Pregnancy Health

Tips for Travelling by Car

If you are planning a long journey by car here are some tips to ensure you have a safe trip: Check the Condition of your Vehicle It is very important before you travel that you check your vehicle. If you are unsure about the safety of the vehicle take it to a garage and get […]

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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 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 1: Week 1 – Week 7

What’s happening to your body in month 1? The start of pregnancy is conception. About 14 days after your period starts, you ovulate and the egg travels down the fallopian tube. If the egg is fertilized, the cells that form when egg and sperm meet immediately begin to multiply rapidly. In the following weeks the […]

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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. 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 can’t get into some of your clothes comfortably. At […]

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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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