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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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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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All about child birth

Motherhood is the most exciting journey that a woman undertakes out of which the most important chapter is the actual child birth. For all the moms-to-be who want more information about this process, here is some of what to expect. Methods of Childbirth: There are a few different methods to birth your child. Vaginal delivery […]

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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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Changes During Pregnancy – 1st Trimester

A full term pregnancy goes through three trimesters: The 1st trimester occurs between weeks one (1) and thirteen (13), the second between weeks fourteen and twenty-six and the final lap from week twenty-seven till birth. During this period, hormonal changes affect almost all the organs. Some changes may start from the onset of pregnancy till birth but […]

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