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Braxton Hicks Contractions—What Are They?

If you suddenly start to feel a strange tightening around your belly, you might not need to grab your hospital bag just yet—the sensation could be a Braxton Hicks contraction (not labour!), and it...

Inducing Labour: Here are the Facts

Birth doesn’t always go to plan—but if you’re equipped with all the info before your due date arrives, it can help to ease anxiety over the unknown. Each year, one in five labours will be induce...

The Benefits of Eating Pumpkin in Pregnancy 

It's nearly Halloween and 'tis the season for munchkin and mammoth pumpkins. Of course they're great for decor, but the golden flesh is delicious, too. Is it safe to eat during pregnancy? You bet—ac...

3 Delish Smoothie Bowl Breakfasts for Pregnancy

Smoothie bowls may be trendy, but they are, objectively, easy on the eye and glorious on the tastebuds. What's more, these vibrant brekkies make it simple to load up on the essential good stuff yo...

5 Foods to Help You Sleep During Pregnancy 

It's one of the great cosmic jokes of pregnancy; instead of allowing you to stock up on as much rest as possible before newborn nocturnal antics keep you up all night, hormonal crazy dreams, a pea-siz...

Post-Labour Recovery Super Smoothie!

Most who have been through childbirth will attest to the fact that it's nothing like a marathon. More like a relay of marathons; the likes of which you probably had no idea you had to prepare so int...

Baby Boy or Girl…Can You Wait to Find Out?

When it comes to finding out the sex of your child, you'll likely fall into one of two camps - either getting the gender scoop at the earliest moment possible (the nursery isn't gonna paint itself pin...