Archive for May, 2012

Posted by admin on May 29, 2012

Once your baby hits 38 weeks, you need to be ready for any critical situation. Pregnancy week 38 is almost the end of your 40-week journey. All the systems of your baby are fully developed and can function. Your baby is ready for life outside the belly.

Your baby develops the grasp reflex. He / she is used to grip the umbilical cord and clench his/her fists. The grasp reflex will remain strong until your baby is about six months when he / she has more of a choice of whether he / she catches something.

The level of amniotic fluid surrounding the baby continues to decrease steadily this week. But do not worry – your toddler still has a lot of amniotic fluid to protect him / her.

In fact, eye color of your baby could change in the first year of his / her life. For example, if your baby is born with blue eyes, they could go brown when he / she is 6-8 months old. Of

Treadmill Incline Workout Running for Weight Loss – 30 Minutes Fat Blaster Workout Program

Posted by Marcus Selle on May 27, 2012

When it comes to staying fit indoors, an incline treadmill workout is the way to go. Not only this type of workout is ideal for burning colossal amounts of calories, the incline workouts helps you simulate hill running without struggling to find a good hill to run on or be the victim of outside weather conditions.

In addition, the incline helps you build muscle mass (an effective way to strengthen your gluteal muscles and hamstrings), boosts cardiovascular power, prevents boredom, and grants you a great cardiovascular workout without having to increase speed.

Therefore, if you’re looking to incorporate incline treadmill workouts into your training program, here are some practical tips that can help.

What is Incline Training?

Treadmill incline training is the performance of movements using a surface with an incline. A

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IU bisexuality studies focus on health, behavior and identity

Posted by Sienna Mullaly on May 27, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Bisexuality, often stigmatized, typically has been lumped with homosexuality in previous public health research. But when Indiana University scientists recently focused on the health issues and behaviors specific to behaviorally bisexual men and women, they found tremendous variety, and that commonly used labels, such as heterosexual and homosexual, can sometimes do more harm than good.

Bisexual, gay, lesbian, queer, men who have sex with men , women who have sex with women — these are just some of the terms commonly used to characterize sexual partnering and attraction in recent research. Behavioral science researchers have long known that socially constructed sexual identity “labels” are often not always reflective of the diversity and complexity of an individual’s sexual behaviors.

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What to Expect from Baby’s Nap

Posted by Mason Perdriau on May 25, 2012

The fact of the matter is that most parents of newborns relish those times when baby goes down for a nap. Those nights of interrupted sleep can be truly draining, and the fact of the matter is that wise parents will take advantage of whatever pockets of time they can find in order to catch a few extra minutes of shut-eye. Having a firm grasp on napping expectations is key if you’re going to keep your sanity and get what sleep you can.

Here’s what you can expect during those first couple of years in terms of your baby’s sleep patterns and napping expectations:

  • For the first couple of months, babies’ sleep patterns will be very unpredictable. Babies may sleep anywhere from 10 to 18 hours a day. They may sleep for several hours at a time, but not always during the nighttime. They’re probably going to be awake for about one to three hours at a time.
  • From the ages of three months to about 11 months. You can e

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