Many expectant parents are excited to find out whether they are having a baby boy or a baby girl. While some enjoy the surprise of finding out their baby's sex at birth, others are anxious to find out their baby's gender as early as possible. There are many old wives' tales that are quick to offer a prediction of your baby's sex, but with today's scientific advancements there … [Read more...] about At What Week of Pregnancy Can You Tell if it’s a Girl or Boy?
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Your baby's brain starts developing almost at the moment of conception, according to the Long Island Spectrum Center website. By the time you are three weeks pregnant, the developing embryo has formed a neural groove, which is the foundation for the brain structure. By the time your baby is born, her brain will have over 100 billion neurons. First Trimester The brain grows … [Read more...] about Baby Brain Development in the Womb
We all have a problem with fat. Actually, most of us have two problems with fat. I'm sure you are familiar with the first problem - that our bodies overproduce fat. Statistically speaking, most Americans just need to look down at the waistline to see how big the problem is for them. But, you probably don't realize that you aren't getting enough good fats in your diet. I know … [Read more...] about Why You Might Need MORE Fat In Your Diet!
When you are pregnant, you need to eat certain foods to make sure your baby's brain develops properly. Your baby will need plenty of omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients, such as choline and zinc, for his brain and nervous system to develop properly. Also, make sure you get enough folic acid in your diet so that your baby's neural tubes develop properly. Prenatal vitamins … [Read more...] about Brain Food During Pregnancy
Noninvasive screening tests performed during your first trimester can give you valuable, if inconclusive, information about your baby's risk for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities. Diagnostic DNA tests can be performed as early as the first trimester and can conclusively tell you what blood tests and ultrasounds cannot. Certain prenatal tests can also determine … [Read more...] about Early DNA Tests on Pregnant Women