Third Trimester Development

Menstruation after childbirth

When should you expect your periods to start again after you’ve had a baby? What’s normal? And what’s not? We answer the questions all new mums have. When will I get my period again after I’ve had a baby? There’s no definite answer to this as it varies from woman to woman. It’s also affected […]

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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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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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Pregnancy Month 7: Week 30 – Week 33

Pregnancy month 7: week 30 – week 33  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 your baby presses on your diaphragm.   What’s happening to your baby? As […]

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Pregnancy Month 8: Week 34 – Week 36

Pregnancy month 8: week 34 – week 36  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 baby has pushed your uterus right up under your ribs, you […]

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Pregnancy Month 9: Week 37 – Week 40

Pregnancy Month 9: Week 37 – Week 40 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 means you might be feeling pretty uncomfortable.   At some point, your baby’s head may engage – drop down into your pelvis. You […]

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Changes and Adaptation 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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