Pregnancy

Menstruation after childbirth

Posted in New Mum, Pregnancy

When should you expect your periods to start again after you’ve had a baby? What’s normal? And what’s not? We answer the questions all new mums have. When will I get my period again after I’ve had a baby? There’s no definite answer to this as it varies from woman to woman. It’s also affected […]

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What is Meconium?

Meconium is feces produced by your baby whilst they’re in the womb. Meconium is composed of materials ingested by the baby whilst he is still in the uterus. Meconium is a sticky tar like substance and is usually a dark green colour. Normally, meconium will be stay in the baby until after birth.  However, there […]

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Tips to help with changes during pregnancy

With the joyful news of pregnancy comes the daunting realisation that your body is going to drastically change. We’ve got a few pick-me-ups so these changes during pregnancy are less of a worry.   Pregnancy brings lots of changes, not just to your body but your whole life and you have to be adaptable. However, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Stretch Marks

Stretch marks! The body bugbear of women everywhere. But what are they and how do they form? Stretch marks happen when your skin is stretched significantly over a short period of time. When your skin stretches on the outside, the inside layers stretch too, causing the lower layers of your skin fibres to tear. This […]

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Irritation on Pregnant Mum’s Skin

Skin irritation is one pesky problem that you may encounter during pregnancy. An incredible itching sensation occurs for most women. The irritation is usually found in body folds such as; creases under the breasts, abdomen, groin, and armpits. These are the areas where the most friction occurs and as a result of your maternity weight, […]

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Tips for Travelling by Car

If you are planning a long journey by car here are some tips to ensure you have a safe trip: Check the Condition of your Vehicle It is very important before you travel that you check your vehicle. If you are unsure about the safety of the vehicle take it to a garage and get […]

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Pregnancy Exercises – What to do & what to avoid!

Exercise during pregnancy has many benefits – it can help keep you healthy and fit while pregnant, build your stamina for labor & delivery and also helps you stay in shape and reduce muscle and joint pains, common in pregnancy. Light, easy and consistent exercising can do wonders throughout your pregnancy. The best exercise is […]

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Food to Eat & Not Eat during Pregnancy!

Eating healthy is a habit that should be picked up whether pregnant or not, however, it is significantly important to say that while pregnant, there are foods that should be kept away altogether.  We compiled a list of foods (in no particular order) that should and shouldn’t be eaten when pregnant.   Food to Eat: […]

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Pregnancy Facts & Myths

Once you become pregnant it seems you become a magnet for advice and wild stories from friends, family and even strangers. All this information can be overwhelming, downright frightening and a lot of times misleading. Over time the topic of pregnancy has accumulated a lot of myths, old wives tales and superstition that is hard […]

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Top 11 early signs of pregnancy

Think you might be pregnant? See what the most common early pregnancy signs are. There are some very common early symptoms of early pregnancy – but beware, some of them are very similar to what some women experience before they get their period. Sore breasts Your breasts could feel tender or heavy and your nipple […]

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