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Seven signs of nesting

At some point during pregnancy, even though you may be tired and want to rest, you can experience a sudden need to tidy, clean and organise your home. This is what is known as ‘nesting’ and it’s...

Pregnancy brain – fact or fiction?

Many people will be familiar with the expressions ‘pregnancy brain’ or ‘baby brain’, whether they’re parents or not. So, what exactly does this mean and is there any truth behind it? ...

Pregnancy wear on a budget

Maternity wear can be really expensive and, unless you’re planning to have more children, you’ll only wear it for a few months. There are lots of ways you can adapt your existing clothing and seek...

How your body changes during pregnancy

During pregnancy your body changes to accommodate your growing baby. However, bump aside, there are some other changes you may experience when you’re pregnant that are completely natural, although u...

What are pregnancy cravings?

While some might think it’s a myth, many women experience cravings and urges to eat a particular type of food when they’re pregnant. It’s natural and often unpredictable what you might crave. ...

Do I need a birth plan?

A birth plan is a way of letting the people who will be looking after you during labour and birth know the things you’d like to happen. This can include anything from the type of pain control you wa...

The First Year of Your Child’s Development

In the first 12 months of your little one’s life, there are so many ‘firsts’ to enjoy and watching them develop is an exciting time. Here’s what you have in store for you during your child’s...

Overcoming the Fear of a C-Section

It’s normal to be apprehensive about the thought of any surgery and, for many mothers-to-be, the prospect of having a caesarean can be really worrying. Sometimes this is an elected procedure, for va...

Mums’ Tips To Healing After a C-Section

Birth, however it happens, is no small feat. C-sections, in particular, can knock your body hard—after all, it’s major surgery! Here, real-life mums who have been there, done that, and recovered, ...