Mom’s preparation

 Are affirmations really useful in pregnancy?
Affirmations are a powerful way to influence your subconscious and bring about the desired results. The subconscious mind is a powerful tool that can work both ways if not properly trained. Once you decide on a path of action, the subconscious mind will guide you through it to achieve your end goal, manifested by the communication between the conscious and the subconscious mind. The following methods of use are suggested.

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Repeating affirmations
This can be done in your mind or spoken aloud, but it is essential to repeat the positive affirmations everyday. This can be done ideally in the morning or right before bedtime, as it allows the subconscious to continue working on it even whilst you are sleeping.
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Writing down your affirmations
By writing down your affirmations, it is a reinforcement process that forces your mind to focus on it. By imprinting the importance of these affirmations in your subconscious, you are allowing it to be accepted and acted upon. It is also useful to leave the list in prominent areas such as your work space so that you are constantly reminded of the positive thoughts.
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. Listening to a self-recorded tape
Over time, you will find that it is more than sufficient to listen to your voice repeating the affirmations. It will then be less important to consciously think of your positive affirmations.
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February 26th, 2012  |  Published in Mom's preparation

The 5 Secret  Simple ways to prepare yourself, enjoy your pregnancy and have an easy birth!

By Gurjeet S Minhas RN, MSN

Dear New Mom to be

Are you expecting for the first time and feel increasingly concerned about the negative media messages and rising use of drugs and c sections?

Have you heard horror stories from your friends and family members who relate their birth experiences to you in vivid graphic details?

Would you like to keep yourself relaxed without heading deeper into stress and overwhelm?

Then preparing and empowering yourself is your next step

Without wasting time let us dive into the 5 secrets that will help you know the truth related to having an easy relaxed birth and how you can easily take control and empower yourself.

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February 24th, 2012  |  Published in Mom's preparation

“Why you really need to prepare yourself for an easy natural childbirth and how your baby benefits too”!

IS THINKING OF YOUR CHILD’S BIRTH MAKING YOU NERVOUS?
Hi! I’m Gurjeet S Minhas, certified hypnotherapist, registered nurse, and a Joyous Birth instructor and I’m so glad you decided to read this! If you want peace and more control of your health during your pregnancy AND desire to have an easy joyous labour, if you’d like to enjoy your pregnancy and birth rather than suffer through it, then… you’ve reached the right place.

I absolutely LOVE what I do and I help pregnant women achieve the birth they had only dreamed of. Get rid of all the distractions around you right now and focus on this Report because this could change your life! So, let’s get started….!

The information you’ll learn can make the difference between worrying about the type of birth you will have to one where you’re sure about what you really want and how preparing yourself during pregnancy can help you easily experience it!

Let us first look at the actual state of affairs when you have a c section and compare it with what happens during a normal vaginal birth without drugs or pain when the mom has the support of her own baby and the preparation of her mind body and spirit!

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February 24th, 2012  |  Published in Mom's preparation

 How can I be sure that I am well hydrated during my pregnancy?

A pregnant woman needs, on average, approximately 10 cups (2.3 liters) of fluid per day.  Listen to your thirst signaland enjoy a quick smoothie, a few slices of watermelon or a delicious, tall glass of water! It is important that you are drinking plenty of water, juice, and milk rather than caffeinated beverages.  If you just don’t like the taste of water, try adding a wedge of lemon or lime, or a little juice for additional flavor. If you’re not sure how much water you drink each day, fill a 64-ounce (2litres) container and try to finish it by the end of the day.This includes the recommended three to four glasses of milk or calcium-fortified soy beverage. Fluid requirements can also be met with a glass or two of fruit or vegetable juice, herbal tea, soup, rice drink or any other non-alcoholic refreshment.  Fresh fruit juices can contribute to your fluid intake.  Drinking water – either bottled or filtered tap water – is a great way to rehydrate during or between meals. In addition, your body will derive water from food, especially fruit, vegetables and semi-liquid foods like yogurt. Read more »

February 23rd, 2012  |  Published in Mom's preparation

What happens during Birth?

How does the normal human birth occur?
This is a top question on the mind of many pregnant women. They have heard many stories of the birth experience, yet they are still confused and not sure as to what really happens. So how exactly does the birth process get started and how does the body proceed to give birth to the newborn?The labor process begins on its own at the predestined time. The production of oxytocin in the body gradually increases on its own and it slowly gets the uterus to start contracting in an attempt to open the cervix (lower part of the uterus). The cervix gets thinner and thinner and then starts opening up. This allows the baby to come down and finally out into the world. There are different stages that the uterus goes through and these are described below. Read more »

February 23rd, 2012  |  Published in Mom's preparation

Knowing what to expect gives you Power


Knowing what to expect during childbirth is important

Preparing for the birth of your baby can be an overwhelming and exciting task, particularly if you have never been through the childbirth process before. It can be scary to think about going into labor, worrying if you will know for sure when the time comes, scared to be alone during the process. But now, there are many options for making childbirth easier, and the birth of your child shouldn’t be quite so scary. There are many ways to prepare yourself for the birth of your child, you just have to choose which path to follow, and who’s advice you want to take.Your OB, GP or Midwife, can talk with you more about the birthing process, and can help you know what to expect. During routine exams throughout the pregnancy he or she will try to answer any questions that you may have, and provide you with booklets and videos that give you more information about pregnancy and birth. Your spouse or other loved one can come along with you to your appointments, to keep up with the progress you are making, and to ask any questions, or voice any concerns that they may have. Read more »

January 22nd, 2012  |  Published in Mom's preparation