One study revealed that women who experience stress and want to get pregnant were more likely to give birth to a baby girl. A study conducted by Oxford University revealed that women with higher levels of cortisol are most likely to give birth to baby girl instead of expectant mothers who do not stress.

Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced in response to stress. The scientists also found their highest level cortisol only 25 percent likely to give birth to a baby boy.

The study examined 207 women in the months before they become pregnant. The experts found that women who experience short-term stress and fatigue will take longer to become pregnant.

Additional weight a few pounds during pregnancy can abuse leg. American Podiatric Medical Association suggests ways to overcome a painful leg and feet swelling during pregnancy:

1. Rest with your feet slightly higher as often as possible.

2. Do not fold your legs or ankles.

3. When seated, move your feet and renggangkan as often as possible.

4. Wear comfortable shoes. In addition to clothing, you may also have to try to buy new shoes, because pregnancy often also made ??stiffer longer and wider.

One more research on the benefits of breastfeeding was released. According to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology latest issue, the mothers who breastfeed within the recommended time (6-12 months) had a lower risk of high blood pressure later in life.

Research, however, does not conclude that breastfeeding is the reason for creating a healthy blood pressure. But they add to evidence that breastfeeding may have benefits not only for baby but for mom as well.

In general, experts recommend that babies be exclusively breastfed during their first six months, then continue to get milk with solid foods until they are one year.

Babies should sleep in the same bed with their mothers until they are aged at least three years. This suggestion comes from a pediatrician who found that two-day-old infant is placed in cribs less well than those who slept in his mother’s chest.

The doctor claims, sleep apart from the mother’s sleep will make them become more stressful.

Researchers are concerned, sleeping alone makes it more difficult bound mothers with their children and can damage the developing brain that causes bad behavior as the child’s growth.

A new study finds that a female character or feminine personalities tend to have more children. Really?

Based on research by scientists at St Andrews University, which included 25 young women mentioned by looking at the shape of the face, a man can find out if his wife wanted to have large families or not.

The respondents were asked about how and when they want to have children. 25 respondents were also measured levels of estrogen in the body.

According to research, feminine-looking women who tend to have large families.

Additional a few pounds gain during pregnancy, can abuse mother leg. American Podiatric Medical Association suggests ways to overcome a painful leg and feet swelling during pregnancy:

1. Rest with your feet slightly higher as often as possible.
2. Do not fold your legs or ankles.
3. When seated, move your feet and renggangkan as often as possible.
4. Wear comfortable shoes. In addition to clothing, you may also have to try to buy new shoes, because pregnancy often also made ??stiffer longer and wider.

More than half of women believe that before reaching the age of 30 is the best time for delivery.

The majority of women – 59 percent – believe in the age of 29 they will be in the best position to have a baby. At this age they feel financially secure to pay the cost of raising a child.

Most women also believe that at this point they feel most secure in their relationship. They felt like they were in a stable relationship and loving, so ready to have babies.

In a previous article we discussed the benefits of coconut water for general health, but in fact other than beneficial for our bodies, drinking coconut water during pregnancy is recommended, because it has many health benefits for mother and baby.

There are many essential nutrients in coconut water and have the same level of electrolytic balance we have in the blood. Coconut water is naturally sterile as well. In general, coconut water is very healthy, but even more beneficial for pregnant women.

Movements when swimming can help to train the legs and hands, heart and respiratory system of infants. Besides playing in the water will make the kids happy and closer to her parents. When the benefits of swimming activity can be so much, when your baby may be invited to swim?

There are two views regarding the most appropriate age to invite children to swim. Some believe the baby could be introduced on the activity if the head started swimming when she was being held in an upright sitting position.

Baby stroller that is widely used to facilitate the mother took the children on walks was dangerous because it could be claimed stressor for infants.

Based on research by the University of Dundee, Scotland, who often use baby stroller can be stunted. It happens when parents push children to the stroller position facing forward (not facing their mother’s face).

This method tends to make children become anxious in the presence of adults they do not know.