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Hot Water Bottles in Pregnancy: Are They Safe?

Not only are hot water bottles a staple to survive the wintry season, they are also pretty indispensable for warding off aches and pains. But are they safe to use when you’re expecting? (more&he...

6 Must-Eat Foods When You’re Expecting

Boosting your nutrition while pregnant is essential to keep you and your baby healthy. But it can feel like hard work figuring out just what you should eat when there are so many caveats for what yo...

Early Labour: the Surprising Things You Can Do

The early stages of labour can last between 8 and 12 hours, with contractions generally low in intensity and spaced a good deal apart. In short, it’s nothing like the speedy drama of the movies—so...

Can I Eat Ice Cream During Pregnancy?

The title seems like a total misnomer; of course pregnant people can eat ice cream—isn’t it the standard mum-to-be craving (albeit with a couple crazy additions? Also, what is the nine month long ...

What Your Pregnancy Cravings Really Mean

Pregnancy, while obviously exciting, can also spark feelings of stress and anxiety—so you may find yourself snacking more seriously on carbs and sugary stuff to get that feel-good, relaxing serotoni...

Pregnancy Sleep Problems Explained

In an ironic twist that's far from funny, just when you're at your most exhausted, you Can't. Freaking. Sleep. Being pregnant is a merciless energy-sapper, and you really do need all the rest you can ...