To help clarify things, we asked three experts, a pre and postnatal specialist, nutritionist and naturopath, to simplify the dos and don’ts of pregnancy. SURPRISING FOODS YOU CAN EAT WHILE PREGNANT: What many people probably didn’t know is sushi made with raw fish can actually be OK for pregnant women to eat “as long as the fish has been frozen first and handled and prepared properly”, according to Lisa Guy, a naturopath and founder of Art of Healing. She explained sometimes raw fish like salmon can contain parasitic worms that can cause an infection, but freezing will kill any worms in the fish. An expert said sushi made with raw fish can actually be OK for pregnant women to eat so long as the fish has been frozen first and handled and prepared properly.Source:istock “Raw fish though is also more likely to contain bacteria such as listeria which can cause food poisoning,” Ms Guy advised. “You also need to be careful though to what type of … [Read more...] about Pregnancy tips: Foods you can and cannot eat while pregnant
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The artist who lived in the Blue Mountains must have felt his time was nearly up. In January 1969 he had donated more than $300,000 worth of his original artwork to the University of Melbourne’s school of architecture. In February he celebrated his 90th birthday but his health began to deteriorate as the year went on. In November he was hospitalised and on November 21, 1969, 50 years ago today Norman Lindsay died. He left an estate valued at about $65,697, the equivalent of about $787,000 today. Artist Norman Lindsay.Source:News Corp Australia The Trumpet Calls, an enlistment poster by Norman Lindsay. Picture: National Library of AustraliaSource:Supplied The bulk of his estate was bequeathed to the National Trust, on the condition that it buy his house at Faulconbridge to set it up as a museum and gallery dedicated to his life and works. In the last few months of his life he spent a lot of his time putting his home in order so it could be preserved. It later became the Norman … [Read more...] about Controversial artist Norman Lindsay knew his time was up
A 33-year-old math teacher, Meghana Nair, who is over seven months pregnant took to Twitter to reach out to Bengaluru FC seeking permission to carry hot water from her home to the Kanteerava Stadium on matchday. The football fan, who earlier had issues with getting access to proper drinking water and staying hydrated during matches, reached out to the team to seek permission for making her own arrangements. Taking to Twitter Meghna posted, "Hello @bengalurufc! Is there any possibility that I could permission to carry some hot water from home in a reusable bottle?? I'm currently 33 weeks pregnant & I need to stay hydrated also take my medication. It was terribly inconvenient when I came to watch previous matches!!" Bengaluru FC, however, surprised her by giving her an upgrade to the owner's box for Saturday's game against Kerala Blasters. They added in their tweet, "We love the fact that you're introducing your little one to the Fortress already!"Hey, Meghana. We love the fact that … [Read more...] about Pregnant Bengaluru FC Fan Asks for Permission to Carry Hot Water to Game, Club Welcomes Her to Owner’s Box
The house that actor bought in SoBo last year is ready for possession On July 7, 2015, Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput tied the knot in a private ceremony, attended by only family and close friends, in Delhi. A year later, in August, the couple welcomed their first child, daughter Misha. With his family expanding, Shahid, who currently resides at a beach-facing apartment in Juhu, started looking out for a bigger place. The house-hunting was kicked into overdrive when the couple learnt that Mira was expecting their second child, son Zain, who was born on September 5 last year. Months before that, in July, Shahid had signed a deal for a sea-facing duplex in Worli. Now, a source close to the development informs that the house is ready to move in. “Shahid had been looking to move into a space that would be a better fit for his family of four. And this over 8000 square-feet apartment is expected to be ready for possession by the year-end,” revealed the source, adding that the … [Read more...] about Time to move for Shahid and Mira Kapoor?
Pregnancy brings about many changes in a woman’s body, hair, and skin. Hence, taking care of your skin during this time can have an impact on your overall health. Most pregnant women are likely to experience various skin changes during and after pregnancy, due to sweat, rubbing together of folded skin, or irritation caused by skin germs. Subhashini, an Ayurveda expert at the Himalaya Drug Company, says that because the body of a pregnant woman stretches to make way for the child, the skin needs to be soothed and comforted through the expansion. “In addition to stretching skin, sweat may contribute to itchy pregnancy rashes that appear on the belly, bottom, under the breast, in the armpits, and inner thighs,” she said. Other reasons for rashes may include lack of hydration and stress.Aloe Vera has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that soothes the skin. ( Shutterstock ) Here are some of tips she shares to rejuvenate your skin … [Read more...] about Skin care tips, 6 ways to get rid of rashes during and after pregnancy