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What is Pica in pregnancy? And what causes it?

If you haven’t heard of pica (I only stumbled across the term recently), it’s the term used to describe the intense craving for – and eating of – non-food items, such as soil, clay, laundry st...

Baby showers – are you having one?

Baby showers are an American trend which have taken fancy in the UK – judging by the £220 million British women spend on showers (as reported by Dailymail.co.uk). The £220 mil averages out to £5...

Were you offered a seat when pregnant?

In the news this recently pictures of pregnant Equalities minister Jo Swinson (7 months pregnant, due to give birth on Dec 25) standing during for a full 30-minute Commons session while nearby colleag...

What women do to bring on labour

Being pregnant and overdue is not the best thing in the world. I have a friend who was recently two weeks overdue with her second baby and she was going mental. Pregnancy gets to the point when you j...