All posts tagged "Babies & Pregnancy"

  • What to look out for when buying a mom bike in Tokyo

    When it comes to Tokyo living, the most important purchase for most families is a bicycle. Buying a bicycle requires knowing what to look out for says Liz, a 28-year old Tokyo mom who was disappointed when...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Japanese researcher cautions parents not to do this when their baby cries

    A baby is a joy to have. But excessive crying can oftentimes be the cause of parenting stress.  Takeo Fujiwara, Director of the National Child Research Institute Center (Medicine Research Department) warns parents to curb the negative...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • World’s smallest folding stroller recognized by Guinness World Records

    Moms – here comes the product to watch. GB Pockit, the new carry-it-anywhere folding stroller weighs only 9 lbs (or approx 4 kg).  With just a push of a button,  the stroller folds nicely into one of...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • Why sleeping in a stroller or child seat for extended hours could be fatal

    An 11-week old American baby, Shepard Dodd, was put to sleep in a car seat at a day care center where he was left.  A couple of hours later, the daycare staff checked on him. He was...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • New French study links genital deformities in newborn baby boys to pollutants

    The results of a new study made by French research professors at the Centre hospitalier régional universitaire (CHRU) de Montpellier in France show that a pregnant woman regularly exposed to pollutants (in detergents, pesticides and hair grooming...

    • Posted June 6, 2015
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  • Great home remedy for stretch marks

    Stretch marks produced in our skin after pregnancy can be annoying.  While cosmetic surgery is the most effective way to get rid of them effectively, the prohibitive cost is an issue for many. To eliminate stretch marks...

    • Posted May 7, 2015
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  • Why is Strength Training Good for Pregnant Women?

    Research shows that gentle cardiovascular and strength training are beneficial throughout pregnancy. Strength training is a great form of exercise to perform throughout pregnancy. A well-balanced strength training program, focused on correct movement, will help maintain ideal...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Reduce Stress

    In the last trimester of my pregnancy, I gained just 15 lbs which means my weight after labor was almost the same as it was before pregnancy. However, it does not mean I have burned calories only...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • App-solutely useful

    Australiam mum-of-two Hayley Reid has developed a unique, patented app that allows parents to capture their baby’s precious handprints and footprints with an iPhone or iPad. Hayley got the idea for GroPrint when she attempted to make...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • How much sleep do children really need?

    Kids acting grouchy and exhibiting bad behavior is often the result of not having enough sleep. A new study in pediatrics suggests that children who do not get enough sleep show symptoms of ADHD. Eight-year-olds in the...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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