Trimester 3

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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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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Tips to help with changes during pregnancy

With the joyful news of pregnancy comes the daunting realisation that your body is going to drastically change. We’ve got a few pick-me-ups so these changes during pregnancy are less of a worry.   Pregnancy brings lots of changes, not just to your body but your whole life and you have to be adaptable. However, […]

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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 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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10 PREGNANCY MYTHS – BUSTED

There is so much advice about what you should and shouldn’t do when pregnant, you can easily get confused. To make it easier, we have a few myths you can safely ignore.   Pregnancy myth 1: You can’t eat seafood when you’re pregnant Salmon is high in omega-3 fatty acids like DHA, and studies show […]

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What to Expect During your Labour

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? First stage: contractions will begin and your cervix will gradually open. This opening is called dilation Second stage: you’ll push your baby out Third stage: you’ll deliver the […]

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