Amber Portwood’s salary, a reality show teenage mom was revealed with many eyebrows raised. She is paid an annual salary of no less than $280,000. Many moms who have read this troubling news, thought this could bring young girls like Amber, who sets a bad example on them, to get pregnant as teenage moms for the money MTV is willing to pay her for playing herself, dealing with motherhood as a teenager with four other moms on the show Teen Mom.
Amber is a young mother to a 2 year old daughter Leah, who copes with having to raise her daughter on her own, with the help of her friends and family, watching her closely juggling school, a baby and switching boyfriends infront of the cameras.
In many ways, the show sends two messages to the viewers who are mostly teenage girls. One is don’t get pregnant when you are young, how hard it is to raise a baby when you are at school, showing all of the struggles these moms have to go through. The other message is, once her salary was revealed, is ‘look how much money I make regardless of the consequences’.…
The last few months of pregnancy is more on getting prepared for that hospital date; delivery date. Expected delivery day is expected as per medical advice unless some unexpected circumstances occur like premature birth. Both the expectant parents do their share on the preparation stage. Here are some of the important things to bring on your journey to the hospital:
Baby’s blankets, clothes, diapers
Mommy’s extra loose clothes, panties (especially for caesarean births)
Feeding bottle (if and when food formula is a choice)
Sanitary towels (for after birth discharge)
Hot water bottle (if need arises)
Cotton balls and buds…
Pregnancy is not just about your baby, it is also about you, the mother.
1. Eat/drink proper healthful/ food/juice; avoid sweets, junk food and fizzy drinks.
2. Consult your doctor for the birth method right for you. Consult sooner and/when necessary to avoid last minute decisions. (There are a number of methods nowadays).
3. Do not self medicate and avoid taking chances.
4. Do regular exercise (don’t overdo) to keep fit
5. Prepare and get your “goody” bag ready for that hospital date.
6. Get yourself on the move immediately after birth to get back to shape or as per your doctor’s advice.…