Pregnancy Health

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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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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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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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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Pregnancy Month 4: Week 17 – Week 20

Pregnancy month 4: week 17 – week 20 What’s happening to your body in month 4? While any nausea will hopefully have subsided, you may start to experience abdominal aches due to your growing uterus. Your growing bump may also leave you a little breathless at times or cause heartburn or indigestion as it crowds […]

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Pregnancy Month 5: Week 21 – Week 24

Congratulations – you’re halfway there. Find out what to expect in month 5 of pregnancy.   Pregnancy month 5: week 21 – week 24 What’s happening to your body in month 5? You’re still in the stage of pregnancy that many expectant mums enjoy. With any luck, your face will have that healthy mum-to-be ‘glow’ […]

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