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November 25, 2014
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Pregnancy gas: simple solutions you can try right now

For some women, it isn’t a twinkle in the eye or a missed period that alerts them to their pregnancies; it’s a sudden increase in gas. […]
March 31, 2014

8 things you can do to increase your chances of a vaginal birth

If you are pregnant you are probably thinking a lot about the upcoming labour and how you would like it to go. The problem is – […]
January 26, 2014

Braxton Hicks contractions: bear hugs from your uterus

Not all pregnant women feel Braxton Hicks contractions, but for those who do it can be quite alarming. Particularly if you don’t know what to expect! […]
December 29, 2013

Reducing allergies: can I eat peanuts while pregnant?

In a recent study supported the hypothesis that exposure to allergens early on in a person’s life, makes it more likely that a person can develop […]
December 24, 2013

50 reasons why pregnancy is wonderful

It seems like all we ever do is complain about the many pregnancy woes. From morning sickness to stretch marks to cankles, most women know all […]
December 11, 2013

VBAC 101: Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section

Many of the women who are lucky enough to experience Vaginal Birth After C-section (VBAC) say it is the single greatest experience of their lives. They […]
December 4, 2013

Pregorexia: putting your baby at harm with excessive dieting and exercising

Are you staring down at the scale over your pregnant belly, dreading the outcome? Is your weight becoming an obsession? Are you going to extreme lengths […]
November 21, 2013

When is the best time to name your baby?

Naming your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. A child’s name is with them for life and some […]
November 14, 2013

Breaking the happy news: telling your partner you’re pregnant

Nothing could be better than that moment when you get to tell your partner you are expecting a baby! For some women, the unbridled joy and […]
November 6, 2013

Loving your second baby as much as your first

What if the magic of that first touch with your newborn isn’t as strong as with your first child? Is there something wrong? Will you ever […]
October 13, 2013

Maternity leave vs promotion: your fears

Are you dreading to go on maternity leave instead of rejoicing? Afraid that Super Sally will take over your responsibilities and be better at your job […]
October 2, 2013

Are you planning a Babymoon?

For expectant parents, a babymoon is essentially one last kid-less hurrah before your new roomie moves in. You are counting down the weeks until the big […]
August 26, 2013

Pregnant and having a wardrobe crisis?

Pregnant? Yes you can still strut your stuff. There is no reason why practicality can’t meet beauty halfway. Here are a few pointers for choosing maternity […]
June 23, 2013

Dads to be: how your sex life will change

Wondering what your sex life would be like during the nine months of pregnancy? Scared about how you’ll react to her changing body? Will pregnancy be […]
May 19, 2013

How Soon Can I Take A Pregnancy Test?

Although some experts still insist that you should wait to take a pregnancy test at least a week after you’ve missed your period for the most […]