Pregnancy Skin

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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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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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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Pregnancy Month 6: Week 25 – Week 29

What to expect as you go into the third trimester of pregnancy.   Pregnancy month 6: week 25 – week 29  What’s happening to your body in month 6? It’s goodbye to the more comfortable stage of pregnancy in month 6. You’re likely to get a few aches and pains, including heartburn which happens because […]

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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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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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