany 2014

The most popular first names in Germany 2014 Every year, the German Language Society publishes a list of the most popular German given names Last year out. The year 2014 has brought little change to the year 2013, the most popular girl names have remained the same, although with a few shifts back and forth.
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