The brain cannot see or hear – it only reacts to the information that you feed it. Positive affirmations are your brains way of redirecting your bodys energy to keep you motivated. Negative affirmations like: I am always tired or I cant ever do anything right only serve to reinforce negative energy and stand in the way of your progress.
Once you find out you are pregnant, you may try to imagine what your baby will look like. With the help of an ultrasound, you can get your first glimpse of your baby while you are still pregnant. An ultrasound machine uses high-frequency sound waves to produce an image. Ultrasounds may be recommended by your doctor or midwife at various stages in pregnancy for different reasons.
The rate of multiple births has jumped, according to the March of Dimes, with the rate of twins increasing 70 percent between 1980 and 2004. Some factors in this increase are due to delayed childbearing and the increase in fertility treatments. For some women, multiple births are common in their family. For other women, the doctor cannot find any factor that explains their multiple pregnancy. Whatever the factors, a twin pregnancy increases complications for the mother and for her babies.