Trimester 3

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 7: Week 30 – Week 33

Pregnancy month 7: week 30 – week 33  What’s happening to your body in month 7? Your baby is putting on more weight and you will be too. There’s a lot less room in there now, and you might feel breathless as your baby presses on your diaphragm.   What’s happening to your baby? As […]

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Pregnancy Month 8: Week 34 – Week 36

Pregnancy month 8: week 34 – week 36  What’s happening to your body in month 8? Although your baby is still gaining weight, you’ll be happy to know that you’re unlikely to put on any more after week 35 or so. Because your baby has pushed your uterus right up under your ribs, you may […]

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Pregnancy Month 9: Week 37 – Week 40

What’s happening to your body in month 9? You probably won’t be putting on any more weight, but the size of your baby now means you might be feeling pretty uncomfortable. At some point, your baby’s head may engage – drop down into your pelvis. You might feel a bit more comfortable if this happens […]

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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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What to Expect During Your Labour

What exactly happens when you have a baby? Read our guide on what to expect when you go into labour.   Stages of labour First stage: contractions will start and your cervix will begin to open gradually. This is called dilation Second stage: you’ll push your baby Third stage: you’ll deliver the placenta   Stage […]

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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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