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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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 7: Week 30 – Week 33

Your body continues to change as your baby grows. Find out what to expect in month 7 of your pregnancy.   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 […]

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Pregnancy Month 8: Week 34 – Week 36

You’re nearly at the end of the third trimester. Find out what to expect in month 8 of pregnancy.   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 […]

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Pregnancy Month 9: Week 37 – Week 40

You’re now coming to the end of the last trimester and your baby is almost ready to meet you. Find out what to expect in your final month of pregnancy.   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 […]

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Labour: What to Expect

What exactly happens when you have a baby? Read our guide on what to expect when you go into labour.   What are the different stages of labour? 1.    First stage: contractions will begin and your cervix will gradually open. This opening is called dilation 2.    Second stage: you’ll push your baby out 3.    Third […]

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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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