Trimester 2

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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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 you’re little one could be wanting food you’ve never even liked before. It can be very difficult to resist the sudden urge for food […]

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Pregnancy Month 3: Week 12 – Week 16

You’re now coming to the end of the first trimester and your baby is growing fast. Find out what to expect in month 3 of pregnancy.   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 […]

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Pregnancy Month 4: Week 17 – Week 20

During the second trimester your baby is developing quickly. Find out what’s in store during month 4 of pregnancy.   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 […]

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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’ – it’s all thanks to the effect of pregnancy hormones and increased blood flow on your skin. But the extra weight you’ll be putting […]

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Pregnancy Month 6: Week 25 – Week 29

At 6 months pregnant, you’re starting the run-up to giving birth. Here’s what to expect as you go into the third trimester of pregnancy. 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 […]

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Your Skin in Pregnancy

From stretch marks to pigmentation, we talk you through the skin changes that can happen during pregnancy.What are stretch marks? Stretch marks are thin reddish or purple marks that appear on your skin when your body shape suddenly changes. They often appear in patches, and can form a ripple pattern on your skin.   Stretch […]

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Boy or Girl? 10 Baby Gender Predictor Myths

Curious about the sex 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 […]

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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. Here are 10 pregnancy myths you can safely ignore.   Pregnancy myth 1: You can’t eat seafood when you’re pregnant Not true. As long as it’s not mackerel, shark, tuna, tilefish or swordfish, it’s absolutely fine. In […]

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Welcome to Cussons Baby Mama’s Nest Nigeria

Welcome to Cussons Baby Mama’s Nest.  A place to find out more about pregnancy and your little ones.  Comment or reply to posts or just see what others are saying.

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