Here Are Our Most Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to take charcoal during pregnancy?
Yes charcoal can be taken during pregnancy in each trimester. However, charcoal can bind the bowels, so plenty of water should be taken after ingesting it. Also, if a woman is on any medications, charcoal will adsorb (remove) it from the body. Hence, care should be used when taking charcoal.
Is it recommended or safe to have sex during pregnancy?
No. Any sexual indulgences, during pregnancy should be suspended with decided benefit to both mother and child. (Matthew 1:25). The females of most animals resolutely resist the advances of the males during this period, being guided in harmony with natural law by their natural instincts. (Job 12:7-8)
How much weight should a woman gain during pregnancy?
Is it possible to have VBACs (vaginal births after c-section) after having c-sections?
Indeed. The saying, “once a c-section, always a c-section” is not true. The woman’s body was made to deliver babies via the vaginal canal. (Job 3:10-12). However, your chances to accomplish this is by choosing a home birth or if choosing hospital, labor at home until you are closer to delivering baby.
Is it okay to travel by car, bus, or airplane up to how many weeks/months?
Yes. Travel is allowed entire gestational period (Luke 2:5-6), however, ensure that proper circulation is obtained by moving around, doing feet exercises, walking, etc.
My wife has symptoms of a UTI and we were wondering if there is a natural solution.
How do I know if I am having false labor or true labor?
How do I know if I am having a miscarriage?
A miscarriage is identified by bleeding more than a heavy period and may be associated with cramping. (See Miscarriage protocol in blogs).
Is it okay to fast once a week as a nursing mother?
If fearful of getting gas/flatulence, drink warm/hot herbal tea, or do a fruit fast.
Is it normal for an exclusively breastfed baby to lose weight?
Should newborns be given water?
When does the breast milk starts after a baby is born?
Normally, a mother’s breast milk does not arrive until the third day after birth. During the first two days, the mother’s body produces colostrum: the first secretion from the mammary glands after giving birth, rich in antibodies.
Is it recommended to exclusively breastfeed for 2 years or until babies milk teeth (molars) have come in?
How do I treat sore nipples?
WHAT TO DO:
- Wear 100% cotton bra and breast shells to help keep the nipple dry
- Avoid plastic lined pads
- Use only water to clean nipples
- Massage nipples with olive, shea butter or coconut oil to reduce discomfort
- Put few drops of breast milk on areola and nipple and air dry
- FIX THE LATCH!!!
What causes a baby to have colic? What is the cure for colic?
Are my breast too small to breastfeed?
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