First Trimester at a glance
Weight gain during pregnancy
When you're pregnant, you hear a lot of different things about weight gain. There's pressure to look lean and trim, with a neat little baby bump just like Kate Middleton, but in...
Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: The Effects On Your Baby
Doctors have always strongly advised pregnant women to avoid consuming alcohol because it can damage their unborn baby. Just as it’s accepted that smoking while pregnant is bad...
Sciatica in pregnancy
Sciatica in pregnancy manifests itself through pain that spreads towards the bum and leg area
Tiredness, dizziness and pains in pregnancy
Excessive tiredness is common during the 1st trimester of pregnancy because of the hormonal changes, and the nausea and sickness which reduce your food intake.
Sickness in pregnancy | Vomiting in pregnancy
Sickness and vomiting in pregnancy are two of the most frequent afflictions encountered during pregnancy.
Cervical stitching (cerclage)
Cervical stitching is a procedure for pregnant women who have a weak cervix. Find out what it involves.
Morning sickness and nausea during pregnancy
If you’re expecting a baby, you’ll probably suffer from nausea at some point, just like around half of all pregnant women. Although unpredictable, it’s harmless to the fetus...
Finding out you're expecting more than one baby is a big surprise! After the initial shock come the questions: how will your pregnancy be different, and what will happen at the birth...
When you’re expecting your first child, it's easy to worry about not loving your baby enough, or not being a good mum. Many people believe that a mother should automatically...
10 fashion tips for pregnancy
Follow our 10 fashion tips to stay looking stylish throughout your pregnancy.
During pregnancy, the time comes when you start preparing for a new arrival in your home. Preparing baby’s room is essential. Here is what you need to think about to welcome baby...
What's It Like To Have Sex After Pregnancy?
You hear a lot about sex to get pregnant and sex after pregnancy, but sex during pregnancy tends to be a bit of a mystery.
Exercise and pregnancy
If you're an exercise junkie and you're expecting, you'll undoubtedly be asking yourself if you can still exercise during your pregnancy. This depends on the sport or exercise...
Time To Call The Midwife: The Ultimate Guide To Your All Your Antenatal Check-ups
It’s been a long time since women would go through pregnancy without a single medical check up, which seems kind of crazy now. These days, when you’re expecting a baby, it’s...
Two bundles of joy means more organisation! Here's everything you need to know about being pregnant with twins to help you prepare for the birth.
Expecting a baby? Then it’s important to know your maternity rights. They can be a little complicated so here are some basics to get you started.
Announcing your pregnancy
You’ve received the good news, you’ve told your friends and family, and now you have to inform your employer to make sure that your rights are protected.
Smoking and pregnancy
We all know that tobacco is a health risk to smokers, but what about the dangers for unborn babies? Read up on the harmful effects of smoking, plus advice to help you quit.
Travelling while pregnant
Unless you have a high-risk pregnancy there's no reason why holidays are out of the question, but bear in mind the restrictions your condition imposes on your travels when you...
Read up on how an ultrasound scan is performed and when you should have one.