Postpartum Guide from The Modern Midwife
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by Ciara Barrett
4M ago
Postpartum Guide from The Modern Midwife ● The postpartum period encompasses the time immediately after birth and extends to around six to eight weeks after birth. Yet I often say postpartum extends far beyond those early weeks. Looking after yourself postpartum is crucial because there is a window of opportunity to promote health with lasting impacts. ● There are a significant amount of changes that take place in a short space of time. I will discuss the important needs for mums in postpartum and offer advice and guidance on ways you can make this period more manageable for yourself. After B ..read more
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Iron Supplements For Vegetarians
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by Brian Devane
7M ago
The best iron supplements for vegetarians For those who follow a vegetarian or plant-based diet, iron supplements for vegetarians are a reliable and easy way to reduce the risk of low iron levels and support overall physical and mental health. It can be challenging to get sufficient iron from food alone for those who avoid or restrict animal-based sources of iron. An iron supplement suitable for vegetarians can be an excellent solution to support iron levels alongside a healthy and balanced plant-based diet. In this article, we’ll cover the following topics and frequently asked questions: Iro ..read more
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Top 50 Doula Blogs & Websites For Expecting Parents to Follow In 2021
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
Pregnancy and parenting can be daunting, to say the least, and scrolling through the wealth of information online can be overwhelming. Pregnancy often throws up a million and one questions that we depend on online pregnancy resources to answer. Luckily for you, we have taken the time to put together the best Doula blogs to follow in the USA to help you on your pregnancy journey. These blogs provide insight into everything from dehydration in pregnancy to prenatal exercises and birthing positions. If you are pregnant looking for advice, this post will be perfect for you! P.S, if you think we ha ..read more
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The Sunniest Counties In Ireland [Map]
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
Ireland isn’t known for year-round sunshine, but when the sun is shining there isn’t a better place to be than the Emerald Isle. With Vitamin D being so important for the immune system and sunshine is an important element in helping the body create Vitamin D, we thought it might be cool to figure out which counties in Ireland get the most sunshine and turn it into a map. Whether you’re planning on booking a staycation, moving to another county to work remotely, or just fancy a bit of outdoor dining, you should find our map of sunshine hotspots and not-spots very useful! Not surprisingly, the ..read more
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Top Dallas Based Nutrionists & Food Experts To Follow On Social Media
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
There is so much food inspiration on social media it’s hard to figure out who to follow. Everywhere we turn, it seems we’re getting advice on what to eat (or not eat) and how to fuel our bodies. Luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of the best Dallas based nutritionists and food experts to follow on social media (in no particular order), if you want to get the most up-to-date information about food and nutrition. We’ve also included a few former Dallasites who are now based in new cities. They all know their way around an avocado and have a thing or two to say about coconut oil. They are sur ..read more
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Folate and Folic Acid: Why it’s so important.
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
We hear a lot of stuff that’s important for pregnancy. Sometimes it can seem really overwhelming and sometimes the advice is conflicting – but there is one area where there is pretty much universal agreement and that is the importance of taking folate supplements. Folate is part of the B group of vitamins. It is vital for general health as it is used to make our DNA and for cell division.  It helps the body with amino acid synthesis and in pregnancy it contributes to maternal tissue growth. Taking a folate supplement in pregnancy is recommended as it significantly reduces the risk of the ..read more
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How to Take Iron Pills Without Getting Sick
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
Iron is one of your body’s most vital nutrients. We get iron from our food. A healthy balanced diet should ensure we have sufficient iron in our diets. In some cases, like during pregnancy or due to a restricted diet, it may be necessary to take an iron supplement to keep up our iron levels. Some people find it challenging to take iron supplements without feeling sick, often experiencing stomach irritation and nausea. But how can you ensure that supplementing with iron doesn’t make you feel sick? This is the question we’re going to be answering in this article. First of all, there are a f ..read more
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Iron Supplements For Men – Do Men Need More Iron?
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
A man’s body needs iron to support a healthy immune function, reduce tiredness and fatigue, allow oxygen transport via the hemoglobin present in red blood cells and support normal energy metabolism as well as cognitive function. Getting the right amount of iron can improve a man’s mental performance in his day-to-day life, although this is not always easy. Unlike women – who regularly lose iron through blood loss during menstruation – it is often not difficult for men to ingest good levels of iron from food as a result of a healthy, varied diet. However, despite this, diet alone may not be suf ..read more
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How to Take Iron Pills Without Getting Sick
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
Iron is one of your body’s most vital nutrients. We get iron from our food. A healthy balanced diet should ensure we have sufficient iron in our diets. In some cases, like during pregnancy or due to a restricted diet, it may be necessary to take an iron supplement to keep up our iron levels. Some people find it challenging to take iron supplements without feeling sick, often experiencing stomach irritation and nausea. But how can you ensure that supplementing with iron doesn’t make you feel sick? This is the question we’re going to be answering in this article. First of all, there are a f ..read more
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Iron Supplements for Women – Do Women Need More Iron?
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by Claire O'Brien
1y ago
In this post we will cover; Do Females Need To Take Iron Supplements? How do Iron Supplements Help Women? The Best Iron Supplement For Women Women’s bodies rely on iron in order to support several key bodily functions, including bolstering a healthy immune system, maintaining energy levels, and transporting oxygen via red blood cells. Iron also plays a key role in supporting our immune system, metabolism, and cognitive function, and insufficient iron levels can leave a person feeling fatigued and muddled. Getting the right amount of iron is crucial to a woman’s physical health and ment ..read more
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