Pregnancy Symptoms

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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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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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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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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Changes and Adaptations During Pregnancy – 3rd Trimester

By this time, we believe you have come to appreciate the changes and adaptation during the first and second trimesters. If you would recall, we talked about hormonal changes, breast and nipple enlargement, dietary changes and other pregnancy related issues in the first trimester. We also spent some time talking about stretch marks, weight gain, […]

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