Trimester 1

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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Poll: What food did you crave during pregnancy?

It’s important to try and maintain a healthy diet throughout pregnancy, although it’s not always that easy when you have pregnancy food cravings! If you’re lucky it might be something healthy, but your little one could be wanting food you’ve never even liked before. It can be very difficult to resist the sudden urge for food when […]

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Pregnancy Month 1: Week 1 – Week 7

Congratulations – you’re pregnant. Find out what to expect in the very early days.   Pregnancy month 1: week 1 – week 7 Although we think of pregnancy as lasting for 9 months, it’s actually 40 weeks. Your due date is calculated from the first day of your last period, so your pregnancy is counted […]

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Pregnancy Month 2: Week 8 – Week 12

You’re now well into the first trimester of pregnancy. By the end of this stage, your baby will be fully formed.   Pregnancy month 2: week 8 – week 12 What’s happening to your body in month 2? Your breasts will be getting bigger and your waistline gradually expanding – you might find that you […]

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Pregnancy Month 3: Week 13 – Week 16

Pregnancy month 3: week 13 – week 16 What’s happening to your body in month 3? You’ll start to look pregnant – your tummy will be getting rounder and you’ll be putting on weight. With any luck, feelings of nausea will have receded, but you might be getting a bit constipated because of hormonal changes. […]

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10 Pregnancy Myths – Busted

With so much advice about what you should and shouldn’t do when pregnant, it’s easy to get confused. So here are a few myths you can safely ignore:   Pregnancy myth 1: You can’t eat seafood when you’re pregnant Salmon is particularly high in omega-3 fatty acids like DHA, which studies show have shown is […]

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Are you having a Boy or Girl? 10 Baby Gender Predictor Myths

Curious about the gender of your baby? Have fun guessing with these old wives’ tales from around the world… Baby myth 1: It’s all in the stomach shape In Indonesia, it’s said that if your stomach sticks out, the baby is a boy. If it’s flat, then it’s a girl. There are lots of versions of […]

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Skin Changes During Pregnancy

A lot of big changes happen to your skin when you are pregnant. Not all women experience these changes, every pregnancy is different but here are a few pregnancy skin changes to look out for and be aware of.   Skin Changes in Trimester 1 One of the first signs of pregnancy can be your skin turning […]

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Pregnancy Care: Do’s and Don’ts During Pregnancy

The process of pregnancy itself causes many hormonal and physical changes for a woman. For that reason it’s important to maintain a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby. It is best to have thoroughly researched what you can and can’t have or do now you are pregnant.   Here is our guide to pregnancy […]

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