Pregnancy in ”Active Mode!” Here’s Why and How

Sometimes, despite knowing better, we still find excuses to do things differently. During pregnancy this tendency can easily grow: after all, it is the pregnant woman who is having a tough time and everyone has to be sweet to her. Being lazy during pregnancy is, therefore, the easiest thing a pregnant woman can do. Moreover, […]

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The best gift for a pregnant woman!

When pondering about what to gift a pregnant woman, baby outfits and toys are likely to be the first things to come to mind. After all, they are easy to buy, a need for any mother-to-be and, not unimportantly, super cute and irresistible! Having said that, that is not what this post is about. Rather, […]

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Back in Shape: The first 40 days!

I followed my Indian roots for the first 40 days after delivery. You must be thinking: What does that mean? And why 40 days? Let me elaborate. The Indian culture (and also the Chinese culture) believes that approximately the first 1.5 month after delivery is critical for both mother and baby. Your body is weak […]

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My mindset on giving birth

The quote above couldn’t be more precise to express my mindset on giving birth, or delivery. It’s so important to understand that your mind controls a large part of the way you feel, think and experience things. Why do you think thousands, if not millions, of books and articles are written on how to stay […]

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Invisible tummy yet visible symptoms!

From nausea, perhaps with vomiting, to mood swings and swollen breasts. There are many symptoms suggesting the early stage of pregnancy. You may well be unaware that you are pregnant; so, it is time to take a pregnancy test. If you have just got to know that you are pregnant, then I want to congratulate […]

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Baby Prep Series: Baby Care

The Baby Prep Series are about products that you, as parent, ”need” for you little one. I call it Baby Prep, because I personally like to have everything in house before the baby arrives. This series is divided into four posts in the following order: Baby Care; Baby Sleep; Baby Travel; and Baby Feed. I will be […]

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Pregnancy isn’t always sunshine

By the time your social circle learns about your pregnancy and you receive sweet messages from near and dear ones, chances are you are in the final weeks of your first trimester. In other words, you might be still processing your pregnancy mentally, but certainly also emotionally. Surely it does not help that in the […]

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