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Pregnancy myths

From books and magazines, to relatives and friends, parents can be inundated with advice about the things you can and can’t do when you’re pregnant. Here’s a selection of common pregnancy myth...

Cute ideas for bump-to-baby photo shoots

Capturing your little one’s growth from bump to baby is a precious way to remember the early years. Whether you get a friend or family member to snap some pictures or you enlist the services of a pr...

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...

Unique ways to announce your pregnancy

Keeping your pregnancy under wraps until you’re ready to tell people is hard when you’re so excited. Some people like to announce it straight away, others may choose to wait until the first scan 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’s in a name?

One of the many exciting things about becoming a parent for the first time, or welcoming a new addition to your family, is choosing a name for your baby. You may have family names that are passed down...

Can I Take Painkillers in Pregnancy?

Aches and pains can attend pregnancy—migraines, loosened joints, etc.—but just because they’re expected, does that mean you should suffer through them? (more…)...

The Top Four Fears Expectant Mums Face

Pregnancy is an exciting time—but if it’s your first, it’s unknown territory, too, and anxieties are also common par for the course. Here are the biggest worries for most mums-to-be—and what t...