Did you know that you can get pregnant while already pregnant?
Well I have just learnt something new. This phenomenon, although rare in humans, is called superfetation. It may be relatively common in animals and a reproductive strategy to increase the odds of having more babies, possibly in part by reducing the burden on the body of two separate pregnancies.
The first human I would call my child is pregnant. I always find it so special when I plan a magazine months in advance, only to find so many articles relevant to my life at the moment of sharing the content with you. I hope this issue speaks to your life's challenges and offers solutions, tips, ideas and another perspective.
Please find the article on exercise in pregnancy, before, during and after, as well as the one on the link between fertility and the antioxidant CoQ10. And talking about children, if you want to help young adolescents with anxiety the natural way, please read Dr le Roux's article on the many benefits to teaching meditation – one of the most commonly used complementary medicines. And here is an article just for you on how to practice yoga off your mat and in your life.
Hello summer here in the Southern Hemisphere! In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the summer season is aligned with the fire element and relates to our energy and heat. The corresponding organs are the heart and small intestines as well as circulation and sexual functions. Regular exercise that stimulates the cardiovascular system is very important this season, as always. Explore the article on the psychology of injured athletes and how the mind may influence the speed of recovery from an injury.
It is the silly time of the year and we have tips for staying healthy (and sane) during the festive season. And if you are traveling, healthy eating is possible!
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