Aquanatal classes near Windsor.
What is Aquanatal? Aquanatal are water-based exercises for fitness during and after pregnancy. It is an effective and safest way of exercises for pregnant women. Aquanatal classes are conducted by trained aquanatal instructor or experienced midwives. Aquanatal classes take place in swimming pools. Since aquanatal classes are conducted in water, the properties of water make you to relax more and maintain your physical and mental fitness. Will I be benefited from Aquanatal Exercises? Aquanatal exercises will make you physically and mentally fit. It can reduce pain and swelling. It can reduce back pain during and after pregnancy. It helps to lower the risk of diabetics and blood pressure. It helps to improve your blood circulation. Aquanatal exercises increases the stamina of your body. You will feel less tired and will be active during pregnancy. You will get a good sleep. It helps to maintain your posture. What are Aqua Aerobics Pregnancy Classes? Aqua aerobic classes are good for women during pregnancy and after birth. Aqua aerobics makes the delivery easier. Swimming or water aerobics is a good workout during pregnancy. Aqua aerobics during pregnancy is less stressful than other types of aerobics. It specially designed for pregnant women. As it […]
While pregnant, this is one of the important question that keeps arriving in front of your family, Cord Blood Banking. Here are a few things you need to know about it: What is Cord Blood? Your baby is connected with your placenta through the umbilical Cord which contains three vessels, two of them are arteries which carry blood from the baby to the placenta and a larger vein, which carries blood back to the baby. It carries oxygen and nutrients from the mother’s placenta into the baby’s bloodstream and bring back the waste products like carbon dioxide, from your baby to the placenta. It is usually 60 cm long which allows the baby to move freely inside you without harming it. Why is cord blood so important? Once your baby’s cord is cut, there is some blood that remains in the placenta and umbilical cord known as cord blood. This blood is rich in stem cells as found in bone marrow and can be used to treat many life threatening conditions such as Cancer, immunity related issues, genetic disorders to name a few. This is the reason why Cord Blood Banking is gaining a lot of importance these days. It […]
Folic acid also known as Vitamin B9 is one of the most important vitamin you need to take before conception and during pregnancy. Your midwife or doctor would have already recommended you to take a prenatal vitamin which includes the daily recommended requisite of 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid before and during pregnancy can help prevent birth defects of your baby’s brain and spinal cord. You can also top it up every morning with a bowl of dry fruit and fortified cereal (corn flakes / oats). Why do I need Folic Acid, what are the benefits? Folic acid is very important for the development of a healthy foetus. Folic acid can reduce the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs) significantly. Your baby’s neural tube may not close correctly due to the lack of Folic acid and she could develop the following health problems Spina bifida: incomplete spinal cord development Anencephaly: incomplete brain development Cleft lip and palate Premature birth Low birth weight Miscarriage Poor growth in the womb Preeclampsia Heart disease Stroke Some types of cancers Alzheimer’s disease What is Folic Acid and when should I start taking Folic Acid? Folic acid is a form of a Vitamin B called […]