The heat of the summer can take its toll on any woman, especially if they’re pregnant. If you’re planning on spending any length of time outdoors during the hottest months of the year, there are some things you’ll want to do to protect yourself. Putting you and your baby’s needs first is essential because it prevents sun damage from occurring to your skin and heatstroke which could cause significant birth defects in a developing fetus […]
With summer fast approaching, you’ve likely got warm weather activities on the brain. If all you can think about is spending time outdoors in the sun, you’re not alone. Many people can’t wait to get their fair share of vitamin D. If this sounds like you, there are some things you can do in preparation for summer.
Here are some of the ways you can treat your body well in the upcoming months:
Hydrate frequently. Water […]
Self-care is healthcare. It’s deserving of your time because it helps you feel so good. When you’re at your best, you’re more compelled to help others. You’re better equipped to do so, too.
Here is how to be better to yourself in five easy steps:
Listen to and respond to your body’s cues. If you’re tired, rest. If you’re hungry, eat. If you’re thirsty, drink. Don’t postpone these activities because they can negatively affect your health […]
National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is an annual initiative that takes place in May. This year’s celebration is scheduled for May 13th-19th, 2018. Opportunities exist for you to educate and advocate for yourself and others. In fact, WomensHealth.gov offers activities that you can engage in depending on the age group you fall into. There are suggestions listed for women in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.
Here are five ways to get […]
Now that spring is almost here, it’s time to start thinking about all the things you can do to feel better about yourself, your health, and your lifestyle. In addition to decluttering your home by spring cleaning, you should come up with a spring health care checklist. Crossing items of the list help you be better prepared for the rest of the year.
Here is your spring health care checklist:
Make sure that you get plenty […]