With more than four million babies born in the United States each year, it’s easy to forget how miraculous each newborn really is. Once an egg is fertilized it must undergo millions of cell division and differentiation in order to develop into a normal baby.
Pregnancy is not an excuse to lay around and procrastinate beginning a regular exercise program. It is true, there are some pregnant women who should not exercise because of a specific health condition but most expectant women will benefit from being active during their pregnancy.
After having a baby, many women feel sad, cry frequently or get angry and easily irritated with everyday situations. They may feel overwhelmed, completely exhausted or even anxious and worried all the time.
Holidays are a great time of year to focus on family, friends, and gratitude. Even though we have our own challenges, it is important to look for ways to help others who may be struggling. Helping those in need is fulfilling but also a reminder of how comparatively fortunate we are. Helping others creates happiness.