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Third 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.

Pregnancy massage and aromatherapy

Pregnancy massage can be used in the last few weeks of pregnancy to aid relaxation, and bring relief to tense muscles and aching backs. It should only be carried out by a qualified...

Osteopathy Pregnancy

Osteopathy is an alternative medicine which aims to treat the person as a whole, taking into account body, mind and spirit. It recognises the bodies ability to heal itself and...

Epidural side effects: What are the side effects?

Researching all your options before you give birth is essential to make you feel in control.

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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...

Can You Predict The Sex Of Your Baby? We Put These Theories To The Test

To keep the sex of your baby a mystery until the birth is one of the biggest exercises in self restraint known to man. It’s an impressive feat. Everything you buy has to be gender...

Multiple pregnancies

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...

Maternal instinct

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.

The seventh month of pregnancy

During the seventh month of pregnancy, the fetus’s senses are awakened. While you’re in more and more need of rest, baby continues to develop. This is a time for parents-to-be...

The eighth month of pregnancy

You’re on the home straight! At this stage, baby is gradually preparing for his or her entry into the big wide world. The last trimester is full of events…

Baby's room

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...